Merry ‘Kiss’mas Free Christmas Printables

So many of you have emailed me over the past few months asking me to create a Christmas version of the oh-so-popular Hershey Kiss tags I’ve posted in the past. Well, after a few late nights and a very chilly outdoor photo session, the Christmas printables you’ve been waiting for are finally here. Aren’t they charming? Wouldn’t they look just perfect on a teacher’s...
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Best of MeckMom – Christmas Roundup

It’s hard to believe my first Christmas tips hit the blogosphere over 4 years ago.  Since then I’ve posted many tricks to helping the holidays feel a little less hectic.  Since I’m pretty sure most of you haven’t been with me for the full span (my Mom and Sister excepting) I thought I’d post a few of my favorite tips from MeckMom Christmas’ past.  *Try not...
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Friday’s Find – Gingerbread Crackers, for cheaters like me

I’ve never been a die-hard gingerbread house maker.  I pretty much just buy the kit at WalMart and call it a day.  Of course the big down-side to the kit is that there’s only one house in the box.  When you’ve got lots of little fingers itching to build, one boring, pre-fab house just won’t do.  Lucky for me, I found these cool crackers at the grocery store the other...
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Totally Addictive Cinnamon Roasted Pecans

Don’t you just love it when you find a recipe that everyone begs you for?  I’ve made these addictive pecans for neighborhood gifts, teacher presents, and holiday parties and I always get requests for the recipe.  I love to make them because they’re incredibly easy, they make my house smell fantastic, and I can make them weeks before I’ll need them.  I found the original...
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Warm Up Your Neighborhood with a Christmas Pass-along Plate Tradition

Several years ago I came across a plastic Christmas plate that encouraged a sweet tradition.  Much like the ‘Boo Ghost’  idea you may have seen around Halloween, this plate was designed to be filled with goodies and then passed around the neighborhood in the weeks leading up to Christmas. The original plate is long gone but the idea has stuck with me over the years.  Now that...
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