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Christmas

You’ll want to bookmark this homemade peppermint patties recipe

You’ll want to bookmark this homemade peppermint patties recipe

Hello, my name is Stacy and I am addicted to chocolate. There, I said it. I have a stash of chocolate stored in the house at all times and reach for it whenever I am stressed, bored, hungry, tired, angry, sleepy, [insert word here] … […]

Tori’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Her, under $100

Tori’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Her, under $100

I don’t know about you but I’m not even close to finishing all my Christmas shopping! I have to admit that I’m a major procrastinator when it comes to holiday shopping. There are just so many fabulous options out there that I have a hard […]

Stuff their stockings with these! 100+ Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Ideas

Stuff their stockings with these! 100+ Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Ideas

I know several adults who would tell you the stocking is the best part of Christmas morning! Everyone in our family gets one, and it’s something my husband and I put a lot of thought into throughout the year. There’s only so much you can […]

How to make cinnamon ornaments that look good enough to eat (but please don’t!)

How to make cinnamon ornaments that look good enough to eat (but please don’t!)

If you’ve been keeping up with us on Facebook, then you know we made homemade cinnamon ornaments for the first time this week. Post by Kids Stuff World. And apparently, we did such a great job … that both my husband and my dog can’t […]

God Bless the Peacekeepers

God Bless the Peacekeepers

We trimmed our tree this week and amidst all the silliness, I caught a glimpse of my oldest son. I watched as he walked carefully towards the tree, cradling a glass bulb in his hands. He looked at the tree thoughtfully, selecting a location that […]

Simple Advent Activity: Paper Plate Bow Wreaths

Simple Advent Activity: Paper Plate Bow Wreaths

I’m so excited today to be joining the Creative Christmas Countdown with so many of my favorite kid crafts bloggers. Alissa of Creative with Kids and Maggy of Red Ted Art created this online advent calendar as a way for bloggers to share fun, simple […]