Setting the Table

The Big Day

When you’re inviting guests over for a Christmas lunch, or a festive dinner, your table dressing must be beautiful. With lots of guests, you may want to opt for a simple design of table décor, with a long table runner and a centrepiece of candles, some foliage and a few snow-covered pinecones. Although it sounds […]

October 18, 2019

Sustainable Wrapping Ideas


Coming into an age of renewable and sustainable practises, you have to wonder – is there a more economic way of wrapping your Christmas gifts? Well there certainly is, and what better time to start making eco-friendly changes than before a big event like this one. Standard wrapping paper isn’t recyclable where we live, so […]

October 18, 2019

Decorating Your Yard

Preparing For The Day

As a kid, my family competitively displayed Christmas lights (that’s probably what sparked my love of all things Christmas!), so yard decorating is my absolute jam! Before I begin, be aware that if you’re planning to compete, it can be difficult. From the cost, to neighbourhood issues, to security, there is a lot to consider […]

October 18, 2019

Unwanted Christmas Gifts


With a lot of gifts around Christmas time, they don’t come with the receipt. If you’re particularly brave and close to the gift-giver, you may want to ask them for the receipt – but be aware, most people are likely to get offended by the mere thought of you disliking or not wanting their gift! […]

May 16, 2018

Finding Gifts for the Person who has Everything


Within every family, there is always one person who has already got everything they seem to want. Personally, I prepare for Christmas months in advance (I basically start on December 26!) by writing in a notebook or on my phone what people say they like during the year. One very easy way to do this […]

December 11, 2017

5 Things to Leave Santa on Christmas Eve Night


On Christmas Eve, as we all know, Santa should be left a cup of milk, some cookies and some carrots for his reindeer. But this year, we’re switching things up and showing you 5 alternatives for things to leave for Santa the night before Christmas.   A New Hat.. A great craft idea for the […]

December 8, 2017

Christmas Eve Gift Boxes for Kids

Celebrating With Family

On Christmas Eve your kids will be bursting to open their presents already, so why not create this Christmas Eve gift box? Filled with new clothes and activities for the night, your kids will love this idea! My young niece helped me compile a list of things you can put into your Christmas Eve box […]

November 28, 2017