Wonderful (and simple) Christmas traditions for kids! Help your kids find the magic in the season with these great Christmas traditions!

Christmas Traditions for Kids

Christmas is a magical time at our house. With three little kids, there’s lots of excitement, anticipation and family traditions that just can’t be missed. And as a mom, I work hard to make sure my kids don’t notice the endless to-do lists, the holiday drama or the seemingly frantic pace at which I am…

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

The whole family will be in on the fun this season when you make these Christmas Crafts for Kids! Handprint art isn’t just for Thanksgiving. Take a look at this Handprint Santa and four other fun crafts. Or try this Footprint Reindeer Trees made of buttons A collection of 8 easy crafts kids can make…

Brighten your home for the holidays with these beautiful Christmas decorations.

Christmas Decorations To Deck Your Halls

Oh, Christmas. I love you. I love the lights. I love the shine and glitter. I love the snow. And I love it all in my house. Here are 15 Christmas decorations that have me swooning, from DIY to store-bought. 9 DIY Christmas Decorations 1. Doily Trees found on Pinterest 2. Glitter Reindeer Canvas from Mixed Method…

Looking to make the holidays really special for your family this year? Enjoy these 18 ideas for a magical holiday!

18 Ideas for a Magical Holiday

 Looking to make the holidays really special for your family this year? Enjoy these 18 ideas for a magical holiday! 1. Reindeer Food by Smart School House 2. Santa’s Footprints by The Party Artisan 3.  Magic Snow Paint by Growing a Jeweled Rose 4. Polar Express Night by Teach Mama 5. Your Child’s Own Christmas Tree…

Handmade gifts that kids will love! Perfect for Christmas and birthdays.

DIY Gifts for Kids

Between nieces, nephews, godchildren, family friends and of course my daughter, I have a lot of little ones in my life. I absolutely love Christmas shopping for them but this year I’m attempting to hand-make all of their Christmas gifts. Just to make sure my plate is completely full for the holidays. I have my…

Being grateful is one of the most important skills we can develop as human beings. Teaching your child to be grateful starts with our actions as parents.

Teaching Your Child to be Grateful

I so vividly remember visiting our church’s food pantry as a little girl around the holidays. There my mom, sister, and I would help serve food to those less fortunate. I can still picture a small girl who was around my same age, standing in front of me, in an outfit that had been worn…

Crockpot Secrets that will blow your mind

Crockpot Secrets That Will Change Your Life

I recently had the opportunity to take an online cooking course through the brand new Taste of Home Cooking School Online.  (Scroll down to grab a $10 off discount code at the bottom of this post!) There were several classes to choose from, including Weeknight Dinners in 30 Minutes (yes, please!), Comfort Food Classics, Everyday Healthy…

How to Keep your Kids SAFE During Cough, Cold and Flu Season

Cough, cold and flu season is officially here. And – unfortunately – and there’s a pretty good chance your kids are going to be sick at some point between now and June. I’m sorry – I’d rather not think about it either. But the truth is that we need to think about it now, so…

DIY gingerbread house ugly Christmas sweater for the #uglysweaterchallenge by I Love to Craft.

DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

This post is brought to you by I Love to Create. I have partnered with them to spread the word about Tulip Sparkle Products. All opinions are my own. Our grandparents decked the halls with mistletoe and egg nog each Christmas, but a newer tradition that is taking holiday parties by storm is the ugly Christmas sweater. With…