ALL THE COLD WEATHER AND CHRISTMAS POSTS SO FAR

Now's the time to get caught up on all the posts about Christmas and cold weather so far. Let me know which one is your favorite! It's Official - I share one of my Christmas traditions with my daughter.Gingerbread House - Our very special Christmas tradition honoring my grandfatherMake S'mores Outside - Outside equals better [...]

IT’S OFFICIAL!

The Christmas countdown has begun. One of my favorite ways to count down the days until Christmas is to pull out her holiday book collection and read a different one every night. It’s my version of an advent calendar. People often ask me what program I used to aid my daughter in becoming a strong [...]

MAKE S’MORES OUTSIDE

Making s’mores outside is always more exciting than doing it over the stove in the kitchen. For some reason, my daughter’s excitement builds when we take it outdoors. I’m not much of the camping type, (I will just be honest, I prefer hotels.) so the closest we get is the backyard at night. Christmas traditions [...]

SNEAK PEEK INSIDE MY DAUGHTER’S CHRISTMAS STOCKING

Christmas is right around the corner! Yes, it’s that time of the year again. I had to figure out how to fill this oversized stocking I bought my daughter. I refuse to fill it up with candy! We had enough of that on Halloween. I also refuse to fill it with expensive things after fulfilling "Santa's" [...]

YES, I AM THE BAD PARENT WHO TOLD MY CHILD SANTA ISN’T REAL

Don't worry she won't spoil it for your children... she will play along for their sake. She plays along for my mother who comes from the school of if you don't believe, you don't receive. Bottom line, I couldn't let my sweet child believe a fat, white man was going to bring her gifts every [...]