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First let’s just take moment and say – WOW! That was intense and a little brutal. I am glad the internet “trolls” have moved on. It’s safe to say that I was very naive to how controversial the Cancelling Christmas post would be. When I agreed to do Good Morning America I sincerely thought what…

One of the things we are doing this year to teach our kids about giving is our version of the 12 days of Christmas with a Nativity. We bought this Olive Wood Children’s Nativity Set on Amazon. I wanted one that was not breakable so the kids could touch it, that was small, and and…

Believe it or not – I am 100% done with all my Christmas shopping for my kids, family and neighbors!  All I have left is my kids teacher gifts!  So, I went on the hunt for some ideas!   Thank goodness for crazy talented and creative people, because my brain has hit its max this…

Winter is here friends!  And, today I am sharing my favorite Extra Creamy Hot Chocolate recipe with you!  The best part of it – you make it in a crockpot!   We pretty much make hot chocolate nightly during the winter in our home, so this has become a favorite for my kiddos!  It’s so creamy and sweet…

  In the past I have hated Bran Muffins. Loathed them! So, when my friend Emily told me she had a great recipe that you can make each morning, I tried them. For my family…not me of course! Being the good mother I am I was taking a sacrificial bite and so my kids would…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bosch. All opinions are 100% mine. Recently we’ve overhauled the main part of our house!  We had an unfortunate leak from our dishwasher that required us to replace floors and somehow that turned into also painting, new appliances, new carpet and a new tile…

Hey friends!  I am having a little anxiety over the current state of my front porch!  I haven’t lived anywhere with snow or temperatures this cold, since I was a kid.  And, all my flower pots and plants are dead and it is just plain ugly!  I have LOVED my Fall Front Porch, specifically my…

I am giving away 2 of these tables for FREE.  CLICK HERE and enter to win! Hi, Shaun here from GENERALYOURHOME.COM – where I use my experience of managing multi-million dollar construction projects to teach you how to manage the construction of your own home and save thousands of dollars.   I am really excited to share the Chalktivity Table with…

Happy December 1st friends!  The Christmas season is OFFICIALLY started in the Dana Home!  The house is decorated, the kids got their Christmas Jammies last night, our Elf, Jasper, arrived!  Next up Christmas Cookie Exchange!  So, today I bring you a virtual Christmas cookie exchange and I’m sharing the yummiest Chocolate Turtle Cookie Recipe  Here are 40+…

I don’t know why, but I have an obsession with Wintery looking things!  I almost love decorating in January as much as I do for Christmas! Put me anywhere near White, Silvers, Golds, Mint, Light Blues, etc and I’m a happy girl!  So, I decided to create a wreath that I could use all the way until…