Proof of Santa! #ProofofSanta #TwitterParty 12/9

I remember when I was little and my brother Brian started doubting Santa was real. I don't know if you are aware of this but my mom was Christmas crazy and she took all things related to the holiday very seriously. That year, Santa had some sleigh issues up on our roof (of a 4 ...

Silhouette Portrait T-Shirt Project

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I have a new toy, and I love it!  The Silhouette Portrait puts all other crafting tools to shame-  Not only is it super easy to use but the variety of projects and mediums that you can use makes it a crafters MUST have on your desk at all times item. Check out what I ...

Magic Reindeer Food

This Christmas Magic Reindeer Food is a great way to create memories and instill the wonder of Christmas in your children. Santa gets his plate full of cookies and a tall glass of milk so it only seems fair that we leave a little treat for those hardworking reindeer too!  This high energy treat will give ...

Tech gift ideas #PanasonicHoliday

No matter how far in advance you think you’ve completed your shopping, there always seems to be something that remains undone.  The month of December brings out all of the must have products at some of the best prices, and who can resist? I always seem to find myself stopping to grab that “one more ...

Exciting gift ideas #ExcitingHolidayGifts

Are you willing to step outside the norm this holiday season, by gifting something that goes above and beyond the normal Christmas gift? Excitations is encouraging you to do just that, and they’re making it awfully simple to choose unique and exciting holiday gifts! Gifting an experience, rather than a gift, is a practice that has ...

American Girl Holiday Giving Campaign #Joy4EveryGirl #SharetheWonder

Have you heard of the American Girl holiday giving campaign, Share the Wonder of the Holidays? Starting November 24 through December 18, 2014, American Girl will match any doll purchase made online, in-store, or via phone with an 18-inch doll donation to the Children's Hospital Association- up to 1,000 a day! The donation, worth nearly ...

Quick Easy DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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I like to keep gifts on hand. You just never know when someone pops in with a surprise, or you hear of a friend or neighbor going through a rough time, or... well, you just  never know.  It's always nice to be able to pamper ourselves even just a tiny bit, and this DIY Gift ...

Microsoft Gift ideas

I think you all know by now we are a Microsoft household.  Today I'm sharing some great Microsoft gift ideas in many price ranges! Perfect for the tech lovers in your life (and if you are a tech lover, gifts for you too!) Which is your favorite? Please note, the information was provided by Microsoft's ...

Easy Elf on the Shelf printables

I love my elves. I love the whole idea.  I don't do a lot of the mischief. Sometimes I do. I love the magic of Christmas, and the spirit of things, and that's why I love the elves. We've shared Elf on the Shelf ideas a few times, and we've also shown you some of the ...

Practicing Soccer Skills At Home

Practicing Soccer Skills at Home

My two older children, ages 9 & 10, love soccer and wish they could practice their Soccer Skills and play year round.  In our little rural area they only offer youth soccer in the fall and it seems the season just flies by with not enough opportunity for the kids to really work on the ...