DIY Picture Frame Christmas Tree

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Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~PB Knock-off~   One of my favorite things about getting the Pottery Barn catalog in the mail is the inspiration it gives me. Of course, their products are amazing and drool-worthy, but I love to scan the pages to see how they use those products in the spaces. They have

Christmas Decor Shopping Picks

Christmas Decor

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~Deck the Halls~ Yesterday I made a trip to Lowe’s to get some supplies for my laundry room makeover that I’ve started…which I still can’t believe I’ve opened that can of worms with Thanksgiving and Christmas breathing down my neck! Anyways, while I was at Lowe’s grabbing some spackle and

Lemon Snowballs

Lemon Snowballs

~Cookie Recipe~   Today I’m sharing another cookie recipe from our holiday cookie day. These Lemon Snowballs are delicious little crunchy cookies that have a sweet lemon flavor. They have the added flavor of nuts and confectioners’ sugar. This recipe comes from the 2003 Taste of Home’s Christmas Cookies recipe book, but I did make a few adaptations to the recipe. The original recipe calls

Merry Christmas and Have a Cookie!

Neapolitan Cookie Recipe

Get Updated When House on the Way Has A New Post. Subscribe by email.   ~One of Our Favorite Traditions~   Every year, the kids and I spend an entire day making Christmas cookies. We pull out the recipe box and the cookbooks and pick which cookies we want to make. We grab the cookie cutters and stock the pantry. It’s our very own Christmas

Outdoor Christmas Decorations

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~Decorate the Great Outdoors~   When it comes to decorating outdoors for Christmas, it can sometimes seem to be a daunting task. One of the main reasons is that we do not always have the right “tools” to get it right. The wreaths fall from the windows and the lights hang in disarray. But never fear… Command ™ has saved us with their new Outdoor Hooks and

Great Gift Wrap Ideas

Great gift wrap ideas

~Let’s Get Creative~   With the Holiday shopping almost complete, my thoughts are turning to gift wrap. I went on the search for some great gift wrap ideas and of course, my first stop was Pinterest. I found some fun and unique ways to create some amazing presentations! I knew I wanted to keep the ideas at hand, so I created a ” Gift Wrap

Santa Claus Command Center

Santa Claus Command Center

~Dear Santa…~   It’s that crazy time of year when we’re all running around, decorating, baking cookies and…shopping. We all want to see the smile on our loved ones faces when they open that special gift…especially the faces of our little ones! For me, this holiday season has been very hectic. I feel like I just do not have it together this year! So when

DIY Set of Cone Christmas Trees

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~Christmas Craft~   Do you know how excited I was when I found some great cardboard cones at Michaels? They were a great price and ideas started swirling in my mind about the wonderful Christmas creations I could make. Then…everyone in blogland was making wonderful Christmas creations with these same cones! There were cones with feathers…and fabric…and paint…and more… Talk about pressure to come up

Peanut Butter S’mores ~ Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie recipes

 ~Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange~   If you’ll be participating in a Holiday Cookie Exchange, then you’ve come to the right place! Today I’m sharing a great cookie recipe as part of  a Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange Party. It’s 30 bloggers sharing 30 Christmas cookie recipes! I’ll be sharing some Peanut Butter S’mores Cookies. My son fell in love with these guys! Essentially, they are peanut

Jingle Bell Garland

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~Let’s Take a Sleigh Ride~   What’s your favorite Christmas carol? Mine is Sleigh Ride. Every time I hear it, I think of riding in horse-drawn sleigh…like in The Santa Clause 2. Do you remember the scene? Scott a.k.a. Santa picks up Principal Newman and takes her to the faculty Christmas party in a horse-drawn sleigh. They ride down a street filled with white Christmas lights