Staying Merry All Season Long

Staying Merry All Season Long

With so much on our plates as moms, sometimes it’s a challenge staying merry all season long. From all the gift preparations the holidays bring to the baking, from housecleaning to traveling and the list goes on and on. Basically, extreme busyness usually accompanies this season and busyness can easily lead to stress. If you […]

DIY Rustic Reindeer Christmas Mantle

DIY Rustic Reindeer Christmas Mantle

This year we decided to retire our DIY Santa Wreath and go with a rustic reindeer Christmas theme. I had picked up these cute reindeer ornaments from the Dollar Tree. Pack of 5 for $1 for the little ones and 2 for $1 for the larger size ones. I really love how the mantle turned out. […]

Tell Your Children the True Meaning of The Holidays with these Children’s Christian Books

Tell Your Children the True Meaning of The Holidays with these Children’s Christian Books

I love the holidays.  Halloween leads into Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving leads into Christmas, Christmas into New Year’s Eve and so forth.  It’s such a fun, festive time of year and a great time to get ourselves and our children into the spirit of giving. But, this time of year also usually comes with a lot of busyness and […]

DIY Christmas Decorations

DIY Christmas Decorations

An Over the Rainbow Christmas! This year since my oldest child is learning her colors, we decided to do a rainbow Christmas tree. While we don’t have all the colors of the rainbow on the tree, we did represent most and it has somewhat of a gradient effect to it. I started with silver then […]

DIY Santa Wreath for Under $20

DIY Santa Wreath for Under $20

I love decorating our mantle for the seasons. Like so many homes, the mantle is the focus point of our home. We live in a split level home, so you can really see the mantle from nearly any of the main rooms you are in. For the past three years, I’ve placed a large wreath […]

Christmas Subway Art

Christmas Subway Art

Everyone needs a little subway art to add to their Christmas décor.  Why not buy this PDF for only $10 and print it up to a size 20 by 30.  You can print PDFs  on Shutterfly, Kinkos or Vista Print.  I have it up in my house and my whole family enjoys reading it! Please […]

…But What About the Kids Who Won’t Get a Visit From Santa?

…But What About the Kids Who Won’t Get a Visit From Santa?

Got your attention did I? Good, that was the plan. What a wonderful season it is…a time of giving and receiving, http://partymommies.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/helpchildrenthischristmas.jpg spending time with family, and focusing on the birth of Jesus, our Savior. All the children are hoping and wishing for their most-wanted toys from Santa, hoping those dreams will come true on […]

Stress less this Christmas season with these tips

Stress less this Christmas season with these tips

Don’t let the joy of the Christmas season be overcome by stress. Below is a link to printables that will help you organize your Christmas shopping, calendar of events, Christmas Eve checklist, and more. Another great printable that is included are story cards that help you to share the real meaning of Christmas with your […]