2013 Christmas Crafts: Part 1 (Clay Ornaments)

Our Christmas Craft Stash! A few weeks ago Jessi from Aspiring Artistry called me wanting to collaborate on some Christmas crafts. Admittedly, I\’m not the best crafter out there but we did managed to come up with a few things which meet my craft project criteria of: Minimal impact on the budget Minimal time requirementContinue reading “2013 Christmas Crafts: Part 1 (Clay Ornaments)”

5 Things: Merry Christmas!

  But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.     -Luke 2:10-11 (NIV) Merry Christmas, Buon Natale, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad, GodContinue reading “5 Things: Merry Christmas!”

5 Things: Christmas Party Edition

This week was spent getting ready for not one but three Christmas parties (thankfully, only one at my house!) and so I found a few fun/yummy things to make them more enjoyable. 1) \”Contrived Conversation\” – This is actually a hilarious game. As the host(ess) you come up with a bunch of bizarre phrases (I usedContinue reading “5 Things: Christmas Party Edition”

Blogging Ballet: The Nutcracker

If you\’re like me, The Nutcracker was probably some of the first exposure you had to ballet. It\’s an annual tradition around Christmastime and most cities feature at least one version (sometimes with Harleys or Hip Hop!) to enjoy. The interesting thing is that this annual tradition was not well-received at its first performance. In fact, theContinue reading “Blogging Ballet: The Nutcracker”