Top 8 Holiday Destinations For 2017-18

Exquisite seafood and local delicacies along the French Canals; Pandas, The Great Wall and luscious Sichuan cuisine in China; and raw blues at Senegal's surfing spots! What more could you ask for a vacation bling? Whether it's New Year's Eve or Valentine's Day, the places listed below are sure to add excitement and fervor to your holiday. Take a look:  Senegal-Western Africa Senegal is a beautiful region located in Western Africa popular for its secret yet adventurous surfing spots. … [Read more...]

Have Christmas Coloring Fun with the Cute Christmas Holiday Coloring Book

Who doesn't love Christmas and puppies, kittens, and other animals? What about combinging them? That's what you get with the Cute Christmas Holiday Coloring Book from Fox Chapel Publishing! If you were to do one coloring page a day, you would have over a month (32 pages, to be exact) of coloring fun available. Not only are the pages of Cute Christmas super cute,  but I absolutely love how easy they are to get out of the book. I like to take one page out and work on it independently. … [Read more...]

Get Crafty With Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More!

Can you believe the Christmas season is now upon us? Time just goes so quickly! One of my favorite parts of this time of year is crafting. I love finding books that help make the crafting easier, like this great one called Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More! There are many great paper crafting activities for you, including: 50 Christmas Greeting Cards 16 Holiday Gift Tags 18 Yuletide Mini-Cards 6 Festive Bookmarks Large & Small Envelope … [Read more...]

6 Stocking Stuffer Ideas Your Kids will Clap For

Thanksgiving is almost over and the hint of Christmas to come is in the air. For most parents, this means hustling to get the things that are on every child’s Christmas list as the holiday looms. For parents, the time comes a bit more quickly than it does for the little ones in their lives. One of the things that parents seem to struggle with is coming up with great stocking stuffers to fill those stockings to overflow for the kids to find come Christmas morning. With that in mind, read on below … [Read more...]

Stay Safe While Decorating: Instead of Sliding Across Shingles, Consider Laser Lights!

The holiday season is a time of cheer, good will, and happiness for all. Millions of people demonstrate that spirit by decorating their homes with a variety of lights, figurines, inflatables, and outdoor displays. But decorating can be dangerous. Holiday Decorating Can Be Dangerous According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a three-year study over the course of three consecutive holiday seasons, "an estimated 17,465 persons were treated in U.S. hospital … [Read more...]

I See Me! Personalized Christmas SingAlong Book #OMHoliday16

Personalized gifts are my favorite to receive and give. Another favorite item of mine? Books. Being able to give a personalized book to people is perfect. The great folks at I See Me! have a fun Christmas book that is perfect for the stocking this year. I See Me! has been making great personalized children’s books since May 2000. They are so popular that they are even purchased by celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Brooke Shields, and Courteney Cox! I love I See Me!’s mission: Our mission is … [Read more...]

Surprise Your Child With a PackageFromSanta.com!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! With the wonderful Christmas season, comes the magic of Santa. Riley recently received a PackageFromSanta.com package, that she absolutely loved! I am excited to share her unboxing video and more details so you can share this fun with your kids! With PackageFromSanta.com you can surprise your child with a fun package and more from Santa! There are three great packages to choose from.  PackageFromSanta.com is … [Read more...]

Santa’s Apprentice and The Magic Snowflake Holiday Double Feature Giveaway (Ends 12/4) #OMHoliday16 #HolidayMagic

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season, besides spending time with family and friends, is watching holiday movies. The fun Holiday Double Feature DVD pack shown above is perfect! It includes two great movies - Santa's Apprentice and The Magic Snowflake. These are both films that my family and I enjoyed, and we are sure you will, too! In Santa’s Apprentice, starring Julie Gayet (My Best Friend, Select Hotel), Jean-Pierre Marielle (The Da Vinci Code), Max Cullen (The Great Gatsby, … [Read more...]