Christmas can be an intimidating time for a mom. There are so many expectations from your children, even from fellow parents, to put on the "perfect" Christmas. So many items on their wish list. So many events. So many craft ideas. So many recipes. So many expectations. I know that the struggle is real. As … Continue reading How To Have A Perfect Christmas
You know that feeling of nostalgia that comes around every Christmas? I'm so thankful for the Christmas traditions and memories from my childhood, because Christmas cheer is basically just childhood nostalgia. I don't know about you, but every year I find myself reminiscing and hoping to create the same joy and magic for my children. … Continue reading Christmas Cathedral Cookies
When we first got married, I really thought that we had the romance of a lifetime. We were perfectly opposite of each other, but got along perfectly. I literally NEVER could have thought up a more ideal man for me. Then reality hit. It turns out that we wash dishes differently, wipe the counters differently, … Continue reading Why Love Languages Matter
When we get married, we are in love. I mean, why else would we choose to commit our lives to someone that we didn't think was the bees knees? But then something changes. Those butterflies start to die down. Their quirks that used to be so cute start to become annoying. Those things about them … Continue reading 10 Ways To Strengthen Your Marriage
It's the most wonderful time of the year - until December 26th comes around and you're broke, overwhelmed and discontent...AGAIN. How are we to be content in a culture that says we need more stuff to be happy and fulfilled? Honestly, one of my biggest weaknesses is greed. I am always looking to social media to … Continue reading Recovering the Spirit of Christmas
Making sugar cookies was always one of my top favorite Christmas traditions as a kid. Any kind was good, but the ones that topped them all where my Grandma's lemon sugar cookies. They were the perfect combination of soft and firm, and the little bit of citrus tang made the sweetness of the frosting even … Continue reading Lemon Christmas Sugar Cookies
Buying gifts for men can be incredibly difficult. I don't know how men feel about buying for us ladies, but I have a hunch that we are much easier (Guys, correct me if I'm wrong on this)! Thankfully, this idea can be used for either gender. I always struggle with finding the perfect gift, but … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas for your S.O.