Do you like to celebrate “Christmas in July?” It kinda makes sense to craft a few ornaments in the summer when the kids are bored…rather than in the winter when you’re frantically rushing from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas! Don’t cha think? Merry Minecraft Ornaments These Minecraft ornaments were a big hit last Christmas–and will still be […]
I was looking for something special to put under the tree this year for the boys, something so freaking awesome they’d both love it. A game that–gasp–a teenager could play with his little brother. I’m talking about the Ultimate. Family. Gift.
Is Santa on a budget at your house? I get totally get it! But don’t worry, here’s a few tips to help you glide through the holiday shopping season like a rocket powered reindeer!
Confession: I still have a tiny Star Wars poster I made with Shrinky Dinks when I was 12. I traced it off a post card sized Star Wars poster. It was soooooo cute. Yeah, I love Shrinky Dinks. And I still do. Shrinky Dinks are harder to find these day, but well worth the special […]
Are you ready to get your twinkle on? Grab some hot cocoa, download the holiday tunes and put your kids in the car–it’s time to take a drive through some of St. Louis’ best Christmas light displays! (updated for 2016)Every year we celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with trip to a couple of these festive light shows. There’s something […]
Jingle bells ringing, jolly elves singing, hot hot hot chocolate…all while clickity clacking through Downtown St. Louis on the Polar Express! What a way to celebrate the holidays! The hubs and I took Mitch on the Polar Express train ride a few years ago and it was pretty dang awesome. Magical even. And I’m happy to report […]
Gooey Butter cake is one of St. Louis’ best inventions and a delicious tradition for any gathering. But sometimes a plate of cookies is easier to share than a gooey pan of cake, dontcha think?
Now that Thanksgiving is over, 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, there’s a chill in the air and I’ve even started my shopping…let the Christmas fun begin!