Author Archives: Ramona

Sports Ornaments Make Us Smile

When we gaze upon our Christmas tree we see ourselves.  That’s the most wonderful secret of the Christmas tree. Once hidden deep in the forest, our special tree enters our bright living room and takes on human warmth with all of its hand-chosen decorations.  Whether they are made of glass or ribbon, wood or bronze, […]

A Year Round Christmas Place

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the South’s largest Christmas ornament store in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Established 25 years ago, the Christmas Place is nestled near the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in the little east Tennessee town that celebrates Christmas year round, sporting  streets lined with holiday lighting and Christmas decor.  To call the Christmas […]

Do It Yourself – Woodcraft Ornaments

Buy wooden cutouts.  Add a little paint.  Personalize.  You’re ready for Christmas.             With dozens of wooden cutouts to choose from at very reasonable prices, the whole family or classroom can get started on fun Christmas ornament projects.  The folks at Woodcrafter.com have everything you need to complete your craft project and that eliminates any […]