Decorate Green for the Holidays

Paint DIY Christmas Decor to Match Your Color Scheme Thumbnail

Each year, my family chooses a new color scheme for our Christmas decor. A few years ago, the main color was orange, then turquoise, then purple. As you can tell, our choices tend to skew non-traditional. Some years, this makes it difficult to find ornaments and other decorations to match our color choice. This year, [...]

Use Branches to Display Your Favorite Holiday Cards Thumbnail

Things aren't like they used to be. Once upon a time, we used to get tons of Christmas card from friends and family members. Today, we get a handful of cards from a handful of people every year. I've always thought we should do something to display the cards we do receive, but I could [...]

Two Styles of DIY Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Ornaments Thumbnail

Every year, my husband and I (ie. mostly me) pick a color scheme for our Christmas decor. This year, we chose turquoise and gold (with a tiny bit of lime green added for a little extra pizzazz). The problem? We owned exactly two ornaments in any of those colors. In years past, we have always [...]

How Green Will Your Thanksgiving Be? Thumbnail

It seems like I just put my daughter on the bus for the first day of school, and already Thanksgiving is near. Where did the time go? My husband and I cook every year, but we usually don't have any company. This year, my little brother (who's not so little any more) and a couple [...]

Our Christmas Tree is Up (and I Want to See Yours!) Thumbnail

Last year, my husband and I went to a local Christmas tree farm to cut down our own tree. This year, however, we live in a different city, and the farm that is closest to us ran out of trees really early. The next nearest farm was a half hour away via the Interstate, and [...]