101 Days of Christmas: Family Photo Ideas for Your Christmas Card

Have you started thinking about your 2011 Christmas card? I love -- love -- to receive photo cards in the mail at Christmas time, and we display them all along our banister to enjoy throughout the Christmas season. Typically, we send whatever family photo we manage to get, perfect or not, but there are so…

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101 Days of Christmas: Covered Oatmeal Cans for Cookies & Gifts

Looking for green & frugal wrapping ideas? Here's a fun one in place of cookie tins or gift bags. With these simple covered oatmeal canisters, you can share cookies and treats without breaking the bank on containers! Of course, if you want to give out lots of cookies, you'll need to begin saving your oatmeal…

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101 Days of Christmas: Adorable Button Christmas Cards

Are these not the cutest cards? Inspired by Martha Stewart, my mom and I had a lot of fun brainstorming our own designs and digging through our "button box" to find the perfect buttons. Every family should have a button box! Ours originally belonged to my Italian great-grandma, Mary Cicero, who gave it to my…

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Last-Minute Gift Idea: Video eGift Cards from Home Depot

Although I know some people feel like gift cards aren't real gifts, we've always appreciated receiving gift cards as gifts, especially as a young couple setting up our first home! Home Depot invited me to try creating one of their new video e-gift cards (won't my hubby be surprised when he finally checks his email…

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Handmade Ornaments to Make with the Kids

Every year we make a homemade ornament for our girls' grandparents and great-grandparents. This Christmas, we are making these swirl paint glass DIY ornaments, but I'm definitely bookmarking the rest of these for future years! 1. DIY Felt Ginger Cookie Ornaments, Creature Comforts 2. Reindeer Handprint Ornaments, Mommy Gaga 3. Popsicle Frame Nativity Ornament, Country Girl…

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FREE Printable Gift Tags!

Are you looking for inexpensive but cute gift tags? Tara from Unsophisticook and I created these fun printable gift tags for you. Print them on cardstock or on sticker paper to add an extra special touch to all of your gifts: Gift Tags Hanging Gift Tags Or, create a special batch of cookies that tells…

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