Christmas, Day 4: Date Night

Christmas, Day 4: Date Night

Merry Christmas! Today’s the 4th day of Christmas! And I’ve got a fun giveaway for you. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: icecreammama@ One of my favorite places to grab a quick bite is Chipotle. It’s been a date night stop for hubs and I for close to ten years. We went […]

Christmas, Day 3: An Avengers Movie Night Kit

Christmas, Day 3: An Avengers Movie Night Kit

Merry Christmas! Today’s the 3rd day of Christmas! And I’ve got a fun giveaway for you. This post does include affiliate links. If you don’t win, you can always go buy one for yourself or for a friend. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: RBEBHB@ As you should know by now, I’m […]

Keep Good Going

Keep Good Going - learning from one another and enjoying our differences as well as our similarities.

The following content is sponsored by New York Life Insurance: Families are complex. You can start from the same gene pool, grow up in the same household, and end up in different spots later in life. My two sisters and I started life together in a small little house on Alaminos Drive. Our mom dressed […]

Christmas, Day 2: A Freezer Cooking Fun Bundle

Christmas, Day 2: A Freezer Cooking Fun Bundle

Merry Christmas! Today’s the 2nd day of Christmas! And I’ve got a fun giveaway for you. This post does include affiliate links. If you don’t win, you can always go buy one for yourself or for a friend. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Leslie.moe@ As you should know by now, our […]

Christmas, Day 1: Win a Mom’s Time-Out Kit

FM Giveaway #1

Merry Christmas! Today’s the first day of Christmas! And I’ve got a fun giveaway for you. This post does include affiliate links. If you don’t win, you can always go buy one for yourself or for a friend. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: hmhurst@ We are celebrating the day that God […]

Treats for the Sweet

Treats for the Sweet - These are traditions that we

The following content is sponsored by Hallmark: Oslo Kringle, from my Norwegian childhood I have waffled back and forth between shaping up my eating habits/increasing my gym activity/counting calories and the lovely alternative of just eating happily of the once-a-year treats that characterize Christmas. I decided to go for the latter, at least during my […]

Stocking Stuffers They’ll Actually Use and Enjoy

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The following content is sponsored by Suave and Lunchbox: I grew up with the special Christmas tradition of waking up to a stuffed stocking. Granny had knit my Santa stocking by hand when I was a baby. I still have it, 42 Christmases later. My mom has knit FishPapa and the kids each their own special Santa […]

Brainstorming Ways to Enjoy the Season (A Twitter Invitation)

how do we enjoy the season

The following content is sponsored by The Century Council and The Motherhood. Last week’s rain and our family trip to the movie theater kind of inaugurated the Christmas season for us. I approach this time with great fear and trepidation, however. I want the month to be one of good times with my family. I don’t […]