Easy Chocolate Pecan Turtles

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I’m happy to have Divian sharing another great recipe today! Enjoy this fast and easy Chocolate Pecan Turtle Recipe. I think it would be perfect for gift giving this season! During the holidays, we keep  fresh pecans on the table and in the pantry. My mother, staying true to her Southern roots, just cannot let […]

Cardinal Red Bird Christmas Printables & Cookies

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My Cardinal Holiday Printable Collection is one of my favorite designs. I live near a wooded area and this time of the year, these beautiful red birds are everywhere! A few years ago I was inspired to illustrate red birds for a Christmas printable collection. I was thrilled when the talented baker, Lizy B contacted […]

Free Printable Holiday Snowman Tags – DIY Gift Idea

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It’s school Holiday party time, your kids favorite time of the year! We have had so much going on with school musicals and other events that I wanted to do the easiest thing possible for classmate’s and friend’s Christmas gifts. I absolutely LOVE the party favor bags from my Party with Amy Locurto line from […]

Adorable Elf on the Shelf Cookies

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A few days ago, my daughter woke up to find our Elf on the Shelf, Peter, holding an Elf on the Shelf look-alike cookie! There was much discussion about why he had brown eyes and who actually made the cookie. Was it Mrs. Claus or Peter himself? Was it full of magic? We came to […]

Elf Printable Sunglasses and Beach Towel

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Peter, our Elf on the Shelf, surprised my kids a few days go after school dreaming of summer on the beach! We found him lying in the sun trying to get a tan with sunglasses and a cute beach towel from The North Pole. After the big Texas ice storm, we don’t blame him for […]

Rosemary Sea Salt Recipe with Free Printable Tags

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I love making DIY Gifts especially during the holidays! My talented friend, Lori, made Rosemary Sea Salt in a Jar for party favors and I thought they would make perfect Christmas gifts as well. As a mom of a Cub Scout, I bought a ton of popcorn for their fundraiser and thinking this sea salt recipe […]

Elf Appreciation Party Photos from The North Pole {Printable}

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Did you know about the North Pole’s Elf Appreciation Party? Well, I had no idea about it either until our Elf on the Shelf, Peter showed up with a strip of party photo booth pictures and a note! The note was wrapped up with twine and said “We had a fun party last night!! I […]

Gingerbread House Decorating Ideas

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What do you think of gingerbread houses? Too hard to make or hours full of fun? This house says FUN!! We take days to decorate a gingerbread house each year. It’s a Christmas family tradition that I absolutely love. I’m excited to show you my decorating ideas today along with a SWEET gingerbread themed blog […]

Santa Hat Peppermint Sugar Cookies

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Here in Dallas, we are frozen. Literally the ice is so bad that we haven’t been able to get out of our driveway since Friday! If you follow me on Instagram, you have seen the icy fun we have been having. Besides sledding down the driveway, we have had lots of time to bake cookies […]

Simple Elf on the Shelf Ideas

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Those of you who don’t have small children with an Elf on the Shelf probably think those of us with them are nuts! Ha! But I’m here to tell you, it’s so much fun. My kids have always loved when our Elf Peter visits, but this year is even more magical. I’m not sure why? But […]

DIY Printable Santa Gift Card Holder Ornament

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It’s Living Creative Thursday where we share creative ideas, meet other blogger and get inspired! Share your creativity for the holidays with a “DIY Gift Ideas” theme today.   I love making Holiday gifts and I’m sharing another fun printable Santa design today! Along with four new colors of my Santa patterned paper gift holders, I designed a […]

4 Printable Christmas Gift Holders

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I’ve been having so much fun with my new Christmas illustrations! I designed a free printable Christmas gift card holder for you yesterday, and today I’ve got more cute designs to share! Enjoy four new colors of my Santa patterned paper gift holders. These fun gift card holders are perfect for teacher gifts, party favors, goodies […]

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