Fun, Frugal, Easy Gift Ideas Plus Tips

 Posted by on November 30, 2010  4 Responses »
Nov 302010
 
Live out your God-created identity. Live generously and graciously toward others, the way God lives toward you. Matthew 5:48 The Message
Last year I ran a Fun Friday Christmas series on Hodgepodge. Since then I’ve been updating my Fun, Easy Gift ideas post as I’ve come across those ideas. I thought I’d share them with you today.
There are many ways to keep costs down and have fun in the process. Consider this Part Two of One a Day: Slow the Season Down

dish bucket organizers – give gifts in these practical tubs or do as we did. We gave the boys a stack last Christmas for their room Continue reading »

Holidays and Breaking the Rules

 Posted by on October 26, 2010  8 Responses »
Oct 262010
 

Oh I am such the rule follower. However, today I’m going to share about breaking the rules and doing things early. December is such a busy time, why not move a few of those ‘to-dos’ to November? I did all of the following early the last two years. What a blessing it was to really enjoy the process as well as be free in December.

Send cards early. We send Thanksgiving cards rather than Christmas cards. It really just gets greeting cards in the mail about a week early. We tell our friends and family how thankful we are for them! Cards are in the mail and you are on to cruising through the holidays. Continue reading »