Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah

Dave, Sadie and I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

The Christmas Eve Box – A Christmas Tradition

Since Sadie was little I started a tradition where on Christmas Eve she gets to open one present. Not just any present that she can pick, since those aren’t under the tree yet, but a present that has what she’s come to expect as Christmas Eve goodies – new Christmas pajamas and a new Christmas/Hanukkah book. […]

More Fun with Apple the Elf (on the Shelf!)

We introduced Elf on the Shelf to our household about two years ago and this year is probably the most fun we’ve had with it because Sadie is SO into it. I swear four is the perfect age for stuff like this. She wakes up every morning immediately telling Dave and I that we have […]

Christmas Stocking Ideas for the Family

Christmas stockings are a big deal in our house. Why? BECAUSE I MADE THEM A BIG DEAL. What started out as candy, chocolate, and some random trinkets became a THING and now I got to the point where I made Dave a Pinterest board of stocking ideas for me because he needs help. (LOVE YOU […]

Holidays with Apple the Elf (on the Shelf!)

We introduced Elf on the Shelf to our household about two years ago and this year is probably the most fun we’ve had with it because Sadie is SO into it. I swear four is the perfect age for stuff like this. She wakes up every morning immediately telling Dave and I that we have […]

Hanukkah Books for Little Kids

One of our holiday traditions that we’ve been doing with our little family for a few years now is that on Christmas Eve, Sadie gets a new holiday themed book along with new Christmas pajamas and usually a treat like popcorn and a movie or something similar. Since we are a multi-denominational family I’ve been trying […]