I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

Yes, I am still here! As you probably can tell I haven’t been posting here on the blog very much lately. The twins both got a stomach virus, then they both got RSV and ear infections, and then of course, it got passed on to Hubby and I. Ugh! I never did daycare with my own son, but the twins started a few months ago and are bringing home all … Continue Reading →
Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

I know you all love the facts and trivia on the infographics each Saturday. Today I have one from Tree Classics about the history of Christmas traditions. I had to laugh when I read the tradition in Ireland because my Hubby would totally love playing Santa in that country (and he is part Irish). The facts about some of the record setting Christmas trees at the bottom of the infographic … Continue Reading →
Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

So I know Halloween just happened, but for most of us the next two months will be filled with major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Whether you are hosting any holidays or parties or just attending them, it can get a bit hectic this time of the year. Because of that I thought I would offer up some ideas to help you get organized for the holiday season … Continue Reading →
40 Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

40 Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Christmas trivia time! I love trivia! So today I’m sharing 40 Christmas trivia questions and the answers. See how many you can get correct. These are great to share at your Christmas gathering just as conversation or use them as part of a game if you like. Good luck! Christmas Trivia Questions: What is the name of Scrooge’s dead business partner? Who does the voice of The Grinch and the … Continue Reading →
You Knew It Was Christmas Time When You Saw These Commercials

You Knew It Was Christmas Time When You Saw These Commercials

Growing up we watched a lot of television and when Christmas time approached we started seeing certain commercials every year. It is funny that I can still watch these old commercials and get in a holiday mood. I’ve gathered a few of them up from YouTube to share with you all. Norelco Santa Commercial   Time-Life Treasury of Christmas Music Commercial   The Clapper Commercial   Chia Pet Commercial   … Continue Reading →
How to Hack the Holidays with Technology

How to Hack the Holidays with Technology

Sometimes I think I forget that I am able to take advantage of the technology I have so much of the time. Remembering that not everyone knows how to use their computers, tablets, and phones in as many ways is inspiring this post today along with some great tips that Microsoft shared with me. Surface Pro 4 & Surface Book Hacks Use Cortana + Hello while baking: Allows for hands … Continue Reading →
Peppermint Crunch Fudge

Peppermint Crunch Fudge

How about an easy sweet treat for the holidays? This one has lots of chocolaty goodness along with the favorite holiday taste of peppermint. This recipe is easy enough to have the kids help you make it too!  Thank you to Family Features and VeryBestBaking.com for sharing this recipe with me. Is this a recipe you might try during this holiday season? #13029 Source: Nestlé Continue Reading →
Infographic: Guide to Christmas Lights

Infographic: Guide to Christmas Lights

If you haven’t put up your Christmas lights yet this year, now is the time! For this week’s infographic I have a fun one all about those festive Christmas lights. You will learn about light sizes, how many to use on trees, estimated electricity costs and a few tips and tricks. If you do use Christmas lights, I would love to know what colors you prefer both inside and out! … Continue Reading →
25 Holiday Family Traditions

25 Holiday Family Traditions

Are you looking for traditions to start with your family for Christmas? Today I’m sharing a list of 25 holiday traditions that you can do this year! Even if the family doesn’t get giddy with excitement at first, they do remember these traditions and will enjoy them throughout the years. Decorating the Tree Make it a family event! Turn on the Christmas music and have everyone help set up the … Continue Reading →
8 Fun Holiday Gifts Under $20

8 Fun Holiday Gifts Under $20

Many of need inexpensive gifts for holiday gift giving games. Today I searched and found eight fun holiday gifts that are all under $20 each from Uncommon Goods (disclosure – links are affiliate links). There is a little something for everyone on the list. These gifts are sure to be a fun way to enjoy your holiday! State Slate Cheese Boards Serve up some state pride at your next soiree … Continue Reading →