I keep a "Game Journal" as my daughter calls it where I write down notes about my games but also keeps all sorts of lists, lines of poetry, what went well today, and stuff like "Things That Make Me Happy.
Use card stock and misc buttons to make your own Christmas cards. The card stock can be bought at Walmart, etc. or at most any craft store. The buttons come in bags at most craft, hobby, or fabric stores.
COOL SHAWL, NECK SCARF: Ravelry: Janevi's Miss Autumn. Pattern is an asymmetric shawlette in garter stitch that looks fabulous in variegated hand-dyed yarn. You start with one little loop, adding longer and longer rows that form a very long triangle.