Do you take your kids driving around to see Christmas Lights? I remember doing it as a child and loving it. There was one neighborhood that every house had a different ‘page’ of a story. So we would drive through and my parents would take turns reading the pages of […]

{Free Printable} Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt

When I was a child I looked forward to Christmas all year long. As a parent, I almost dread it. Last year, in the midst of the Christmas day bustle I said to my husband ‘Holidays aren’t fun when you’re an adult’. It’s all planning, scheduling, running here, running there, baking […]

This Year: More Christmas, Less Stress-mas!

Our Elf on a Shelf is named Rosie. She has visited our family for the last couple years. My daughter has so much fun searching her out every morning. To be honest though, I sort of took advantage of the fact that my daughter was so young and didn’t always […]

Free Printable & Easy Elf On A Shelf Ideas

Cinnamon Coffee Cake with Honey Cinnamon Steusel
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SingWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias Once the weather starts cooking down outside, my itch for baking becomes unbearable. We have our tradition recipes, the ones we make year after year, for special holidays, or ones that […]

Delicious Coffee Cake with Honey & Cinnamon Streusel

Penguins are one of my favorite animals. I love how they waddle. They have wings and can’t fly, but they swim so gracefully. Their feathers are basically magical (here’s a fun science project that can help explain it to kids). And they are just so cute. Since winter is basically […]

Easy Toilet Paper Roll Penguin Craft

Winter Gift Baskets that are perfect for neighbors, co-workers, teachers, or friends. Help your favorite people bring in the Winter season with this special gift basket with homemade touches inside.
 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GladeHolidayJoy #CollectiveBias To say that the holidays are stressful is an understatement. Our gift list gets longer with every year and every new person we meet. Spouse, kids, parents, siblings, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, […]

Simple Winter Gift Baskets With Homemade Touches

How Podcasts Changed Me As A Mom & Wife + My Favorites!
Sometimes being a wife and a mom can be heavy. The emotions of this job are like any other. Sometimes I feel like I want to curl up in a ball and just lay there. In the silent dark. Sometimes I get there and just as I think my fantasy […]

Why Moms Need Podcasts + Which Ones I Love

How To Encourage Your Child's Creativity With Rose Art's Spin & Sparkle
I am an official ambassador for RoseArt. RoseArt provided me with products for the purpose of this post, as well as compensation for my time. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are mine. Everywhere I look I see Gift Guides. What Target or Facebook or Amazon thinks that […]

Encourage Creativity This Christmas With Rose Art Spin & Sparkle

Snow is purely magical. I absolutely love when it’s snowing at night. It’s so quiet and peaceful. For children, though, it’s not about serene glitter falling from the sky. It’s about snowball fights, snow men, and snow forts. Which is fun too! These books are our favorites! They are perfect […]

My Favorite Children’s Books About Snow