Monday, January 24, 2011

Holiday Round-up (Burns Night, Valentine's Day, Christmas)

Burns Night

Good to Know offers some great Burns Night recipes

The Daily Mail Online reports: Scots unveil their healthy haggis in a bid to persuade U.S. to end 40-year ban

Valentine's Day

The Graphics Fairy and Pugly Pixel teamed up to offer a nifty collection of floral ephemera that's just perfect for Valentine's. Plus check out The Graphics Fairy's Antique Valentines - Bunnies, Birds and Butterflies

Zakka Life shows you how to make Origami Heart Lollipop Valentines plus a Valentine Heart Pouches Upcycle

Make your own Pretty Valentines Heart Hanger from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Squid Love – The Tentacle hugs valentine day card printable @ Dabbled

second story window has some cute Freebie Printable Valentines plus a free matching game for kids - Heart to Heart

A Vintage Cottage Home has a lovely Blue Valentine

Four Realities shares a Sugar and Spike Valentine's from 1960

Whipperberry has free printable Valentine Bottle Labels

homework shares an easy way to Valentine-ize a candle

Valentine's Tea Bag Printable @ Tatertots and Jello

Try The Idea Room's X's and O's S'mores--Williams and Sonoma Knock-Off


Lee at MY(P)WHAE has tracked down and recorded the original version of Jingle Bells from an 1872 collection of sheet music - The One Horse Open Sleigh (James Pierpont)

Stubby (from his House of Christmas) has news of soul legend Percy Sledge's plans to brighten our holidays this year.

And on an only slightly Christmas related note (because Elves are Christmas related, right?) Cartoons of 1935 has screen caps from The Shoemaker and the Elves