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 this cinnamon pretzel snack 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 […]

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 basically one big brain dump. I made this list […]

Wood Slice String Art Ornament

This is my favorite Christmas ornament we’ve made so far this year! I’m so excited to share it with you today. Not only did we make a gorgeous and simple DIY Wood Slice String Art Ornament inspired by a children’s book, but we got in some great fine motor skills practice while making it! If […]

Peppermint Bark Oreos

Growing up, there were always certain Christmas treats that we made every year. My mom, sisters, and I would spend a day baking, dipping things in candy coating, and adding sprinkles to everything we could think of. Now that I’m older, it doesn’t feel like Christmas without making a few of my favorite holiday treats […]

Washi Tape Mason Jar Lid Ornament

My kids love to use tape. Actually, I can’t think of a child I know that doesn’t like to use a tape dispenser. Using tape is such a great way to work on fine motor skills that when I saw some sparkly, festive tape dispensers at the Dollar Tree, I quickly stuck them in my […]

Black Friday #Homeschool Deals 2015

This Black Friday there will be some fabulous deals from great educational companies that are perfect for homeschool families. Some of these deals are definitely on my Christmas shopping list! I’m also going to take advantage of our homeschool umbrella school’s Black Friday deal for next year’s tuition. This is by no means an exhaustive […]