What to do with left over pumpkins

By Megan Harris

Do you still have pumpkins outside left over from Thanksgiving? I do because I live in Utah and it's cold enough to freeze my pumpkins! Don't throw them away just because they're covered in snow. I decided to do something fun with my pumpkins for Christmas. They were still good and solid so I decor... Read More

Giving Tuesday: The Road Home

By Melanie

Although my life has not been touched by homelessness, I've have had hard economic years that have taken me closer to rough waters than I ever thought possible.  So, I feel a lot of empathy for anyone that is going through a rough patch of life.  If you also can understand, or at least sympathize ... Read More

Holiday Shopping: It’s Time to Get Ready for Christmas

By Megan Harris

Who has their Christmas shopping done already? I would LOVE to say me, but I haven't thought about it till today. With moving and trying to find a bit of normalcy around the boxes and planning my son's class Halloween party, I thought about it tonight...I better start thinking about Christmas. I... Read More

Hot Chocolate Gift Jars

By Karen Petersen

In need of a quick and inexpensive neighbor gift?  Make these cute hot chocolate gift jars! Click here for instructions and free printable label.... Read More

Journey To Bethlehem Layton Utah

By rondadevereaux

Anyone who lives in Layton has seen the set for Mountain View Baptist Church's "Journey To Bethlehem." This church, located near the intersection of HWY 193 and HWY 89, goes to great lengths every year to allow you to experience some of what it might have been like during the time of Christ's birth.... Read More

DIY Snow Globes from Baby Food Jars

By Nicole Marie

Here's another fun and easy project perfect for gift giving. My 8 year old helped me make these little snowglobes out of baby food jars.  They turned out pretty awesome! Wouldn't these make great stocking stuffers?Supplies we used: Baby food jarsEpoxy Cement, ribbon and spray paint from the cr... Read More

Free Printable 12 days to Christmas countdown

By Megan Harris

Paper Coterie is doing a free printable download for the 12 days of Christmas. I love this. It is really cute, I just printed mine out on tan card stock and it is looking cute. I still need to cut it and possibly laminate it.We'll see how the day goes for that one. Here is the LINK to go straight... Read More

Dickens Christmas Festival Utah

By Aimee Cook

Now through December 15 you and your family can experience the sights and sounds of 19th century London as you shop and explore the Dickens Christmas Festival and Feast. Complete with various live performances and unique gift ideas, the Dickens festival just may become one of your holiday traditions... Read More

Ways to Simplify the Holidays

By Carrie Finlinson

I always want to be that mom who starts Christmas in August and is ready to cruise through December stress free. But unfortunately,  I am not that mom. If I am not careful, the demands of the season run me over like a semi-truck.  I am slowly learning that creating a magical holiday depends more ... Read More

Boxes of 12 ct Candy Canes only $0.50 each at Rite Aid

By Coralie Seright

This week (12/2-12/8) at Rite Aid you can get 12 count boxes of Bob's Candy Canes for only $0.50 each after rewards! Buy (2) Bob's Candy Canes 12 ct boxes $1.00 each Pay $2 Get back a $1 +Up Reward (when you buy 2, limit 4 rewards) Final cost $1 ($0.50 each) If you are new to shopping at Ri... Read More