1. Manger Craft

    It's 3 days before Christmas, and there are presents that need to be wrapped, Christmas Eve dinner that needs to be planned, etc., not to mention the fact that I…

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  2. We tried to take a nice family picture...

    Hi, this is Owen.  Mom doesn't usually let me up at the computer, being as how I'm 2 and all, but since she's folding laundry and not paying attention, I…

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  3. Super Easy Q-tip Snowflakes

    We found this idea for making Q-tip snowflakes in this month's Family Fun magazine.  All you need for this project is Q-tips, Tacky Glue (my personal favorite for any craft!),…

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  4. Make an Advent Book

    I can't remember what exactly got me thinking about the word "advent" - maybe it was the Star Wars Lego advent calendar I saw in the store, or the one…

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  5. More Important than Gifts

    It's December!  It has already been a whirlwind so far at our house!  The boys and I put up most of the decorations yesterday, and we're hoping to go buy…

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  6. Recommended Toys for Boys

    Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?  I should have a lot more done than I do, especially considering I'm 33 weeks pregnant and starting to slow down fast, but…

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  7. DIY Gift Idea: Magnets Made from Glass Vase Filler Marbles

    We are back after taking a Thanksgiving break from blogging!  I hope that all of you had a great holiday! Aidan and I made these magnets as a gift for…

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  8. Year End Scrapbook Activity

    We had a New Year's Eve party at home with the boys tonight! We fixed some family favorites - little smoked sausages baked in crescent rolls, green beans, cheese and…

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  9. Felt Star Christmas Ornaments

    Today we were supposed to go to a GI appointment for Owen, but he woke up with a fever, so we had to cancel the appointment. After the week we've…

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  10. Frugal Christmas Shopping - Just about finished!

    This is our first Christmas to shop with an entirely cash budget, and it has definitely been a success!  Although we got off to a somewhat frustrating start, we have…

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