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Dear Diary, Please make it stop!

Dear Holiday Diary, After a week of decorating, I still am surrounded by doodads and ditzies just begging to be made into some form of centerpiece, swag or other holiday shimmery thing. It doesn’t help that I keep looking up at my cupboards wit...
by Susie Lindau's Wild Ride on Dec 6, 2016

Christmas in Salem 2016

A stellar Christmas in Salem tour around Salem Common this past weekend, featuring all the things that I love about Salem houses and Salem people. The combination of generous and creative homeowners, perfect clear and crisp December weather, and m...
by streets of salem on Dec 6, 2016

Free Window Cling For Christmas

  Get a FREE Merry Christmas Window Cling and let others know you are keeping Christ in your Christmas! Just head over to Christian Broadcasting Network website and fill in a simple online form to get your FREE window cling. Request yours today...
by My Free Product Samples on Dec 6, 2016

21 Whimsical Industrial Christmas Décor Ideas

If you are feeling like something really unique, if you love quirky décor and are looking for something like no other, this roundup is for you! Today I’m sharing stunning industrial and steampunk Christmas decorations that are sure to drive your g...

Upcycled Altoids Tin Travel Spicy Farkel

A good friend was recently visiting from Colorado, and she gifted me with a Spicy Farkel game. This was the same friend who gifted me with a regular Farkel game a few months ago. I loved that game, and decided to alter a little round mint tin to make...
by House Revivals on Dec 6, 2016

Wreath Styling 101

The traditional evergreen wreath is a universal symbol of the holidays. It is a blank canvas for any decorating style, and with the addition of ribbon and a few floral picks, you can transform it into an endless number of styles and aesthetics.Today...
by The Kim Six Fix on Dec 5, 2016

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Stupidity

It all starts on Black Friday, the most American of “holidays.” Some stores can’t even wait until midnight to start offering bargains to shoppers looking to jump start holiday gift buying. Others open insanely early [...] The post ‘Tis th...
by Politics As Unusual on Dec 5, 2016

La Fiesta de Guadalupe

  A favorite festival in December, the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is once again hosting La Fiesta de Guadalupe on December 18th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. An homage to Mexico’s patron saint, you’ll find folk dancers, live music, and performanc...
by Tucson Hotel on Dec 5, 2016

8 Years of Christmas Experience Like No Other as SM Mall of Asia brings magical holiday parade – The Grand Festival of Lights!

Now made more sensational than ever, the Grand Festival of Lights brings in more magic and fun as it tells the wonders of Santa’s heart-warming mission of hearing every wishes and making them come to life! On its 8th year, SM MALL OF ASIA together...
by enjoying wonderful world on Dec 5, 2016

Spiced Hot Chocolate

 Hooray for the holidays and all of the festivities.  Things are getting a bit cooler outside, and our fingers and toes are getting a bit frosty.  What better way to warm them up than with a nice mug of hot chocolate to drink! The...
by The English Kitchen on Dec 5, 2016

How to Make a Gingerbread Christmas Tree

Good evening everyone!  I hope you are enjoying some favorite Christmas traditions as we are now in December.  This weekend I worked on some of my Christmas baking and I am excited to share one of the projects with you here so you can try to make o...
by Erin Mackey Author on Dec 5, 2016

23 Funny Santa-Themed Décor Ideas For Christmas

Everybody loves Santa Claus and I bet everyone expected some gifts from him. When we grow up we forget about it but why not remember Santa and include him into Christmas décor? Your kids will be excited! Santa-Themed Tree Décor Make some Santa bell...

Christmas Traditions I Hope to Share with my Children

I love taking part in Holiday traditions and now that I have children, I'm excited to create new Christmas traditions and memories. So far we have kept the Holidays as simple as possible for the girls but now t...
by Restoring the Roost on Dec 5, 2016

DIY Christmas Star

Hey hey! Things are happening around here (follow on IG and IG stories to see what I mean!), so I couldn’t post a lot last week. BUT I’m back with some Christmas updates I’ve been working on! Christmas/winter in Michigan means takin...
by Just a Girl on Dec 5, 2016

How to Make a Gingerbread Christmas Tree

Good evening everyone!  I hope you are enjoying some favorite Christmas traditions as we are now in December.  This weekend I worked on some of my Christmas baking and I am excited to share one of the projects with you here so you can try to make o...
by Erin Mackey Author on Dec 5, 2016

10 DIY Christmas Activities for Kids

Most people would probably agree that Christmas is, first and foremost, for the kids. Often, when we adults get all wrapped up in making holiday gifts, baking goodies, and figuring out shopping lists, our kids are sitting nearby wanting to make somet...
by Remodelaholic on Dec 5, 2016

Hot Cocoa in a Jar Christmas Gift

Annual Christmas Party Left-Right Game Prize Each year we host a Christmas party. I decorate, cook and prepare gifts. Dearest and our daughter do the entertaining. Part of that entertaining includes the ‘Left-Right’ game set to Christmas...
by A Delightsome Life on Dec 5, 2016

Hoping for Light

Although the stores have been playing Christmas music for some weeks now, it is technically Advent. I think we could all use a little Advent as days grow shorter and dark nights increase their influence over our lives. As a … Continue reading &...

Do the holidays bring you house shame?

It’s your holiday party and all of your family is there. The food is divine. The smells of the season are everywhere and all of your guests can’t stop talking about “it”. You secretly high-five yourself even though it’s written all over you...
by Ab home interiors on Dec 5, 2016

Dear Holiday Diary

Dear Holiday Diary, I thought I would take some notes to document Christmas 2016. Danny keeps saying flying to Tahiti would solve most of my problems. I wouldn’t have to decorate. The kids could join us and we could skip the gift exchange. He&#...
by Susie Lindau's Wild Ride on Dec 4, 2016


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