12 Months of Dates {Christmas Gift Ideas}

This is such a great Christmas gift idea! Put together 12 date nights - one for each month of the year and put them into monthly envelopes. This would be great to do with your spouse but would also be a fun idea for your kids or a close friend!

I did mean to get this post up a little earlier in the season, but it's better late than never, right? If you are looking for a meaningful gift idea without adding to the accumulation of "stuff", these 12 months of dates are the perfect gift!  Instead of giving an actual present, put together 12 activities that you and your loved one can do ... [ Read More ]

Free Printable 2015 Calendar

Free Printable 2015 Desktop Calendar

Christmas is only 8 days away and the new year is just around the corner!  It really is amazing how quickly time can pass you by. I have had a lot of requests lately for an updated 2015 calendar, so I thought that I would get it out for you before Christmas in case you were in need of some last minute Christmas gifts.  It's perfect to place on ... [ Read More ]

Last Minute Christmas DIY Projects

Great ideas for quick and easy Christmas DIY projects. Perfect for everyone trying to get things done at the last minute!

Wow.  Can you believe that there are less than 10 days to go until Christmas?  It is amazing how quickly time flies during the holidays!  If you are short on time but still wanting to do a little Christmas decorating or have a pile presents to wrap, here are some quick and easy Christmas DIY projects from this month's Inspiration Exchange to help ... [ Read More ]

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

Red velvet shortbread. //cleanandscentsible.com

I am a huge shortbread lover and have been having fun putting a new twist on my old favorite.  A couple of weeks ago I shared my Peppermint Chocolate Shortbread recipe, and today I have some Red Velvet shortbread for you. These cookies can be stored for up to 3 months in an airtight container, so feel free to double or triple the recipe and keep ... [ Read More ]

Yarn Wreath Party Favors

Simple yarn wreath party favors for your guests to take home to use as ornaments. These would also be cute as present toppers!

Hi guys!  Hope you are all having a great week!  I feel like the full holiday rush is now here and I am trying desperately to keep up with my to do list while still trying to fit in all of those fun Christmas activities.   Despite all of my best laid plans, there are still a few things that I need to get caught up on, but I am hoping to have things ... [ Read More ]

Christmas Dining Room

Beautiful Christmas dining room with lots of decor ideas for your home! //cleanandscentsible.com

Happy Tuesday!  Can you believe that it is already December 8?  Every year I think that I have everything all under control with lots of time to get things done, and then suddenly Christmas just seems to be there right around the corner!  I have also had a nasty cold that I have been dealing with, so if anyone knows a good way to stop a cough, my ... [ Read More ]

Christmas Sweets and Treats Link Party

The best Christmas baking recipes!

I definitely have a sweet tooth, so one of my favorite things about the holidays is all of the Christmas baking!  I'm not usually much of a baker, but I make an exception for the holidays! ;) Yesterday, I shared my quick and easy caramel popcorn chocolate bark.... ....along with 33 other sweets and treats from some of my favorite ... [ Read More ]

Trim the Tree Wrap Up and $200 Giveaway!!

$200 Target Giftcard OR PayPal cash giveaway!!!

Hey guys! I hope you enjoyed all of the beautiful handmade ornament ideas that were shared during our Trim the Tree party this week and were inspired to create a handmade ornament {or two, or three...!} of your own.  In case you missed any of the posts, I have put together a little recap for you.  I hope you are able to check them all out! Mini ... [ Read More ]

Caramel Popcorn Chocolate Bark

Caramel Popcorn Chocolate bark. This is so good! Just package it up for a yummy teacher or hostess gift.

It is hard to believe that Christmas is less than 3 weeks away!  It is definitely time to get going on all of that Christmas baking!  Today I have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you our favorite Christmas treats and sweets for the holidays! I am going to be starting off with this simple and delicious caramel popcorn ... [ Read More ]

Mason Jar Lid Ornaments

Mason Jar Lid Tree Ornaments. These are SO cute and easy to do. Customize with whatever material you would like.

Welcome back to our Trim the Tree Party!!  I love handmade Christmas ornaments and think that they add such a special touch to the tree and other holiday decor.  This week, I have invited some of my favorite blogging friends to join me in sharing one of their favorite handmade ornaments.  At the end of the week we will have a special giveaway ... [ Read More ]