Personally, I love baking cookies. But I'm also a stay-at-home mom, so I have more time at home than many. And this year, I still haven't been in the kitchen much as I've dealt with sickness, school events, and just general life stuff. If you, too, have been lacking for … [Read more...] about Forget Cookie Baking & Embrace Cooking Dipping for Christmas Gifts!
Last Christmas, the kids and I discovered this fun craft that is so simple! They made coffee mugs for all their grandparents and aunt and uncle, and a platter for the other aunt and uncle who are newlyweds. Their sweet drawings were a big hit. This gift is sentimental, adorable, … [Read more...] about A Simple Gift Kids Can Make
source: Bugs and Fishes I thought about doing something like this for my presents this year. Really, I did. Just about every year I try to convince myself that pretty wrapping matters, it will make people feel special, etc, etc. And every year I wrap up my gifts in … [Read more...] about Wrapped Up with a … Oh Wait, I Forgot the Bow.
Here's my great Christmas confession: We don't do Santa. We don't have a real tree. The very small amount of gifts that my children get from us generally come from a thrift store. It's not how I was raised. My sister and I always received a huge pile of presents, a few … [Read more...] about Gifts That Give Back by Jessie Weaver
Last Christmas season was wonderful and easy for my new little family. Jason and I were still basking in the glow of being new parents. We were excited for extended family members to meet Jack. Jack was still young enough that planning holiday festivities around his … [Read more...] about Christmas Ramblings