Nativity Books for Kids

We love to read about the Nativity, the true story of Jesus’ birth. In our house, these are the books we treasure the most during Christmas time. This list of Nativity Books for Kids is a great list to start with if you’d like to include the Nativity in your own Christmas celebrations. In this […]

Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament

I love to make Christmas ornaments with my kids. Our Christmas tree is covered in their kid-made ornaments. The best ones are made with things we already have around the house since I’m super frugal. This Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament for kids is a perfect example of using what you have to make something […]

Freeform 25 Days of Christmas Movies 2016 Schedule (Free Printable DVR Guide)

Every year I look forward to watching my favorite Christmas movies. Year after year I watch the same ones–White Christmas, Frosty the Snowman, Charlie Brown’s Christmas, and more. Freeform (formerly known as ABC Family) always has the 25 Days of Christmas Movies. This year I’ve put together the list and a FREE printable DVR guide […]

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

These Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels are so easy to make! If you place them in a cute package, they would make a great Christmas neighbor gift, teacher gift, or just a special snack for the family. The cinnamon sugar mixed with the salty pretzels is a fantastic combo and everyone that has tried these loves them…so […]

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

These Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies are so easy to make. They are perfect for the Christmas Cookie Exchange, Christmas neighbor gifts, or to leave out on Christmas Eve for Santa. Really, who doesn’t love red velvet? These beautiful red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips just have Christmas written all over them. These cookies need […]

125 Stocking Stuffers for Kids Under $10 or Less

Stocking Stuffers are always the last thing I think about. I’m usually scrambling around the store at the last minute looking for something to throw in my kids’ stockings that are cheap, but still useful. This list of 125 Stocking Stuffers for Kids under $10 or Less is my way of thinking ahead this year. I know, […]

Pumpkin Roll with Video Tutorial

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had Pumpkin Roll at Thanksgiving. It also happens to be my favorite thing to eat at Thanksgiving. I remember watching my mom make them each year to take to the family feast. Then, I watched in amazement at how they were always so beautiful when cut, revealing […]

Thanksgiving Books for Kids

It’s time for all things Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie, and turkeys! I’ve pulled out our Thanksgiving Books for Kids from our overflowing bookshelves and thought I would share them with you. Some of these are educational and share the story of the first Thanksgiving and others are just for fun. Some of the fun ones are […]

France Books for Kids

As we’ve been continuing our study of countries and cultures in our homeschool, we’ve taken a virtual field trip to France with these France Books For Kids. These books have given us a glimpse into what life is like in France, great artists and famous people from France–wonderful stories to curl up on the couch and […]

Creative Dress-up Ideas for Boys

Like most kids, my boys love to dress up in costumes and pretend they are someone else. Pretend play is a natural thing for young children and should be encouraged. We have many of these creative dress-up ideas for boys in our DIY Dress-Up Corner and they get a lot of use. While we don’t do […]