Looking for a Unique Gift Idea for a Child This Holiday?

unique gift idea

I’ve had many conversations lately with parents who are struggling to figure out what to give their child this Christmas. What do you give a child who has everything? Many people are keeping their eyes peeled for a unique gift idea that will not fill the toy room or simply sit on a shelf unused. I don’t know about you, but I feel like compared to when I was a child, our children these days have too much. Not only do we not have enough space to store it all, but do they really NEED it all? We have had … Continue reading

How We Get Organized for the Holidays with Office 365

Get Organized for the Holidays

It’s time to start thinking about how we can get organized for the holidays so we can ENJOY the holidays with our family! There are so many things to think about like presents, get togethers, parties, decorations, cards, baking, outfits and more! For me, it can get rather overwhelming, so that is where I like to sit down and organize myself using Microsoft Office. I have used Word to help my parents put together their holiday card insert with photos of the grandchildren and a little message and I use Excel to organize all of my “To-Do” lists and Gift … Continue reading

Fresh Breath Pie… #HolidaySecretsExposed {Giveaway}

Reindeer Cupcakes

Everyone has a secret to tell! You must have a secret, a disaster or a hilarious experience that has happened during holidays in the past. Let’s hear them….your Holiday Secrets Exposed! Ok, ok, I’ll start….. When my husband and I were not yet married and living in our first basement apartment, I was super excited to entertain all of my friends. I had never entertained before, so I was a tad nervous how all of the food would turn out, so I would often do a “trial” meal to ensure that I knew what I was doing. Go ahead, call … Continue reading

Educational Holiday Themed Activities for Kids

Educational Holiday Themed Activities for Kids

Perhaps it is the teacher in me, but I am always on the lookout for opportunities to make an “educational moment” with my children. I happen to have a HUGE collection of Printables saved on my computer and I was noticing that my Holiday folder is looking a little bare, so today I went on a hunt for some Educational Holiday Themed Activities for Kids to add to my collection. Counting and Reading Skills Trees Pre – K through K Christmas learning pack Some more Holiday ideas for Children for you to check out: Fun Elf on the Shelf Ideas … Continue reading

Holiday Craft Ideas for Kids

Holiday Crafts for Kids

Last weekend, my kitchen exploded with Christmas crafts! You see, I store all of our Christmas craft items in a large box and I brought it upstairs. The kids literally took the entire box apart, looking at all of the fun Christmas materials and activities that we have and they started using their imaginations and creating Christmas crafts. It was so much fun to watch them create their own holiday creations using all of the Christmas craft materials that I keep from year to year. Do you keep your old holiday cards, gift wrap, ribbons etc. for your children to … Continue reading