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...
Add peppermint candy to your coffee

Add peppermint candy to your coffee

Drop a starlight peppermint into the bottom of your coffee cup before you add the coffee. The hot coffee melts the candy and adds instant peppermint flavor to your morning brew! (Image credit: mypstudio) You might also like these posts… Add peppermint candy to...
The Thankerchief

The Thankerchief

In the book Autumn Equinox, the author shares a cute game that is suitable to play on Thanksgiving if you have lots of children present. This could easily be adapted to any group, adults included. Children sit in a circle, or perhaps sit around a table. A handkerchief...
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...

Christmas Countdown Calendar

I just found out about these cute Christmas countdown calendars at xmascount.com. These are calendars with daily pages, counting down the 100 days until Christmas. So, they start on September 16th. They ship worldwide from the UK. There is still time to get one before...
Santa School is Not Cancelled!

Santa School is Not Cancelled!

The Charles W Howard Santa Claus School in Michigan in the oldest Santa Claus School in the country, started back in 1937! Charles Howard was the Santa in the Macy’s Thanksgiving parade for almost 20 years, from 1948-1965. For decades, the school has taught...