Meeting Santa

Now that Thanksgiving is over, I have officially kicked off the Christmas season. I love real Christmas trees, but with a baby who is on the verge of crawling and that puts everything in her mouth, we opted for a very little, fake tree (tear). I think for future years this will be her tree … More Meeting Santa

Christmas Banner

I have a thing for banners to the point where my husband commented on the fact that I make a banner for every single occasion possible. What can I say, they are cheap and easy to make. For my Christmas banner, I chose the phrase “Be Merry.” I chose this phrase mainly because I had … More Christmas Banner

DIY Advent Calendar

I really wanted to make my own advent calendar this year. I have very limited space in my house to hang one, so that definitely limited my options on what I could do. I wanted it to be something I could reuse year after year, so having something somewhat durable was part of the criteria.   … More DIY Advent Calendar

Easter 2012

Easter 2012 was magically blissful filled with the sounds of children’s excitement and laughter, to die for weather and amazing food all shared with the family. The day started with breakfast at my brother’s house and an Easter egg hunt for his two older kids. Watching my niece be so determined to find more eggs … More Easter 2012


I think I have said it before, but I will say it again, I love holidays and Easter is no exception. Spring weather is on the horizon and it is really the first time in the year where everyone starts wear light, flowy dresses and pastels again. It’s been 4 months since a big holiday … More Easter

Christmas is Near

First I was going to decorate the house like a mad woman for Christmas, then decided I wasn’t going to decorate at all and after this past weekend I decided a small tree was in order to get us in to the spirit just a little bit! Our place is far too small for a big tree … More Christmas is Near