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}

10 Gifts for $10 or Less!

*This post contains affiliate links.  Readers are under no obligation to visit the link or make a purchase.  That One Mom uses affiliate links to help keep the site going!* Hopefully you are better at saving money for gifts than I am or at least better at holding on to that money once you get it saved!  Just in case you are not though, today we will be talking about inexpensive gift ideas–specifically 10 gifts that cost under $10 each. {Read More}

The Best Christmas Playlist To Get You In the Spirit!

It just doesn’t really feel like Christmas until we break out the music and this Christmas playlist totally does the trick.  (Of course, it’s not unheard of for Spizzie and myself to listen to Christmas music in the middle of summer, so there’s that.)  There are people who don’t like Christmas music at all and those who refuse to listen to it until December is at least halfway over.  That’s okay, but sometimes we need a little bit to get {Read More}

10 Delicious Food Ideas for Your Holiday Menus

Food is a big part of our celebrations.  I’m really not sure why that is so, but it always has been and I like food so I’m not changing it!  We are always looking for new things to try and I generally start making menus way in advance.  Just in case you are too, I give you…10 Delicious Food Ideas for Your Holiday Menus! Meat and Cheese Tray.  Go ahead and be fancy and call it a Charcuterie Tray if {Read More}