November 18, 2017

New Year’s Eve Traditions, Family Fun Ideas for New Year’s Eve (& Day)


Are you trying to start some New Year’s Eve Traditions or think of some family ideas for New Year’s Eve to make it extra special? (Or additional traditions for New Year’s Day found here.) Here are ideas for fun of all […]

Last Minute Christmas Food Ideas & Traditions (You don’t want to miss)


Overnight Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake The clock ticks, and Christmas is just around the corner, but there are still some moments available to make this Christmas a bit more magical, without spending a penny. I’ve shared these before, but a […]

Easter Basket Trail: Easter Morning Idea


Easter Morning Idea: Follow the Ribbon Tradition It’s so simple to make magical memories with your children and I had such fun reminiscing, as I just loaded last year’s pictures. Why don’t you take just a few minutes to add […]

Free Mother’s Day Coupon Book


Browse my Mother’s Day category to enjoy many more Mother’s Day tradition, craft and food ideas. Considering that Quality Time and Acts of Service are my two top “love languages,” it’s a joy to offer you this FREE printable Mother’s  […]

Easter Bunny Sweet Trail


Easter Bunny Sweet Trail For those of you who enjoy engaging your children’s imaginations with the Easter Bunny, you already know that your children or grandchildren look forward to the Easter Bunny every single year. There are many delightful ways […]

Magic Jelly Beans to Lollipops Garden Cake (Easter Tradition, but perfect for any party)


Some of the most memorable and imaginative  traditions that I incorporated into our family tapestry came when our children were young. The first year I did this Magic Jelly Beans to Lollipop Garden Cake, it was pure magic. I wish […]

Family Fun Night: Camp Out in the Living Room


When our children were young, Friday family nights consisted of free fun. We prioritized it. We fought for that time together. Now that we have three teen boys (as well as our two younger girls), it’s a bit trickier to […]

St Patrick’s Day Recipe and Menu Ideas


St. Patrick’s Day Recipes and Menu Ideas I have to admit. I have never done a lot for St. Patrick’s Day recipe and menu ideas. Every once in awhile when the boys were young, I might start off the morning […]

St. Patrick’s Day Traditions


Last year on my St. Patrick’s Tradition post, my son shared his research on the history and true meaning behind St. Patrick, the man, and the use of the clover. It’s fascinating. I encourage you to share this with your […]

Do You Have a Christmas Ornament Tradition? (Start one now)


(My music themed ornament collection) As I determine when to pack away our Christmas tree ornaments for another year, I’m continually amazed at how many of our family’s ornaments tell their own story. This year my daughters spent hours looking […]

Door to Door Christmas Caroling


The Door to Door Christmas Caroling tradition has become a thing of the past, but not for our extended family. For over a decade, we gather, put together plates of Christmas goodies, and visit our neighbors. Now, remember, we are […]

Thanksgiving Ideas, Traditions, Decor and More


Some how life blurred between October and November, and the many blog post drafts with wonderful Thanksgiving ideas and traditions never were completed. So here is a round up of some of last year’s Thanksgiving ideas, meal inspirations, and just […]

Free Father’s Day Coupon Book


With Father’s Day right around the corner,  let’s make Dad’s Day extra meaningful. Whether redeemable for a car wash, breakfast in bed or a day set aside to treat dad like a king, coupons make memorable gifts that allow Dad […]

How did Mother’s Day Begin?


Celebrating the gift and honor of motherhood can be traced back throughout history. In the US, however, it began as one daughter’s desire to share the legacy her mother instilled. So, I thought this little bit of history might be […]

Easter Food Traditions


As Easter Sunday approaches, many of us try to iron out our last minute holiday plans. On the other hand,  many know exactly what will be served on Sunday because it just wouldn’t be Easter without our favorite foods. There’s […]