Twelve days of Christmas … Day 4

Sweet visions of sugar plums, or gingerbread! To continue with our Christmas traditions we make gingerbread houses with the kids. Not only is it a great activity but we also use them as decorations for the table too. The kids enjoy making the, ( and eating the candy) and I think they look great on…

A little luxury in your mailbox

Sweet treat delivered to your doorstep. I have found a new guilty pleasure. It is a subscription service for Birchbox. For $10 a month (shipping included) a fabulous little package shows up in your mailbox. It is filled with beauty products (some sample size, some full size) and other wonderful goodies. Each month there are…

Twelve days of Christmas … Day three

I love decorating for the holidays! My new favorite thing to add for really any holiday season is vinyl lettering. These decals go on very easily, come down just as simply and look really cool! I have used vinyl decals in the past, my kids have them on their walls in their bedrooms. Really easy…

Twelve days of Christmas …day 2

Pottery Barn stockings for the kids! Love, love, love Pottery Barn! But it can be a little expensive. Sometimes, though investing in something that is made to last, will actually save you money in the long run. So 12 years ago I bought a personalized stocking from Pottery Barn Kids and I paid full price.…

Twelve days of Christmas … Day one

As I am decorating the house for Christmas, I am overwhelmed by the childhood memories that are flooding my brain. I don’t know if its just because I am getting older ( did I say that out loud?) or because I am continuing tradition from my family. Today I started putting up the Christmas village.…