Paper Crafts: Christmas Fire Crackers

Christmas Firecrackers

My Sis and I have been talking for years about making firecrackers for Christmas.  Finally 5 years later, we were able to get to it.  They are cute little crafts with candy or other goodies stuffed inside. Here is how to make Christmas Firecrackers. Supplies needed: Paper Towel Rolls Tissue Paper – The cuter the… 

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Gift Ideas for Kids this Christmas


  Parents across the land are starting to think about what to get their children for Christmas, and with many families currently struggling to make ends meet, it’s more important than ever to make sure that children’s gifts provide value for money. Toys need to be long-lasting and have plenty of ‘playability’. Making sure gifts… 

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Kickstarting Christmas with DIY Décor Written by Caroline Casetti

Christmas Cookies

As a stay-at-home mother of one (two if you count the hubby), I really enjoy taking the time to get into the holiday spirit. For me, there’s just nothing better than waking up to a winter wonderland complete with hot cocoa, marshmallows, and wonderful Christmas decorations. Because I’m a bargain hunter and a sucker for a good deal, I usually buy… 

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Holiday Cookie Pop Crafts

Cricut Lolipops

Here is a neat craft.  It is great for the Holidays, not just Christmas either.  I think this would be very neat modified for Valentine’s Day; add hearts and shades of pink. Get a variety of craft supplies at your local craft store. Here are very cute crafts using Cricut.   Family Favorite Treat: Holiday… 

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Random Tuesday Thoughts – Cookie Time

08 Sugar Cookies

Tried to watch the Lunar Eclipse last night…  Of course our house is positioned in a way that we had to go outside and see it.  OMGoodness was it cold.  We couldn’t stay out there the whole time. I am not wanting Christmas to come yet.  I wait all year and now it coming to… 

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Random Tuesday Thoughts – Give A Girl a Break!

Right now I am thinking “give a girl a break!” Sunday Hubby worked Yay! need the OT. That day I had “spell.”   Minding my own business when my heart starts pounding and I can’t get air.  I am taking deep breaths but feeling no relief.  Finally, what seemed like an eternity, was actually probably 60… 

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

The girls and I baked cookies Thursday evening and Friday afternoon; Santa, stockings, gloves, angels, reindeer, bows, bulbs, balls, candy canes, gingerbread, stars and snowflakes. We should have counted how many. It was all in anticipation of Grandma (Mom O – My Mom-n-law) coming over to decorate cookies with her grand babies.. Before the kids… 

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