How the Grinch Stole Christmas Party!

Yesterday we had our “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” book and movie party after school. It was so much fun! We read the book first and then watched the movie with a few fun Grinch-y snacks. I have to say I just love watching this Dr. Seuss movie during the holidays, it brings back so many great memories of my childhood and catching it on TV on a random weeknight in December with my siblings. Seriously so much fun!How the Grinch Stole Christmas party Continue Reading…

How to Make: Dried Orange Slices

How to make dried oranges. Great for gift wrapping.

I made a bunch of Dried Orange Slices for decorating some gifts this year and I love the look of them. I think it's so fun to add a little something colorful to brown paper packages and as a bonus, since I added twine to these dried orange slices, they also work as an ornaments for the tree too! … Continue Reading...

How to Make Your Own Fleece Ear Warmers

How to make fleece ear warmers. Such a super fast and cute project

Since Christmas will be here in less than 2 weeks (silent scream!) I thought I'd bring home this post I shared on Skip to My Lou last month in case you were in need of a quick last minute Christmas gift or stocking stuffer. These Fleece Ear Warmers are a cinch to make, like, literally will take you 10 minutes! And with the … Continue Reading...

How to Make: Tissue Paper Snowflakes

How to make Tissue Paper Snowflakes. A great fine motor craft for kids!

This is a sponsored post for the Elmer’s “Crafty Mamas” Blogger Crew. I have received compensation for this post, but the ideas and opinions are , as always, 100% my own! Last week the littles and I were in the mood to make a fun winter-y craft on Ellie's day off from preschool. For some reason, I'd rather make winter … Continue Reading...

Gift Idea: DIY Hot Cocoa Kit

DIY Hot Cocoa Kit is the perfect gift to give this winter

With chilly days ahead of us what could be more fun then sending someone you love a Hot Cocoa Kit in the mail? Everything you need to enjoy a warm cup of hot cocoa is packaged up in a pretty box…perfect for snuggling up to a good Christmas movie on tv, a favorite book (maybe as part of your book advent!), or relaxing on the … Continue Reading...

Paddington Book Party

A super cute idea for a Paddington Bear Book Party

Earlier this week my two littlest littles and I had a lunchtime read aloud party. This week's story was from the Paddington Treasury. I thought it would be the perfect book to dive into, we could read one story from the treasury each week and then in January I thought I could take them to see the new movie Paddington which … Continue Reading...

Frosted Orange Rolls Recipe

A recipe for how to make the most amazing Frosted Orange Rolls

Over the past month or so I have been searching high and low for the perfect Orange Roll recipe. You know, orange-y but not too orange-y, sweet but not sickeningly sweet, light and fluffy yet enough to make you satisfied for say…Christmas Breakfast. You see, I always make cinnamon rolls for our Christmas breakfast but this … Continue Reading...

Huge List of Books to Use for a Christmas Book Advent

Huge list of books to use for a Christmas Book Advent

December is upon us which means we are at the beginning of our Christmas Book Advent again. This is such a fun tradition we do every year and I can't believe I have never talked about it here! Basically, I wrap up 25 of our favorite Christmas-y or winter themed books and each night we unwrap one and read it next to our … Continue Reading...

Skip to My Lou: Bake Craft Sew and Crochet Along

Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along. I am sharing a wonderful sewn gift idea perfect for holiday gift giving. In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..AND I get to be part of an … Continue Reading...

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