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Last Minute Holiday Shopping At Barnes & Noble!

Disclosure: Thank you so much to Barnes & Noble for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions expressed are my own! I love books, the nostalgia of a book store, and being able to find everything I need in one place. Barnes and Noble is one of my favorite places, I could spend HOURS (and I have before) just picking up books, reading the back cover, sipping coffee. Barnes and Noble has also been a place for me to watch…

Holiday Home Tour 2019!

Last year, we were just getting settled into our home. We moved in on December 14th, so we didn't do a lot of decorating. We were just unpacking box after box so decorating just wasn't on the radar. My boys threw up the Christmas tree, and we promptly took it down the day after Christmas to put in storage in an effort to be more organized. This year, I wanted to add some festive touches but that can get expensive…

Holiday Suggestions When The Last You Need Is More Stuff!

I know in our family, we've been really trying to cut back on stuff and more stuff. I don't want to be people who find ways to organize things we are never going to use anyway. (And all the mamas say, amen!) We told our boys outright we would be purchasing only three gifts per child this year, and they were totally fine with that. In fact, I think they are having fun narrowing down and changing their toy wants.…

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…

Holiday Bucket List 

I know a lot of us were waiting for the election to pass to get into the holiday spirit.  So as we prepare for Thanksgiving, Christmas, my husband's birthday, and the new year. I thought I would share our bucket list.  Send out Christmas cards  Have a friendsgiving  Attend the downtown lighting ceremony (we have never been before!!)  Decorate the tree and house  Have family holiday photos taken! Visit a tree farm. We don't get a fresh tree, but I'm…

Simplify the holidays and enjoy them more this year! My tips!

I cannot believe it is November! Now, that Halloween is over with, it is time to start getting excited for the upcoming holidays. These are extra special for my family this year, because it is our last holidays in our Midwest village. Also exciting, we are hosting Christmas festivities in our house this year!! I'm sharing my hacks for making the holidays less stressful, and more enjoyable. Order your Christmas cards early to save time and money! Tiny Prints has…