Simple, Inexpensive Traditions for Every Holiday

Simple, Inexpensive Traditions for Every Holiday

I had 3 boys in 3.5 years, so for quite awhile, survival was the name of the game. I am practical and not at all extravagant, and I didn’t have the money, time or energy for extra traditions that would waste funds and stress me out, especially if my boys...
It’s Time to Trim Your Traditions

It’s Time to Trim Your Traditions

Holidays at our house are pretty low-key, until December rolls around. I have always been crazy about Christmas. Growing up, it was truly the most magical time of year when our home and life felt incredibly full. With a large extended family close by, there were...
The Candy Bar Game

The Candy Bar Game

  As our extended family became too big to really buy presents for each other, we started the Candy Bar game and we all love it. We play it like the White Elephant game. Everyone brings their favorite candy bar, we all choose a number and each person picks a...
Best Lights Award

Best Lights Award

During the Christmas season, we enjoy doing a few simple traditions that bring joy to others in small ways. Over the past few years, taking a walk around our neighborhood and doling out a few “Best Lights Awards” has been easy, inexpensive and fun for our...