Let the countdown begin! How many of you remember making paper chains to countdown the days to Christmas? I remember a few back in the day.. made out of red and green construction paper. And how about those advent chocolate calendars? Every little piece of chocolate bringing one day closer to Christmas morning! I love creating fun little traditions like that for my daughter, so this year I set out to make a colorful Christmas countdown with 25 days packed full of fun holiday activities.
One of my biggest problems with winter weather is that it wreaks havoc on my skin. I end up keeping a small bottle of lotion on me at all times and no matter how much I use I inevitably still end up with dry, itchy skin. Have your hands ever been so dry that they hurt? Maybe even crack and peel? I’ve finally found a cure for even severely dry skin that I can’t get enough of. Even those with cracked dry skin will see a huge difference with just a few applications of this homemade lotion recipe. And what’s even better? It’s easy to make, only takes a few minutes to whip up, and perfect for even sensitive skin types.
Christmas is just a couple of days away and the mantel is ready and awaiting the arrival of good ol’ St. Nick! I’ll share the wintertime decorations with you and show you an easy way to take a plain holiday wreath and dress it with a little flocking to make it just right for a snowy theme. Best of all, these decorations can stay up even after the holiday! [Please click to continue reading…]