DIY Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments

Some of my fondest memories of Christmas come back to me while decorating the tree. Our tree is adorned with handmade ornaments from our kids, and ones from my childhood. We even have ornaments from both sides of our family going back to our great grandparents, and though all of these are priceless there’s just something special about making ornaments. That feeling of nostalgia comes over you as you go, year by year through the memories. This is a tradition you can share with your family and one … [Read more...]

Winter Bingo Activity in a Jar

Our winter has been all over the place this year.  One day it's a beautiful, clear day with lots of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. The next it's a blustery, cold day with temperatures in the 30s. They say if you don't like the weather in Texas just wait a minute, it will change. When the weather gets too darn cold to play outside, I can keep the kids entertained inside with this fun Winter Bingo Activity in a Jar. I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this fun activity that you … [Read more...]

DIY Winter Owl Craft

I have been busy decorating the house for the holidays and truly loving our Christmas decorations this year.  This year I decided to incorporate a little bit of farmhouse, a touch of glam and winter woodland creatures.  I was recently inspired by the Make It Fun Holiday Ebook to create this adorable Winter Owl Craft to add a touch of whimsy and fun to our holiday decorations. I incorporated several winter owls into our Glam Metallic Farmhouse Christmas tree, but thought we could use a few … [Read more...]

Glam Metallic Farmhouse Christmas Tree

It's that time of year...it's time for the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge.  This is quite possibly one of my favorite blog post all year long.  Not only do I love dreaming up a new theme for my own tree, but I absolutely love looking at all of the other makers trees too.  Every year I wonder if it's possible to fall in love with the new tree as much as I loved last year's. There is no doubt about it, I am completely smitten with this year's theme and my Glam Metallic Farmhouse Christmas … [Read more...]

Printable Winter Bingo

Hi Giggles Galore readers!  It's Tami here from Sincerely Jean.  Today I am bringing you a fun kids winter activity.  Bingo is a great way to pass the time while kids are inside on cold winter days. This bingo board allows each child to make their own board and decide where they want each piece to go! They will have so much fun creating their own boards and then playing as many times as they want! Here are the supplies that you will need: Scissors Card Stock Glue Stick Bingo markers: … [Read more...]

Christmas Outdoor Movie Night

Outdoor movie nights are a fun way my family enjoys watching movies. Living in California we still get to enjoy a little evening time outside during December. So, I created a Christmas outdoor movie night! I set up our inflatable movie screen, set out some chairs, and added a little concession stand table for all the movie night guests. Everyone was so excited to watch Santa Claus is coming to town! While out shopping, I stumbled upon the cutest fleece blanket throws! The colors … [Read more...]

Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareHolidayJoy #CollectiveBias Today I'm sharing two of my favorite things, entertaining friends and Coca-Cola, with a festive Share Holiday Joy with a Coca-Cola Winter Party. While this time of the year can be incredibly busy it's also the perfect time of year to spread a little joy and take a break from all the hustle and bustle. Since the weather here is still quite lovely I decided to … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Bar Cart

During the winter a Hot Cocoa Bar is the perfect way to keep guest warm and toasty when it's chilly outside.  It's simple and fun for all ages and the possibilities are endless.  This year I'm transforming my thrift store bar cart into a Hot Cocoa Bar Cart for our annual Favorite Things Party. This year's Favorite Things Party is going to have a cozy cabin feel with a touch of glam.  Last year I made these darling Oh Deer Coffee Mugs and then after discovering all of the goodies at the Target … [Read more...]

Winter Woodland Christmas Tree – Michaels Dream Tree Challenge

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas...and since I live in Texas the chances of that happening are fairly slim.  So, this year I decided I would create my own winter wonderland with a snow covered Christmas tree for the Michaels Dream Tree Challenge.  I'm absolutely thrilled with how this snow covered tree turned out and can't wait to curl up on the couch with a cup of hot cocoa, a roaring fire in the fire place and dream of a white Christmas while admiring my Winter Woodland Christmas Tree. I … [Read more...]

Winter Wonderland Dinner Party

Celebrate the Holiday Season with an elegant Winter Wonderland Dinner Party for friends and family.  This simple, yet elegant dinner was styled using the Winter Wonderland party package from Bird's Party.  It set the tone for a dreamy dinner party ideal for enjoying the holiday's with loved ones.  With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season I wanted a simple menu that would allow me to spend more time enjoying my guest than rushing around the kitchen. I created a Pasta Bar with … [Read more...]