Holiday Gift Guide | What Mom Really Wants

What does Mom really want this holiday season?  It’s a tough question. Most moms go out and buy what they want.  Some even go as far as wrapping it and putting it under the tree.  What is on your Moms holiday gift list? See what is on my holiday wish list and surprise your mom with a little something under the tree that I know she will love!!

25 Christmas Countdown Activities | Plus 5 Bonus Ideas

I love celebrating the holidays. Often it can be stressful and overwhelming but I try to focus on spending time with family and creating family memories and family traditions. I do this by using my Christmas Countdown Calendar. This is a calendar full of Christmas countdown activities. Before you stop reading and think another thing to add to your “to-do list”, check out how easy and fun the Christmas countdown ideas really are. You will be surprised at how simple they can be and will start enjoying the holiday season with your family.

Holiday Gift for Dad | JORD Wood Watch

I love finding the perfect holiday gift for my husband.  The problem is it is not always easy.  My husband and I spend time searching online for great gifts for the kids but we often forget about each other. I am so happy that I discovered JORD Wood Watches. This year I am ready to wow him!

7 Easy Ways to Teach Thankfulness

November is a great month to teach thankfulness to our kids.  It is a simple act, but sometimes it is the simple things that have a big impact. During the month of November I do easy and practical activities to help teach thankfulness to my kids.

5 Family Approved Children’s Books(Monthly Series:Thankfulness)

We all know that reading to your kids is so important. I love snuggling up with my kids and a good book.  I have to be honest, there are times when it is not always easy. It can be a challenge to find books the kids like… that I like too. Have you ever felt that way? Reading should be a fun way to connect as a family. I want to make it easy for parents to find great quality books that the entire family can enjoy. This is my first post in a new monthly reading series where I will share our favorite books that are family approved!

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Hersheypark for the Holidays

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane is a MUST DO if you live within 4-6 hours of Hershey, PA. Even if you don’t you should add it to you bucket list!  Hersheypark holidays is a great way to start celebrate with your family. We went in November of 2015 and it was a great way to welcome in the holidays.

Create an Awesome Family Movie Night

We love family movie nights in our house. There is something special about all of us on the couch sitting down to see a story come to life on the screen. Today I am sharing 20 of our favorite family movie night movies that kids and parents can agree on.

5 Fall Family Traditions to Start This Year

Fall is my favorite time of year.  One of the many perks of living in NY state is that there are so many fall activities to start fall family traditions… and the weather is the best. Everything around is colorful. I love it! Now is a perfect time to start planning your family fall activities and spend your weekends starting a few fall family traditions.

A Letter to the New Mom

This is to the new mom. The mom that has spit up on her clothes. The mom that has breast milk leaking through her shirt and is wearing the same clothes three days in a row. The mom who hasn’t showered or used the bathroom alone in years. The mom who locks herself in the bathroom crying because nobody told her it would be this hard.

Fall Fun at Powers Farm Market

Fall is the best time of the year to get out there and explore the festivals and farms in your neighborhood. I love creating fall family traditions and fall traditions for us means visiting farms and fall festivals. This year we visited Powers Farm Market.  The last time we visited was in 2012 and I remembered some of the fun and unique activities they had.  I was really excited to take the kids this year.

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