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Seasonal Fun

Mother’s Day is sneaking up on us and this year I’m all about gifts that will help bring a little […]

Surprise! You’re getting a twofer today. Since our Midweek Musing is a little light (What can I say? I just […]

You know what’s great about having toddlers around? They actually want to clean! It’s a treat to them.  So much […]

I always try to make an extra effort to do some special activities with the littles this time of year. […]

Allison’s here today helping us check off #14 on our family activity Advent list: easy and lovely paper snowflakes that […]

Kristin’s back today sharing a really smart way to bring your holiday decor up a notch this year. I’m already […]

I am head over heels in love with the gorgeous holiday stationery offerings by fabulous companies like minted. The problem […]

Kaley’s here today sharing a cheerful and modern DIY Advent calendar – the perfect home for our 24 Family Advent […]

image source Yesterday, I shared my favorite Advent calendars.  Today, I thought I’d provide some help filling up your calendar […]

It’s mid-November, you know what that means… time to figure out this year’s Advent calendar. What?  You’re still thinking about […]

In years past, I would have been seriously rattled if someone coming to my holiday table announced that they were […]

Are you guys familiar with The Elf on the Shelf phenomenon?  If not, I HIGHLY suggest you get familiar fast […]

It’s officially the holiday season. What I love most about this time of year are all the special activities I […]

The hubs and I are back from our whirlwind trip to San Francisco (thank you all for the fabulous restaurant […]

Photo credit: Justin W. Moore (www.outdoorphoto.com) Whether you buy a costume or make it at home, they can be expensive and […]