• easy neighbor gift idea: CHEX mix + cute tag
  • easy neighbor gift idea: Merry & Sprite
  • Christmas tree OREO pops
  • easy & delicious holiday ham recipe
  • DIY photo Christmas ornaments {easy and cheap!}

easy neighbor gift idea: CHEX mix + cute tag

Super easy and cheap neighbor gift idea for Christmas and the holidays - CHEX mix with a free printable tag about Santa "chex-ing his list twice". So easy and cute!

This week I’m sharing super easy Christmas neighbor gift ideas: things you can buy at the grocery store, add a cute tag to, and be done. No baking anything, no making anything, no taking time away from your family. Just easy ideas people will love. Today’s idea is Chex mix with a tag that reads: […]

easy neighbor gift idea: Merry & Sprite

Such a good Christmas gift idea for neighbors, friends or coworkers! Easy and cheap - just add the free printable tag to a 2-liter of Sprite and you're done! Merry and Sprite. Easiest neighbor gift ever.

I love the tradition of neighbor gifts at Christmas. My mom used to send us out to deliver plates piled high with brownies and cookies and breads, oh my! Some years I go a little crazy baking up goodies for the neighbors (find my favorites treats for gifting here), but other years I just really […]

Christmas tree OREO pops

Easy and adorable Christmas tree Oreo pops. Fun to make with the kids! Would be a cute Christmas gift.

I made pops! Oreo pops, which are actually easy to make, unlike those infamous cake pops that pretend to be easy and really end up turning your kitchen into a disaster zone and making you feel like a domestic failure. Or maybe that was just me… Anyway, these Christmas tree Oreo pops really are easy to […]

easy & delicious holiday ham recipe


Spice up your holiday dinners this year with this easy and delicious holiday ham recipe. This post is brought to you by EVITE® and 100% DOLE® Canned Pineapple Juice. I’m always a little nervous when it’s my turn to cook on Thanksgiving, because there are so many questions when it comes to cooking a turkey: to brine or […]

DIY photo Christmas ornaments {easy and cheap!}

What a good idea! Use dollar store frames to make DIY photo Christmas ornaments - easy & cheap way to decorate your tree! Plus it would be so fun to add new ones year after year.

Today’s project is a fun and easy way to decorate your house for Christmas: DIY photo ornaments for your Christmas tree. You can put these together really quickly using supplies from the dollar store, which means they’re very inexpensive to make. Use them to decorate your own tree, or make a set for the grandparents […]

sugar cookies with almond glaze {Christmas cookies!}

Oh, these look good! How to make bakery style sugar cookies with sweet almond glaze. Great recipe for Christmas cookie exchanges!

There are two kinds of sugar cookies in this world: the first kind is soft and cakey and usually accompanied by fluffy pink frosting. They’re delicious, and I’ve already shared my mother’s famous soft sugar cookie recipe on the blog along with the easiest way to frost them. But it’s the second kind of sugar cookies […]

20 beautiful & modern free Christmas prints

20 gorgeous, modern Christmas prints, and they're all free! Printable are a cheap way to decorate your house for the holidays.

Find 20 gorgeous, modern Christmas prints that are all absolutely free! They’re a great way to decorate your home for the holidays on the cheap.   I’ve looked through hundreds of free Christmas printables and collected the best of the best into this post so you don’t have to waste your time searching for something pretty […]

easy & cheap DIY gift idea: photo gift box

What a great gift idea! DIY photo box - easy & cheap, and perfect for mom, dad, grandparents, spouses, and more.

I don’t know if many of you know this (or care) but I used to be quite the queen of scrapbooking. I worked on scrapbook pages almost daily and even had my first real job since becoming a mom:  contributing writer for Creating Keepsakes, the flagship scrapbooking magazine. And I loved it! Telling the stories that […]