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Support Make A Wish® This Holiday With A Fun, New Tradition!

This isn't sponsored, just wanted to shout out two amazing brands doing amazing things in our local community!  Did you know there's an easy way to support the amazing work of Make A Wish® in your community FOR FREE this holiday season?  As you may recall we went to Disney back in February, and were blessed by the opportunity to learn more about the incredible work of Make A Wish®.  Living here in Oregon and plugging into the community we've…

Last Minute Unique Gifts From I See Me!

Disclosure:  I received complimentary product to conduct this post.  I only work with companies I love & adore!  All opinions expressed are my own. Editing add that right now you can 30% off your order!  Head to their site for details. I recently had the chance to partner up with the cutest company, I See Me!   They make this stunningly high quality books personalized for your children.  I wanted to say this review for after I published my post on…

Christmas As An Incredibly Fun Geography And Social Studies Lesson!

Disclosure:  I mention Bookshark in this post, and they have been generous enough to provide us with their pre-k curriculum to use throughout the year.  We love them and everything they do for families!  All opinions are my own. Last year, I posted a photo of my then four year old using the globe to follow Santa on NORAD.    You guys were very interested in learning more about using Christmas as a time to dive into geography & social studies…

Belated Merry Christmas!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas.  It is probably no mystery to my readers that I adore the Christmas season. I take great pleasure in decorating my house, creating and receiving family holiday cards, and savoring the stillness of a dreary winter day serving as a backdrop to a beautiful illuminated Christmas tree.  My heart was swelling out of my chest as I listened to my four year old discover the gifts under the tree on Christmas morning. It feels beyond cliché…

The best Christmas movies!

The best Christmas movies! I've just created a list here with various age groups in mind.  I've put a star by them if I know they are available on Netflix! Curious George's - A Very Monkey Christmas* Frosty the Snowman* Elf Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Santa Clause Series Love Actually A Christmas Story The Christmas Card* Miracle on 34th Street* How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jingle All the Way Polar Express Christmas Carol Home Alone A Very Murray Christmas* The…

What to get mom for the holidays!

Moms take care of everyone and everything, seriously.  We all know that.  So, this year I have created a list of what moms want most for the holiday season.    Spa treatments- facials, massages, pedicures, and manicures.  (Moms need to get pampered, no?!) Hunter boots & Hunter Socks- because being practical can also be stylish! Insta-pot- Moms cook all the time, why not help her out? Fancy towels or sheets that mom wouldn’t normally feel comfortable buying for herself.  (Think…

Do some good: Host a Wrapping Party with Scotch® Magic™ Tape 3 Pack Caddie

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WrapGiveRepeat #CollectiveBias Now that I have two young children, giving back during the holiday season has never been more crucial to me.  I find it is especially important to make sure they understand their countless blessings, and teach them how to give back.  My husband was in the military for almost ten years, we've made friends across the country world.  During that time, we…