Lexington County Museum SC

Old Fashioned Holiday Decor, 19th Century Style

Before the days of plastic ornaments, aluminum trees, and electric lights, the people of the 18th and 19th centuries decorated their homes for the holidays with natural materials, candles, and cookies.  Flowers, greenery, berries, and fruit brightened homes for Christmas...
no bake fake gingerbread christmas house castle

No-Bake, Fake Gingerbread House

Did you look at the photo and think, “Now how did she bake round gingerbread?!”  Well, don’t tax your brain too much, because I didn’t.  It’s not gingerbread, and I didn’t even turn on the oven.  There’s a trick to...
pringles can craft project christmas candle lantern

Pringles Can Christmas Candle

Oh, how this little DIY project took me back.  Back to the second grade, when my art teacher, a tall man with a dark beard, taught us how to make these wonderful Pringles can Christmas candles.  I must have made...