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Christmas Plants – List of 27 Flowers and Holiday Plants for Xmas

These Christmas plants will have your home full of color, beauty and good cheer this year. Even though the outdoor garden season has ended for many of us, that doesn’t mean that holiday plants can’t be front and center right now. December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. It is fitting that the most popular Christmas …

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Gingerbread House Tips – 15 Tricks for Making Gingerbread Houses

These Gingerbread House tips will make sure that your next project will be a stunner. From using muffin tins for supplies to choosing the right icing, these steps will make the task of making gingerbread houses quick and easy. The taste of gingerbread desserts just seem to go along with Christmas in my mind. Check …

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Snowman Wall Hanging – A Rustic Christmas Decoration

This snowman wall hanging is a rustic Christmas decoration that is made from an old kitchen door frame. It is super easy to make and looks great hanging on the shutters at our front door entry. Using recycled wood in this project saved me some money and also helps to save the environment. I have …

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Boxwood Christmas Wreath – DIY Holiday Project

This boxwood Christmas wreath makes a nice change from the traditional fir wreath often seen this time of the year. it’s easy to make and you can use items from your own yard. I enjoy decorating with Christmas plants during the holidays and am always on the look out for something a bit out of …

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Christmas Cactus Blooming – How to Get a Holiday Cactus to Flower Each Year

The sight of a Christmas cactus blooming is one of the joys of the season, for me. This plant is one of the traditional Christmas plants that are often seen for sale this time of the year. This holiday cactus plant is sold with buds on them each year, but how do you get this …

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DIY Candy Cane Vase – Easy Holiday Decor Project

This DIY candy cane vase makes an easy holiday decor project that is as much fun to put together as it is to display. Since it uses poinsettia flowers it goes right along with all your Christmas plants. All you need are some candy canes and a few inexpensive supplies. Grab some peppermint sticks and …

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Santa Paint Brush Ornament – DIY Santa Claus Paintbrush Decoration

This adorable Santa paint brush ornament is so whimsical and cute. It is very simple to make and inexpensive and will delight the young and young at heart. The step by step directions below will let you make this Santa Claus paintbrush decoration quickly and easily. I have to admit, I am enjoying being a kid …

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Grinch Paintbrush Ornament – DIY Christmas Project with Paintbrushes

Yes, folks, it is getting to that time of the year. This is the time when my mind goes into overdrive trying to come up with ideas for fun craft decor items to make for the Christmas holiday. My latest creation is this Grinch Paintbrush Ornament. I have always loved the movie The Grinch Stole …

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How to Make the Perfect DIY Coffee Lovers Gift Basket & 2 Free Printables

This coffee lovers gift basket is the perfect personalized Christmas gift to show someone special how much you love them. They are very easy to make by following my tips. Deck the halls with lots of baskets…gift baskets that is! I just love to come up with all kinds of gift baskets to treat my …

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Best Family Christmas Movies – Must See Xmas Films to Enjoy

Are you a fan of watching Xmas movies over the holidays with family? These are 10 of the Best Family Christmas Movies that we watch in our home year after year. For a long as I can remember, one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is watching all of the Christmas Classics on …

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Cyclamens and Christmas Cactus – 2 Favorite Seasonal Plants

Two holiday plants that I love are cyclamens and Christmas cactus.  Both of these make fabulous indoor plants and give a lot of color to your decor during the cold winter months. During the festive season, there are many different seasonal plants on offer at most garden centers.  They add a lovely touch to your …

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2014 Holiday Gardening Gift Guide – 11 Great Garden Gifts

Fill the stockings of your plant loving friends with these Gardening Gift Guide Suggestions. Anyone who gardens is normally on the look out for different gardening products and gadgets, so I have created a Gardening Cook 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.  If you are looking for something special to treat someone that you love who spends …

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How to Save Money on Holiday Gift Wrapping – Frugal Gift Wrap Ideas

Holiday gift wrapping Does not Mean that you must spend a lot of money on Christmas supplies. There are loads of ways that you can save money. Some take a bit of time and others just take thinking outside the box. There are many items that we have around the home that can be used …

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Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide – 9 Super Kitchen Gift Ideas

Kitchen Gift Guide. Anyone who cooks normally also loves kitchen products and food gadgets, so I have created a Gardening Cook 2014 Kitchen Gift Guide.  If you are looking for something special to treat someone that you love who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, this gift guide should give you lots of …

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DIY Blue Spruce Stocking Wreath

Make  your Own Blue Spruce Stocking Wreath. A great wreath makes a wonderful welcoming accent to your front door for the holiday season, as well as for other times of the year.  This festive DIY blue spruce stocking wreath is quite different from the circular shaped wreaths so commonly seen at Christmas time and you …

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M & M Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies

These cute M & M Gingerbread Christmas tree cookies will make a great addition to your Christmas buffet table.  They would also be great for your annual cookie exchange. Gingerbread is a common taste during the holidays.  From cookies and houses made of gingerbread, there are lots of options. See my tips for the perfect …

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Tips to Save during the Holidays – Frugal Entertaining

It’s an expensive time of the year! There seem to be so many uses for our dollars when the holidays roll around. These frugal tips will make your holiday season something to remember without breaking the bank. The whole essence of a successful holiday season does not lie in the amount of money you spend, …

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Holiday Pot Holder Mitt – Cute Hostess Gift

This holiday potholder mitt DIY project would make a great Kitchen decoration. It is also a great idea for a homemade Christmas Hostess gift for a person who loves to cook. The project is easy to make and uses some items you may already have on hand. Note: Hot glue guns, and heated glue can …

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