Christmas In July: Jolly Tunes to Beat The Heat from @MarzyMartian

It’s the most dreadful time of the year. The time when thermostats are set low, heatwaves are way too high, and everyone keeps talking about how much they yearn for the cooler autumn and winter months. While I’m no genie and do not possess the power to change the weather for everyone, I can provide a little bit of a cool thought.

Christmas in July! Continue reading “Christmas In July: Jolly Tunes to Beat The Heat from @MarzyMartian”

Holiday Watching Suggestions on Netflix from @kleffnotes

Whether you are celebrating Christmas today or just looking to have a bit of festive fun I wanted to suggest some things to watch that aren’t your standard holiday watches. Grab some hot chocolate, curl up with a fuzzy blanket, and get settled in for some cozy watching of things that you can find on Netflix. Continue reading “Holiday Watching Suggestions on Netflix from @kleffnotes”

Fun Suggestions for a Nontraditional Christmas Eve from @kleffnotes

Today some people might be celebrating Christmas Eve and I thought I would share some fun suggestions that are holiday themed, but aren’t exactly typical holiday plans. With some inspiration drawn from a few of my favorite Christmas movies here are some things you can do today for a bit of nontraditional festive fun. Continue reading “Fun Suggestions for a Nontraditional Christmas Eve from @kleffnotes”

Design Originals Holiday Activity Books from @kleffnotes

Design Originals, an imprint of Fox Chapel, has published a variety of holiday themed activity books for all ages. The featured image for this article, Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More!, is designed a bit more for adult crafters, but I’ll also be discussing two coloring books, Santa’s Kitty Helpers and Cute Christmas. This multi-book feature is designed to help you find some perfect activity books for the people on your holiday shopping list. Continue reading “Design Originals Holiday Activity Books from @kleffnotes”

Seven Days of Us Book Review ( @FrancescaHornak ) from @kleffnotes

Francesca Hornak’s debut novel Seven Days of Us examines what can happen to a family when they are forced to live in close quarters for a full week over the Christmas holidays. Now I typically don’t read anything about the holidays until the month of December, but once I heard about this book I knew I wouldn’t be able to wait. Hornak weaves the narratives of five characters together in a way that felt effortless and kept me reading non-stop from beginning to end. Continue reading “Seven Days of Us Book Review ( @FrancescaHornak ) from @kleffnotes”