Jamie here, if you have ever tried to make Gingerbread Houses with your kids – I hope you had fun… because when I did it – I turned into a terrible person. Several years ago, with 4 boys aged 2-8, things were wildly unlike what I had imagined in my Martha-Stewart-Picture-Perfect plan. The Gingerbread House kit I’d bought on clearance the year before would NOT stay together, and the boys were poking the walls down and caving the roof in trying to fit as much candy as possible onto it. I went into control-freak mode, and I’m pretty sure I ended up finishing it by myself while they pouted off to another room. FAIL! [Read more...]
We thought it would be fun to start doing a post each night about a fun Christmas craft, recipe, family tradition and all things holly jolly. If you would like to share a craft, recipe or tradition that your family enjoys – please email us at email@example.com! We’ll possibly feature you one night this month….
ABC 25 Days of Christmas Shows Schedule
If you’re looking for a cute and inexpensive Halloween Centerpiece to make this Fall – here’s an idea that takes hardly any time and uses items found mostly at the Dollar Tree!
Have you tried Netflix lately?
Netflix has recently extended their FREE Trial Offer from 2 weeks to 1 month. If you haven’t tried it in awhile – you should!! My family loves it and uses Netflix every. single. day. I think it’s worth every penny of the $7.99 a month we pay to subscribe.
In case it’s been awhile since you’ve tried Netflix, they’re not just a mail-order movie company anymore…
Netflix Features we love:
Every weekend you can find several free family events to attend all across the country. Here are a list of the upcoming free family events (or almost free) – if you know of any others to share, please send me a comment or email! Happy Weekend!
Picture courtesy of Martha Stewart.com
Most of us haven’t started carving our pumpkins yet – but you might be looking ahead for the perfect pattern! Here are some sites offering free pumpkin carving stencils/patterns. Enjoy!