Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

Top Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

Thanks to Personalization Mall for facilitating this post on Valentine’s day gift ideas for men. Are you on the hunt for some Valentine’s day gift ideas for men?  Philip is really handy in the kitchen so I’ve been thinking about food related gifts. In my opinion, men who love to cook are hard to shop… Read More »

Important Life Lessons Holiday Movies Can teach us

Important Life Lessons Holiday Movies Can Teach Us

Just last week I mentioned how watching family holiday movies could be a great way to get into the holiday spirit.  There’s just something special about sitting down with the family and watching holiday movies together. While watching some of these movies, I realized that many of them are laden with many wonderful life lessons. … Read More »

Get In The Holiday Spirit With Family Holiday Movies

Get In The Holiday Spirit With Family Holiday Movies

As soon as the holidays roll around, I always work a few family holiday movie nights into our advent calendar activities list. Having a family movie night is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and bond with those we hold near and dear. Of course, family holiday movies cut across a wide… Read More »


Host A White Elephant Ugly Gift Exchange Party

Have you ever been to a white elephant gift exchange party?  I must admit, that while I have participated in many, many holiday gift exchanges and grab bags, I had never participated in the white elephant variety until recently.  Hosting or participating in a white elephant gift exchange holiday party game is one of the… Read More »


Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early With #KmartLayaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are 100% my own. You just can’t deny it; the holiday season’s countdown is on its way! Although most of us don’t start our holiday shopping, decorating and then celebrating until after the Thanksgiving, there’s some holiday “needs” that you need to… Read More »

When do the 12 days of Christmas really begin

When Do The 12 Days of Christmas Really Begin?

Do you know when the 12 days of Christmas actually begins? Apparently a lot of people do not. I cringe when I see people counting down from December 1st, or when I see commercials making reference to the 12 days of Christmas and start their holiday specials on December 14 and begin counting down to… Read More »


DIY Infant Halloween Costume Ideas

Although Halloween costumes for kids can be so cute, they can also be quite expensive. It’s true that kids can wear the costumes more than once, but when it comes to infants, this is not always the case. Therefore, spending money on a pricey infant Halloween costume is not very practical. The better way would… Read More »


St. Patrick’s Day: What It Is And Fun Things To Do On This Day

Growing up, I attended a Catholic elementary school. I fondly remember the days leading up to St. Patrick’s day. There was always a flurry of fun activities surrounding this day and lots of green to be seen. Like his mama, Z.E.N. attends a Catholic school as well, and seeing his coursework on St. Patrick’s day… Read More »


Decorating For the Holidays – Part 2 #Searsrealcheer #CBias

As I mentioned in my previous post about decorating for the holidays, one of the items we purchased while shopping at the Sears Holiday Shop was a Christmas train set for Z.E.N. As soon as we got home, he insisted that we had to set it up.  We had a long day and I really… Read More »