An Inexpensive and Easy Christmas Wall Decoration Idea

Christmas Wall Decoration Idea

Do you need Christmas wall decoration idea? Have you caught the holiday spirit bug? Are you waiting until after Thanksgiving to decorate? There is not a need to have a holiday spirit or to wait until after Thanksgiving for this crafty project. This Christmas wall decoration idea will work all … [Continue reading]

Gift Wrapping- Four Fabulous Tips to Make it a Wrap this Christmas

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Happy Holiday Season, my friends! Thank you for taking the time to stop in as I know things are pretty crazy and hectic this time of the year. Today's post is all about gift wrapping. I have a love/hate relationship with gift wrapping. I love the look of a perfectly wrapped gift but I hate trying to … [Continue reading]

Hot Cocoa: Top Five Amazing, Inexpensive, and Easy Mixes


It's the most wonderful time of the year! The weather is cooler, the holidays are upon us, and that all means it's time for hot cocoa. Hot Cocoa … [Continue reading]

5 Things I learned from the election

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Election Disclaimer: I am not a political person. I do not like conflict. I will not discuss my vote in this post. This past election season … [Continue reading]

Thanksgiving- More Than a Meal

Thanksgiving more than a meal

The Thanksgiving Dinner countdown is ticking down. Food to purchase, house to clean and prep, holiday shopping lists to create...... The list is … [Continue reading]

Thanksgiving Dinner- The Ultimate Holiday Entertaining Plan

Thanksgiving Dinner

'Tis the Season! Since the middle of October, the season of holiday entertaining is in full swing: Halloween Parties, Thanksgiving Dinners, Christmas … [Continue reading]

Bacon Chicken Chili with Beans

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  Need a quick and easy meal before taking the kids out Trick or Treating? Maybe Pizza? Pizza is fast and a top choice. However, wait times … [Continue reading]

Family Fall Fun without Kids

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Fall, Family, and Fun. It's super hard to have Fall fun when there is an empty nest. Sometimes, neighborhood kids often have to be "borrowed" for a … [Continue reading]

Boo! It’s Halloween at the Crafty Lily Pad

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Boo! It's Halloween time at the Crafty Lily Pad. This year, due to Princess #2's wedding, Halloween decor is on the lighter side. Halloween decor at … [Continue reading]

Cozy Up for Fall even at 90 Degrees!

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October signals Cozy: Fall, pumpkins, blanets, boots, cooler weather Well, Fall is here as are the pumpkins; however, the cooler weather has been … [Continue reading]