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Gift Wrap HangerWith boxing day sales ahead of me I know I'm going to have a lot of extra wrapping paper that needs to be stored away until next Christmas. I recently saw a gift wrap organizer that hangs in the closet and I thought it was a great idea - except that it cost almost $25.
Christmas CarolingOne of the things that our family enjoys most each Christmas season is to get together with other families for a night of good old fashioned Christmas caroling!
Bev's Christmas Stocking Stuffer IdeaI used to feel a real anti-climax when at the end of Christmas my children would be gloating over their presents and little treats in their stockings and I end up feeling feeling left out, even though I had presents from my hubby or children.
Party Gift IdeaGive a disposable onetime use flash camera.
Original E-mail Greeting CardsUse clip art that you can snag on the Internet and save to a 3-1/2" floppy file, for later use. Look at some old greeting cards for verses and email your personal greeting card messages to friends.
Getting Our Tree in the National ForestMy husband I have a favorite Christmas tradition that we started several years ago. Every year, we cut our own Christmas tree in our nearby National Forest. We leave work early and have a wonderful time tromping through the snow to find just the "right tree."
Homemade Honey Baked Ham RecipeI found this online a few years ago and have yet to make it but am hoping someone else can use it in light of the upcoming holidays!
Food Gifts for People Who Live AloneFor a Christmas gift for older ones, this year I bought small disposable aluminum baking tins and made mini lasagnas which I put in the freezer. I taped the date and baking direcions written on a mailing label on the top. Often older people don't bother with this kind of dish because it makes too much for them to eat.
Traditional Family Recipe VideosMy mom and aunts have many wonderful recipes for foods we enjoy at get togethers and Holiday's that were passed on to them from my grandmothers. The only problem is that my cousins and I have not really taken the time to learn to make these dishes.