Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Homemade Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Homemade Christmas gift baskets have always been a favorite Christmas gift of mine whether I am on the giving or the receiving end of the gift. What I really love about homemade Christmas gift baskets is the thought that goes along with them. You aren’t just buying anything, wrapping it and dropping it under the tree. You are putting real consideration into it and thinking of things that make the recipient happy, things that fit their personality or their hobbies. Then once you have your idea you can pack that gift basket full of goodies! If you need some help coming up with homemade Christmas gift basket ideas for someone on your gift list then I have some tips for you. [Read more…]

10 DIY Ornaments to make for your Christmas Tree

10 DIY Ornaments to make for your Christmas Tree

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Christmas time is here, can you guys believe it!? I am getting out all of my decorations on Friday and plan on spending the day putting the up while sipping on hot chocolate and jamming out to some Christmas songs. My favorite part of decorating for Christmas and putting up the tree! Every year my family and I make a new ornament for our tree so we can remember that particular year. It’s one of my daughters favorite traditions so we usually let her pick out the ornament we are going to make each year. So with that in mind I thought I would share with you some of the best DIY ornaments that we found from across the web while searching for the perfect ornament for our family. Perhaps your family perfect DIY ornament is right here on this list! Lets check them out: [Read more…]

Great Gift Ideas For People Who Love Minecraft!

Great Gift Ideas For People Who Love Minecraft!

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Happy Fall Y’all! It’s officially October! Which is awesome, but it also means that the holiday season is going to be here before we know it. I don’t know about you, but I will to be prepared in advance when it comes to gift shopping. One thing my daughter and her friends have been super in to this year is Minecraft. This little (ok big) game has swept the world in the last few years and it shows no time of stopping any time soon. Did you know that there are people that make a (really good) living off of making Minecraft videos on YouTube? It’s true! That is just fascinating to me. But I digress. If you have a Minecraft love in your life like I do in mind, you are going to need some awesome Minecraft gift ideas that they are going to love. And that is why I am bringing you this post today! To help you find the perfect gift for Minecraft lovers in your life! [Read more…]

Eggnog Cookies Recipe

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Logs are very pretty and very delicious but also very simple and easy to make. This is definitely an eggnog cookies recipe that the kids with love to help you bake. My kids love to roll the dough into ropes and they love cutting the dough rope into logs. Seems like young ones always want to chop and cut in the kitchen but that isn’t always an easy thing to accommodate for the tiny tots. You can fulfill their desire and keep them safe too by letting them cut the dough rope into logs with a butter knife or plastic knife. It is just like playing with play dough but they get to eat yummy cookies when they are done. Helping make cookies is also great for fine motor development and you can sneak in a little math and science without any one even noticing. [Read more…]

Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Notes

Free Printable Elf on the Shelf Notes

Elf On The Shelf Notes

 

It’s December ya’ll! You know what the means right!? It’s time to bust out those Elf on the Shelf elves that play tricks on our kids and report back to Santa. Elf on the Shelf is something I really enjoy doing for my daughter each year and she gets a kick out of seeing what Chippy (our Elf) is going to do next. So I wanted to share the joy of the Elf on the Shelf with you with these Free printable Elf on the Shelf notes that I made! I think some of the best magic of the Elf is being able to use him or her to teach your child that rewards come from good behavior. Of course the kids should want to be good all year round, but admit it, it’s a little easier to encourage around the holidays right?  Ha!  [Read more…]