Classic (Egg-Free!) Gingerbread Cookies

I have to be honest, before I created this recipe I did not like gingerbread cookies. I always found them to be difficult to make, too spicy, and I am not a huge fan of cinnamon. However, I love to decorate them and gingerbread cookies are a Christmastime essential. I played around with some recipes […]

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Amazon Stocking Stuffers for the Baby & Toddler Under $10

I recently published a stocking stuffer guide for her and for him and I thought that a Part III for babies and toddlers would be a helpful addition to my gift guides. I have to be honest: before having a kid I would have no idea what to pick up for a baby or toddler […]

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Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Happy First Day of Christmas, everyone! (I mean, it’s the day after Thanksgiving so it’s officially Christmastime, right?) I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Our holiday was a bit more quiet than usual, but the food was just as delicious as always. With that all being said, after dinner is cleaned up on […]

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Amazon Stocking Stuffers for Him Under $10

Happy Monday, everyone! Last week I published an Amazon stocking stuffer guide for her and this week I wanted to publish a Part II of the collection for him! As I mentioned in my previous post, I think the stocking tradition at Christmas is so much fun and I look forward to it every year. […]

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Respecting Everyone’s Comfort Level This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is less than one week away. I feel as thought 2020 whizzed by (thankfully!) and we are finally seeing the end to this insane year. As always, with the end of the year comes the holiday season. The holidays are usually filled with exciting parties, engagements, seeing family we often don’t, and even travel. […]

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Black Friday Sales: MiaMily Baby Carriers

Hello, everyone! I am so excited to share with you that my favorite baby carrier is now on sale for 50% off through November 30th for Black Friday shopping! Let me tell you: MiaMily makes wonderful products and this is the only carrier that I used throughout the newborn, infant, and toddler stages. (And I […]

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Tips for Keeping Your Agenda Organized Around the Holidays

Earlier this week I wrote about re-organizing my life, and one of the first things I decided to do was organize my agenda and OMG! I feel like a literal weight has been lifted off of my shoulders. I do not know about anyone else, but if my plans and to-do lists are not in […]

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Stop Caring About When Your Neighbor Decorates for Christmas

Sadly (for some of us), Halloween is over. Personally, October is my favorite time of year and I do become sad when the Halloween festivities come to an end. I enjoy the whole month and celebrate Halloween throughout the entirety of October. I love scary movies, costumes, spooky decorations, pumpkin spice lattes, and just about […]

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Literature for Christmastime

Is there anything better than curling up with a good book or story in front of a warm fire with a cup of hot cocoa? Probably not. I’m sharing some of my favorite Christmastime literature below. Let me know what you guys think! A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens (1843) Dicken’s A Christmas Carol is probably the quintessential Christmas […]

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Festive Apple Pie Designs

I love baking. I love the smell of cookies baking, the warmth of the house when the oven is on, and even the tedious task of measuring out all of the ingredients. Something I really enjoy doing, also, is experimenting with baked goods. I particularly like designing pretty pie crusts. If you’ve ever been in […]

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