Christmas RSS feed for this section

When the Eldest Knows :: Transitioning Elf Duties to the Big Kid

Our Elf We got our Elf on the Shelf in 2012. I thought it would be a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit and help motivate the kids to behave and get along. For the most part, she’s contributed her share of motivation, but ultimately, they just love the magic that she brings. […]

Continue Reading 0

Give Experiences, Not Things :: A Mom’s Wishlist

There seems to be a lot of different approaches to giving gifts for Christmas. There’s the four gift rule: something to wear, something to read, something they want, something they need. There’s the free-for-all. There’s the “Santa gifts” and “Mom and Dad gifts.” And then, there’s the gift of experiences. I recently came across an […]

Continue Reading 0

Our Family’s Holiday Tradition : Christmas Eve Books

Jolabokaflod Last year, I read about Jolabokaflod, or the Yule Book Flood; a tradition that takes place in Iceland. I was so excited to start this tradition in my own family, especially after watching Frozen’s Holiday Special ten-thousand times and feeling like we needed our “own” tradition. Something we could all look forward to each year […]

Continue Reading 0
wellness

5 Tips to Maintain Wellness During the Holidays

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  5 Tips to Maintain Wellness During the Holidays While the holiday season is a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends, for many of us, it can become a time for overeating, weight gain and stress. The change from your everyday routine can cause you […]

Continue Reading 0

Why Magazine Subscriptions Make a Great Gift for Kids {Avoiding the Fourth Grade Slump}

Kids Love Stories From birth and beyond, fiction is presented to us and typically, this is where we fall in love with reading. Once Upon a Time … are the words we look for when we know something wonderful is about to happen. We get to travel to distant lands, meet magical creatures and go […]

Continue Reading 0

Real Men Write About Their {Bamboo} Underwear on the Internet

Disclosure :: tasc Performance, a New Orleans based company, sponsored this review and shared many awesome products to try. However, I’ve already placed a repeat order for more and would NOT be baring all on the Internet if I didn’t really, really like them. tasc Performance Underwear = Game Changer If you are anything like […]

Continue Reading 0

6th Annual NOLA ChristmasFest Featuring New Holiday Attractions

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by NOLA ChristmasFest.  6th Annual NOLA ChristmasFest Featuring New Holiday Attractions NOLA ChristmasFest is one of the largest indoor holiday events on the Gulf Coast. NOLA ChristmasFest, a 12-day special holiday event based in downtown New Orleans, will display thousands of dazzling lights and dozens Christmas trees decorated by local […]

Continue Reading 0