Easy Keepsake Thumbprint Christmas Ornament

Thanksgiving weekend was CRAZY around here! We hosted dinner at my house, so I had people here from Wednesday to Friday. On Saturday, I spent my day cleaning and working (and eating leftovers.) I had promised the kiddo I’d do a craft with her too, […]

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What to Do With Unwanted Holiday Gifts

When the holidays are over and you’ve got a pile of ugly Christmas sweaters and a bunch of toys you would never let your kids play with, what do you do with them? Since they were (hopefully) given with good intentions, you’d feel bad throwing […]

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25 Mouthwatering Pie Recipes

Christmas Dinner always includes pies, and generally we make the same ones every year. How about changing things up this year a bit? In my search for something a little less ordinary, I came across some really great recipes I never even thought of! Since […]

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The great Santa debate – do you deliberately lie to your kids?

So my question to all of you is this – do you do Santa in your house, or do you feel that it’s lying?

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20 Big Hero 6 Gift Ideas

It’s hard not to notice Baymax – to someone my age, he’s like a cross between the marshmallow ghost from Ghostbusters and Frosty the Snowman.  But he’s cute.  I haven’t seen the movie, but thanks to advertising execs, Baymax is on A’s Christmas list.  So I […]

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5 Cookie Recipes for Peppermint Lovers

    If you’re anything like me, you’ve eaten all the candy canes off of the tree already. Twice. Nothing says “holiday season” better than peppermint.  I’m such a peppermint junkie that my mom scours the town for the big peppermint sticks to put in […]

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