Christmas

I don’t want to sound any alarm bells, but it is now December, and that means that there are less than 25 sleeps until Christmas day. Some years, finding a great gift is easy. Other years it can be a scramble. But what about those years that you want to buy that special gift to [...]

The stocking stuffers we exchange with our family is usually the one thing I forget about until the very end. Then I’m left to run around, frantically looking for stuff to stuff. Not this year. This year, I tried something a little different for my stocking stuffers. I ordered everything online, from one store, and [...]

Holiday Eggnog Recipe

There are some things that I label as necessities over the holidays. Among the many foods I enjoy, eggnog is one of those things that make my Christmas, well, Christmas-y. And I have the perfect eggnog recipe for you. If you’ve never tried homemade eggnog, you are missing out. I feel I need to apologize [...]

The excitement is at an all time high around or house and we still have two more sleeps to go. We are enjoying all of our traditions and creating new ones. All of those little moments that become such an important part of our holidays. Last night, I sorted our stocking stuffers. I realized that [...]

The most expensive holiday of the year is just a few days away. The food, gifts, decorations, cards and all of the little extras can really add up. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the season Santa-style on a Humbug budget. Host a cookie swap Holiday baking can be time consuming and costly [...]

I have a lot of scrap wrapping paper laying around. Each piece is too small to cover a gift, but I hold on to it just in case. The same goes for previous years’ Christmas cards that we’ve received from friends and family. So, what to do, what to do? I had the idea earlier [...]