Christmas Books To Read As A Family

Teach your kids about the true meaning of Christmas by sharing some all-time favorite Christmas books.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Christmas is the season of the gimmes. Gimme toys, gimme electronic gadgets, gimmme gift certificates. That’s not the real meaning of Christmas. It’s not about the […]

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Host A Christmas Cookie Swap

Need a fun idea for the Holidays? Why not host a cookie swap this year and exchange Christmas cookies (and recipes).

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. The holidays are full of time for family and friends. Just thinking about making new memories fills people with the Christmas spirit. This Christmas, gather a […]

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Buttermilk Baking Mix

Baking Mix Recipe with Buttermilk to use instead of something like Bisquick.

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The History Of The Christmas Tree

Have you ever wondered how the tradition of bringing in a tree and decorating it started? Here's a brief history of the Christmas tree.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Did you put your tree up yet? We spend some time setting up ours over the weekend. My daughter has been very interested in traditions and […]

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Homemade Brown Sugar

Here's a quick recipe for making homemade brown sugar. Just two ingredients and it comes together quickly. Great for baking.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I don’t use brown sugar very often. Mostly in baking around the holidays. And without fail that bag of brown sugar I bought months ago turns […]

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