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I have shared this tradition before but I got to talk about it with the Crafting Chicks and thought I would share it again here because it literally is my favorite gift tradition. Three years ago I was in the midst of buying presents for my boys and started feeling strongly that I was just…

Do you want to know how I willingly got my kids to save and not eat their Halloween Candy? It was pretty awesome! Not only did it cut down on their intake at the time but it also saved me so much money this Christmas season. Halloween night I went through their candy with them…

We love our advent calendar. Last year each night after dinner we had a Christmas joke and a little treat. This year I wanted to make it a little more spiritual. I really want to bring Christ to the center this year. We always read the Christmas story on Christmas Eve but I wanted to…

Looking for a great gift this Christmas season…look no farther! Give your kids the gift of Self esteem!   Ive written about these books before but today I am actually giving the files away for free! These zipped files contain png’s of the book pages, including the cover and title page.You do need access to some…

I wanted to share one of my Moms favorite treats growing up. Well, my Mom gave it to us for breakfast! She rocked! We especially ate it for our camping breakfast when we use to camp at Glen Ivy Park. She would send us to their little store with half a cantaloupe and have us…

Summer is winding down so fast but we are living it up as much as possible until it ends! Toy Excavation from Ice. My boys loved this! In fact they keep making their own and doing it over and over again. They have even found that using ice inside to helps keep the toys in…

We had our traditional Sons Day celebrating yesterday! It was very laid back this year. We pushed the two couches together so the boys could have a slumber party in their little couch fort. It was shockingly cozy! They also may have ganged up on tickling Dad when Dad tried to take a quick nap…

Each Summer I create a “What do we do in the Summertime” jar with fun ideas for the boys and I. I started this tradition because I use to feel like the whole summer passed us by before we knew it and before we had done any of the fun things I was planning. My…

I can not believe that Easter is over already! I feel like I never got a chance to even get into the spirit of Easter before it was over! We did put up a little Spring decor… Free printables from here and here! As far as celebrating goes we attended a Easter egg hunt on…

As you are aware – Easter is coming quite early this year.  I can’t believe we are just about a month away from all the Easter Egg hunts, candy and fun!! I got thinking that this year, it would be fun to come up with a fun tradition to have the cousins do a different…