How to Enjoy the Holiday Season 2020

One question I think we have all be asking is “how to enjoy the holiday season in 2020”. Way back in March when our lives were turned upside down by COVID-19, I wondered how long things would be “different”. We were only a few weeks away from Easter and I wondered if we would be […]

Simple and Affordable Christmas Decoration Organization

How to organize Christmas decorations

Christmas decoration organization is not something that many people spend much time thinking about. In fact, if you are like me, perhaps you are just getting around to taking down your Christmas decorations. It is such fun transforming the house into a winter wonderland, that taking everything down tends to be a dreaded task. Related: […]

Open-ended Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Open-ended toy recommendations for toddlers

After nearly a week of unexplained coughing and feeling pretty crummy, I am finally back to continue the Holiday Toy Series. If you missed it, don’t forget to check out:  5 Benefits of Open-ended Toys Open-ended Gift Guide for Babies It is officially Christmas season and that means, for many, gift shopping is getting underway. […]

Open-ended Christmas Gift Ideas for Babies

Open-ended Christmas gift ideas for baby

Ah…the first Christmas! What a fun time for new parents. Whether your baby is fresh from oven or nearly a year old, the first Christmas is great fun.  I can recall being so excited for each of the kids’ first Christmases but also wondering to myself “What do you get a child that just likes […]

Creating a Pretend Christmas Tree for Kids

Easy DIY pretend Christmas Tree

Christmas is, hands down, my FAVORITE holiday of the year and I am always looking for new ways to make the holiday season fun for the kiddos. So I am excited to share this easy, affordable pretend Christmas tree set up! Pretend Play! After watching my littles enjoy decorating the Christmas tree so much this […]

Decorating the Christmas Tree 2017

Magic of decorating the Christmas Tree

I love, L.O.V.E Christmas! It is my favorite time of the year! I have been so excited to bring all of the decorations out of the attic and start transforming our home into a winter wonderland.  If it were me I would have decorations up long before Thanksgiving but the hubs insists we adequately celebrate […]

Christmas 2013

I am a little late to this holiday update [per the usual] but for good reason this time. We just finished up our Christmas celebration two days ago so I have been waiting until all the festivities were finished to post about it. This holiday season snuck up on me faster than any others in […]

Winter Maternity Pictures

winter maternity pictures

In true holiday-loving form, I have been excited about our Christmas cards for some time now. Two weeks ago when we got our first bit of cover-the-ground-and-make-everything-pretty snow I knew it was time to drag dear hubs outside and snap some Christmas-y and winter maternity pictures. Thankfully the hubs was a real trooper and spent […]

Christmas Storage

Let me begin by apologizing for the delay in my first post of this series. The local winter bug made its way through our household this last week putting all to-do’s on hold. Thankfully the family has recovered and here I am with the first post. So as it is the beginning of January it […]

Christmas Decoration Ideas 2012

Christmas Decoration Ideas

I am so excited to share with you my Christmas decorations from this year! Let me begin by saying my husband is a saint for dealing with me during the Holidays. As a first time homeowner, I was beyond excited to spill Christmas cheer all over the house. So to you oh-hubby of mine… thank […]