Nearly 20 years ago my children began placing their shoes outside on the night of December 5th in hopes that St. Nick would come by on December 6th and fill them with gifts. Some years they even set out carrots and apples to feed his famous reindeer. The tradition of leaving your shoes out for […]
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Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup maraschino cherries, chopped 1/2 cup white and/or dark chocolate chips 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract 8 ounces white and/or dark chocolate, chopped (optional) Directions: Cream the butter and the sugar. Mix the flour and […]
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen”, Walt Disney Animation Studios takes their latest animation feature FROZEN to a whole new level in creative storytelling. The addition of song and dance endears one at any age. Under the direction of filmmakers Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, the use of Lee’s screenplay presents a delightfully […]
Very creative and cute Christmas gifts or favors to make with these printables. Use a circle punch to make little tags to tie on your favorite colors of nail polish. You could also use the tags to put on homemade foot scrub, or a cute pair of boot socks. There are two versions available. One is […]
MOM Tip: Clean eye glasses and sun glasses – Wipe each lens with a drop of vinegar.
Disclaimer: I have teamed up with Bridgewater Candle Company in support of this campaign. We received compensation for participation in this campaign. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Bridgewater Candle Company Bridgewater Candle Company unveils first licensed artist collaboration with Caroline Simas of Multiple Blessings. The inspirational collection of candles, sachets and car fresheners […]
Tonight’s Table Talk ….to create conversation Q: What’s the story behind a time you got locked out? Riddle: Q: What do you get if you cross Santa Claus with a duck? A: A Christmas Quacker!
“ I am a TRADITION JUNKIE!” it’s true and my daughter Savannah figured it out when she was 10 years old. One November morning she approached me by Saying “Mom we need to plan our day to go shopping for our Christmas dresses. she ended with “MOM, it’s a tradition”. I had to stop and […]
Need a sweet snack for an upcoming family movie night, holiday celebration or gift to give to your neighbors, kids teachers. This Christmas Crunch from Cooking Classy filled with popcorn kernels, Vanilla Candy Melts , broken pretzel pieces ,green and red Milk Chocolate or Mint M&Ms and Red, green and white Sprinkles makes a perfect […]
We are a family that loves to travel and in years past I had only dreamed about a website that to go to for all our travel planning needs. No longer do I need to dream, because today I’m teaming up with the new Minitime family travel website to ease all your family travel planning. […]