Tag Archives : Holiday

DIY: Cookies in a Jar Gift idea


Good morning! Every year we like to exchange small gifts with our neighbors, and one of our most highly requested repeat gifts was for these Cookie in a Jar gifts! Everyone loved the ones we made last year and asked for more. But I wanted to change them up just a little bit so here’s our updated Cookie in a…

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DIY: Pipe Cleaner Candy Canes


Hello readers! I have a great holiday project for younger kiddos today. Although I have to admit my 9 year old and her friend had a great time making these too! They’re pipe cleaner candy canes, and they’re so easy to make! They’re a great way to keep kiddos busy during break, and decorate your tree in the process!  …

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DIY: Hot Cocoa Reindeer Gifts


Good morning everyone! I have a super cute and easy gift idea for you this holiday season! These are a great project for kids to give to their friends and teachers!   Supplies: Mini Marshmallows Hot Cocoa dry mix Plastic frosting bags & baggie ties (I found these in the baking isle of Walmart.) Google eyes Red pom-poms Glue Pipe…

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Happy July 4th 2016!


Hi friends! I’d like to take a moment to thank all of our armed forces that ensure our safety on a daily basis, and to our founding forefathers who built this country on the values we hold dear.   I love this time of year! For us it means summer BBQs and picnics, swim days, concerts, family, and friends. Sweet…

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Happy Memorial Day 2016!


Hi friends! I hope you all enjoyed last week’s sale and were able to get some great deals! Since today is a holiday I will be spending time with my family and hopefully enjoying some nice weather. They’re calling for rain so we’ll have to see. I think someone forgot to remind Colorado that it’s typically sunny out! Anyhoo… I’d…

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Happy New Year 2016!


Happy New Year everyone! I can’t believe it’s already 2016, but I think I say that every January first so could just be me… It just sneaks up on me you know! I think I blacked-out somewhere during August, probably right around when school started ha-ha! It just get’s crazy with sports, school, and blogging but that’s okay. I seem…

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Merry Christmas 2015!


I just wanted to pop in today to wish everyone a wonderful Christmas! We’ll be celebrating the birth of our savior with our extended family on both sides, an enjoying wonderful food too!   We’re so thankful for all of your support and encouragement this year. I may  not have time to reply to all of the comments, but I…

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November 2015 Holidays & Fun Days


Welcome readers! It’s time for another monthly holidays post! Yep, it’s already November, and so I thought it would be fun to take a look at what we have going on this month. So I’ve listed some, not all, of the fun holidays and wacky days that occur during November 2015. Keep on reading to see what’s happening! Holidays: November…

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October 2015 Holidays & Fun Days


Good morning! Fall is my absolute favorite season! I love all of the changing colors, and we get nice cool weather here as well. It’s great weather to head outside and enjoy yourself on a brisk walk, hike, or just kick around some leaves. It also means yummy soups and cozy sweaters. And you can usually get away without wearing…

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Fun and Easy Easter Activities for Kids!


Good morning everyone! Easter weekend is already upon us, and I have some really fun and easy Easter crafts that you can do at home to celebrate! Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ (in the Christian religion) and His promise of eternal life.  It is celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon on the…

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April 2015 Holidays & Fun Days


Did you know that April is national humor month? Yep that’s right, all month long we get to be funny! Sounds like a good time to me! And April is full of interesting days, so let’s get started shall we? Holidays: April 1 – April Fool’s Day. April 5 – Easter Sunday. Weekly Celebrations: Week 1 Library Week Week 1…

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St. Patrick’s Day Ideas


Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Who was this man that now encourages us play bagpipes, eat corned beef, and what’s with all of the people sporting green? St. Patrick of Ireland was a 5th- century Christian missionary in Ireland. When he was about 16 years old, he was captured by Irish pirates and taken as a slave to Ireland.  He…

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