Tag: Christmas

3 Merry Ways to Have Fun During the Holidays #Review

| December 30, 2019 | 206 Comments
3 Merry Ways to Have Fun During the Holidays #Review

Merry. This is the way we all try to feel during the holiday season. With the family being stuck inside due to weather on some days, keeping kids happy and making sure they have fun can be a bit of a challenge. Toys and games are great ways to make the time indoors fly by […]

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Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa

| December 24, 2019 | 12 Comments
Make the Holidays Bright at Glow Ottawa

Bright lights. This is one of the Christmas traditions my children and I love to see around the holidays season. We get a sense of wonder and delight at how lights can make whatever they adorn magical. When we heard that Glow Ottawa was coming to Canada’s capital, I could not wait to take my […]

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The Best Books to Share With Your Kids This Holiday Season

| December 23, 2019 | 9 Comments
The Best Books to Share With Your Kids This Holiday Season

The Best Books to Share With Your Kids This Holiday Season With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s easy to forget that a single book or a book gift box can make a great gift! So while you will undoubtedly spend a fair bit of time in line at the toy store this year, be […]

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How To Eat Smart During The Holiday Season

| December 19, 2019 | 16 Comments
How To Eat Smart During The Holiday Season

It’s easy to gain pounds during the Christmas holiday season, so make sure to keep snacking on hors d’oeuvres and sweets smart with simple tips and tricks. It’s easier than you think to eat smart during the holiday season! We all know how to hard it is to avoid gaining weight during the holidays with […]

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Crème Brulée Gingersnap Cookies

| December 18, 2019 | 19 Comments
Crème Brulée Gingersnap Cookies

There are many traditions associated with the Christmas season. How have these Christmas traditions evolved over time? Many of our Christmas traditions have a long and fascinating history. Christmas cards, Christmas trees, Christmas carols, and other traditions are still important parts of our festive celebrations. Our family holiday tradition is to bake together! We have […]

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Gingerbread Cookie Smoothie Recipe

| December 13, 2019 | 25 Comments
Gingerbread Cookie Smoothie Recipe

Another Holiday Season is upon us! Some are already experiencing stress over the upcoming schedule, expenses, and family gatherings. The economy is not helping with these sometimes overwhelming feelings either. So what is a person to do when Christmas activities begin to take over our time and our lives? To help you, we have come […]

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20 Quick And Easy Holiday Ideas

| December 10, 2019 | 10 Comments
20 Quick And Easy Holiday Ideas

Decorating and entertaining for the holidays doesn’t have to be stressful or taxing, it can be simple and fun if it’s not taken it too seriously and time isn’t wasted trying to create that Martha Stewart perfection. Open the window to more holiday decorating options by decorating for the season rather than a specific holiday, […]

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17 Christmas Tree Crafts For Kids

| December 5, 2019 | 16 Comments
17 Christmas Tree Crafts For Kids

There’s something about Christmas tree crafts that really get you into the holiday spirit. I’m happy to provide you with the following 17 fun crafts, appropriate for kids of all ages. If your kids are on the young side, you’ll want to help them with some of the projects. But, that means you get to […]

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DIY Santa’s Workshop Ornament

| December 4, 2019 | 13 Comments
DIY Santa’s Workshop Ornament

DYI Santa’s Workshop Ornament Part of the fun of the holidays is making Christmas ornaments. This Santa’s workshop ornament is so cute, don’t you think? Not only that, it’s one your kids can make when they’re looking for something new to do on a Saturday afternoon or during Christmas vacation. You may not have everything […]

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12 Rice Krispie Treats for the Holidays

| November 29, 2019 | 18 Comments
12 Rice Krispie Treats for the Holidays

The holidays are a time for making treats to share. There are always cookies and fudge in abundance, but this year, why not simplify your holiday preparations and share a classic treat? I have found 12+ Rice Krispie Treats for Christmas that you are going to want to check out! From festive wreaths to a […]

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17 Fun Santa Crafts For Kids

| November 27, 2019 | 10 Comments
17 Fun Santa Crafts For Kids

Santa Claus is coming to town! He’ll be here before you know it, with Rudolph‘s red nose leading the way! It’s time for children everywhere to start thinking about milk and cookies, and whether or not they’ll be on the “naughty” or “nice” list! Making Santa crafts is a great way for kids of all […]

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Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

| November 26, 2019 | 12 Comments
Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen Does it feel like you always have more and more people to shop for? Do you want to get something for your neighbors and your coworkers? What about those people that show up with unexpected gifts? The kitchen is the best place to create Christmas gifts. Whether you make candy, […]

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Gingerbread Play Dough Mats With Printable

| November 25, 2019 | 8 Comments
Gingerbread Play Dough Mats With Printable

Gingerbread Play Dough Mats With Printable Play dough mats are all the rage right now! Whoever came up with the idea is a genius! They are a totally inventive way to teach young children all kinds of educational skills without making a huge investment. How to use the Mats For those of you who may […]

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How to Save More Money on Christmas Gifts

| November 12, 2019 | 12 Comments
How to Save More Money on Christmas Gifts

How to Save More Money on Christmas Gifts Christmas is famous for being a time for presents and showing the ones you love how much you care about them. It’s easy to see how it can also be a time that people spend a lot of money. You don’t have to break the bank on […]

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Holiday Entertaining Tips with FREE Printable Planner

| November 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
Holiday Entertaining Tips with FREE Printable Planner

Holiday Entertaining Tips It’s almost time to start entertaining for the holidays, which makes this the perfect opportunity to put together your plans. Whether you typically host large parties, or smaller get-togethers, there are scads of great holiday entertaining tips meant to help you pull off any size event without a hitch. These are just […]

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Festival of the Holidays At Epcot in Walt Disney World

| October 25, 2019 | 7 Comments
Festival of the Holidays At Epcot in Walt Disney World

Festival of the Holidays At Epcot in Walt Disney World Christmas time is always a special time of year for Disney, because they dress up Magic Kingdom. They bring out the carolers, display a massive tree, and do a nightly castle lighting ceremony; however, that’s just the beginning! They have after hours parties with a […]

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5 Things to Do with Your Kids for Christmas

| December 17, 2018 | 97 Comments
5 Things to Do with Your Kids for Christmas

5 Things to Do with Your Kids for Christmas  Are you looking to create Christmas memories and traditions with your children? There are a number of fun activities you can take part in as a family to make a great holiday experience! Whether you’re looking to pass the time while you wait for dinner, or […]

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Holiday Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

| December 14, 2018 | 23 Comments
Holiday Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Holiday Double Chocolate Cookies What is a more iconic flavour combination at the holidays than chocolate and peppermint? It’s something that we all look forward to every year. It’s great in hot chocolates, candies, and even cookies. These Holiday Double Chocolate Cookies are not only great for get togethers, but you’ll find that they are […]

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DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament

| December 5, 2018 | 18 Comments
DIY Rudolph Tealight Ornament

This DIY Rudolph tealight ornament are so cute, don’t you think? With the exception of the battery-operated tealights themselves, you may already have all the other necessary supplies on hand. This is a fun holiday craft project that even younger kids can help you with, as long as supervision is provided. Paint the base of […]

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17 Reindeer Crafts For The Family

| November 21, 2018 | 15 Comments
17 Reindeer Crafts For The Family

Rudolph the red nose reindeer had a very shiny noseeeeeee… Let’s face it; reindeer are a big part of the holiday season. So, when you’re kids are looking for something to do on a cold afternoon why not suggest one of these cute reindeer crafts for the family? Here’s a short description of some of […]

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Santa Matching Game with Printables

| November 7, 2018 | 9 Comments
Santa Matching Game with Printables

Playing a matching game is a great way for your child to gain memory skills and have fun at the same time. There’s no reason to spend money on games like this, when there are so many free printables available online.This Santa matching game fits right in with the spirit of the holiday. Kids will […]

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17 Snowman Crafts for Kids

| January 3, 2018 | 22 Comments
17 Snowman Crafts for Kids

Winter snow is quite magical. Why? It’s what it takes to build a snowman. When your kids don’t want to brave the cold… no worries! They can still bring a snowman (or woman) to life by making one or more of these craft projects. Here are just a few of them. As you can see, […]

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Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/19

| December 20, 2017 | 60 Comments
Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/19

Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile One of the fun traditions of the holiday season is hanging stockings for the Man in Red to fill with goodies to enjoy on Christmas Day. In our home, we also love adding items that can be used every day. An interesting item I have on my wish […]

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Eggnog Recipes for Any Occasion

| December 18, 2017 | 27 Comments
Eggnog Recipes for Any Occasion

  Eggnog Recipes for Any Occasion Believe it or not, beverages similar to eggnog have been part of holiday menu planning since medieval times. For awhile, it was only available to monks and aristocrats… Because of the high cost of ingredients. By the 18th century, this drink was readily available to almost everyone. The most […]

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