Free Rustic Farmhouse Chalkboard Printable + Christmas Decor Ideas

The rustic farmhouse decor craze has caught on like wildfire and I am no exception. I am loving the combinations of rustic painted furniture with chalkboards and burlap this holiday season. Are you looking for the perfect way to make your home feel cozy and festive this winter? I’ve got some easy ideas that even […]

How To Host An Ugly Christmas Sweater Party!

Last weekend we hosted an ugly Christmas sweater party at our house and it was SO much fun! If you’ve never hosted an ugly sweater party before don’t fret because it’s fun and easy and I’ll show you exactly how to host an ugly Christmas sweater party! First you’ll need to create invites. I created […]

Melting Snowman Cookies Recipe

Theses melting snowman cookies are beyond adorable! They’ll put a smile on your face and cheer up your Christmas cookie plate! These are a great kids Christmas cookie idea too. They love making them! These cookies look difficult to make, however they are made with a simple sugar cookie base, icing and marshmallows. Easy peasy! […]

Free Rustic Christmas Party Printables

    Every year I host a Christmas party for our close friends. My favorite part is picking a theme and running with it! Last year we did an ugly sweater party. This year I’m going rustic and combining the charm of burlap and chalkboards for a cozy, rustic Christmas party. Grab all of my […]

Free Printable Kids Christmas Wish List Santa Letter

When I was a kid I couldn’t wait for the big toy catalog to arrive in the mail so I could go through it and circle the things I wanted the most. I grew up with a fair amount of toys but nowhere near the amount of toys that my own kids have today. In […]

Free Christmas Shopping List Printable: Get Organized!

These free Christmas shopping list printable sheets will help get you organized and help to keep track of what you have bought, wrapped and need to buy! They are also great for staying on budget as you can set your target spending amount and keep track of how much you’ve spent in the handy little […]

Santa’s Magic Reindeer Food with Free Printable Bag Topper & Poem

I’ve been sharing some of our favorite kids Christmas traditions with you this month. Yesterday I shared our Christmas Eve boxes tradition and today I have another really fun tradition for you, Santa’s magic reindeer food! This magic reindeer food recipe isn’t meant to eat, but to throw out in the yard for Santa’s reindeer […]

Must Have Holiday Traditions: Christmas Eve Boxes

One of my children’s favorite holiday traditions is to open up their Christmas Eve boxes on the night before Christmas. This holiday tradition is something we do every year and I just love tradition. Traditions give our kids something to look forward to every year. They deliver a sense of security in having a routine […]

Saran Wrap Ball Game! Fun Party Game Idea For Kids Or Adults

If you are looking for the perfect party game idea for your next gathering then you have to check out this fun and easy saran wrap ball game idea! We played this last year at Christmas for both the adults and the kids and it was a huge hit. I’ll show you how to make […]

6 Awesome Family Traditions You Need To Start Doing This Year!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TYLENOL®. All opinions are 100% mine. I am all about creating family traditions for my family. I feel that traditions are the pillars to our children’s memories and things that they will both look forward to and look back on fondly. Traditions are like […]

Registered Nurse & Mom Of 4 Shares Her Tricks To Stay Healthy Through The Holidays!

The holidays are so much fun! Family and friends, opening presents and eating that delicious food! What’s not to love? More often than not, after family gatherings someone comes down with something, a cold, a flu, the sniffles or a nasty cough. This year let’s make it a priority to keep you and your family […]

DIY 5 Minute Rustic Ornament Or Gift Tag

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC®. All opinions are 100% mine. Want to make an easy DIY rustic ornament or gift tag? These are perfect for trimming your tree or adding flair to your gifts you are wrapping. In just a few minutes time you’ll have a beautiful ornament […]

The Best Christmas Gifts in a Jar

Not sure what to give your mom? Need a fun hostess gift to bring to your holiday party? These 20 Christmas gifts in a jar are perfect for gifting and are sure to please any recipient! Everything from a peppermint sugar scrub to bath bombs! Be sure to go check out my reindeer cookies in […]

Easy Holiday Decorating Tip If You’ve Been Procrastinating!

I love decorating for Christmas but somehow time got away from me this year and I found myself scrambling just to get my tree up a few days ago! My decorating in years past has been elaborate and I so enjoy doing it, but this year I’m stopping at the tree and stockings and instead […]

Christmas Cookies To Make And Gift!

Check out Christmas Cookies To Make And Gift by Sarah Minnesota Mama at When I was younger my Mom and I would bake dozens and dozens of Christmas cookies, of all kinds, and create pretty Christmas cookie platters and deliver them to all of our family and friends. Not only did everyone look forward […]

Why You Should Buy *THIS* For Your Child Every December…

I love Christmas! It’s my favorite holiday. We are so far behind this year though! We finally got our Christmas tree up and Christmas is just 2 weeks away! It definitely snuck up on me! Our favorite memories each year come from setting up the Christmas tree together and the kids always look forward to […]

DIY Gifts Kids Can Make to Gift to Family & Friends

My kids love making gifts that kids can make and gift to family and friends. Each year we pick a new project. One year we did salt dough ornaments with their handprints and footprints, another year we made reindeer from wood spoons and we’ve also made our own ornaments. The kids love it and it […]

Don’t Leave Milk Out For Santa!

Do you leave milk out for Santa each year? My kids have always put out a plate of cookies, apples and carrots for the reindeer, along with sprinkling some reindeer food in the snow, and they of course put out that tall glass of milk for Santa to wash down those cookies. This year don’t […]