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Your Children Can Write to Santa and He Will WRITE BACK!

When I was a child I wrote to Santa and got a letter back! I remember how special I felt to get a letter addressed to me in the mail, and by Santa Claus himself! Find out How to Write to Santa and He’ll Write Back. Canada Post takes care of letters to Santa and… Read More »

GIVEAWAY: 12 Days of Gifts Galore – $460 in Prizes Split in Two Winners (WW) #12DaysGalore

Welcome to 12 Days of Gifts Galore Giveaway Hop hosted by Tales From the Nursery, Formula Mom, and Mama on a Green Misson. There’s over $5,000 in prizes offered to help you get the gifts you need this holiday season. After you are done entering our giveaway you’ll want to check out everyone else’s AND… Read More »

Help a Family In Need This Holiday Season

One Busy Moma is raising money to help a needy family this Christmas just like she has for the last 2 years. A lot of people don’t donate to causes because they feel they can’t afford it or that they should only donate if they can donate a large amount but that’s not true! Even… Read More »

Do You Give Out Christmas Cards?

I have handed out Christmas Cards only ONCE in the past and I’ve never mailed out Christmas Cards. I like receiving them but it just seemed like a lot of work and it seems silly to hand out the same impersonal cards to everyone (Santa, Christmas Tree, Snowman etc.) Now that I’ve discovered Tiny Prints’… Read More »

REVIEW: Jingle the Husky Pup Interactive Storybook & Story Buddy

*This is a cross-post between my two blogs. You will find the exact same post at SMS Book Reviews today. This is a Great Last Minute Gift Idea – if you still have more shopping to do like me! When I saw this cute book-toy set in a Hallmark flyer, I thought it was the cutest… Read More »

REVIEW: Madeline’s Christmas & Other Wintery Tales

Shout Factory Kids (2010)110 minutes Madeline is back for some fun holiday adventures. This video has five holiday episodes: Madeline’s Winter Vacataion Madeline At the North Pole Madeline and Santa Madeline’s Holiday With Mr. Grump Madeline And the Ice Skates They were all cute but Madeline And The Ice Skates has a great lesson about… Read More »

5 Steps to Cut Through the Holiday Crap

This is a guest post by Erika Oliver, MPA Whether you embrace the magic of Christmas, are kin to the Grinch, or fall somewhere in between, the holiday season brings many opportunities for both stress and joy. It’s easy to get caught up in the stress but often hard to tap into the joy. Holiday… Read More »

Make a Healthy Cracker House This Year

Update Nov 2014 – sorry for the poor photography and short post but this post is from years ago. However it’s still relevant! If you need a recipe, you won’t find it here but if you like ideas you can take and make all your own, this is it! I’d love to say this idea… Read More »

GIVEAWAY: You Can Make This Holiday Gift Pack

Entry Deadline Extended With the holidays just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to showcase some quick and easy gift ideas you can give to friends, neighbors, co-workers, and oh yes…even your family! You can enter to win eBooks from www.YouCanMakeThis.com and learn some fun new techniques, tips, and ideas not only… Read More »

Getting Kids to Bed (and to Stay in Bed) on Christmas Eve

Telling your kids that Santa (or La Befana or the Magi or whoever) won’t come unless they are asleep only does a little good because if the children are all excited (and who wouldn’t be?) then settling down for a long winter’s nap is not as easy as it looks. Step One Tire them out.… Read More »