Holiday Decor with Cricut Maker vs. Explore Air 2

As the holiday season approaches one of the things I get lots of questions about from readers is which Cricut machine to buy. Whether you are planning to hit up the Black Friday deals or hoping that Santa leaves one under the tree for you, I'm here to help you decide which machine is right for you.I have been a Cricut owner since 2010 and over the years I've crafted with each of their machines.  You are probably familiar with the two most recent machines, the Cricut Explore Air 2 and … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Breakfasts

After all of the magic and excitement on Christmas morning you and your family are sure to have worked up an appetite. My family has a tradition of eating scones with honey and butter on Christmas morning, it's one of the things I look forward to every year.  But, my husband has requested that there be a little bit more substance (think bacon and eggs) this year.  Whether you are looking for sweet or savory, these Christmas Morning Breakfasts ideas are all delicious and something that everyone … [Read more...]

Snowman Party Inspiration Board

I'm the room mom for my daughter's class this year and I'm super excited about working on ideas for their classroom party.  The group has decided on a Winter Wonderland theme and I have tons of ideas I could use from this party last year, but since we have a limited budget and time I thought I would see what other fun ideas I could pull together. I've put together a snowman themed inspiration board, perfect for planning class parties or winter play dates.  Enjoy!Credits Top left to Bottom: … [Read more...]


It snowed here last week which is a big deal because we are in North Texas and don't see snow often.  The kids loved it and had so much fun playing in it.   The snow prompted us to make a fun snowman craft I had seen on The Crafty Crow.  While Aubrey was in school the twins glued the cotton balls to the soda bottle and then later that day Aubrey helped put the finishing touches on her.I finally finished a snowman craft I had intended to give to friends and family for Christmas.  December was a … [Read more...]