Home for Christmas Tour

Home for Christmas: My 2019 Christmas Home Tour   Whether you know me in real life or only virtually through That One Mom and social media, you might have figured out that I absolutely love decorating for Christmas! It’s not just about the beautiful colors and all the details–there is a feeling of warmth and happiness that Christmas decorations bring. And oh so many memories! I love my Christmas House and I hope you get those feelings as you follow {Read More}

Letter to Santa Printable and How to Send It!

Do your children write letters to Santa? Does Santa send a reply? Letters to Santa are a precious gesture that children of all ages can participate in. What to include in the letter is individual to each writer, but here are a few suggestions: Questions–Nothing is too silly or too serious for Santa. Encourage your child to ask anything they want. Let them be curious and creative! A Christmas wish list. There’s a good chance that Santa already knows what {Read More}

Chalkboard Christmas Printable and the Importance of Being Flexible

Christmas Chalkboard Printable and the Importance of Being Flexible   Some days I have big plans. And some days those plans fall through. Maybe I’m too tired to cook a huge dinner. Maybe I can’t focus or I don’t have any new ideas. Or maybe I get an unexpected visit from someone and I have to be a little bit flexible with how I’m spending my time. That’s okay though. Moments spent with people you love are more important than {Read More}

If You Just Believe

Have you seen the movie “The Polar Express”??? It’s one of my favorite Christmas movies. The message is very sweet, but it’s the music that I love the most! One of the songs from the movie is “Believe” by Josh Groban. If you haven’t heard the song or heard Josh Groban, I highly suggest you look it up because the man is talented! The movie has a lot to do with believing in Santa, but the song talks about how {Read More}

My Christmas Bucket List + A Bucket List Printable!

My Christmas Bucket List + A Bucket List Printable! Today, we’re going to talk Bucket Lists…Christmas Bucket Lists to be specific! I don’t know about you, but I make one every year. Or I should say, I write one down every year, forget to put it where we can all see it, and rarely even remember half of the things I wanted to check off of my list. Anyone else ever do that? This Bucket List Printable would be great {Read More}

“Use What You Have” Christmas Decorating

“Use What You Have” Christmas Decorating Ideas   This year, I wanted to change up some of the Christmas décor and go with something a little more “merry and bright.” Unfortunately, it wasn’t in the budget to go buy all new decorations so I had to get crafty! Now y’all know that doesn’t always turn out well for me, but it hasn’t really stopped me yet. And since I knew I wanted something different, it was a perfect time to {Read More}

How To Stuff the Stockings: Tweens, Teens, & Young Adults

How to Stuff the Stockings: Tweens, Teens, & Young Adults     Let’s talk stocking stuffers. My kids have told me more than once in the last several years that stockings are probably their favorite part of Christmas morning festivities. They always seem amazed at the amount of stuff I can fit in there! (Just to clarify…I have one teenage child and two young adult children. They still get stocking stuffers, but I’ve also been known to gift a completely {Read More}