Merry Christmas!

On this Holy Christmas Day, I offer you an Irish blessing: God grant you lightness in your step, a smile on every face you meet, Loved ones gathered at your hearth, and at your door, good friends to greet A holy hymn upon your lips, a window candle burning bright, And may the Good Lord […]

These Gingerbread Men Will Make You Believe in Christmas

Baking Confession: Last year was the first year I ever baked Gingerbread Men. Ever ever. It seems crazy, given how often I bake, but I have a great reason: A dear friend, Sue, used to make us a stash of gingerbread men every year, so there really was no need for me to add to […]

What Do Kids Want in a Candy-Free Advent Calendar? LEGOs!

This is the year! Sweet E is is finally old enough for a LEGO Advent Calendar and I don’t know who’s more excited, me or him! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to […]

The Powerful Addiction Of Christmas Crack Lives On

Four years. That’s how long I’ve been eating Christmas Crack…that’s how long I’ve been addicted. Back in 2012, I wrote a post about how my SIL introduced us to the magical concoction that is Christmas Crack and since then I have eaten more than my share of this tasty addicting snack. The recipe is now […]

Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas and this time of year brings to mind the blessings we sometimes take for granted.  I didn’t want this day to pass before I told you how thankful I am that you spend your time here, joining in on the fun. May you be blessed with peace and the loving grace of God […]

Russian Teacakes With a Delicious Twist

Are you like me and already thinking about what kind of cookies you’re going to bake for Christmas?  YOU ARE?!  This is why we’re friends! While I like to shake up my cookie rotation every year, there are a few traditional classics that get made no matter what.  Russian Teacakes are one of those classics. […]

Lego Advent Calendar

Last year I discovered the Lego Advent Calendar. Anyone else like me: late to the party much?! It’s okay, we’re here now! Which explains why this Christmas post is a bit early. If you wanna have the Advent fun, you gotta get to ordering! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you […]

Blessing of Love

As is my habit on Christmas Eve, I’m leaving you with a blessing of love.  May the season’s grace and warmth of giving extend beyond these few days and bring you peace. Merry Christmas, my dear friends. How I Love This Time by Justin Hines     OMT! Recommends: No related posts.

Lego City Advent Calendar

Holy Lego-Mania, Y’all!  I love bringing you guys the best of what I shop for and find on the Internets (or anywhere else), especially around Christmastime.  You can find some of my favs HERE, HERE and HERE. When I came across this unique Advent calendar I actually WHOOPED! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon […]

Blastmatch Fire Starter

Ohmeohmyoh!  Y’all know how much I love my outdoor fire pit (see HERE and HERE), well now I have found a handy fire starter that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg (although, the Bison Airlighter is still calling my name). ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping […]