Yikes! When did Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties Start?

I’ve always loved decorated Christmas sweaters, vests and t-shirts, and have worn them during the holidays for years....more

Memories of Holiday Mishaps

Merry mayhem!Seems like every Christmas, there’s a little snafu … and usually you can laugh about it later.  Here are a few of my holiday adventures....more

December Daily -- a Fun Way to Document the Holidays

A great way to record precious memories and capture the best of December is to create a December Daily scrapbook....more

Adult Advent Calendar Gift Ideas

Advent calendars have been used to mark the days until Christmas for thousands of years....more

Amazon Echo — the Coolest Christmas Gift of 2014

Amazon Echo — the Best Christmas Gift of 2014...more

Fitbit Fun: Ten Months Later

I just purchased a Garmin vivofit and I am loving it.  Any of these devices to increase the ...more

Easiest Leaf Raking Ever: Use a Jumbo Dustpan

For many years, I was on a quest to find the easiest possible way to rake leaves in my yard — bought and tried numerous tools and used different methods along the way. ...more

Cringe-Worthy Household Mistakes -- and Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Memories from one of my DIY experiences will last forever — on the garage floor...more

You Can Make Someone You Love The Best Gift Ever — at No Cost

For my birthday last year, my son and his wife gave me a one-of-a-kind typed book, printed on pretty paper and tied with ribbon. It was titled “Things We Love about Diane.”...more