Monday, December 07, 2009

Festive Ten

Ten Things to Help with the Festivities

Planet Green's Leslie Billera has step-by-step instructions on How to Make a Christmas Stocking from Recycled Wool Sweaters (felting, simple cutting & sewing.)

Need the lyrics to your favorite Christmas tune? You'll probably find it over at

Reader's Digest has an extensive collection of Christmas recipes that will take your feast from soup to nuts.

In addition to offering up their annual holiday recipes, Cooking Light magazine is having a double giveaway sweepstakes for someone to win a year's worth of groceries -- plus they'll donate a year of food to your local community food bank to help others in your community. Enter here by December 22nd.

Go on, Elf Yourself.

Preserving the music of Christmas past:'s Meghan Carter demos via video How to Make a Christmas Wreath (easy and has some good tips and construction tricks.)

NORAD Tracks Santa has a countdown village where kids (or the kid in you) can play different online games every day until Dec. 25th.

My favorite online make-a-snowflake site: Snowdays.

Still the best Christmas e-card of all time: The Snow Dog


  1. Oh, lots of fun things for a bored kid to play with! Thanks for the links.

  2. I LOVE that Christmas card! I always felt a little sad for the snow dog though. He needs a snow bone :)

    You come up with the neatest things.

  3. Anonymous5:18 PM

    Elf yourself! How funny! Merry Christmas!

  4. Loved them all! Off to cut the sleeves off DH's jumper, he has longer arms than me, so I will get more in my stocking! LOL


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