All posts tagged: christmas

DIY: Pom Pom and Wine Cork Christmas Trees

Hi TBSH friends! Angela here. Have you gotten most of your Christmas shopping done? Are you ready for the kids to be out of school? I can’t believe the time is here! Why does it always seem to sneak up on me?!?! Nonetheless, the kiddos are about to be out of school for 2+ weeks, with just 1 week before Christmas. Do you think they’ll say “I’m bored” at some point? I’m pretty sure they will 🙂 Well, here’s a fun little craft that you can do with the kids to pass a little time, spruce up your holiday decor, and put those wine corks you’ve been saving to good use! Pom Pom and Wine Cork Christmas trees! Lola and I made our first ones a couple of years ago and still have them. Some we give away to Lola’s friends and some we keep to take out every year for a cute, colorful decoration. Lola loves having them in her room! It’s really easy! Here’s what you’ll need: different sizes of colored pom poms from …

Are You Up to Your Eyeballs in Your Holiday To-Do List?

Happy Holidays TBSH friends! Just wanted to check in and say hello with a short post. I know we’ve been like crickets here at To Be Simply Happy. Tis the season of busyness! I feel like the girl in the picture holding all those gifts! Every year before Thanksgiving and Christmas I tell myself that I will be somewhat organized, relaxed, use my time wisely, and enjoy the holidays. But somehow the time just always flies by too fast and I start feeling overwhelmed!! I had to go back and read my post from early November titled “Is It The Most Wonderful Time of the Year or is The Crazy Train About to Arrive? My lovely friend Jessica Modad gives some great tips on having a relaxing and enjoyable holiday season. It’s a must read! There is still time! 🙂 Honestly, I think the powers that be need to move Thanksgiving up a week! That way we could have 1 extra week between the two holidays. Don’t you? So far I have managed to get …