• Family Traditions,  Holidays,  Uncategorized

    16 Family New Year’s Traditions

    Quick Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links.  If you buy something through these links, you won’t pay anything more, but I do receive a small commission.  Thank you for helping me support my family and business!    New Years Eve comes so quick after the holidays!  Creating fun family traditions is so important for our families. Sometimes it’s hard to plan something super elaborate because money is tight after the holidays. The days of partying till the middle of night are long gone! Maybe your house isn’t party ready, you have to work night shift (or day shift) the next day or maybe you just prefer to spend a…

  • Family Traditions,  Holidays

    10 Holiday Traditions for Couples

    The holidays are such an amazing time of year!  Yes- they are also a lot of work too (especially for moms!)  Most parents focus on the kids and traditions for the family.  Holiday traditions with your partner can sometimes fall by the wayside.  I know in my family and many families we know, both (or one) parent work so much leading up to the holidays to help with finances.  We deserve some fun too! Plus with the holidays just around the corner, there is always so much to do.  If you have children- they are usually the main focus of the season.  Making memories with your kids is so important. …

  • Family Traditions,  Holidays

    16 Ways to Make Christmas Magical for Kids

      It’s finally here! After waiting all year – the magic of Christmas is upon us. The sound of Christmas music everywhere, the frosty weather and yummy goodies. There are so many fun ways to gets excited for the big day!  Having children makes Christmas so much more fun and there are a bunch of ways to make Christmas magical for them. Whether your kids are getting older or you have a new little addition to your family- it is important to make Christmas a magical experience for your kids.  Don’t feel obligated to do ALL of these things! Who needs more stress added to their life? Pick something that you…

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    Fun Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

    If your kids are anything like mine, they probably eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes and 3 dinner rolls for Thanksgiving dinner. Let’s face it- they are holding out for dessert!  Aren’t we all? There are the old standbys like all kinds of pie and cheesecake.  But if you are looking for something to appeal to kids at the dessert table.   Look no further!  These Thanksgiving treats ideas are pretty easy to achieve.  They can even be used for Thanksgiving movie night treats or  friends-giving as well.  

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    How to Prepare for Christmas Early

          Prepare for Christmas Early this year!  It seems like the holidays come earlier and earlier every year, don’t they?  With so much going on around the holiday season, it makes a parents life so much easier to prepare before hand.  After Halloween I really start to get into Christmas mode.  I start doing some behind-the-scenes planning in order for the Christmas season to be easier with less stress and hassle for me. It may seem like it’s too early to start planning- but it makes life so much easier! Especially when you have more time and are not rushing around. Here are some ways that you can get ahead…

  • Family Traditions,  Holidays

    Thanksgiving Family Traditions

      Thanksgiving is such a wonderful family holiday. It is such a magical time of year, the leaves have changed and the holidays are right around the corner. While the food is arguably one of the best parts of Thanksgiving, spending time with family runs a close second.  I loved waking up and watching the parade as a kid and having a loud family dinner together.  Now I may sleep on the couch with one eye open watching the parade with my kids after working night shift – but it still is a part of our Thanksgiving family tradition!                        …

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