24 Days of Cherishing Christmas Together as a Family

24 Days of Cherishing Christmas Together as a Family

I love Christmas—its traditions, its beautiful memories, and most importantly, its meaning. But sometimes in the midst of this lovely season, I can easily find myself immersed in busyness. How I yearn to slow down this year and cherish each and every day with my family, to really connect with them and treasure the true […]

You’re A Hoot! Valentine’s Cards

You’re A Hoot! Valentine’s Cards

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, my little guy and I spent some time yesterday making cards. We usually pick up a package or two of the premade cards at the store for the classroom exchanges.  But this year, we decided to change things up and make the cards ourselves. My little guy loves doing […]

Gifts in a Jar

Gifts in a Jar

Last Christmas, I first discovered the joy of assembling and giving away glass jars filled with a beautifully layered cookie mixture.  For years, I’d admired the variations of this creative gift idea but had never attempted to make them. That is until last year. I had found a recipe for Cranberry Hootycreeks—festive and delicious white […]

Advent Stockings

Advent Stockings

With the month of December just around the corner, I can hardly wait to begin counting down the days until Christmas with my little guy. This year, I’m trying something new: Advent Stockings. Recently I was flipping through a catalog of a popular home furnishing store when I spotted a picture of a garland with […]