Christmas 2017

Christmas Card 2017

I just wanted to stop in and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! My family and I have been spending time with family over the past few days (and today of course). This Christmas has been extra magical with a new little one in our family plus our toddler who is really starting to understand what Christmas is! I think I was more excited last night at bedtime then he was.  … [Read more...]

DIY Handwritten Santa Gift Tags

DIY Handwritten Santa Gift Tags for Christmas

I'm so crazy excited about these easy to make Santa tags. I started to thinking about it the other day--pretty soon my child will be able to decipher between my handwriting and others handwriting which will make it that much harder to pull off  "Santa". That's when the lightbulb went off. "Hello, I can make custom Santa tags using the Cricut". After just a little bit of playing around I was able to create a gorgeous tag file that I'll be able to use for years to come. Best of all--if you own a … [Read more...]

25 BEST Christmas Books for Toddlers

25 Christmas Books for Toddlers

Looking to add a few Christmas books to the collection? Checkout my list of 25 BEST Christmas Books for Toddlers. There are affiliate links in this post. That means if you click on a link and make a purchase we will receive a small percentage of the sale.  I don't know about your toddlers but my toddler is obsessed with books. Its a great obssession to have. We read each and every day and I'm constantly buying new books. Back in October I shared my top 13 Halloween books for Toddlers and … [Read more...]

2017 Holiday Cards from Minted

Joyful Greeting

Thank you Minted for sponsoring todays post. As always, all opinions are my own. Holy smokes... how is it that it's time to order holiday cards already? Every year--I tell myself I'm going to order at the beginning of November, and then ever year I'm staying up late and working on my holiday cards a few days before Thanksgiving. It's past Thanksgiving and I'm still working on my cards--narrowing down which design I'm going to go with. I wanted to share with you all the gorgeous holiday cards … [Read more...]

2017 Whimsical Christmas Tree

Whimsical Christmas Tree

Thank you Martha Stewart Living for sponsoring todays post. As always, all opinions are my own. It's the most magical time of the year and I'm so excited to reveal my 2017 Whimsical Christmas Tree. The past two years I've stuck with a red, gold, brown, (and last year I added white) theme. This year I'm back at adding a little more color to my tree and a blend of some old  and some new. When I spotted the Christmas Morning collecting by Martha Stewart Living found exclusively at The Home … [Read more...]

Christmas Calories Don’t Count Dish Towel

't Count Dish Towel

49 days. That's how many days we have until Christmas! Eek! Last year at this time I had a jump on my Christmas shopping and I had already started my handmade gifts. This year--with two kiddos I've barely thought about dinner for tonight let alone Christmas! So it's time to start whipping up some fun gifts for friends, family members, and neighbors. This is the first of a few of my quick and easy DIY Cricut projects that I'm creating for Christmas gifts this year. I don't know about you--but who … [Read more...]

DIY Toddler-Friendly Snowman Window Clings

DIY Toddler-Friendly Snowman Window Clings

I'm so excited to share this easy holiday craft with you today. If you have a Cricut your in luck because you can make these DIY Toddler-Friendly Snowman Window Clings in under 30 minutes. Last year, I posted about Halloween window clings I made Ryder, and last year I wanted to make Christmas ones but never got around to it. Now that he is older I knew I really wanted to make some sort of fun holiday inspired window cling. I was inspired from the felt tree I made him last year--but I wanted to … [Read more...]

2016 Holiday Cards with Minted + Giveaway

Sparkling Be Merry Holiday Ornament Cards

This post is brought to you by Minted. There are affiliate links in this post--that means if you click and buy something we receive a small percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you.  As always, all opinions are our own. How is it that Christmas is only 8 weeks away? EIGHT! Sadly, we weren't too active this Halloween season, so I'm making up for it in the Christmas department! We just had our family holiday photos taken yesterday, so that means that I'm currently trying to decide … [Read more...]

Secret Cricut Santa 2015

Seeing Santa Mini Book

Last week, I shared that I was participating in the Secret Cricut Santa. This week I get to share who I sent my deer family pillow too and who sent me a handmade gift! The person I got to play Santa too was Vanessa from Our Thrifty Ideas. … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas & Santa Photos 2015

The Best Toddler Santa Photo

Just wanted to pop in and say Merry Christmas! This is the card we ended up choosing from Minted this year. I could not be happier with how they turned out. Of course the photos from our amazing photographer also helped make this card amazing. … [Read more...]