Self Care During Cold Winter Months

During the Winter and around the holidays it is easy to let stress and weather bring us down. The lack of sunlight alone in the cold, cloudy, and snowy months can cause emotional and physical slumps. Then there’s the holidays, the excess in food, and lack of exercise during the cold it can be hard …

28 Best Christmas Movies

One of my absolutely favorite parts of the Christmas holidays is snuggling on the couch in warm blankets with some hot chocolate and watching Christmas movies. With my family or even just on my own to relax at the end of a long day. These are some of my favorite Christmas movies. What movie did …

How to Separate Birthday Festivities from Christmas

My daughter’s birthday is December 21st. She was actually due December 26th. I’m very glad she came a few days early. Anyway, so far she doesn’t really understand Christmas a ton. She’s going to be five this year and we haven’t made a huge deal over Christmas at home over the last couple years since …

6 Fun Thanksgiving Kids Crafts

I love finding fun craft ideas for my kids especially around the holidays. As Thanksgiving is getting closer I found some great craft ideas. I hope they’re just as fun for you and your kids. Make a Thankful Tree with Your Child This Thanksgiving I love Thanksgiving for the opportunity to teach our children about …

Hosting Thanksgiving To Do List

Hosting Thanksgiving can definitely be a daunting task. How you want the meal and family time is totally up to you. It can be a big elaborate affair or a small, intimate, and simple meal, either way it’s good to be prepared and start those preparations early. In order to plan here’s a breakdown of …

11 Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I give you the history of the holiday is not really something to celebrate. Really there are several holidays that are like this. What I like, however, is the excuse to get family together and eat. As I’ve grown, married and built my own family I’ve found excuses …

10 Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday to celebrate with your kids but with a twist. I tend to be a bit different than what you learn in school. I’ll teach my children the truth about the relationship between the Native Americans and the Pilgrims. But even with the sorted past, Thanksgiving has a lesson to teach …

Grandma’s Best Dressing Recipe

Thanksgiving is coming and one of the staples on our table every year is the dressing or stuffing. The dressing recipe is one my husband brought into our marriage from his grandma. It’s absolutely delicious and a must try. This stuffing recipe is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving since I married my husband. …

14+ Halloween Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

Safety should be your primary concern every Halloween. It is amazing to have a fun holiday everyone loves, dress up, go trick or treating, celebrate with friends and family. Having the kids get into the spirit and enjoy the holiday as well. Focusing on safety while out trick or treating, visiting different events, and celebrating, …