2015 Journal Jar Kit // Free Download

2015 Journal Jar Kit // Free Download

You asked and we delivered! Year after year this journal jar continues to be one of the most-loved ideas of the Somewhat Simple readers. Over the past 2 weeks, we've had a bunch of requests for the 2015 update, so we're going to keep this going! … [Read more...]

12 Months of Christmas

Empty room with christmas present

Is there any other time of year as wonderful as the Christmas season? I am always so sad when it is over- it seems to go too fast! Many times you'll hear someone say, “I wish we could keep the spirit of Christmas all year long.” In the hustle and … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Milk Shake

hot chocolate recipes 2

One of my favorite ways to dress up hot chocolate is by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the cup of cocoa. Last week I made a special Hot Cocoa Milk Shake with candy cane ice cream- it turned out so.stinkin.delicious. I think it is my new … [Read more...]

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas


The deadline for shipping those gifts you purchase online is fast approaching and in some cases it has already come and gone. But have no fear, we have compiled a list of 10 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas you can run out and grab today! Take a … [Read more...]

Ugly Ornament Exchange

Bizarre peacock christmas decoration

If you're looking for a fun girls' night IN this winter season, you definitely need to host an ugly ornament exchange! Any reason to get together for a kid-free night with food and friends is fantastic, but a gift exchange like this is guaranteed to … [Read more...]

Reindeer Greeting Card

reindeer greeting

Here is a fun idea for a Christmas greeting you can create and send to your loved ones! My husband’s parents live out of state, so we plan to email this image to them on Christmas morning, but you could certainly print this off and mail it via snail … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Dress Up Hot Chocolate Packets

cup of cocoa with cinnamon and whipped cream horizontal

'Tis the season to curl up in your cozy PJ's, grab a blanket and enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate! We adore this wintry beverage in my home- simple, chocolatey goodness, but with endless flavor options! Here are our top 10 Ways to Dress Up Hot … [Read more...]