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Starting a Christmas TraditionStart a Christmas tradition with your kids. It will be something they look forward to every year as they are growing up, and will remember with fondness all their grown-up years.
A Little "Something" in Christmas CardsI don't do much gift giving at the holidays, but I do like to send out Christmas cards and enclose a little "something" inside the card. I have a Cheery Reindeer word-find that I copied out of an old magazine and I am going to enclose that inside some cards.
Christmas FruitcakeRecipe for Christmas Fruitcake. Line 3 loaf pans with wax paper. Grease and set aside. In a large bowl combine apples, sugar and apple juice. Let set for 15 minutes. Add eggs, oil and vanilla; mix well.
Making Your Own Gift BasketsMaking Your Own Gift Baskets. When you have a large family, creating gift baskets is a wonderful way to give everyone a gift without breaking the bank. Making your own gift baskets is easy and economical.
Letters From Santa For Your KidsDo your children write letters to Santa? You can get a North Pole cancellation on a letter sent back to your children. After your child writes their letter to Santa, you write a letter back to your child from Santa.
Saving Money on Christmas GiftsWith an expanding family that includes children, grandchildren (four new babies in the last two years!) our family has come up with this way to deal with holiday gift giving.
Tins for GiftsI was just going through my Christmas storage area, getting out my tins that I purchase through out the year at sales. I have picked up many beautiful tins for under a dollar each that will hold baked cookies and treats for neighbors and friends.
Stocking Stuffer IdeasLooking for stocking stuffer ideas? What is everyone putting in their family's stockings this year for Christmas?
Selecting and Caring for PoinsettiasSince the 1920s, the poinsettia has become synonymous with the holiday season. Here are a few tips for selecting and caring for this year's poinsettia, as well as some advice for getting it to bloom again next year.
Christmas "Stockings"I do one of two things each year for my family for Christmas (especially my grandchildren). I make a homemade ornament of some sort and send them early so they can enjoy them on their tree during the holiday season.