my mom’s danish puff {recipe}

Many of us have them…a recipe we remember so fondly making as a child, standing side-by-side with our sweet mommas, them letting us “help” and us enjoying every second. Well, this is one of those recipes for me… Heat oven to 350 degrees Place 1 cup flour in medium bowl, cut in 1/2 cup softened […]

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wrapping paper 101 + faq’s

Ok first of all…full disclosure: I got this from one of the blogs I follow {Going Home To Roost}. I thought it was so good that I wanted to share it with you! one of the joys of christmas (for me, anyways) is wrapping gifts with pretty paper and lots of bows. as soon as christmas morning […]

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for the love of polka dot

Whether you’re needing a little gift for someone or something for yourself, these are some of my absolute favorites! I use this washi tape on everything from the envelopes for our Christmas cards to hanging up a photo when I can’t find a thumbtack. The glassine sacks have also been used for tons of things, […]

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we’re REVISING the 4 gift rule this year {+ printable gift tags}

Ben and I have been mapping out what to get the Crazies {aka our kids} for Christmas and decided we needed to change things up a little. {as you know, for several years we’ve done the Four Gift Rule, I’ve also talked about it here} We decided that rather than giving them all “Something you Need”, we’d love […]

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polar express hot chocolate {recipe}

Have you watched the Polar Express yet this year? It’s one of our absolute favorites. Since it’s been so ridiculously cold {and snowy} these past few mornings, I thought it’d be fun for the kids to wake up to a hot, steaming cup of cocoa as they pad around in their jammies getting ready for […]

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