Happy Holidays

To the happiest of holidays.  family photos by Sarah Jane Photography, cards by Snapfish We hope you are able to enjoy the weekend with family and friends, eat excessive amounts of your favorite holiday food, and forget about all the silly tasks you weren't able to cross off your to do list before Christmas. Read More... {Read More...}

Gifts with fast shipping for everyone on your list

This ultimate holiday gift list will continue to be updated as I finish up my holiday shopping. Some items included were received in exchange for compensation and/or product review. This post also includes some affiliate links. All opinions are my own. We are about to run into the last full weekend before Christmas. We celebrate with our nearby family Christmas Eve and Christmas Day so that means I have a solid week left to buy Christmas presents. I know, only a crazy person would not be Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Our oldest daughter has believed in elf magic since her Elf on the Shelf, Elfy Snow White, arrived to our home five years ago. She wasn't quite three the first time he surprised her with his nightly mischief and daily gifts. Yes, it's been five long years of holiday seasons waking up in a panic thinking, "did I move the elf?". This year, I partnered with Oriental Trading and they delivered a box to help take away the panic when you realize your children are about to discover the Read More... {Read More...}

Hosting and Toasting holiday ready with BabbleBoxx

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. #HostToastBabbleBoxx  The holidays. That wonderful time of year when everything is bright and sparkly. And rushed and loud and busy. Sure, we all have this perfect plan that starts several months before the holiday season but keeping up with life just seems to always bump that schedule right off its tracks for me. I'm excited to be partnering with BabbleBoxx again to share a whole box full of Read More... {Read More...}

Thoughtful Family Christmas gifts from Santa

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsHoliday #CollectiveBias Christmas gifts from Santa are a big part of the early morning Christmas day fun in our house. But when Santa knocks it out of the park and surprises everyone, even a husband that declared all season long he wants nothing more than a happy and healthy family, that's where the magic happens. This year with the help of Big Lots Santa is Read More... {Read More...}

Christmas at SeaWorld with Rudolph and Friends

This year Christmas at SeaWorld has a fun new addition - all your favorite characters from the classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer film. We have attended Christmas at SeaWorld for the past several years and while they have all been awesome, this year certainly is at the top of the family favorite list. We were invited to attend the media party but also visited the park a couple of more times that weekend to make sure we soaked up all that Rudolph holiday goodness.  You'll find all Read More... {Read More...}