Tag Archives: Christmas

Don’t Forget Family Time During This Hectic Holiday Season

With just a little over a week until Thanksgiving, I am reminded that my life is going to get a little crazy until the end of the year.  With 4 kids in various activities, presents to buy, holiday baking, and family get-togethers to plan, I can easily spend the next 6 weeks running around frazzled instead of spending… Keep Reading »

Frugal Christmas Gifts for Teachers

I am always on the lookout for ideas for frugal Christmas gifts for the kids’ teachers.  I love giving handmade gifts so when I came across an adorable crocheted snowman gift bag pattern from Crochet Sal on Etsy a few years ago, I bought it with the intention of making gift bags up for the teachers. I use… Keep Reading »

Peppermint Muddy Buddies – AKA Reindeer Chow

Looking for a quick and easy holiday recipe to make with your kids?  Reindeer Chow (Peppermint Muddy Buddies) only takes about 15 minutes to make and is absolutely yummy! I had a box of Chex Cereal from a review I did recently and wanted to make a snack for the kids with it.  I thought about making traditional… Keep Reading »

A Christmas Tree Full of Memories

Our tree may not win any decorating contests, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.  From the angel on the top of the tree my grandma crocheted, to the handmade ornaments my kids made at school, every decoration is special.  Every year when we put ornaments on the tree, it is like looking back through a scrapbook… Keep Reading »