Tis the season for Santa to pop up everywhere. He is on commercials, in movies, on social media - everywhere your children look, there his jolly bearded face will be. I know my son gets so excited every time he sees a glimpse of Santa. Just this morning, a commercial came on and he stopped … Continue reading how I got Santa to send my kids a personalized video
Crafting with my kids is one of my favorite things to do, but sometimes it also quickly becomes one of the hardest. Messes, the lack of cooperation, not always looking the way Pinterest said it should. Running with the current blog theme of the holiday season - a fellow blog mom has written a Christmas … Continue reading Christmas crafts for the not so diy mom
Countless gift guides are being posted. For husbands, in laws, parents, neighbors, kids, hostesses, you name it and there is a gift guide for it. Sometimes I look at them and think, 'man that is a great idea!' and other times I think 'who the heck buys that?' I have put together my own gift … Continue reading not your average gift guide (for toddlers)
Each year I feel like the acceptable date to begin decorating for Christmas becomes sooner and sooner. This year I saw families on my social media practically beginning to decorate after they got home from Trick or Treating while they were still in their Halloween costumes. For us, it becomes acceptable after Thanksgiving. The idea … Continue reading holiday decorating on a budget
Growing up we did not have a lot of holiday traditions. We did not do the same things, the same way every single year of my childhood. It was not until I was 22 years old, when I started dating someone new, that I even realized families had so many traditions. In this guys family, … Continue reading holiday traditions from my family to yours
*this is a sponsored post* There are hundreds of thousands of military vets out there. Stories to be shared. Ears to listen. And to hopefully never forgot. Today I want to talk about one particular military vet named Dan Anton. Why should we even care of this vet? His story if one of duty, of strength … Continue reading How Dan Anton Found His Passion Using SEO Tips
When you have family two hours in one direction, two hours in a second direction, and five hours in a third direction - it is difficult to try to get everyone together for a holiday. Especially when your family also has many other branches of their family to celebrate with. The scheduling becomes chaotic and … Continue reading last minute tips for Thanksgiving!