Month: December 2012

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Free Printable Happy Holidays Labels

Coffee is one of my favorite gifts around the holiday.  With the cold winter weather, I love to curl up with a cup of my favorite brew and a good design book.  I could sit like that in front of a fireplace for hours if Little Bug would let me! Traditionally, when I create coffee […] Read more…

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Christmas Trees at Mount Vernon

We’re very lucky this time of year to live so close to the Washington’s home, Mount Vernon.  Decked out in the colonial holiday spirit, it’s always a special time to visit the estate and admire all of the beautiful Christmas decorations.  This year, Little Bug and I, spent quite a bit of time meandering through […] Read more…

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Handmade Peppermint Chocolate Coffee Spoons

  Although coffee is one of my favorite treats, it’s made even tastier around the holidays with a hint of peppermint and chocolate.  A fun way to add these two delightful flavors into your drink is by stirring it with a peppermint chocolate spoon.  The chocolate and peppermint bits melt into the hot loveliness, leaving […] Read more…

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Free Printable Christmas Tree Gift Tags

One of my favorite parts of the holidays is wrapping presents.  I love taking the special gifts that I found for each person and packaging them up in a beautiful way.  After covering in gift wrap, tying with ribbon and topping with a bow, I love add the finishing touch – a gift tag. There […] Read more…

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Free Printable Retro Christmas Candy Circles

  I’m always impressed by the arrival of shelf upon shelf of holiday candy this time of year.  I’ve come to expect a surge in candy around Halloween, but the popularity of sweet treats during the holiday season always takes me by surprise.  I remember when I worked as seasonal help in our local chocolate shop during December.  Customers […] Read more…