If you haven't seen the movie Elf you need to...it's a holiday must here. Ryan even named his Elf on a Shelf Buddy.
Now that the kids are off and Christmas is just days away we are getting into Buddy mode. Well, maybe a slighty lazy version of Buddy.
My Holiday Magic board on Pinterest is huge and you'll find instructions for all these ideas and more there. Many of the recipes I've tried so drop me a line if you are wondering about something.
Anyways here are some of the things on our 'Buddy List'...
A snowshoe to the creek to get more cedar, and make a neighbour a wreath.
Skate at the outdoor rink and roast marshmallows by the fire.
Go play dominos with a neighbour's Mom who is in her 90's and his Alzheimers but still loves her Mexican Trains.
I have a wack of burned out light bulbs we saved and of course lots of Martha Stewart (the best) glitter in my studio and the boys still need to make a few little gifts so we'll be making some of these ornaments. Love that they are re-purposing old stuff and saving it from the trash.
I still need to make Ry a couple gifts for his stocking and this is definitely going to be one of them...he loves gingerbread and i have some nice new felt from Bear Dance Crafts. Also going to make him the gingerbread playdoh recipe from my Pinterest Kiddo Craft board.
Snowdrops have always been one of my Christmas faves so I'm going to make a batch of these. Noah's got his sugar cookies, Liam and hubbie are waiting for their Cream Cheese bowties and Ry' s got his gingerbread so that might be it for the cookie tray this year. I also made the Nutella Fudge from my Pin Board and it was quick and easy. A lovely friend made me a tin of delish Snickerdoodle cookies and we made quick work of them already.
Speaking of Snickerdoodles, how about a Snickerdoodle muffin for Christmas morning?
And now it's time to make Tres Leches Cake...we are having some friends in for dinner and there is a huge pot of chili, fresh tortilla chips, crusty bread and salad with homemade ranch dressing ready to go...just need to make desert and bribe the clan to help me clean! I like the making and playing part better than the cleanup part, that's for sure.
happy weekend friends,