Newborn Stocking Stuffers

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care. I always loved opening up my stocking first thing on Christmas morning. My mom is an excellent stocking stuffer, and now it’s my turn! I’m not sure what I’ll put in Emilia’s stocking, but I’m envisioning hair bows, baby lotion, cute socks, and a warm winter hat. Here… [Read More]

Emilia’s Newborn Christmas List

I’m not sure if most people Christmas shop for their newborns or not, but I can’t help it. Milly is so much fun to shop for, and I’ve already figured out most of what I want to get her. In order to keep myself from going overboard, I want to follow the “something they want,… [Read More]

Wenatchee Festival of Trees

Happy December 1st!! Let all the Christmas festivities commence! If you’re anything like us, you don’t wait for December 1st to roll around before getting into the holiday spirit. My halls were decked before Thanksgiving. I always do it the weekend before, so when Thanksgiving is over it’s done and I can enjoy it rather than dragging… [Read More]

It’s Beginning to Look…

A lot like Christmas!! Hi! How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was wonderful- I just love that holiday. On Thanksgiving Eve, I stayed the night with my mom to help her with some of the preparations. Thanksgiving morning started bright and early, and after staying up so late the night before I was super tired. Coffee… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar: Week 4

This is the last week of our Christmas Activities advent calendar!  (Saturday- Wednesday)  As our calendar got closer and closer to Christmas, we got busier and busier.  My husband grew up attending multiple Christmases due to an extensive family (he still has all of his grandparents, the lucky guy!), while I grew up attending one.  It’s taken… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar: Week 3

As promised, here is week 3 of our Christmas activities advent calendar! Day 14 || Treat yourself while Christmas shopping On Saturday the 14th we took a trip to Seattle to do some Christmas shopping, so I couldn’t help but including this in our advent calendar.  I mean, I am a girl after all.  I… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar | Week 2

Hey all, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!  It has been such a busy season for us,  which is why it has been so long since my last post.  But, I’ve enjoyed every minute of it!  Okay, so I know Christmas is over now, but I’m still going to go ahead and finish out… [Read More]

Decorating Pine Cones

Happy Wednesday all!  Half way through the work week, whew!  Today is December 11th, so it is the 11th day of our activities advent calendar.  My hubby and I are having so much fun with this advent calendar that we put together ourselves!  Each night is a different holiday activity to countdown the days until… [Read More]

Christmas Activities Advent Calendar | Week 1

When I was a little girl, I loved those advent calendars you buy at the store that have a piece of holiday shaped chocolate behind each cardboard window.  We also made the red and green paper chains in grade school, where you take them home and tear off a link each day so you can… [Read More]

Winter Date Idea: Christmas Lights

Now that the Holiday season is upon us, my husband and I get to do one of my favorite winter time dates: making hot chocolate to go, hopping into the car, listening to Christmas music and driving around looking at Christmas lights.  It’s nearly free, relaxing, and very enjoyable.  Here is some inspiration from our most… [Read More]