Stylish and Trendy American Girl Doll Boots Patterns

Whether your dolls want to brave the cold weather, or just want to be stylish, there is a huge selection of American Girl Doll Boots patterns out there to make for that special little doll collector in your life. My daughters love their American Girl dolls. They especially love to dress them in styles that they see other kids wearing… Keep Reading »

Clever Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

Finding storage in a tiny bathroom can seem impossible. Don’t despair though, there are many creative storage ideas for small bathrooms to help you effectively use the space.  With a little ingenuity, wasted space can become storage spots for all your bathroom necessities. The bathroom in my first house was teeny tiny.  I mean like so small that there was… Keep Reading »

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Banana Sorbet Recipe

Made in heart-shaped silicone molds, this strawberry banana sorbet recipe makes a great dessert for Valentine’s Day.  Your kids will never need to know it’s good for them! Each year on Valentine’s Day, our family has a special meal.  Everything is either heart-shaped or pink.  It is definitely something to look forward to during the dreariness of winter.  This… Keep Reading »

Valentine Movies for Kids

Want to make Valentine’s Day special for the entire family? There is a great selection of Valentine movies for kids currently available on DVD that the whole family can enjoy. I love Valentine’s Day. It’s a bright spot a midst all the gloom and dreariness of winter. Valentines Day isn’t just about couples though. I think it is… Keep Reading »

Smores Christmas Ornaments ~ Could they get any cuter?

Smores Christmas Ornaments Smores aren’t just for eating! I have been collecting the for about 10 years now and just love them. They are among my favorite Christmas decorations. Smores Christmas ornaments feature delightful little marshmallow snowmen on a chocolate and graham cracker base. I have over 20 in my collection. Some are Christmas themed, like my Elf,… Keep Reading »

The Santa Clause Trilogy – Capture the Magic This Holiday Season

In our house, we start celebrating the magic of Christmas the weekend after Thanksgiving – and that includes a viewing of our family holiday favorite – . When my kids were little, we started the tradition of watching The Santa Clause on Thanksgiving night. As Disney made two more Santa Clause movies, we added those to our Thanksgiving… Keep Reading »

A Year of Collectible Holiday Nutcrackers

A Year of Collectible Holiday Nutcrackers Nutcrackers aren’t just for Christmas. Did you know that there are collectible holiday nutcrackers for nearly every major holiday? I received my first nutcracker when I was newly married – an Easter Bunny nutcracker. I have been collecting them ever since. I am working on adding a nutcracker to my collection for… Keep Reading »