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.

September week 4

September week 4

The first day of fall is Tuesday. Fall brings its own colors and fragrances… Red harvest apples and deep brown gingerbread. Indoors, warming spices like cinnamon and clove mimic the colors of changing leaves outdoors. Rich colors and dropping temperatures make us...

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Strawberry-cranberry jam

Strawberry-cranberry jam

A recipe for a strawberry-cranberry jam has been posted on the Internet with the title of “Christmas jam”. It is a gorgeous red color, and is delicious as well. I love how the blend of strawberries and cranberries is perfect for the transition from summer to fall. I...

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Declutter your summer wardrobe

Declutter your summer wardrobe

As you are packing away your summer wardrobe, be realistic and honest about the condition of your clothes and whether you will really wear them again next season. Do as this young lady is doing and review your hosiery and underthings. Throw away those Tshirts with...

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Santa reading the news

Santa reading the news

This vintage Christmas card is secretly referring to a post coming up in a few days... Also don't forget today is 100 days until Christmas! Start your countdown calendar today. You might also like these posts...

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5 Autumn movies

5 Autumn movies

Here are 5 ideas for movies to watch to get ready for autumn. Well, 4 movies and a TV series. All 4 movies are currently available to rent on Amazon for $3.99 each (affiliate links below). (1) You’ve Got Mail  - a classic... This is the one that has the famous fall...

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Vermont Country Store catalog

Vermont Country Store catalog

Normally I do not endorse the idea of shopping for entertainment, but I do make an exception for The Vermont Country Store catalog (I am not an affiliate, just a fan). And it's just window shopping, I tell myself. Just for inspiration. I don't HAVE to fill my cart...

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September week 3

September week 3

This week we are doing some fun and relaxing things as we transition from summer to autumn. You’ll want to block out some time in your schedule just for you. An hour here and there. I know in some parts of North America it is super hot and summery still. Other places...

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Sewing kit

Sewing kit

Once I was the recipient of the gift of a homemade sewing kit. The giver had gathered all the things a prepared seamstress might need for quick repairs – needles, spools of thread in a few different colors, a small pair of sharp scissors, a seam ripper, spare buttons,...

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