Holiday Gift Guide For Mamas

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Ever since the want/need/wear/read philosophy for gift giving was born, I’ve tried to follow suite. It just makes sense! Especially for kids (and that gift guide is coming later this week!). Want/need/wear/read (with an extra category of “do” for experiences!) works well for mamas too, and in my case, just goes to show that I’m […]

French Toast Casserole

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Christmas Eve is tomorrow which means you must which up this recipe stat! It’s seriously the coziest breakfast to have ready to go (I recommend prepping the night before) for family gatherings and holidays. Honestly, just looking at it is making my mouth water while I check the pantry for ingredients! I first met French […]

Pie Parfaits

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareTheJoyOfPie #CollectiveBias Today is a day for a very fine dessert recipe … pie parfaits! Pause for a moment and think about all the holiday meals and gatherings you encounter throughout the year. After a big meal, everyone wants to […]

Party Perfection — Hot Chocolate Dip

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TraditionsToGo #CollectiveBias In so many ways, this year is the beginning of new traditions for our family. The biggest and most exciting being baby’s birth day! It’s still a toss up as to if baby will arrive before, during, […]

Finding The Good In Christmas

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To be honest, Christmas, and December in general, isn’t always the greatest around here. It holds some sad anniversaries for our family – some decades old and some quite fresh; all of which offer a dull, throbbing pain while we smile and attempt to embrace the season’s activities, remember Christ’s birth and create traditions for […]

Christmas Countdown

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Hello December 1st! I wanted to take quick moment and tell you that I want to do all the things with you this month. I want to make a thousand cookies and go Christmas caroling while bundled up in my favorite scarf. I want to visit Zoo Lights and Snowflake Lane, Holiday Lights and all the […]

Givings Day

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Givings Day – that’s what Jemma calls Thanksgiving. It’s the sweetest and so, I don’t dare correct her. AND, what cute little turkeys ^^^ – Jem asks to make handprint art ALL THE TIME. And well, giant-eyed turkeys were obviously a fitting choice. Anyways, this blog is officially closed for Thanksgiving :) So, go to […]

Vote On My Minted Holiday Cards + a Giveaway

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I smite the beginning of Christmas season when it appears everywhere before Thanksgiving. But, let’s be real, some things take time and energy beyond the month of December. Exhibit One … HOLIDAY CARDS. Shall we focus on that gem of a project today? Yes, yes we shall.  Without a doubt, I’m returning to Minted this year […]