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Stop And Smell The Roses. They Won’t Always Be In Bloom

Stop And Smell The Roses. They Won’t Always Be In Bloom

In a television perfect family holiday dinner, the bird is a perfect crisp golden brown, cut with perfectly proportioned slices, homemade cranberry sauce (not the ribbed canned jelly kind), stuffing (like the kind stuffed up the birds butt), not dressing, and basically everything else. Every […]

2012 Recap of Elf on the Shelf Ideas

2012 Recap of Elf on the Shelf Ideas

We have been doing the Elf on the Shelf since 2012. Hubs was deployed that holiday season and I thought it would be a fun treat to keep the kids and my spirits up knowing daddy wouldn’t be there to celebrate with us. Here are […]

We need another holiday!

I love the holiday season!  The gatherings, food, decorations, the holiday spirit, all of it!  When it’s time to take all the decorations down and pack them away until next year, I always find it to be soooooo depressing…My house looks bare and Valentine’s Day […]

The moment when…you find your kid sleeping in random places…

Happy Monday everyone!  Mondays can be rough, but a Monday right before Christmas hardly even seems like a real Monday.  We are traveling and blessed this Christmas to be spending time with family.  But, traveling with kids means lots of “kids-sleeping-in-random-places.”  Or just falling asleep wherever […]

Making a Believer Out of Your Kid

She’sssss backkk! It’s hard when you have children who have a compromised pretend and imaginary minds to engage them in play. Last year, the Elf on the Shelf was a major holiday event. I had debated a few months prior whether or not to participate. […]

How Do You Explain Thankfulness to Your Kids?

I have created a few fall DIY projects for around our home. The one I am most excited about is our “Thanksgiving Tree”. Its a take on the 30 days of thankfulness that spam Facebook every year. I strive really hard to make sure my […]

Stick a Fork in Me I’m Done: Why I Need a Vacation from my Vacation Planning

Oh my gee! I can’t see straight because my contacts are glued to my eyes from staring at my computer screen for the last three days while trying to book a family vacation. With all the stress and anxiety it has caused me, I need […]