Unique International Holiday Cuisines

Imagine asking your family, “What’s for Christmas dinner?” and the answer being something like, “Oh, probably a mixture of the fat of hunted reindeer, seal oil, and crisco mixed with berries.” Huh? NPR did a report recently on unique holiday cuisines, and the first piece was on traditional Alaskan food. And would you believe that […]

My Christmas Wish: I Hope You See the World Around You

A Letter to my Children, In the midst of the holiday season, I thought I should take a moment to write you and tell you what my Christmas wish is. And being that you’re only 7 and 4, this might not make much sense to you yet. You see, when I ask you what you […]

‘Tis the Season to be Crafty

Well, the holiday season is upon us! Whether you regard it with enthusiasm and glee or with apprehension and anxiety, the truth is that all the decorating, buying, wrapping, partying and entertaining can be A LOT to handle! On top of the time and energy we devote to the holiday season, the money spent can […]

Simple Xmas Crafts to Make With Kids

by My Busy Children (Marina Murphy) The author of this post is Marina Murphy from My Busy Children blog. Take a look at her tips to feed toddler vegetables and enter to win a Baby Bullet system with storage cups, Turbo Steamer, and the Baby Bullet Cookbook and Nutrition Guide (a $150 value!). ———— “Let’s make some cookies […]

Holiday Safety Tips: Simple Ways to Ensure a Safe and Happy Holiday Season

Trees – When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the label “Fire Resistant.” – When purchasing a live tree, check for freshness. A fresh tree is less of a fire hazard. A fresh tree is green, needles are hard to pull from branches and when bent between your fingers, needles do not break. The trunk […]