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 […]

2015 ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Movie Schedule with FREE Printable DVR Guide

Some of my favorite childhood Christmas memories involve watching my favorite Christmas movies. Year after year I watch the same ones–White Christmas, Frosty the Snowman, Charlie Brown’s Christmas, and more. Every year I wait in anticipation to find my favorites on the television. If you love to pop a bowl of popcorn and snuggle up […]

Reindeer Floats Christmas Snack

This adorable Reindeer Floats¬†Christmas Snack¬†is easy to assemble and would make a fun treat for watching Christmas movies with the family or any of your holiday traditions. My kids thought they were hilarious and fun–they really liked making these together! This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Dr Pepper/Seven Up, […]

The Rainbow Fish Ornament: Perler Bead Craft

The Rainbow Fish is a simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions–his sparkly scales. While Rainbow Fish starts out prideful, he learns a lesson in giving and friendship. It’s one of my favorite books for talking about how to be a good friend and sharing. […]

Ultimate Guide to Christmas Crafts for Kids

When I was a little girl, the days before Christmas were full of crafts and baking projects. Now that I’m a mom, I’m trying to make the same memories with my boys. As I’ve been searching for crafts to go along with some of our favorite Christmas books, I’ve found a few gems that I […]