Christmas Party Planning 101

Christmas Party Planning 101   If you’ve ever thrown a party, you know that they can be a lot of fun…and a lot of work. There are steps to take that will make things easier and guarantee that you throw the best party (or parties) of the Season!! Luckily, I know these steps and I’m willing to share.   : )   Let’s Get Started   The first thing to do is decide what type of party you’re having. Is it {Read More}

100 Christmas Bucket List Ideas

100 Christmas Bucket List Ideas   According to the dictionary, a bucket list is “a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish over a lifetime.” Most people have made a bucket list without even realizing it. Every time you say “I want to try that” or “I would like to go there someday,” you’re basically just adding something new to your bucket list! But have you ever made a bucket list just for Christmas? {Read More}

Christmas Scavenger Hunt (Plus, a Printable!)

Christmas Scavenger Hunt   How about a stress-free way to spend the day that will get everyone moving and laughing? Welcome to the Christmas Scavenger Hunt! I created this Scavenger Hunt last Christmas when we had a rare occasion to get out of town with all three of our (now) grown children. I wanted to do something silly and create some fun photo ops. Much to my surprise, the two people out of four that I thought would get most {Read More}

Do You Have a Summer Bucket List? (Here’s One Just In Case!)

It’s that time of year again–ah, sweet summer! It’s the time for vacations and fun and relaxation and a bucket list. If you have time off for relaxing and having fun, that is. Otherwise, it’s just another few months of work, sweat, and tears. (Did I mention sweat? It gets really hot and humid here in the summer.) Since our youngest just graduated, this is sort of a last summer to squeeze in some family time and do a few {Read More}

Free Christmas Printable Pack!!

**These printables were previously only available to subscribers, but I’m making them available to everyone because I love you guys that much!! Merry Christmas!   Christmas is coming!!  Are you ready?  It may seem a little early, but now is a great time to start.  This great Christmas printable pack is a great way to get started…and it’s free!!   Included in the Christmas Printable Pack is:   Gift List –With lots of space for names and possible gift ideas, {Read More}

Finally Fall Front Porch! ~Tales of a Prize Winner~

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links.  That One Mom belongs to various affiliate programs and may receive compensation for purchases made through those links.  No purchase is ever necessary though!  For more information, see the Disclosure and Privacy Policy page. * It’s fall!  And the front porch is finally decorated.  It’s confession time though.  I had absolutely no intention of decorating our front porch.  None.  Zip.  Zilch.  Nada.  With all of the health issues and home repair and family life {Read More}

Simple Money Saving Tips + Three 52-Week Savings Printables!

Saving money is an issue for most of us.  Whether there is not enough to make ends meet or we just aren’t sure how to manage it, money can be a giant source of stress to anyone’s life.  My love/hate affair with money goes up and down like a yo-yo most days.  Anytime we think we are getting ahead, life hits us with just “one more thing” and the bank account goes back down to zero. Just like with anything {Read More}