Preparing festive holiday party snacks does not mean you need to devote hours and hours in the kitchen. Plus, if you take our advice, you will not only save time, you will save money because you are portion controlling your food. The key is investing in some fun serving pieces like mini cocktail glasses, mini moscow mule cups, and even some ceramic Asian spoons you can use over and over again. Once you have a few of these basics, you can make the simplest of foods look festive and elegant. We have also checked, and all the serving piece suggestions we mention here are still available for delivery before Christmas although you may have to pay a little extra for expedited delivery. Many of the items are available on Amazon Prime. If, by chance you do not currently have an Amazon Prime Membership, today is the day to sign up for an Amazon Prime FREE 30 Day Trial Membership. Included with your membership is FREE 2-Day shipping and in certain areas you may even be eligible to qualify for receive FREE Same-Day Delivery on qualifying orders over $35! (Plus, so much more!) Continue Reading →
Today's mom's have little trouble creating beautiful and festive children's birthday party celebrations but sometimes between our own crazy busy schedules and the quest to throw the this year's most talked about event, we forget to add the little things that make the day especially meaningful. We think it is important for kids to know how much we love them but equally important for them to understand they are not the center of the universe. Children need to learn and develop a healthy sense of self which includes compassion and caring of others. What better day to teach this lesson than on the very day they are lavished with gifts. Teach by example – integrate a “Give back” craft activity into your child's birthday party in addition the the usual birthday fun and party games.
And with the holiday spirit upon us, why wait for your child's next birthday party. This “Give Back” craft activity would be a wonderful addition to any classroom holiday party and equally brilliant to incorporate into your own kid-friendly holiday celebrations. Continue Reading →
Still not sure how you are going to decorate your home for Christmas. This post is specifically designed for you! Just tonight we stumbled upon these adorable, easy to execute last minute budget friendly Christmas decor ideas. All you need to do is to raid your garage (or junk closet) for picture frames, clip boards or any other display materials you are not currently using. Now print out one or more of these fabulous Christmas art prints and place them in the frames. Cheap, cute, and meaningful. We are obsessed. Continue Reading →
Winter really is the most wonderful time of the year. And it is the perfect time to stay in and stay warm with those you love most, your family. Although for most of us Christmas Eve pretty much naturally transitions into a family pajama party culminating in a fabulous Christmas morning breakfast and opening the presents Santa delivered in the middle of the night, some of us need a little jump start, a little inspiration. Continue Reading →
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Truthfully, we do not understand why these aprons are not flying off the shelves. Not only do we love Flirty Aprons' fun, modern take on this classic kitchen staple, we really respect the people behind the name. So take advantage of Flirty Aprons Christmas Apron Sale to pick up a holiday apron for yourself, your daughter, your mother, your sister & her daughter, your girlfriends and their daughters, and even your children's teachers & all those other people in your life that you want to give a little gift of thanks this holiday season. These Christmas aprons will add that extra festive touch to those long hours in the kitchen. If you prefer something a little less “holiday” Flirty Aprons has lots and lots of other styles! Continue Reading →
Whether you are looking for Christmas presents, Hanukkah gifts, or birthday treats, buying a teen gift is actually easier than you might imagine. When it comes to teens (and tweens), think name brands and trends. Teens like to get the splurge items parents prefer not to spring for on an everyday basis as well as trendy items that “everyone else has”. Remember being a teen is as much about fitting in as it is about establishing individual identity. Continue Reading →