October 25, 2014

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...]

Frugal Decorating: Metallic Pumpkins

decorative pumpkins

When it comes to holiday decorations I have two rules. I don't want to spend a lot of money and I don't want to waste a lot of time. Now I realize that if you enjoy crafts and decorating, time may not be an issue. I have a lot of really crafty friends and for them, creating beautiful decorations is … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Giving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what you are grateful for. After recognizing your own blessing you may decide that you would like to help others who are less fortunate than you. Although this is a thought that we should always have, the Holidays tend to bring out everyone’s generosity. The … [Read more...]

I Am Thankful For…

Although for most of us Thanksgiving is an amazing day of food, family and football, we should remember that it is meant to be a day of thanks. It should be a day to reflect upon your year and recognize the good that has come to you and your loved ones. It is especially important that you instill … [Read more...]