Christmas


Arabesque Tile Snowman Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog 10

 This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Arabesque Tile Snowman Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog #Winter #Family #Craft Shopping at the local hardware store, I happened to walk down the tile aisle and saw this cute Arabesque style tile.  I thought it would be perfect to turn into ornaments for Christmas, or even just Winter decorations.  Already being white, if I made snowmen, no […]

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Old Truck Christmas Wreath Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 12

 This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Old Truck Christmas Wreath Craft #TigerStrypesBlog #Winter #Christmas #Craft I always see the Old Red Truck wreaths for sale during Christmastime, and have wanted one for years.  The cost though, is just not something I’m willing to pay.  Some of them go upwards of $80 to $100.  Sorry, I have gifts to buy, and […]


Folded Book Christmas Tree Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 13

 This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Folded Book Christmas Tree Craft #TigerStrypesBlog #Winter #Christmas #Craft I wanted to make something like this for a long time.  I had seen the ways that people turn books into artwork, and figured that this would be a super simple way to start.  Plus, it could be used for Christmas gifts for friends of […]

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Clothes Hanger Snowflake Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 9

 This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make a Clothes Hanger Snowflake #TigerStrypesBlog #Winter #Christmas #Craft I can’t believe that we’re already decorating for the holidays.  I remember a friend telling me that when you get old, times goes quicker.  I’m not sure if I like that I have that feeling now. 🙄 Seeing something like this on Pinterest, I thought […]


Make a Winter Box Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 10

 This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make a Winter Box Craft for Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog #Winter #Christmas #Craft I thought it would be fun to make a craft for Winter and/or Christmas.  I’ve seen boxed artwork before, and wanted to try making another one.  If you saw my post about the Valentine’s Day Box Art, I started with that and then […]

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Christmas Reading Time for Family! 12

Thank you Hachette Book Group Nashville for partnering with me on this blog post!Christmas Reading Time for FamilyThe Gift Shop Bear & Where’s My Christmas Tree?#WorthyKids #TigerStrypesBlogLooking at the calendar, I’m still shaking my head.   Where has the time gone?  It’s almost Christmas time!  This will be the first Christmas being a Grandparent.  Our son & his girlfriend, welcomed their daughter into the world in […]


Buttons: a Christmas Tale (Movie Review) 16

Many thanks to Tim Janis for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.Buttons: A Christmas Tale (Movie Review)#ButtonsMovieMIN #TigerStrypesBlogI got an email from Momentum Influencers about a movie that they wanted help promoting. It is called […]

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Christmas Memory Chair Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog 30

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Christmas Memory Chair Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog #Ornament #Christmas I can’t believe it’s already time to plan for Christmas.  If you’re like me, you have people in your life that are no longer with you, and you miss them at the holidays more than ever.  My Dad passed away years ago (when I was only 17), […]


Get Ready for Christmas Under the Stars with Lauren Daigle 10

Thank you Lev3L Digital for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway! Get Ready for Christmas Under the Stars with Lauren Daigle #ChristmasL3 #TigerStrypesBlogI got to watch the “Christmas Under the Stars” with Lauren Daigle early and absolutely loved it. The stage, and singing kind of reminds me of the Lawrence Welk shows with the old-school music, stage setups, etc. […]

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CHRISTMAS JARS – A Heartfelt Reminder That Kindness is Contagious 3

Thank you LEV3L Digital for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!CHRISTMAS JARSA Heartfelt Reminder That Kindness is Contagious#ChristmasJarsL3I got an email from LEV3L Digital about the new ‘Christmas Jars’ movie coming out on November 4th. I had heard about the book, and the stories that came out of it, and it sounded amazing! Getting to watch it early, and […]


Explore the Magic of Lights in Fontana 2

Thank you US Family Guide for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway! Explore the Magic of Lights in Fontana #USFG #MagicOfLightsMagic of Lights Fontana at Auto Club Speedway opens Nov. 16th!! The family-friendly drive-through holiday lights experience returns to Auto Club Speedway with a tremendous amount of twinkling light displays to celebrate the grandest holiday of the year! Magic […]

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Things That Bring Back Memories – Look Who’s Talking Movie #MondayMemories 14

Look Who’s Talking Movie #TTBBM #MondayMemories For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “Movies” and go with the original Look Who’s Talking.  This was a movie from 1989, and back then, was one that made us all laugh and still believe in caring people.  Who could have been more popular than John Travolta and Kirstie Alley?  […]


TigerStrypes Wishes You a Merry Christmas for 2017!

TigerStrypes Wishes You a Merry Christmas for 2017! #MerryChristmas #2017 #TigerStrypesBlog With the celebration of Christmas being observed today, I wanted to take a minute and wish you all a Merry Christmas!!  I’m probably going to be taking a break from some of my regular posts this week, just to spend some time with family, and enjoy my HOLYday!! My son’s birthday was the 20th….I […]


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The Peace Project – Hillsong Christmas Music 2

Thank you Capitol CMG Marketing for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway! The Peace Project – Hillsong Christmas Music#Hillsong #Christmas #ThePeaceProjectI heard about the new CD coming out from Hillsong called The Peace Project, and couldn’t wait to hear it. Being a Christmas album, I knew that the holiday worship songs would be amazing and hopefully help us get […]


Things That Bring Back Memories – Jack Frost Christmas Movie #MondayMemories 4

Jack Frost Christmas Movie #TTBBM #MondayMemories For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “Movies” and go with Jack Frost.  This was a movie from 1998, but seems to be a bit older to me, not sure why.  It had a great story that went with it and was perfect for family movie night.  All of […]

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop #TigerStrypesBlog 48

Thank you MamaTheFox for partnering with me on this Merry Little Giveaway blog post & giveaway hop! Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop! Event runs 12/16 – 12/31 Welcome to the Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop! It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  I was done shopping in about August, and now everything is wrapped, under the tree or shipped […]


Make a Rootin’ Tootin’ Christmas Gift for Friends #TigerStrypesBlog 20

Make a Rootin’ Tootin’ Christmas Gift #Christmas #Gift #TigerStrypesBlog It’s hard to believe that it’s almost Christmas time.  Here in the mountains of Arizona we are still looking around, saying “where is the snow?”  The weather here has been much warmer than normal and things just don’t feel right.  I did decorate the house to try and make it feel like Christmas, but I need […]

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Things That Bring Back Memories – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation #MondayMemories 12

For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “Movies” and go with National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.  This was a movie from 1989.  It’s one that almost everyone watches again every year.  Even after all of this time, it still will crack you up.  And, you always feel for the poor cat…am I right? For those of […]


The Crooked Christmas Tree (Book Review & Giveaway) 14

Thank you Hachette Book Group Nashville for partnering with me on this Crooked Christmas Tree blog review post! The Crooked Christmas Tree (Book Review)#TheCrookedChristmasTree #AD #Giveaway [perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”true” cite=”” link=”” color=”#165521″ class=”” size=”16″]“THE CROOKED CHRISTMAS TREE book is sure to be a timeless classic. The way that Damian compares the crooked Christmas tree with the brokenness and crookedness of everyday people is brilliant. This […]

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Guess What? It’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Season! 30

Thank you Ugly Christmas Sweaters for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Guess What?It’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Season!#UglyChristmasSweater #adI recently heard from a representative of Ugly Christmas Sweaters, asking me to help them promote their amazing products for the holidays. If you’re like me, you’ve seen the invites for the parties where it’s a requirement to wear a sweater that […]