Christmas Tree Market Blog - Archive - Christmas Tree Market Features

Help Kids Beat Mid-Summer Boredom!

It’s mid-summer and if your kids are anything like mine, they’re starting to complain that they’re bored. My first response is, SERIOUSLY, you were just complaining that you were sick of school and couldn’t wait for summer break! But, necessity is the mother of invention, so enlisting the help of Pinterest, here are a few […]

5 Graduation Gift Ideas Your Kids will Love

Thinking of graduation gifts to give graduates — whether from kindergarten or college can be overwhelming, especially when you are looking for that perfect something. Luckily, with some creativity and imagination, you can give your kids graduation presents that they’ll enjoy and appreciate. From a special trip to the zoo for young students to a […]

4 Easy Knitted Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

At this point in my life, I need easy projects that I can crank out — nothing fussy! Growing up, my mom always had handmade dishrags, crocheted by one of my great aunts. At the time, I thought they were quaint, but it wasn’t until I had my own home and learned to knit that […]

5 Tips for Successful Thrifting and Antiquing

Thrift stores, garage sales, antique shops: the possibilities of finding priceless antiques and one-of- a-kind secondhand goods are endless. But, if you’re like me, thrifting can be a bit overwhelming! It seems so effortless when you’re scouring Pinterest and filing away beautiful photos of newly chalk painted thrift store finds, but a whole different story […]

Easter Basket Ideas: How to Make Baskets Candy-less

I’m always looking for new ways to make Easter baskets candy-less — or at least candy-lite! This year, I used a combination of toys, books, CDs, sidewalk chalks, and just a little bit of candy, to give my kids a fun and exciting holiday. Here are my candy-lite Easter basket ideas!   I’ve broken down […]