Category Archive for: ‘Month December Week 3’

Pick The Freshest Tree With This Home Test

How to Care for a Fresh Christmas Tree

Your perfect Christmas tree is only perfect if it lasts through the season! With these tips, you will be able to choose a tree that is fresh as well as learn how to keep it beautiful throughout the holidays. Be sure to also check out the recycling ideas at the end of this post. Head out to a local tree …

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Seasons Greetings Printable Herb Packet And Recipe

Season’s Greetings! A Kitchy Printable Herb Packet Gift Idea

Quick and easy holiday gifts are essential for surviving the holiday season. This free printable “Season’s Greetings” Herb Packet is perfect for small gifts and can easily fit into the mail with your holiday greeting cards! Use herbs harvested from your own garden to create flavorful seasoning mixes paired with a simple and delicious recipe. Materials: Cardstock Ruler & X-acto …

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Flower Tea Cozy From A Thrifted Sweater

No-Sew Felted Mug Cozies: an Easy but Adorable Handmade Craft!

These no-sew, felted mug cozies are a simple and thrifty project perfect for people who do not sew nor have a sewing machine. This project is quick and the results are super cute. Plus, these felted mug cozies make awesome gifts for any warm beverage drinker in your life! Materials Felted sweaters in different colors – see full instructions in this post. Scissors …

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Homemade Simmering Spice Blends For Holiday Entertaining And A Great Gift Idea

It’s Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas Simmering Spices

It’s amazing how scents just whisk you away to another world: a memory or place that is recognizable by how it smells. Christmas has a smell for sure, perhaps like hot apple cider mixed with pine trees, oranges and clove? At least that what it smells like for me. Even during those days that I haven’t had my oven working …

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Honey Lip Scrub

Naturally Heal Dry or Chapped Lips with This Honey Lip Scrub

Keep lips kissable and soft with this healing honey sugar scrub. I make this recipe specifically for my lips when they get dry throughout the year. Summer sun, cold winter air, and everything in between can cause chapped, dry, or inflamed lips, but with this recipe you can say goodbye to dry, chapped lips forever! Honey is a natural antibacterial …

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Yule Log Recipe

Festive Yule Log Recipe

Just in time for the holidays Carolyn Herriot is back to share with us a tantalizing recipe straight from her book, The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook: Seasonal Recipes for Delicious Homegrown Food (Harbour Publishing). Place this festive yule log on a handsome platter, decorate it with a sprig of holly and serve with assorted crackers and mulled spice wine. Ingredients 4 oz (112 gr) …

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