What I’ve learned this year about Christmas decorations is that it’s really about the kids. Sure I’d like to have control over everything and have that pretty, perfect, pristine holiday aura around my house, but the reality is I’m going to have pre-school and kindergarten artwork plastered all over my front windows, my refrigerator dressed as a snowman, and every inch of my front yard decorated with rainbow light bulbs. And I’m ok with that. For everyone looking to decorate in the next few weeks, here are a few of my budget, eco-friendly ideas that were published in the Ottawa Citizen last Thursday. You can read the article here: Satisfy your senses for holiday decorating on a budget Happy decorating!