Ana is a single mama to an 8-yr-old son, Javier, who loves to wear costumes 365 days per year. When not exploring her beloved Sunshine State with her family, she's planning date nights with her single dad beau, Mark. The former content director for, Ana is now the VP of Content for Today's Mama. She has interviewed a wide range of mamas, from First Lady Michelle Obama to the Kardashians and everything in between.

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5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects

We just spent the weekend at my parent’s house for Thanksgiving, and if your fam is anything like ours, there were definitely pockets of downtime for the kids. Now that it’s December, we’re scheduled to go back for another round of family visits, except this time, I’m coming armed with the goods to keep the little ones busy–and happy. These 5 easy Christmas DIY projects, most of them free printables, will do the trick. Many of them make great gifts or holiday decor.


5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects

Holiday Gift Tags

Give them to neighbors for a sweet, easy, friendly gift!


5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects

Letter to Santa

Clever blogger Carrie Elle launched her 12 days of Christmas Printables with this adorable letter to Santa template.



5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects

Christmas Flash Cards

Preschoolers can get in on the action and actually learn something with these fab flash cards.


5 Easy Christmas DIY Projects


Holiday Party Banner

Why spend money when you can have the kids make the party decor?




Holiday Photo Props

Little Retreats is a fab Etsy shop known for making awesome photo props, so for those who would rather just order than print, go here.

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