Holidays

Colorful Easter Layer Cake

Colorful Easter Layer Cake

This cute and colorful cake was inspired by two recipes I recently came across. The recipe itself is from The Gunny Sack and the decoration was taken from Betty Crocker. The recipe comes together very quickly. Just mix all the ingredients in a bowl and […]

2016 Advent Day 7

2016 Advent Day 7

The girls woke up and looked all over for their elves with no luck! It wasn’t until a little later in the morning when one of them walked back into their room that they were discovered in the girls’ tree! We have been getting a […]

2016 Advent Day 6

2016 Advent Day 6

Today was one of those perfectly perfect days that was so full of Christmas cheer we could have been a Hallmark movie. Cheesy and sweet! We kicked off our day with a trip to The Capitol Theatre to see The Nutcracker! We listened to Tchaikovsky […]

2016 Advent Day 5

2016 Advent Day 5

Day 5 of our advent started off as a normal school day, and we had an online class on grammar! Once we were done with school for the day, the girls and I ran a quick errand before we came home for Christmas fun. Our […]

2016 Advent Day 4

2016 Advent Day 4

So, we’re on day 4 of our Christmas countdown, and we kicked it off with an adventure at Storybrook Play Cafe! Our day started bright and early as we got ready for a pancake breakfast with Santa and Mrs C! I really need to document […]

2016 Advent Day 3

2016 Advent Day 3

Our third day of advent happened to be our first Saturday of advent, so it was a somewhat relaxed start. We have had two house guests for the past two weeks and one of them left this morning! Every morning he asked for 3 hard […]

Advent 2016 Day 2

Advent 2016 Day 2

Our second day of advent started off a little bumpy, with an emergency trip to the dentist for my husband. Dental pain is awful, no matter how well you deal with pain, so we spent a good part of our day dealing with that. He’s […]

Advent 2016 – Day 1

Advent 2016 – Day 1

It’s advent time again already somehow! I know it happens at the same time every year, but it still feels like it creeps up on me! I am pretty much done all my Christmas shopping. Everything but one thing for the children, and pretty much […]

Peanut Butter Pinwheels

Peanut Butter Pinwheels

I hope your day 9 was good times! Ours was pretty relaxed. The kids were all hyped to dig into the box of crafty goodies that came yesterday, but first – their advent countdowns needed to be addressed haha.   I hate to admit that […]

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

Day 8! Today was a lot of fun! Our 9 year old stayed up late reading, so she slept in a little and I got crafty. When the others got up, they hit the advent calendars and we added to our Jesse Tree. Most importantly, […]