December 22nd: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Ashley from Taylors4You, Reindeer Food (Free Printable).


Add a little magic to your Christmas with reindeer food for your kids to make.

Be sure to check out Cathy from three kids and a fish, Chocolate Covered Cracker Tree.

chocolate treeBe sure to make this sweet, salty and chocolate covered treat for your friends and family that are coming over this Christmas. 

Be sure to check out Valerie from Occasionally Crafty, Holiday Travel Activities.

Planes Printable Travel Activities

Get free printable’s for your young kiddos! Enjoy fun activities to keep them busy while on a plane or in the car this holiday season.

Love and Peace


December 21st: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Breanna from Faith n’ Coffee, Christmas Cocoa and Letters to Santa.


Every year we put the Christmas Cocoa in the pot and sit down to write our letters to Santa. We hope you will try our cocoa!

Be sure to check out Nicole from Adventures of Goldilox, Wooden Bunting Tutorial.


This is a fun and cute DIY project to add just the needed Christmas cheer to you home!

Be sure to check out Selena from Tucson Health Project, Christmas Eve Box.


Start a new and fun tradition with your kids. Make a Christmas Eve box with lots of fun things to gear up for Christmas inside!

Love and Peace

December 20th: Countdown2Xmas

Good Morning Readers! You are in luck today! I have been missing for the last few days because I got married on Saturday morning and we had a WONDERFUL celebration with our families ALL DAY! We finished up the wedding by eating at The Keg. I will be sure to post pictures and the run down of our day. I am now Anne Herold once the state sends us our marriage license!

Be sure not to miss out on Tricia from The Good Mama, The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe.


Need a recipe for your Christmas cookie tray? Check out these Sugar Cookies- they are easy to make and come out perfectly every time!

Be sure to check out Selbe from Oh Heaven, Coming Home for Christmas.

coming home for christmas

Did you recently move out and away from your family!? Read tho blog post to see how another person is adjusting and being Thankful for the holiday’s.

Be sure to check out Chastity from My Rays of Sunshine, Create Sweet Memories with your Family this Christmas..


Do you have kids at home? Do you love to bake? You can start a tradition and combine these two this year and bake with your kiddos!

Love and Peace

December 19th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Annie from MontgomeryFest, Holiday Gift Tag Printables.


Top off your pretty presents with these hand-drawn holiday gift tags! Free printables to make your holidays a little sweeter.

Be sure to check out Kristin from Dizzy Busy and Hungry, White Chocolate Dipped Coffee Shortbread Cookies.


These cookies look AMAZING! I am very excited to make these super yummy cookies.

Be sure to check out Kristin from Crumbs and Curls, Not Your Kids’ Christmas Pajamas.


 Mom’s do you buy your kiddos cute pajamas to celebrate Christmas!? Well these are fun pajamas for the kid in you!

Love and Peace

December 18th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Amanda from Burlap and Babies, DIY Burlap Christmas Trees.


Adorable and simple diy burlap Christmas trees anyone can make.

Be sure to check out Alexis from Alexis Krystina: Creatively Inspired Living, DIY Lamp Shades.


Add some funs Christmas shapes to your dull and bland lamp shades.

Be sure to check out Heather from Krafts and Kiddos, Santa CD Craft.


Such a fun craft to do with your littles at home. These would look great on your Christmas tree.

Love and Peace

December 17th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Selena from Tucson Health Project, Not You Average Holiday Meal.

Need some healthy food alternatives to the “typical” holiday menu check out some of the AMAZING substitutes these wonderful ladies reccommend.

Be sure to check out Traci from Traces of Faith, A Holiday Baking Story


Such a fun read that these little “snowball” cookies look AMAZING!

Be sure to check out T.J.  from Sugar Blossoms, Light Display Scavenger Hunt! (FREE PRINTABLE)

Christmas Scavenger Chalkboard

Grab some friends and get ready to add this tradition to your Christmas season!

Love and Peace

December 16th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Christine from Choosy KidsChoosy’s Holiday Tale.

Choosy Holiday Image 1

Choosy prepares for a healthy holiday season with friends, family, and fun traditions! Video version included!

Be sure to check out Erin from Sugar Crumbs, Dark Chocolate Honeycomb Candy


This candy looks AMAZING! I am thinking that this needs to be added to my Christmas baking list. What a beautiful blog and YUMMY recipe!

Love and Peace

December 15th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Britney from The Princess and Her Cowboys, Gingerbread Men Banner.

Gingerbread-Banner1A fun banner to hang up in your home that will take little space in the Christmas boxes for next year. This is a super cute banner that I will be making to add to my Christmas box! Love her blog also!

Be sure to check out Kate from Diary of an Urban Housewife, 10 Family Friendly Movies and Games.

10 family friendly movies and games for christmas

10 fun holiday movies and games to play as a family this holiday season. I am thinking I will need to watch ALL the movies on this list. It has also sparked a great idea for a future blog post. As a teacher (one that loves to read), I am thinking I should put together 25 of my favorite holiday books so that you can wrap them up for your littles to open each night for 25 days! What do you think?

Be sure to check out Jen from Jen A. Street, Holiday Crafting with Friends.

holiday crafting with friendsChristmas time is all about spending times with loved ones and creating memories. Holiday crafting with friends satisfies both of those!

Love and Peace

December 13th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on  Love Life Simplified, A Christmas Issue: Stuff vs Experience.


A Christmas issue that we have every year is about buying our children more toys and gifts they don’t need. Come check out our solution to this problem

Be sure to check out Shere from Shere y Paul, Xmas Gifts for Travelers Kids can make.


Fun gift ideas for kiddos and parents to make for the travelers in your life!

Love and Peace

December 13th: Countdown2Xmas

Be sure not to miss out on Debi from Confessions of an “Evil” Stepmother, Favorite Christmas Cookie.


These cookies look both equally yummy and easy! I think these may have to be added to my Christmas baking line up!

Be sure to check out Valerie from The Kitchen Revival, GF,DF Cranberry Orange Quick Bread.

GF Bread

This cranberry orange bread looks AMAZING and it is Gluten and Dairy free! I am thinking the bread will have to be made in my house!

Be sure to check out Lina from Life According to Lina, Christmas Ornament Collection.


Start this fun personalized ornament tradition with your kids while they’re young- they’ll be able to have their own collection by the time they’re ready to move out!

Love and Peace