Holiday’s

Celebrate Different this Christmas

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out." -Dr. Seuss This post was sponsored by Fox Home Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation. They asked me and my family to take the Holiday Cheer Challenge and you can too. All it takes is two steps: Watch one…

Making Holiday Cards a Breeze

"Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas" I was gifted the Christmas cards shown below and use affiliate links in this post, but as always all opinions are my own!:) This year not only did I want to take our Christmas photo's early, but I wanted…

Disney Family Halloween Costumes

"Life is a party dress like it." -Audrey Hepburn We love to dress up, so Halloween just gives our family a really good excuse to go all out. We are not really into anything scary or ghoulish so we typically pick something from our favorite…

Disney Inspired Easter Basket Ideas

"Easter; the only time it's okay to put all your eggs in one basket." I love spring, especially Easter time. I remember as a kid getting all dressed up in our fancy Easter outfits, opening up our baskets and going on an egg hunt. I…

The Easter Bunny Alternative

"Be of good cheer: I have overcome the world." -John 13:63 During the holiday season last year I worked with a company that did an alternative to Elf on a Shelf called "The Star from Afar." It taught children the true meaning of Christmas by…

The Truth Behind Great Christmas Photo’s

"A photograph is the pause button of life." -unknown Last year I wrote an article about what really goes on behind Christmas photos. The planning, the effort, the immense amount of struggle to get everyone dressed and somewhat happy sometimes seems close to impossible. But…

The Alternative to Elf on a Shelf

"For unto us a child is born." -Isaiah 9:6 Elf on a Shelf is a beloved activity that kids and families enjoy playing during the holiday season. But what if you are desiring to put the Christ back in Christmas? What if you want focus…

Shop with Purpose this Christmas

"No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave."    -Calvin Coolidge Get, Give, Give Back: Shop with Purpose this Christmas It is easy to get distracted at Christmas by all the flashing lights, the black Friday sales…