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DIY Dollar Store Into Arhaus Mercury Glass Christmas Ornament

DIY Mercury Glass Christmas Ornament I love the dollar store and I love Arhaus Furniture!  It seems a bit of a contrast there but I truly love both stores!  I also have a few problems with each store too.  The items you get at the dollar store look cheap and…

DIY Vintage Quilt Christmas Stocking

DIY Vintage Quilt Christmas Stocking When my children were young, I had a business called Heirlooms in which I took vintage fabric, quilts, linens that were damaged. I took the salvageable parts to make into everything from pillows, dolls and yes, even Christmas Stockings.  These are my own pattern and…

Realistic Christmas Savings Plan

It’s not too late!  I agree that it’s best to start saving for Christmas in January but even if it is September you can still save a bunch of money to make your holiday special.   Finally, a Realistic Christmas Savings Plan   FOCUS A very…

Zero Budget Christmas

  A few years ago we found ourselves in a financial crisis (job loss) that necessitated a Zero Budget Christmas.  The financial crisis gave us an opportunity to really think about and pray for the people who we give gifts to.  We prayed and asked God what He thought each…

Potatiskorv Swedish Potato Sausage

Most people don’t know what Potatiskorv is.  Well, it is a Swedish Potato Sausage that is served every Christmas Eve in my home.  Although my family looks more like our Scotch/Irish descendants in appearance.  It is all about keeping our Swedish Family Traditions alive at Christmas. Potatiskorv…