Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and I always look forward to it. The hubs and I had our very first date on Valentine’s Day, many moons ago when we were just kids in high school. In the years since then, we have always marked the day and taken time to make sure… Continue reading Celebrating Family on Valentine’s Day
It’s officially the Christmas season and I’m thrilled! Christmas is my favorite time of the year, there is something really magical about it all and I soak up as much of it as possible. My love of Christmas has already started to trickle down to the kids, making it even more fun than before! One… Continue reading Our Advent Calendar (24 Christmas Activities and Acts of Kindness)
For J’s first birthday, we gathered our friends and family for a farm themed birthday party. The kids all seemed to have a blast and I was really happy with how everything came out (including his allergy-friendly birthday cake!). For decorations, I used red and white checkered tablecloths and white paper goods to keep things… Continue reading Farm Themed 1st Birthday Party!
Amongst all the fireworks and BBQs, the true reason for today’s holiday can get a bit lost. But I think it’s important to teach our kids to respect this country and what it stands for. When I look around, the country seems so divided. It seems like far too many people have a “my way… Continue reading Happy Independence Day from our family to yours
Yesterday marked the official start of summer and with two little ones at home, I plan on taking full advantage of the warm weather and long days with fun activities everyone will enjoy. Summer provides the perfect backdrop for making family memories and life-long traditions. While most of our summer plans are spontaneous, I do… Continue reading Summer is Here: 9 things I plan to do with the kids this summer!