Christmas Home Tour 2016

Christmas is the BEST!!! So many fond memories come to mind when I think of the holiday, and I can’t help but get giddy with excitement when I think of all the fun associated with December. It’s a month of family traditions, service, celebrating the birth of the Savior and enjoying so much beauty!! With […]

Peanut Butter Snowballs + GLAD

I love the holidays and everything that comes with it. The yummy treats – the gift giving – the traditions – the craziness – It makes me so happy!! One of our favorite things to do is make goodies and take them to friends, neighbors and family. I love doing this because it’s something I […]

Christmas Tree Veggie Platter

The holidays are such a fun time to create fun and festive recipes and dishes. There are usually so many activities, get togethers and parties, providing countless opportunities to get creative and have some fun with these plates. One of the items that are always included in our holiday festivities is a Veggie Platter. We […]

Christmas Pancakes

Hi, it’s me Lily again. Do you like Snowman? And do you like Pancakes?? If so, this is the perfect breakfast recipe to make this month. They are Snowman Pancakes, and we made them recently and everyone loved them. In fact, we had them for dinner!! We have breakfast for dinner all the time, but […]

Christmas I Spy

Hey, it’s me Lily again. I had an awesome week!! My family went to Disneyland. My mom and dad asked us if we’d rather get presents for Christmas or if we’d rather go on a family trip to the Happiest Place on Earth. We chose Disneyland, so that’s where we were this weekend. I got […]

Christmas Placemat Printable

Can you believe that Christmas is almost here?! I can’t!! As the Christmas season ended last year, I remembering being so sad that I had to say goodbye to my favorite time of year. Fortunately, I was excited for the new year and knew that Christmas would be back in a jiffy. I was right, […]

Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt

One of our favorite holiday traditions is to drive around and look at the lights in the neighborhood. We thought we’d make it even more fun by creating this hunt for the kids to do while we drove around. My kids love a challenge so we knew they’d love this game as well. From snowflakes […]

Easy Brownie Christmas Trees

These easy chewy Christmas Brownie Trees are easy to make and add a festive touch to your holiday table!  Kids of all ages will enjoy this tasty treat! Oh boy, it’s almost holiday time – let the baking begin!  Put on your apron, turn on some tunes, sing if you want (I try) and let […]

Guess the Christmas Carol Game

I LOVE Christmas, and I especially love Christmas games! A few years ago, we attended a church Christmas party and I was in charge of coming up with a game that everyone could play. Seemed pretty easy but then I realized it’s not so easy to do when you have over 150 people involved. I ended […]

Peppermint Chocolate Delight

Hello, it’s me Lily again! Guess what we did this week? We wrote letters to Santa! Do you know what I’m asking for? That’s okay – I don’t know either. We get one gift from Santa and right now I can’t decide if I want a Lip Gloss Making Kit, a Lego set or Shopkins. […]

25 Christmas Family Activities

December is my FAVORITE month of the year! So much music. So much yummy food. So many traditions. The list goes on and on, and I couldn’t be happier about it. I know it’s kinda crazy and busy and can be stressful, but I try to do as much as I can to make it […]

BEST Christmas Kids Books

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy here. I love childrens’ books. In fact, I love them so much my husband proposed to me at Barnes & Noble with a kids book that he had illustrated and made. YUP – it’s true. I’ve been collecting childrens books for so long and in […]

Peppermint Brownie Trifle

As the holidays quickly approach, I’m constantly thinking about all the fun things I want to create and bake. I feel like there is so much inspiration and so many fun things to think about that I have a million and one creation ideas. Today’s recipe happens to be one of those ideas. Around the holidays […]

Peppermint Sugar Cookies

My Mom is famous for a lot of things. One of them being, sugar cookies. Her sugar cookies are out of this world! They are thick, and soft, and amazing! We love finding new sugar cookie recipes to see how they stand up to her old fashioned ones. Todays tried and true recipe measured up […]

Peppermint Fluff

Have you guys ever tried Peppermint Fluff??? I had it for the first time several years ago when my cute friend, Ashli, brought it to my house during an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party. I had never even seen it or heard of it before, but was quickly addicted to the creamy, yummy treat. Not only […]

Christmas Popcorn

Hello, it’s me Lily again! Did you have a great weekend? We had no school yesterday which means it was a good week for me. My cousin, Hannah, spent the night last night and we had a lot of fun together. We made a TON of funny pictures on SnapChat. My brother, Gavin, said he […]

Marble Bark

With the holidays comes so many delicious recipes. I mean, it’s no surprise that most people gain a few pounds this time of year with all the eating we do between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I’m trying to lose weight now just so I can eat all the yummy holiday food so it all evens out, […]

25 Days of Service

Oh, Christmas – I LOVE YOU!! This time of year makes me giddy with excitement!! Yes, the scents, the decor, the music are all wonderful, but more than anything I love the FEELING of Christmas time. It’s a happy feeling… a more Christ-like feeling. People tend to be a little nicer and do more for […]

Peppermint Brownies

Hellllllllo! It’s me, Lily – again! Have you had a great Saturday so far? I have!! We went and got Donuts at Donut Heaven, which means today has been great. 😉 Guess what I’m doing in a little bit?? I have my first Piano Recital!! I’m playing “Silent Night.” I’m a little nervous since it’s […]

TURTLE-y Awesome Gift Idea + Free Tags

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DeMet’s TURTLES® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With it being the season of gift giving and a time where my family focuses more on doing service each day, I wanted to share a super cute and simple idea that I think you can […]

Christmas Cookies

One of our all-time favorite things to do this time of year is bake cookies!! It’s something we do all year long but something we especially look forward to during the holidays. Making treats and assembling plates for neighbors, friends and church members is a common occurrence and a tradition we look forward to each […]

20+ Christmas Kid Crafts

I cannot even say it enough – I LOVE this time of year!! It is my absolute favorite!! There are so many fun things to do and memories to make. I just wish the season was even longer. 😉 One of the things my kids look forward to most are the Christmas Kid Crafts. Not […]

Santa’s Nice List Certificate

It was two years ago that my family braved a chilly Texas Day to go to Santa’s Wonderland. It was a magical little village in College Station that the kids were enthralled with!! There were some shops, a place to meet Santa, the most delicious hot cocoa and popcorn. They also had a wonderful lighted […]

FREE Letter to Santa Print

HO HO HO!! It’s me – Lily again!! Have you been good this year? I sure hope so because Santa’s checking his list twice checking to see if you’ve been NAUGHTY or NICE. My mom said it would be good to write our letters to Santa so he knows what we want this year. Then, […]