Elf On The Shelf Series | Slumber Party Games: Sock Tug-O-War

December 2011 031-2

View my original post, 101 Elf On The Shelf Ideas, for more great ideas! … [Read more...]

Elf On The Shelf Series | Buddy Tails

December 2011 153-3

Last night the boys camped out in the family room for a fun Friday night sleeping under the Chrismas lights. Little did they know that Buddy had more fun! View my original post, 101 Elf On The Shelf Ideas, for more great ideas! … [Read more...]

Giveaway: I Caught Santa Image. 5 Winners! {Closed}


I'm excited to spread Holiday cheer! I Caught Santa is a unique website that helps parents create proof that Santa is real. I hope you join me in my excitement to “catch” Santa in your house! For those who would like to keep the belief alive and well or at least stretched out a little … [Read more...]

Elf On The Shelf Series | Buddy Goes Blonde

December 2011 005-2

Buddy arriving in a blonde wig, by far, has created the MOST laughs and giggles. The kids have no idea where this wig came from and that is creating some really fun conversation! With a house full of boys, there is little room for pink and pretty so I guess Buddy is on my side today. … [Read more...]

Elf On The Shelf Series | Candy Cane Ice Skating

December 2011 002-2

If you're up for a little challenge, consider having your Elf Candy Cane Ice Skate on an ice filled pie dish. It takes a little prep time to freeze the water; however, getting his candy cane skates to stay in position is the challenge. I managed to get ours to work but if you are having difficulty … [Read more...]

Elf On The Shelf Series | Red Carpet Grand Entrance

November 2011 073-2

Here's a preview of how our Elf, Buddy, is going to make his Grand Entrance this year....Red Carpet Style! Buddy's debut is about a week away. Stay tuned for the action, fun, adventure, thrills, excitement, hullabaloo, warmth, wildness, kindness, and one of a kind antics that you can re-create … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Death of Summer


I took this picture up north at Nana & Papa's. Summer was dying and I was in mourning. As I sat staring at the flip flops you wore quite literally all summer, I realized another year of your life was coming to an end. Sometimes I have to shield my heart to the pain of watching you grow. I … [Read more...]