October 24, 2014

Planning for a Safe Halloween with Energizer


  Thanks to Energizer and The Motherhood for sponsoring this post! As always, all opinions are my own.  First step in Halloween prep around our house is hiding the candy from mom. Seriously. I will eat it all. Once we get through that important step we can move onto more important … [Read more...]

Best Nativity Sets for Kids


One of the things my kids look forward to the most is opening the box of Christmas decorations that contains our nativity set. Before you start to assume that my kids are well behaved enough to be trusted around breakable things, you should know that our nativity set includes plastic Little People … [Read more...]

10 Books to Teach your Kids about The First Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a great time to teach kids about the origins of the holiday. We have a collection of Thanksgiving books that we have enjoyed over the years and we try and find a new favorite every year. Reading historical facts in story form is a great way to learn and helps kids develop a passion … [Read more...]

5 Easy Ways to Personalize your Holiday Gifts


I vividly remember one holiday when my siblings and I exchanged gifts. I handed my brother a $20 gift card to a movie theater and he handed me a $20 gift card for a restaurant. It wasn't one of our best years for deep and personal holiday gifts.  This year, my family and I are working on our … [Read more...]

Fun Halloween Fashions from Stride Rite

Stride Rite Halloween

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stride Rite. I received products to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. After 3 boys, I'm loving all the adorable Halloween costume options that come with having a little girl. You know what I'm not loving? … [Read more...]