Blogmas day 8…Stocking stuffer ideas.

Just some fun ideas for your stockings. I always loved the little gifts in the stockings more then big gifts. When I was working years ago as a retail buyer I remember my trips to Los Angeles for the wholesale shows. California had the best shows compared to the shows I would attend here in…

Blogmas day 7…Shopping for Christmas ornaments.

Every year I share with you all ornaments I come across while out shopping. This year I noticed there were more products to choose from then last year. I guess all those container ships that were waiting at the ports finally were able to dock. It’s so crowded with all kinds of products on the…

Blogmas day 6…DIY pine cone ornaments

Supplies needed: Glue pine cones Wooden beads for heads Permanent markers embellishments to decorate. Glue wooden beads to top of pine cones. Add caps and scarfs. Draw or paint on faces. Add other holiday embellishments. Happy crafting everyone.

Blogmas day 5…DIY yarn ornaments.

I believe I just might be able to participate in Blogmas, might just have enough to cover all these days. I am switching to Blogmas now…so funny, can’t make up my mind. We are still getting through this flu that seems to have taken over the whole country right now. Our neighbors across from us…

12 days of Christmas at Our Little Red House…day 3.

DIY pretty packaging. Some of my older followers will remember this fun project. You will need glue, ribbon, markers or paint (optional) and paper lace cake thingies…what are they called? Okay, I’m doing it again…you know, those paper cake decorations for cake stands…those, you will need those. They come in small and large sizes. Get…

12 days of Christmas….day two.

Bought this little white horse from Dollartree years ago. Purchased it one Winter while we were up north around Christmas time. Sometimes in the middle of the day here in the city, we will decide to drive up north to spend a couple nights up in the wooded parts of Arizona. Christmas is the perfect…

12 days of Christmas at Our Little Red House…day one.

Revisit to a Swedish Holiday festival. Every Christmas my family and I would always head out to the Swedish festival at a Lutheran church we attended. It was such a fun event. Then the Red Monster showed up and everything was locked down, new rules were passed, and the festivals around our city were shut…

Christmas is coming everyone.

Looking forward to twinkling lights, hot cocoa, road trips, gingerbread houses and making memories. 12 days of Christmas has officially started here at Our Little Red House. I am going to try and do Blogmas but we will see if I can get around to posting something every day, been a tad bit busy here…

Vintage recipes from grandma’s kitchen.

Thanksgiving will soon be here and I thought it would be nice to share some old recipes from some vintage articles I have in my collection. Some of my older followers will remember these. These recipes come from a time when our grandparents were struggling with economic issues themselves, as well as their own shortages….