Dog-proofing your home during the holidays

Good morning ya’ll! Dogs, babies, and Christmas decorations do not go together. From burning candles, a giant evergreen covered in fragile baubles and even strings of food, to a kitchen with frosting and sprinkles on every surface. If you’re hosting, forget about the nice china and stemware. Sorry folks, we’re using solo cups this year! […]

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Picking a Theme for your Holiday Decor

Holiday decorating is so important to me. It gives me such a warm fuzzy feeling to see my little Santa Clause figurines, string lights, wreath, snowflakes, etc… twinkling at my when I’m hanging at home. I would bet a decent amount that I’m not the only one who feels this way about the holidays. I’d also bet, possibly more, that others like myself have large families with kids who ‘need’ lots and lots of presents, host events over the holidays, and totally stress over how to afford it all!

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Holiday Decorating on a Budget

Good morning! Let’s jump right in; the holidays. Am I getting a little ahead of myself? No. I tend to jump into holiday mode as soon as it is consistently below 55 degrees for over a week. Once Halloween is over, just forget about it because the decorations are going up. I am known to […]

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Excited for now, afraid for later.

Well hello there.. The obvious excuse for my prolonged absence from the blogging community (yet again) is the long migration of the fat man and his trusty group of bicornuate deer from the North Pole to our fire places. Also known as Christmas. I’m not a holiday nut, but things like our toilet have been […]

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