From The Editors

Deck the Halls: Baby Lock Presto Sewing Machine

By Rachael Herrscher

We wanted to make “Decking the Halls” a little easier so is hosting a giveaway-a-day to fill your stockings, trim the tree, and stuff things under it! Be sure to check back daily for new giveaways and chances to win! Babylock Presto Sewing Machine I love gifts that help de... Read More

Merry Things to Do at Disneyland This Holiday Season

By MiniTime

There’s a treasure trove of things to do at Disneyland all year round. Come Christmastime, however, the Happiest Place on Earth ... Read More

Eggnog Syrup Recipe

By Rachael Herrscher

Want to make breakfast festive? Make eggnog syrup! Each year we host a Christmas Eve breakfast with friends. This syrup is always on the menu and without fail I catch people sneaking spoonfuls or asking to DRINK it! It's that good. It's buttery, and creamy, and the perfect compliment to Christmas... Read More

The Polish Ad That's Winning Christmas {And Your Heart}

By Rachael Herrscher

We love it when even the ads get the heart of the holidays. Just watch: (Ear muffs warning on the bath tub scene . . . if your kids are around give it a quick mute, if you are alone, laugh your face off)... Read More

How To Win at Family Movie Night

By Erin Oltmanns

I don’t want to brag or anything, but we watch a lot of movies around these parts. Especially these days, because it’s cold and I’m a giant pansy. But I realized that my willingness to enjoy movies a wee more frequently than normal, had dulled the luster of family movie night a bit. It w... Read More

The 10 Photos You Must Take This Holiday Season

By Anna Shirley

Pictures of your kids on Santa's lap can always be risky. Especially when they are little and afraid of the big guy in the red suit. But here is some inspiration for you to capture the magic of the season with your camera (or camera phone). Here are the 10 photos you must take this holiday seaso... Read More

20 Holiday Items from Trader Joe’s You NEED In Your Life

By Erin Oltmanns

‘Tis the season to eat all the wonderful things! And to give wonderful yummy food as gifts. Trader Joe’s does yummy food really well year-round, but during the holidays, they are EXCEPTIONAL at dipping stuff in chocolate, coating stuff in peppermint, and feeding your gingerbread habit. So ... Read More

Make Your Holiday Easy with Square Cash

By Erin Oltmanns

I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say that chasing people down for the money they owe you is a drag. Here’s a tool that makes it SO EASY. The holiday season is a flurry of exchange. Food. Hugs. Gifts. Money. That’s right. Money. There is always a check to split, a gift to ... Read More

Elf On The Shelf Gone Wild

By Kalli Verbecky

Elf On The Shelf makes me want to stab my eyes out.  There, I said it.  My older boys have been asking for one, they're 8 and 6, and clearly falling prey to the assault of Elf On The Shelf propaganda flooding the interwebs this time of year. I simply told them we don't need a stupid ... Read More

The Holiday Movies to Stream on Netflix

By Anna Shirley

There is more to watch on Netflix this holiday season than you'll likely have time for. Because I know you'll be busy baking and wrapping, here's a handy list of the holiday movies to stream on Netflix. Whether you're trying to get your preschooler in the mood with a Christmas special or you and the... Read More