Holidays

How to Have a Jolly Christmas Without Hitting the Nog

How to Have a Jolly Christmas Without Hitting the Nog

People have a long-standing romance with Christmas. Maybe it’s the glamour cutting through the monotony of daily life. Maybe it’s the traditions that act as tiny anchors binding us through time. Or maybe it’s permission to embrace our childhood wonder. Whatever it is, we love […]

SAVE YOUR BULBS | make a felt Christmas tree decoy

SAVE YOUR BULBS | make a felt Christmas tree decoy

Finally, after hours of work, your Christmas tree is up, the house is decorated and everything looks stunning. With a satisfied smile, you turn out the lights and head off for some much needed sleep. But you have forgotten that you have a toddler.

How to DIY an Advent Calendar When You’re CHEAP & BUSY

How to DIY an Advent Calendar When You’re CHEAP & BUSY

Tis’ the season to be spending money and the last thing you want to do is break your budget with a DIY $45 advent calendar. Although it can be very tempting when you see all the adorable designs people have come up with. The ones […]

Christmas Planner Printables TO THE RESCUE: gifts | packages | cards

Christmas Planner Printables TO THE RESCUE: gifts | packages | cards

As soon as you finish your last bite of pumpkin pie, a bell will toll throughout the nation and people will drop their forks, change into the running shoes they brought to dinner, and rush off to the nearest department store for a killer deal […]

THANKSGIVING TRIVIA CARDS | bet you haven’t heard these ones

THANKSGIVING TRIVIA CARDS | bet you haven’t heard these ones

Here we are, so close to the day! I don’t doubt your entertainment skills, but these Thanksgiving trivia cards will MAKE your holiday. Everyone loves random, useless facts having nothing to do with daily life, right? Okay, maybe I’m overselling a bit. Just imagine all the awkward moments of silence you can avoid […]

7 Thanksgiving Planner Printables for Your Stress-Free Holiday

7 Thanksgiving Planner Printables for Your Stress-Free Holiday

Well, well, well… If it isn’t Thanksgiving—the notorious holiday when all self-control goes out the window. I deem it responsible for the success of both fad dieting and bikini boot camp. But despite the risks of feeling like the Stay Puft marshmallow guy from Ghostbusters, the […]

FINALLY! Easy Halloween Treats Kids can Actually Make

FINALLY! Easy Halloween Treats Kids can Actually Make

Question: am I the only one who finds Halloween underwhelming? Yeah okay, trick-or-treating is fun. But when you get to the point where adults are giving you side-eye while they slowly hold out the candy, the magic fades. And, in a cruel twist of fate, when […]

A Complete Pumpkin Theme Lesson Plan Covering 12 Subjects

A Complete Pumpkin Theme Lesson Plan Covering 12 Subjects

It’s time to plan for a week of pumpkin themed tot school! I love fall. I know everyone says it, but I swear I love it WAY more than they do. I love it so much, I sleep on a bed of brightly colored crisp leaves. And […]