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...]

Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas Lineup

It’s the time of year, December will be just around the corner and with that comes the desire to watch Christmas movie favorites. Freeform is fantastic for feeding your Christmas movies addiction because they have their 25 Days of Christmas lineup ready to announce.  This December long marathon of Christmas movies has been going strong for 20 years! Today I am sharing Freeform’s 25 Days of Christmas lineup as a means to help you get your DVR ready or schedule cleared so that you can sit down … [Read more...]

Christmas in July at Kings Island! #KIFirstTimer

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Did you realize that just five months from yesterday will be Christmas Day? Crazy, right? You don't have to wait until December to get into the spirit here in Cincinnati, though! Just visit Kings Island for Christmas in July! As soon as you walk into Kings Island you are greeted by Christmas music and … [Read more...]

Tips for Entertaining During the Holidays

For most people, there is nothing more rewarding than entertaining during the holidays. There are so many different elements that go into planning a party for the holidays. The only way to make sure that this process is done the right way, a person will have to make sure that they plan out every detail. The time that is put into this type of planning will be more than worth it in the end. Neglecting to put a proper plan in place will usually lead to the party not being executed properly. The … [Read more...]