Elf on the Shelf Day 2

It’s time for day two. The kids are getting all excited and slightly nervous for what the elves have in store. The first day we just had our elves out with their book to read for bedtime. If you started your elf before December or on December 1 like we did it’s important to rememberContinue reading “Elf on the Shelf Day 2”

Let’s Talk Snot

“You’re welcome for the all-too gross, yet familiar sight. This picture always reminds me of a scene from “Little Giants.”‘ It is the season for stuffy noses and coughs. When your littles are really little there’s not a whole lot you can do to relieve their terrible discomfort. Especially the much dreaded night-time stuffies. They’reContinue reading “Let’s Talk Snot”

24 Days of Elf on a Shelf

Day 1 December 1: Advent Calendars, a note, and naming the new baby elf. Deciding whether to get an Elf on the Shelf or not? Here are some ideas if you already have one or if you’re making the decision to get one. I will be really honest with you. I was always strongly AGAINSTContinue reading “24 Days of Elf on a Shelf”

How to Have a Garage Sale

We love garage saling but when it comes to having your own sale there’s a lot you need to know to be successful. Start saving items early. Start collecting items about a year before your actual garage sale (depending on how much you’re wanting to sell or how much storage space you have available). WeContinue reading “How to Have a Garage Sale”

What to Pack in your Hospital Bag?

It seems that everyone in our family got pregnant at the same time. I am completely surrounded by cousins, a sister, and sister in law who are all due in May or June. My heart hurts for all the pregnant mommas out there feeling extra anxious and extra scared or uncertain because of all thisContinue reading “What to Pack in your Hospital Bag?”

8 Sun Safety Tips for Little Ones

I like to get a little sun, but when it comes to my kids it’s safety first. These tips and tricks have saved us on multiple occasions. Including week long Florida trips in summer heat. They worked so well the one year our kids didn’t get ANY sunburn the whole trip! 1. Bucket/Floppy Hat: IfContinue reading “8 Sun Safety Tips for Little Ones”