50% off Melissa & Doug Today Only!

50 off Melissa and Doug Today Only

  This is one of my favorite days of the year!  For the last 4 years, Amazon has offered 50% off their Melissa & Doug products for one day only!  Today is the day!  :)   We love Melissa & Doug around here.  They are such high-quality toys that have lasted through my toys boys (which is no small feat)!   Here are a few of our favorites.  Check out all the toys … [ Keep reading… ]

A Hands-Free Holiday with Panasonic


*This is a sponsored post.  I was compensated for sharing this information from Panasonic (in conjunction with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network).  All opinions are 100% mine.   The busiest time of the year is upon us and, as moms, life can be a little overwhelming as we try to make it a special time for everyone.  We recently received two products from Panasonic to review … [ Keep reading… ]

Yarn Wrapped Snowflake Ornaments

Yarn-Wrapped Snowflake Ornament

    I have had it on my "list" for us to make these yarn wrapped snowflake ornaments for the last two years, ever since I first found these Woodsies skill sticks.  We have made other snowflake ornaments before, but these are very different from our puffy snowflakes.   In addition to being a cute ornament, wrapping the yarn around the craft sticks is also great fine motor … [ Keep reading… ]

Lighted Shadowbox Nativity

Lighted Shadowbox Nativity

  My favorite Christmas decorations are Nativity sets.  We have a few Santa and Snowmen decorations here and there, but we have several Nativities.  I just love the simplicity of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus in the manger.  And I love how a nativity reflects the true meaning of Christmas!   For this craft, I was inspired by the Stained Glass Nativity from Meaningful Mama. … [ Keep reading… ]

Ivy Kids: The Perfect Gift for Preschoolers


*This is a sponsored post.  I was compensated for sharing my honest opinions on this product.  All opinions are 100% mine.   If you are looking for the perfect gift for your preschooler that keeps on giving throughout the year, then you need to check out Ivy Kids.   Ivy Kids is a literature-based monthly subscription kit that comes packed with about a dozen ready-made … [ Keep reading… ]