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 + Christmas Card Deal!

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 Christmas […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Halle Berry Exotic Jasmine Perfume Set Under $20! {+ $50 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway!}

How do you prepare for holiday shopping? Are you the impulse buyer type, or the type that sits down and carefully plans on each and every thing you need? Do you grab everything all in one place, or move from store to store grabbing a compilation of the best deals at each? While I’d like […]

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 […]

Reindeer Cookies In A Jar Recipe & Instructions With FREE Printable!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC®. All opinions are 100% mine. These Reindeer Cookies are so amazing! They are a combination of white chocolate chips, granola, dried cranberries and oats. They taste divine and they didn’t last long at my house! Not only is this recipe just plain great, […]

Magic Elves Or Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Whether you use magic elves like us, or elf on the shelf, if you are looking for inspiring elf on the shelf ideas this year then look no further! I always struggle to come up with a last minute idea late at night so these will definitely come in handy! If you find yourself, like […]

Advent Calendar and Advent Calendar Filler Ideas!

Advent calendars are a fun way to countdown to Christmas and what could be more fun for the kids than a fun surprise each day as they do the countdown?! I am loving this gorgeous advent calendar made from a long burgundy ribbon and 24 little muslin bags held on the ribbon with mini clothespins […]

Teaching Our Kids The Importance Of Giving

It’s the holiday season and for many that means making a wish list for Santa and hoping for new toys to appear under the tree, but for many other kids this Christmas doesn’t look so cheery and bright. We live in a society that seems to constantly be after more and more “stuff”. Our kids […]