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5 Ways to Have an Easier Holiday Season

As we roll into December, let’s end the year on a high note. Here’s how we can both have an easier holiday season.

Microwaveable Heat Packs: DIY on a Dime

Sew microwaveable heat packs from colorful fabric for cute and cozy gifts. This project is a super simple way to give affordable presents. As you may know, we’re total wimps here in Southern California. Some of you are weathering extremely cold temps where you live and I’m wearing fingerless gloves as I type. I am […]

Advent Traditions for Kids

Advent is an excellent time to share with your kids the joy there is in Christ and how very much we need Him. Check out these fun Advent traditions for kids and count down the days until Christmas. In my adult life I don’t know that I paid much attention to holiday traditions until I had […]

Taking Care of You at the Holidays: 5 Simple Steps

Are you taking care of you this holiday season? It’s important to your family that you enjoy this season while you’re trying to make it special for them. I don’t know about you, but I can feel it already. That tug of war that happens each winter as the holidays approach. There are SO MANY […]

Saving Money on LEGO

Lego do not come cheap these days. As your Lego maniacs curate their Christmas wishlists, consider these tips for saving money on the Lego bricks. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, […]

Maple Spiced Pepitas for Munching and Crunching

Whip up a batch of these maple spiced pepitas to serve at your next get-together. They make a great addition to the appetizer table or the salad bowl. Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Spiced Pepitas Years ago my mother-in-law served us these chipotle spiced almonds that were out of this world. I think I […]

5 Ways to Save on Christmas Expenses

Looking to save on Christmas expenses? You can totally cut back, save money, and still enjoy a great holiday. Here are some easy ways to save. This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of those links, I’m paid a small amount in advertising fees, at no cost to you. Thanks […]

Make-Ahead and Freeze Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Put your feet up this Thanksgiving with this Make-Ahead and Freeze Thanksgiving Side Dishes freezer cooking plan. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away! After years of doing all the cooking, I was so thrilled to go to start heading to my in-laws’ house every year for Thanksgiving. They have a lovely, spacious home with lots of […]