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Holidays

Cozy Comforts

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As the weather cools, warm up with your family in one of these.

Decorative Plates

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This is such an easy Christmas craft that just about anyone can do it. The children will love designing something of their own, too, as long as you allow them to use the permanent markers. What You’ll Need White plate Permanent marker What You’ll Do We found our “fish” shaped plate at Old Time Pottery…. Read more »

4 Holiday Gifts That Help Others

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It’s the season of charity, so when you’re thinking of Christmas gifts for the kids, think of other kids around the world, too. Buying a soccer ball? Check out the buy one, give one at One World Futbol. Lots of options abound for giving back during the holidays, these are just four, and we’ll be… Read more »

Local Christmas Tree Farm Roundup

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Start a tradition this year with your family by visiting a local Christmas tree farm. The experience you’ll have looking for the perfect tree is priceless … not to mention a lot of fun! Well, maybe not so much fun for the one cutting it down … DAD! LOL! Support our local farmers and shop… Read more »

Pick and Cut a Christmas Tree

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We have gone a few times to cut down our own Christmas tree. It’s fun and our little girl enjoyed it. Lately, we have been purchasing from a local store. But, now’s the time to pick back up on that. I want to create a family tradition that I know both of my children will… Read more »

Santa Can

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Here’s a Christmas craft for kids to make that can hold all kinds of little things. You can use this craft to hold straws, utensils and more. See step-by-step pictorial instructions below, too! What You’ll Need Empty, clean Pringles can 8×10 red felt 8×10 white felt 8×10 black felt 8×10 gold glitter fabric/paper Glue (can… Read more »

Fun Homemade Advent Calendar!

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Do-it-yourself Advent Calendars are all the rage! Here’s one that we love, but woe is us, there’s no Ikea in Tennessee! That means in order to make this particular Calendar happen, you’ll have to order the fabric from a store out of state — or let this inspire you to make your own! http://ohhappyday.com/2012/11/giant-advent-calendar-diy/ 35… Read more »

A Holiday Full of Enchantment and Wonder!

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The holiday season kicked off with a BANG with the 29th annual A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland in Nashville. The lighting ceremony was a sight to see as the resort turned on its 2 million lights to set the scene for a sparkling holiday season. According to Gaylord Opryland resort, “A Country Christmas has… Read more »