“Merry everything and a happy always!” Raise your hand, if you are like me, and just put up your Christmas decorations last week. (No? Just me?) This year, I have been taking it slow and taking my time with all things Christmas. Usually I feel such a rush to get all the decorations up, bake… Read More Minimalist Gift-Giving Guide For The Holidays
“Christmas magic is silent. You don’t hear it – you feel it, you know it, you believe it.”-Unknown While Christmas is the most magical and special time of the year, it can also be the most greedy when you have kids. Have you ever noticed that all of a sudden, every commercial that comes on… Read More The “One Gift To Santa” Tradition To Try This Christmas With Your Kids
“It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters. It’s who is around it”-Charlie Brown Christmas Hey, mama. I know we have never met and you don’t really know me but I have been thinking about you nonstop since all those Christmas commercials started playing. It seems to start earlier and earlier each year. The… Read More To The Mom Who Struggles To Afford Christmas
“Keep calm and jingle on.” Okay, so have you ever seen those Christmas movies on TV where one person is obsessed and has tubs of decorations in their storage unit? Yep. That’s me. When you walk into our storage unit, about 95% of the containers in there are Christmas decorations that I have accumulated or… Read More 3 Tips For Decorating For The Holidays As A Minimalist
“The light in a child’s eyes is all it takes to make Christmas a magical time of the year!” I first heard about filling a Christmas Eve box for our little one from a friend of mine a few years ago. She had started this tradition with her kids and they all love it! It… Read More What’s Inside Our First Christmas Eve Box!
Do you have that office Christmas party coming up soon? Or maybe your family is getting together and having a party during the Christmas season. Whatever the specifics, you may be wondering how you are going to do your makeup and I have a few ideas for you! This is the time of year to… Read More The Perfect Makeup for Your Holiday Party!
I can’t believe there is only two weeks until Christmas! The time is just flying! Most of my shopping is done but one of the things I tend to leave until the last minute are stocking stuffers. For me, I like to see how much I have spent out of the budget already, so I… Read More Stocking Stuffers Ideas Under $10
Happy December! It is finally time for hot cocoa, Christmas lights and Hallmark movies! I am 100% that person who starts watching Christmas movies in October and listening to Christmas music way too early! I drive poor Joey CRAZY! This time of the year is my favorite with our little family. There are so many… Read More December Bucket List
It’s DIY time!! A few years ago, a friend of mine had a DIY party where she invited a few people over and we all brought supplies and we spent time CRAFTING. Paint, Christmas music and food – the perfect combination! I’m not sure where the inspiration came from, it was too long ago to… Read More DIY Christmas Card Holder
“Believe in the magic of Christmas!” Do you cringe when you think of buying gifts for everyone on your list? Every family member and friend and teacher and boss? Me too! For many years, we have let the stress of trying to afford gifts for everyone get to us and cloud the joy of the… Read More DIY Christmas Gift Ideas on a Budget