Fearless Friday, St. Nick

Today we’re going to have some fun with St. Nick and Zentangle Zentangle is a pattern drawing technique that takes doodling to a new height I’m going to to show you all the steps, and you can draw and color your own, or use the free printables {links are at the end of the post} … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sugar Bowl Santa

  We have had quite a Christmas in Alabama this year       After a devastating loss to our arch rival, Auburn, in the Iron Bowl, we thought our football season was over  😢         Then we got an early Christmas present Dec. 6 when it was announced that Alabama was … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Naughty or Nice?

Getting ready for Christmas with so many things on my mind this week, I was having trouble visualizing the food for our family feast on Christmas Eve  Naughty or Nice is the theme with kid & adult friendly finger food   I used PicMonkey online photo editor to design a sign Creating a blank template … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Coal Candy

Have you been good this year? Santa’s watching you know… And he has a large supply of coal! The elves make it for him They melt chocolate and butterscotch chips Then they add peanut butter They stir it until smooth Then they pour in the nuts* *they also make peanut free coal by substituting chex … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Holiday Woodland

  I seem to be decorating backwards this year 😂     Our tree is still in a bucket of water outside but the dining room table is ready for Christmas Eve!       Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Christmas Tablescape Blog Hop     Chloe keeps us hopping every season when … Continue reading

Tablescapes, JOY!

Tis three days before Christmas   And right by the tree     Is a table for two     For Santa and me     Thoughts of Joy fill our hearts     We can’t wait until it all starts!     A special Santa looks down from above     Waiting to fill … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Santa Land

    Please come in, it’s all quite grand     I want to give you a glimpse of Santa Land!       It’s all about sparkle, and things merry and bright       Candles abound for lighting at night       This cone style hat was my “inspiration”       … Continue reading

Creations, Painting Santas

I promise I am not trying to rush Christmas… I prefer summertime myself, but temperatures are finally dropping here, reminding me that Christmas is coming, Ho Ho Ho, so let’s paint some Santas! Last year I showed you how to paint a knock off Vietri Santa ornament here My JMdesigns Santa is easy to paint … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Christmas in July

It’s Christmas in July! Are there stores in your area having Christmas in July sales?  It’s becoming more and more popular, so I decided to join the fun with a little Christmas in July table~ July means beach time, so I dug out my beachy Christmas things to set a table for some Christmas fun, … Continue reading