31 Days of Halloween: Day 11

The Fall season brings on some hearty foods; soups, stew, squashes, and so on. I have learned that I am not the biggest fan of hot liquids. So for me, I really have to be in the mood for soup in order to eat it. However, my husband is a huge fan of Chili. For... Continue Reading →

31 Days Of Halloween: Day 5

Ever since I can remember, a family Halloween tradition I have had has been to go to the Pumpkin Patch. Here in Nebraska, the most well known one is Vala's Pumpkin Patch. This year we decided to buy the season pass. It made sense for us since we planned to go at least 2 times,... Continue Reading →

Blogmas Day 10

I think for many people Christmas involves a large dinner surrounded by family and/or friends. My Christmas always involved a huge smorgasbord of food, typically at my grandparent's house (before they passed away). The menu always seemed to remain the same, except the one year with the spicy lasagna that no one could eat. For... Continue Reading →

Blogmas Day 6

One important part of Christmas is putting up and decorating your Christmas tree. Fun fact: Did you know Christmas trees did not start from Christianity? It is said that Pagans actually were the ones who started the Christmas tree tradition. "Pagans in Europe used branches of evergreen fir trees to decorate their homes and brighten... Continue Reading →

Blogmas Day 22

So it's almost Christmas eve and the anticipation is keeping the kids antsy.  One tradition we started when Pickle was 1, is a Christmas eve box. Now, I don't know about all families, but when I was growing up we were always allowed to open one present on Christmas eve. It helped hold us over... Continue Reading →

Blogmas Day 12

Christmas crafts! I love making things and watching my kids make things. I always display them in the house. Aside from our usual coloring holiday pictures activity, I always try to do something a little more elaborate. This year I was going through my "Christmas ideas" Pinterest board to see what things I had pinned,... Continue Reading →

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