{new year’s eve party poppers}


As some of you may know, Wednesday’s is my mom’s and my craft day. If we find the time, we get together to brainstorm about new project ideas, chat, drink tea and create. Just in time for New Year’s we made some party poppers to give away to friends and family. What you’ll need: parchment […]

{guest post: life in the thrifty lane}


    I’m very excited  to be guest posting at Nifty Thrifty Things today! Hope you are having a great time during this Holiday Season :) I’m a stay at home mom of 2 and moved with my husband 5 years ago from Italy to Las Vegas, Nevada. (Yes, a big change!!) We love it here […]

{nifty thrifty sunday #37}


Welcome to this week’s {nifty thrifty sunday}! I hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas (if you celebrate) and Holiday Season! Enjoy the time with your loved ones, great food and opening fantastic gifts! :) How are you celebrating? Are you already celebrating today (like we did) or are you waiting until Christmas morning? What is […]

{last-minute christmas tree}


  Christmas is just around the corner and everybody’s busy, trying to get everything ready for the big celebrations. Are you all set yet? If not, I have a nifty, thrifty and quick solution for a Christmas tree for you! ;) My mom put together this one-of-a-kind Christmas tree with things she found around her home. Her […]

{german eierlikör/eggnog}


  Eierlikör, or “egg liqueur” in English, is a traditional German Christmas liqueur and very similar to eggnog. My (favorite ;) ) aunt is a really big fan of this holiday goodness, so we decided to make some Eierlikör from scratch last week. It turned out really delicious and gave us a little buzz while […]