Get In The Festive Mood

The holidays are often the most fun, yet the most stressful time of the year. There is always a lot to do and it takes a festive spirit to get the party started. We have a few ways you can get ready for the holiday season without too much stress. Make a Master Gift List […]

Wordless Wednesday – Baby’s Baby #ww

Christmas might be long over, but I had to share these two photos of our granddaughter opening her big baby doll! She just loved her first doll from Gramma and Grampa! It was so sweet when she gave her baby a big hug and smooch after freeing her from the wrapping paper! I hope you […]

{almost} Wordless Wednesday – Christmas Chorus Concert #ww

We attended our daughter’s Christmas Chorus concert last night. It was such a lovely hour and a half of music with all of the students in middle through high school singing holiday favorites. We ended up having to sit way way up at the top of the auditorium, so I wasn’t able to get good […]

Wordless Wednesday – Christmas Tree #ww

We Finally put the tree up last weekend! And now, with the snow and the decorations, it’s starting to feel like Christmas! Our little fake tree looks quite pretty with its eclectic mix of ornaments! Our grandbaby loved checking them all out on her Sunday visit =) ☛ Have a Happy Wordless Wednesday! ☚

Holiday Gift Guide: Christmas Forest Classic Christmas Wreath #giftguide

There is no better way to welcome guests to your home this holiday season than with a beautiful Christmas Forest Wreath to greet them as they enter your home! Located in the beautiful foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Christmas Forest has been handcrafting their fresh holiday wreaths for happy customers since 1976. Each wreath is created […]

Merry Christmas to you!

Wishing you and your family a holiday full of good cheer. May you eat well, laugh lots and spend the season surrounded by the love of friends and family! 

If you misbehave, will you still get Christmas presents?

Usually my kids know exactly what they want for Christmas. This year they’re getting older and we’re having a tough time trying to decide what to get them! I know that when my kids were smaller, they would do just about anything to make sure Santa brought them everything on their list, instead of the […]

Wordless Wednesday – Christmas Ornaments #ww #Lumix

Thought I would share just a few of the ornaments on our Christmas tree.  My two favorites, of course, are the photo frames with childrens pictures. They were each placed on the tree for their first Christmas.   And, there are a few that remind me of my childhood. Like this fuzzy plastic Santa and […]

Share the Magic of a Cookie + 75% off Holiday Cards #CardstoreCookie

Each year, as the holiday season approaches, I wait in anticipation of baking some of my favorite Christmas cookies with the kids. When I was little, cookie making was a pretty big deal and I have loved passing this tradition on  to my children!  I can remember how both my mom and dad and grandparents […]

How To Make Your Family Christmas Affordable

With Christmas just around the corner, many parents are already starting to wonder, and worry, what to buy for their children. Television commercials entice kids with the latest, newest, must-have expensive toys and gadgets and there is a lot of pressure to buy those toys. After all, it is natural to want to see a child’s […]

Three budget-friendly Homemade Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is fast approaching and if you haven’t started thinking about gifts then it might be a good idea to start now! If you’re looking for some Christmas gift inspiration for your husband or brother, you may have already read my article named Four Gift Ideas for Men this Holiday Season. But this blog post […]

Wishing you the Merriest of Christmases!