The Anti-Treat Advent Calendar with ideas for Family Activities

magnetic advent calendar

This week I have shown you two other advent calendar ideas – my Dollar Tree galvanized pail Advent Calendar and the Ballard Design Knock-off Pillow Advent Calendar. I will say today’s post is definitely the easiest way to pull off an advent calendar plus it is perfect for chubby little fingers to participate my removing {…Read More…}

Dollar Store Advent Calendar


Do you love the tradition of the advent calendar?   Here is a creative idea for an advent calendar using Dollar Tree pails and a large board.  What kid doesn’t love the anticipation of something special each day to countdown to Christmas?  And these pails from Dollar Tree are perfect to put a small treat, {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Cook a Turkey


In the United States, our Thanksgiving Day is just 12 days away.  Traditionally, we gather with family and friends for a feast of thanksgiving, and the classic entree is turkey.  If you’ve ever hosted a thanksgiving dinner, you know the pressure is on to place the perfect turkey on the table.  Since turkey isn’t something {…Read More…}

Wood Yardstick Star

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Laura, from Finding Home, knows how to make anything out of yardsticks – I am convinced.  Do you remember her deer art made out of yardsticks?  It is one of my favorite projects she has done here on IC.  Today she is back with an even easier project that makes a huge statement.  A holiday star out of yardsticks that looks great outside, on a mantel or part of a gallery wall.


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