Holidays

These wooden board quilts are so quick and easy and they make wonderful gifts or as decor for your own home.

Super Easy Craft – Wooden Board Quilts

These wooden board quilts are such a quick and easy craft for the less-crafty folks like me.  If you’re time-challenged and not terribly artistic, this is a great type of craft to get into.  It’s one of those fun crafts you can put together in just a few hours.  Evidently, full-sized quilt designs like these […] Read more…

'Tis the season for holiday parties. Here are a dozen fun ideas for some Christmas Tree inspired recipes to enjoy.

12 Christmas Tree Treats for your Holiday Entertaining

Lots of holiday parties are going on right now and if you’re looking for fun Christmas tree recipes, you are in the right place.  I’ve put together a round up of some very fun items that you can make for your various holiday celebrations.  It’s just a great way to kick up the fun!   The […] Read more…

A round up of easy holiday snowflake designs for your holiday decorating.

Roundup of 20 DIY Holiday Snowflake Designs

‘Tis the season to decorate your home for the holidays.  Snowflake designs are one of my favorite holiday decorations.  They’re so pretty and festive.  Best of all you don’t feel guilty if you leave them up clear into January or February.    I put together this round-up of some lovely DIY Snowflake designs.  These are […] Read more…

Crazy Stupid Ways to Lose Weight for your New Year's Motivation

New Year’s Motivation – My BEST Weight Loss Tips

Welcome to 2018!  These are my best weight loss tips for your New Year. Every year, the #1 Resolution people have is to lose weight.  To me, it is always perfect timing, just because of our holiday schedule.  Most folks start their holiday eating binge in November for Thanksgiving, then Christmas takes off like a […] Read more…

Several solutions to pay off your holiday overspending.

I Know How You Can Overcome Your Holiday Overspending

OK my lovelies – the 2016 holiday season is officially over.  The turkey has been eaten, the presents unwrapped, the decorations are ready to go back in their boxes, and it’s time for the Christmas bills to start arriving.  If you have done significant overspending during this holiday, this is the part you have been […] Read more…

I Never Give Gift Cards. Want to Know Why?

I know most people prefer to give gift cards for holidays and birthdays.  It certainly is faster and easier than choosing a gift for someone and in some cases, I do think they make sense.  But just as a common practice I almost never give gift cards or money.   There’s a big difference between […] Read more…

This mousepad shows Sherlock and Doctor Who with the Tardis meeting each other. Great gift for your nerd friends.

Gift Guide for the Nerd You Love

I had SO much fun putting together this list of gift items for your nerd friends and relatives.  I’m quite the nerd myself, so I had a blast going through to pick out my favorite items.  I think most of us have a nerd or a geek or two on our gift list and it’s […] Read more…

This is the BEST stocking stuffer for the bearded guy in your life.

7 Terrific Tech Gifts for the Men in Your Life

If you are like me, you have men to buy for – husbands, sons, brothers, etc.  These tech gifts can turn any man into an instant MacGuyver.  No guy wants a boring tie, a shirt, or another bottle of cologne – he wants cool stuff he can show off to his friends.  And a lot […] Read more…

It's July! Are you READY for Christmas? I am. I have half my holiday money all tucked away.

It’s July – Are you Ready for CHRISTMAS?

Hello and welcome to my blog!  Can you believe that summer is already half over?  Just think – Christmas will be HERE before we know it (groan).  Personally, I hate to even THINK about it, but it rolls around every year just like clockwork.   Now I know there are some of you hyper-organized types […] Read more…

It's time to take your Christmas decorations down!

Time to Take the Tree Down

OK, we’ve all done it, but let’s not do it this year. We all know people who still have the Christmas tree up clear into March, but that’s not going to happen this year.   If your holiday decorations are still up (and yes, my son and daughter-in-law still have theirs up – sigh), it’s been a month […] Read more…

My Christmas bills are paid off - how 'bout yours? Here are some tips to avoid this issue next year.

How Long Will It Take to Pay Your Christmas Bills?

Tomorrow is my second payday after Christmas. And tomorrow, I will write a check and poof!  All my Christmas bills will be paid off.  My holiday situation wasn’t always like this – like many people, I used to have credit card bills from the holidays that would take me months to pay off.  This is […] Read more…

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