Simple Christmas Home Tour

Simple Christmas Home Tour So I’ve hesitated to write a post like this because all of the home tours I’ve seen on blogland that are amazing. But I thought others ...

DIY Marshmallow Shooter

Last year, we made our own stocking stuffers.  My hope was to encourage our children to use their skills and creativity to make a gift for their sibling.  It quickly ...

Candy Cane Dip

Are you wondering what to do with your left over candy canes or all those candy canes that are half off at the store?  Well, this Candy Cane Dip recipe ...

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15 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Christmas

I recently had a conversation with someone on the street that got me thinking. The stranger was complaining about Christmas traffic and what not. At some point, the conversation shifted to the spirit of giving and instilling that in our children.  The lady then says, “At least there’s one thing good thing that comes about from Christmas.” Honestly, […]

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How to Give Gifts to the Poor

This is the time of year that our hearts tug at us and remind us that there is great joy in giving.  Our family has the opportunity to be connected to so many ministries that help those in need. So, we’ve heard lots of stories and we even have some of our own, of what […]

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Gingerbread Cups with White Chocolate & Cranberry Filling

Every bite of these Gingerbread Cups with White Chocolate & Cranberry Filling is absolutely amazing!   They are mini cups so you may find yourself wanting to eat more than one or two, possibly three of this rich and creamy filling. I took these to a Christmas party and they were a big hit.  Though when I made them […]

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Christmas Fun Food: Reindeer Rice Krispies

These were actually supposed to be wreaths, lol. One of our Christmas ADVENTure activities was to make a wreath so that was the plan. Sometimes we make a wreath craft but this time I wanted to make something edible since my dining room was already a craft mess. So you’re probably wondering how does one end up with […]

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Nativity Craft from Toilet Paper Tubes

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. By now you’ve probably realize that I love TP tube crafts.  We use them A LOT, the last thing I made was a barn yard & farm animals that was used so much that it literally fell apart. This is our second […]

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Handmade Gifts: Diaper Clutch

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. Both of my boys had the privilege of having the same 1st grade teacher.  When my first son had her she was dating someone and by the time my 2nd child was in her class she became Mrs.! I recently […]

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Fun Christmas Food: Santa Pancakes

This past weekend we enjoyed some Christmas pancakes! My oldest had his first sleepover and even though they were all tweens, they all got into our Christmas activities, especially our Santa’s Elves Scavenger Hunt.  Hopefully, I’ll have time to share that with you. Our schedule is super crazy for the next two week but I’m […]

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Gingerbread Man Theme Christmas Tree

Do you have a Christmas tree tradition?  Do you cut your own?  Decorate together?  I love the scent of a fresh tree so our tradition has always been to either cut our own or pick out a fresh tree.  Here in this picture we are bringing it home. It’s taller than my 6.2 hubby.  I was […]

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Cinnamon Salt Dough Ornaments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The scent of cinnamon is one of the aromas that whisks me away to my childhood.  I can see my mom stirring the Ponche (a festive punch around Navidad) and flipping the Buñuelos (crispy cinnamon sugar fried dough) in […]

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Edible Christmas Tree {Healthy Fun Food}

The last time I made a fun snack with our preschool group they all LOVED it so I thought I would start us off with some fun food Christmas snack this time around. This week for our preschool theme I chose–Christmas Trees.  So when I hosted our co-op preschool group we enjoyed lots of Christmas […]

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Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger

Manger Craft for Kids Inspired by Mortimer’s Christmas Manger This book by Jane Chapman is such a sweet and funny story of a mouse looking for a home.  I seriously, got teary eyed reading it through this sweet book. So we made a manger ornament craft to go with our book! Before kicking off our […]

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Christmas Glitter Play Dough

We love playing with play dough at our house.  Before figuring out how to make no cook play dough I usually hesitated to make it when my boys would ask for it because getting out a pot seemed like a big commitment, ha.  But now that I’ve been using our Awesome & Easy No Cook […]

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Preschool Christmas Activity: Alphabet Play Dough Tree

On Wednesdays, we work with a group of teen moms doing parenting classes and showing them a skill so they can earn some extra money on the side. My boys mostly play while I work and chat with the moms. But today my toddler wanted to help me because I was teaching the moms how […]

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Easy Christmas Wreath: Santa Ho! Ho! Ho!

One of the things I learned from growing up with little money is how to make things look good on the cheap.  I hate spending money on wreaths so one year I made this Mod Square Wreath . Last year, I made this wreath and it turned out so cute but, unfortunately, I couldn’t pucker up […]

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12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar Free Printable

12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar Free Printable is my  newest creation!  There’s a bible reading plan, an activity, songs, recipes and acts of kindness tied into our day as we celebrate the birth of our Savior! I actually made this advent calendar about 4 years ago for my kiddos but I’m finally getting around to making […]

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Dollar Store No Sew Christmas Tree Skirt

This is me at the store in the Christmas aisle: I pick up one of those beautiful eye candy Tree skirts and I admire it. I look at the price tag and I think to myself– ”I will keep this until I die so it’s okay to spend $65 on this.” I stick it in my […]

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Christmas Countdown: 25 Days of Books

Traditions are so much fun especially around this time of the year.  One of our family favorites that’s really simple to put together has been our Christmas Book Countdown.  We’ve done this tradition since my first born was two years old with the exception for one year when we had just moved to another country. We’ve […]

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How to Be a Great Babysitter Tips & Printable

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. I have lots of babysitter stories of things gone wrong–that one time the sitter calls me 15 minutes after I expected her here. She did call–to tell me that she couldn’t come because she had something else planned. Seriously. Thankfully, […]

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