Nature Walk Mobile

Nature Walk Mobile

The author of the Resurrection Fern is truly a inspiration for craftsters! The blog melds beautiful photography and stories of her neighborhood, craft tutorials, and shares her unique handcrafted pieces which can be purchased online. The crafts are heavily influenced by the plants and animals in natural surroundings, and manifest in the beauties she creates with crochet, fabric and paint,  just to name a few! One of the simpler tutorials she has, that nature-lovers of any age can enjoy, is…

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Halloween Candy That Keeps Giving Back!

Halloween Candy That Keeps Giving Back!

Did your kids bring home a lot of loot this Halloween? Still have a few buckets left that trick-or-treaters never got to? A little too much? As you’re polishing off some of your favorite treats, consider selling the extra candy to dentists! That’s right, dentists from Halloween Candy Buy Back will buy leftover candy for $1 per pound and ship them to U.S. troops serving overseas. That way, you’ll save yourself some tummy-aches and cavities while bringing fond memories and…

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GameStop Holiday Video Game Q&A

GameStop Holiday Video Game Q&A

  If you have kids that love video games, you’ve surely got a lot of questions as we approach the holidays.  Today we had a chance to catch up with Betty Shock.  She is Regional Vice President at GameStop, and we asked her some questions that are probably on your mind.  Many thanks to Betty for taking the time to lend us her expert opinion and make our last minute game shopping a bit easier! – What will be most…

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Memories Under the Tree

Memories Under the Tree

This is a story by Elfster contributing writer Mary Ann Romans. ————— My fondest Christmas memories took place under the tree in a small apartment in New York. Oh it wasn’t the presents I was after, but that magical space that was laid out on the tree skirt. There under a canopy of colored lights reflecting off of the polyvinyl needles was an incredible world filled with all of the glitter of the imagined North Pole. You see, we didn’t…

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Tips for Military Families at Christmas

Tips for Military Families at Christmas

  This is a guest blog post of tips for Military Families during the holidays by Tara Crooks.  Tara Crooks is the woman behind two popular military websites, www.ArmyWifeTalkRadio.com and www.FieldProblems.com. Featured at CinCHouse.com, Military Spouse Magazine, ClubMom.com, Military.com, Army.com and more, Army Wife Talk Radio is the original internet talk radio program for military wives. The tagline, Our Life, Our Family, Our Soldier, says it all. Tara does a weekly internet talk radio broadcast from the website that features…

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Santa’s Sangria

Santa’s Sangria

Santa’s Sangria Ingredients: 1 Bottle Red Wine (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rioja, Zinfandel, Shiraz) 1 Lemon cut into wedges 1 Orange cut into wedges 1 Lime cut into wedges 2 Tbsp Sugar 1 Splash Orange Juice 2 Shots Gin 1 Cup Sliced Strawberries or Raspberries (may use thawed or frozen) 1 Small Can of Diced Pineapples (with juice) 4 Cup(s) Ginger Ale Steps Pour wine in the pitcher and squeeze the juice wedges from the lemon, orange and lime into the…

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