A tin can luminary is a fun, easy craft project for all ages. They are great for any holiday and only limited by your imagination! You can transfer any simple shape onto a tin can to create a beautiful candle holder for any occasion. I chose to make luminaries for Christmas this year. You can…Read More How to Make a Tin Can Luminary
Each holiday season, I think about getting a live, potted Christmas tree. I keep thinking that it would sure save a lot of money because we should be able to use it as a Christmas tree for a few years — as long as I can keep it alive. Then when it grows too big…Read More Potted Christmas Trees — Is it Worth it?
Ever wonder about the history of the Christmas stocking? Nothing signifies Christmas like the hanging of fluffy red stockings with white trim above the fireplace mantle. In the United States, families have been practicing this tradition for years in preparation for that special day of spiritual celebration and giving. Though in modern times the Christmas…Read More The History of the Christmas Stocking
My husband and I attended our church’s Christmas party and they had a Chinese Gift Exchange. It was a lot of fun. Here are the rules: 1. Everyone brings a wrapped gift of the same cost (it’s a good idea for some to bring an extra wrapped gift, in case someone forgets or doesn’t know…Read More Chinese Gift Exchange
Quick breads are a quick, easy accompaniment to any holiday meal. For the best-tasting holiday quick breads, here are some helpful hints: Only grease the bottoms of the loaf pans or the sides of the bread will pull away from the sides of the baking pan. Bake in the center of the center rack of…Read More 4 Easy Holiday Quick Bread Recipes