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Give Milk to Kids, not Santa

Give Milk to Kids, not Santa

Like a lot of families, we have a tradition of leaving out milk and cookies for Santa. I’ve been doing it since Ryan was a little kid, and this year I’ll keep doing it with Mitch. We even have a special plate and glass for Santa that we use every year! But this year, we’re leaving…Continue Reading

The Nutcracker…in an hour…for your kids

The Nutcracker…in an hour…for your kids

The Nutcracker is one of those classic holiday stories we all love, but who wants to sit through a loooooong ballet performance with our kids? Heck, even if my kid was IN it, I’m not sure I’d want to take a little one. Ah ha! But here’s a special ONE HOUR performance of the Nutcracker, just…Continue Reading

Explore with the Space Scouts

Explore with the Space Scouts

Mitch and I got a chance to review Space Scouts, a fun subscription service for kids that get’s them learning about space exploration and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This post is sponsored by Space Scouts, but our opinions are our own! First impression: Cool! I told Mitch he had a package, which always makes his eyes…Continue Reading

Fix It Here at Radio Shack

Fix It Here at Radio Shack

Oh no! I dropped my iPad! Ouch. It wasn’t the kids. Or the hubby. Not even the dog. I. Dropped. My. Ipad. AAAARRRGGG! (This post is sponsored by Radio Shack and their Fix It Here service.) I dropped my one month old iPad Mini on the kitchen tile one evening in November. And guess what? It was…Continue Reading

Welcome home, Gold Peak Coffee

Welcome home, Gold Peak Coffee

Did you know that Gold Peak Coffee is now in the St. Louis area? Mmmmm, it really is a #SipofHome! This post is brought to you by the fine folks at Gold Peak Coffee. Every morning I love to start my day with a giant mug of dark, dark coffee…with a splash of creamer and…Continue Reading

Minecraft Christmas Crafts

Minecraft Christmas Crafts

Maybe Minecraft isn’t the first thing you think of when you’re prepping for Christmas crafts…unless you have a young gamer in the house! Since Mitch has me hooked on Minecraft, I’m always thinking about creepers and Steve when I’m ready to break out the glitter and glue! Minecraft Christmas Paper Craft Pixel Paper Craft is my…Continue Reading

12 Days: Christmas Bucket List

12 Days: Christmas Bucket List

Now that’s it’s December, I feel like I can officially welcome the Christmas spirit and all that holiday joy, happiness and quite frankly madness that comes along for the ride during this most festive time of year! The tree is up, it’s already snowed twice and I’ve even started my shopping…let the Christmas fun begin! What mom’s like us really…Continue Reading

Anheuser-Busch Holiday Lights: 2014

Anheuser-Busch Holiday Lights: 2014

Take your family to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery Holiday Lights display! It has everything: holiday cheer, Clydesdales, s’mores, food, beer tasting and tons of fun. Believe it or not, it’s even better than last year! It’s totally family friendly. And it’s free. Holiday Lights started on Nov. 20 and continues every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from…Continue Reading

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