Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

Boxing day

Boxing day

Did you have a merry Christmas? Whether perfect or not, I hope it was very magical for you. Today begins the first of the 12 days of Christmas. Or the 2nd day. It depends on which source you believe. If Christmas is day zero, then the 12 days beginning today will end...

read more
Please follow Santa J Claus on Instagram or TikTok

Please follow Santa J Claus on Instagram or TikTok

Normally on Wednesdays I like to do a photo-only Wordless Wednesday, but today I am telling you about a photo/video account that I know you will love. on TikTok: @SantaJClaus on Instagram: @Santa_J_Claus This is the most wholesome, heartwarming, uplifting, seriously...

read more
Sugarplums

Sugarplums

I have visions of sugarplums in my head today. So I thought I'd do some research about them. As far as I can tell, "sugarplum" was basically synonymous with "candy" before chocolate came along. Current recipes seem similar to what some people call "bliss balls" today....

read more
Candy cane hunt

Candy cane hunt

Here's a fun activity to keep the kids occupied while they are out of school. Set up a candy cane hunt (similar to an Easter Egg hunt) in your home, or if weather permits, outdoors. Hang the wrapped candy canes on tree branches and playground equipment. Whoever finds...

read more
December week 4

December week 4

I am so excited! This week I will not be working. I am just practicing hygge and sitting in a cozy chair and reading books and magazines, and binge-watching TV and refusing to get up. I noticed on social media that people are writing out their New Years Resolutions...

read more
Winter solstice cake

Winter solstice cake

December 21 is the day of winter solstice. The shortest day of the year, or, the longest night of the year, however you prefer to look at it. Celebrate by baking a dark chocolate cake and decorate it with a frosted image of the sun. If you’re not into cake decorating,...

read more