Family Winter Bucket List

The countdown is on! Not only is Christmas less than a week away, but winter starts this Friday, December 22nd. Before we start opening our gifts and visit with our loved ones, the days will start getting much shorter and the cold will feel that much bitter outside. Oregon has already started to see the wintery weather in certain parts, but we have yet to see much of Jack Frost. It may be a coincidence that they are talking about mixed showers for the early morning this coming Friday. The first day of the new season and snow in the…

5 Helpful Christmas Gifts for a Toddler’s Room

With so many toys in the house, coming up with Christmas gift ideas for a toddler can be challenging. Toys take up quite a bit of room & what little one doesn’t already have a dozen of them? With space in mind, look for gifts this holiday that upgrade their special area, their bedroom! *Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links, meaning I will receive compensation for purchases through my links. Please see Disclosure page for full details.* Plus, these ideas will give you major points with any toddler parent friend. When we were asked what Scarlett wanted…

25 Days of Christmas: Enjoying the Holidays

December 1st is here, which means that Christmas is only 25 days away! There are so many fun activities to choose from that can make your season extra special. From decorating the tree to getting together with loved ones, it isn’t hard to get into the holiday spirit. Our favorites are seeing Santa & baking cookies for him! Look to my 25 Days of Christmas for some inspiration, cheer, and motivation to have the best December ever. Screenshot it, print it out or jot some ideas down for late…I hope to help make your season brighter…

HGTV’s Santa HQ Experience: Our Holiday Events Guide

Who is ready for Santa, hot chocolate and stories with Mrs. Claus? Start the holidays off with a fun and innovative event from HGTV at your local mall! Only 10 cities across the United States are featuring the HGTV Santa HQ experience, an interactive wonderland for the entire family that you won’t want to miss. Our family was graciously invited to attend Santa HQ at Washington Square Mall and want us to share our adventure with everyone. As always, our experiences are our own opinion & we will always provide our honest feedback on each event we attend…