Gingerbread House Party

December is almost upon us and it’s already time to start planning those holiday parties! You can plan the sit down dinner, the hors d’oeuvres party, the ugly sweater party, or… I could go on and on! And while all those parties have a time and place, maybe it’s time to switch things up and bring out that holiday cheer with some friendly competition! I … Continue reading Gingerbread House Party

Tip of the week! Creating holiday traditions SANTA’S WRAPPING PAPER

When you’re a kid there’s no other feeling like the excitement of Christmas morning… Waking up early, dressed in new comfy PJs (see previous tip of the week), and seeing gifts under the tree. There was a sense of wonder and excitement when we saw resents wrapped in this certain paper. My sister and I knew that was SANTA’S wrapping paper. My parents always acted … Continue reading Tip of the week! Creating holiday traditions SANTA’S WRAPPING PAPER

Tip of the week! Creating holiday traditions PAJAMA SURPRISE!

I have no idea how this tradition started in my family, but it is hands down one of my favorites and I have every intention of continuing it! So where do the pajamas come in, you ask. Every Christmas my grandma got me and my sister festive pajamas. But we didn’t open them on Christmas or even Christmas Eve. Sometime in the week before Christmas, … Continue reading Tip of the week! Creating holiday traditions PAJAMA SURPRISE!

Tip of the week! Accordion Potatoes

Who doesn’t love French fries?!? I know I do, but I don’t love the calories or the idea of all that grease. These accordion potatoes are better than fries! They are crispy, full of flavor, and a fun addition to dinner, with out all the fat. I have seen these done a few ways and have tried a few techniques. I have found that this … Continue reading Tip of the week! Accordion Potatoes

Tip of the week… Thanksgiving left over containers!

Thanksgiving dinner leftovers…. Mmmmmm…. Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving leftovers?! After my family is done we always divvy up what ever yumminess has not been eaten. My mother, who is ever prepared, always has fantastic to go containers! She usually gets them at one of the dollar and up stores.¬† There is a great one by us that sells catering type stuff as well and she … Continue reading Tip of the week… Thanksgiving left over containers!

Tip of the week! 10+ uses for baby wipes containers…

Moms and Dads out there, don’t throw away those baby wipes containers! They can come in handy for so many things! Here are 10+ ways to re-purpose those container: 1: crayons 2: baby food container for containers! (Great if you’re traveling or to keep at Grandma and Grandpa’s) 3: breast milk storage bags (empty, or full if frozen flat) 4: car emergency kit 5: craft … Continue reading Tip of the week! 10+ uses for baby wipes containers…