New Year’s Interview for Kids

Capture your kiddos favorite things, special memories, and more with a New Year's interview! This is our third year of interviews and the girls just love hearing what their answers were in the past - lots of giggles!Here's our list of questions:Favorites:cereal vegetable drink toy TV Show game book restaurant holiday animalIf you could change your name, what would you choose?What do you love about each person in our family?Where would you like to go on vacation this year?What are some of your wishes for this year?I have these in a little notebook, but this year I want to do something a little more special. I'm typing their answers and printing them out, leaving space for a self-portrait and a photo. I'll put these in a binder or simple … [Read more...]

10 Christmas Traditions

Did you ever wish you could peek inside other homes around Christmas to see how they celebrate?  Or is that just me? Each family celebrates this joyous holiday in their own way, and I would like to share with you some of our family Christmas traditions.Christmas Crafts:  Oh how I love all of the Christmas craft projects the kids and I do over the holiday's.  Here are a few of our favorites over the years:Decorating:Each year we begin decorating for Christmas after Thanksgiving.  I don't like to overlap holidays, I prefer to slow things down, and celebrate each separately.  We don't decorate our entire house inside and out, instead we have key spots that we concentrate on such as the dining room, the mantel, our front yard, and I change over the kids artwork wall to holiday art; … [Read more...]