Christmas Gift Planner – Free Printables

Staying organized during the holiday season is one of those things that I struggle with every year. If I don't start early then I end up not only spending too much, but I have also totally forgotten people in the past. Never my immediate family, but friends and extended family. … [Read more...]

Preparedness Gift Ideas – 31 Gift Ideas for Preppers On Your List

Do you have a prepper on your shopping list this Christmas season? If so, you'll know just how hard it can be to come up with gift ideas for preppers. Most of us are extremely picky about our gear or preps and there is a reason for that. Preppers want gifts that they know are … [Read more...]

Essential Oil Gift Ideas – 12 Essential Oil Gifts for the Essential Oil Lover on Your List

The holidays are right around the corner which means a lot of shopping for a lot of people. If your friends and family are anything like mine, they can be hard to shop for and essential oil users can be some of the worst! We're usually pretty stuck on which oils we like, we have … [Read more...]

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas!

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from … [Read more...]

DIY Snowman Candle

Christmas and winter for me is the season of the Snowman. Why? Because I adore them and in my mind, I can't have enough to decorate my home with (although yes, I do put a damper on myself to keep myself from having a collection that is too big). This adorable craft I just had to … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Peppermint Hot Chocolate

When I was a kid, I got in trouble a lot for one very specific thing every winter. I would fix myself a cup of hot chocolate, grab a blanket then I'd lay down over the furnace vent in the living room floor with the blanket creating a tent to soak up the warm. I didn't get in … [Read more...]

7 Must Have Christmas Savings Tools

As a mom, I always want to give my daughter the best Christmas she's ever had. It's a desire that never goes away and each year I can't stop myself from trying to out do the year before. I know, it isn't a good thing (it's not necessarily a bad thing though), but it can make … [Read more...]

DIY Snowman Earrings

I adore snowmen so much that I've had a snowman collection since 2008. I have snowmen candles, snowmen knick-knacks and more that all come out during the Christmas season. The one thing I didn't have though was a pair of cute snowman earrings. Now that isn't an issue and I have … [Read more...]

M&M and Peppermint Fudge Recipe

Mmmmm.....there's one main reason that I adore Christmas cookies and candies. Peppermint! Eat all of the peppermint goodies!! This M&M and Peppermint Fudge recipe is one of my all time favorites and I'm 100% positive that it will be one of yours after you make it too! It's … [Read more...]

5 Frugal Traveling Tips for the Holidays

Are you traveling for the holidays? We're not this year. This year we simply decided that we would rather stay at home and have a quiet Christmas than deal with the hustle and bustle of traveling for the holidays. Not to mention the cost. This year we would rather save that money … [Read more...]