30+ Non-Traditional Christmas Books

30+ Non-Traditional Christmas Books

My family has a tradition each year of reading a holiday book each night from December 1st-December 24th. It’s a Christmas Book Advent Calendar, and one of my favorite parts of the day. I’m always looking for new books to add and switch out and I thought it would be...
Lemon Peppermint Sippers

Lemon Peppermint Sippers

Have you ever heard of lemon peppermint sippers? Well it’s a sweet thing to do at the holidays or as a Christmas Tradition. Lemon Peppermint Sippers were a Christmas tradition for my Mom growing up. They would buy a bag of lemons and Bob’s peppermint...
The Trick to Easy Cookie Decorating with Kids

The Trick to Easy Cookie Decorating with Kids

I love seeing all the photos of kids decorating cookies this time of year! It’s fun to see how creative and artistic they can be, but there’s not always enough time for getting it all ready. Which is why I”m taking an easy approach this year....

Our Elf has arrived

Yesterday morning we started the day off with a short holiday movie, The Elf on the Shelf.  After the movie I asked to Eleanor to check and see if we had one at the front door. How lucky, Santa sent one to us!! After we got it inside we read the story and our first...