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}

Christmas Round-Up: Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas!

Christmas Round-Up: Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas!     I’m not sure how things go down in your household, but until just a few years ago, my Christmas morning consisted of hearing voices and waking up to faces that were a half-inch from mine (not my husband) wanting to know if we could get up and open presents…sometimes before 5 AM.  God love their little hearts, they never opened any without us though.  I walked in more than once to see {Read More}

25 Wonderful Amazing Fabulous Gifts In a Jar!!

Do you love homemade gifts? Do you ever make them?  Are you as excited about that title as I am?!? Because who doesn’t want wonderful, amazing, fabulous things!! Christmas is a great time to showcase all of your talents and to be creative in the gift-giving department–especially if you have a list that rivals Santa and a budget better suited to the last century!  These gifts in a jar are a great way to mark multiple recipients off of your {Read More}

Hey, Watch This: Must See Christmas Movies To Get You In The Spirit!

Hey, Watch This: Must-See Christmas Movies To Get You In The Spirit!     Now that it’s past Halloween, it’s officially time for some Christmas movies–at least for other people.  In our house, it’s not unusual to have a Christmas movie playing in the middle of the summer!  Sometimes you just need a little Christmas spirit. Everyone has their own favorites when it comes to Christmas-themed movies and it is quite possible that some of the ones on my list {Read More}

The Importance of Giving (and Receiving) With a Cheerful Heart

Updated Post Alert: This is an after-Christmas post from 2014. I had every intention of writing a post about how it really is “the thought that counts,” but after rereading this one, I decided I probably just couldn’t say it any better.   The Importance of Giving (and Receiving) With a Cheerful Heart   I started off the Holiday Season like a whirlwind.  I had big dreams and plans and calendars full of ideas.  Now, Christmas Day has come and {Read More}