Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Few Ideas for Winter Weddings

While we all love a good spring or summer wedding, there is something special about those who plan their weddings in winter. Winter weddings can be some of the most intimate, beautiful and cozy weddings when they are planned just right. However, it’s the planning that can be the difficult part. I mean, the options […]

The Making of a Great Flower Girl Dress for a Spring Wedding

If you or someone you know is in the midst of planning a spring wedding, then the task of finding the perfect flower girl dress is going to have to be “tackled” at some point. While it isn’t one of the most important details of the big day, it is definitely one that some time […]

How to Save Money on Fall and Winter Clothes for the Whole Family

I know I’ve talked about how you can save money on the kids when it comes time to clean out their closets and update the outgrown clothes, but I haven’t talked about how you can save money when shopping for the entire family as fall and winter approach. And, as you know, clothing expenses aren’t […]

Christmas 2014 Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Christmas is only a few weeks away (at least I think we still have that much time) and if you have kids then I’m sure you’ve already been asked by relatives what your kids want for Christmas. For me, this question isn’t that difficult if I’m talking about my 7 year old as he started […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Grade School Boys

Yesterday, my husband and I bit the bullet and made our first “big” Christmas shopping trip of the year. While I like to order a lot of gifts online, I still like to get out and shop too. So, my husband and I usually take two or three day long Christmas shopping trips to get […]

Winter Comfort Food Meal Ideas

As many of you know, Winter is my favorite season. In addition to all of the pretty colors, cooler weather, football season and the excitement of the upcoming holidays, I love to break out my crock pot for Winter cooking! There’s just something about cooking with the slow cooker when the temperature begins to drop […]

How to Make It through the Holidays Stress-Free

As you know, we are entering the holiday season. I imagine things at your house are similar to mine during this time of year. Not only does the calendar get booked up with must-do festivities, but our time is cut even more short by all the additional holiday shopping, baking and other prep work that […]

Holiday Formalwear Guide for Kids

If you weren’t ready for the holidays a few weeks ago, now is the time to get it together as the holidays are practically here! At my house, this is the craziest part of the year! We have school programs, holiday parties, holiday baking, caroling, decorating, gift buying and much more to do all within […]