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Santa is REAL

This month my vivacious and curious six-year-old loaded me down with Santa questions- Is HE REAL…Like really real? How does he make that many toys? How does he get into houses? How does Santa know if I am good or bad? How does he not set off alarms? Is Santa a criminal for going into…

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For as long as I can remember, my family has had the tradition of making Christmas sugar cookies together. We make a HUGE mess, and while the intention was always to pass them out to friends and neighbors, but we’d eat so much dough and cookies that recipe’s output is reduced by at least a…

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It can be difficult to find something everyone enjoys doing. Uncle Phil wants to watch the football game, while Aunt Linda wants to decorate cookies. You’re trying to keep peace without making family time feel like a chore. What can you do to keep everyone happily spending time together without running up a huge credit card bill?…

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Monday, December 17: Fit4Mom Ladies Night Out (6 – 9 pm) Join us at Half Pint for some dinner, drinks, good company and Christmas bingo! Let us know a couple days before if you can make it so we can make a reservation!  More Info: CLICK Tuesday, December 18: Christmas Wreath Workshop at Jameson Flowers…

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This weekend we celebrated Oaklee turning six! We kept it low-key, and filled with the exact type of fun any five or six-year-old would love. Here’s how we kept it easy, fun, and budget-friendly: 1.) Cake We booked our cupcake order at United Supermarket. I love them because they are super reliable, make tasty cake,…

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Getting gifts for teachers are tough – especially in preschool where they have SEVERAL teachers, not just one. These are my top 3 favorite, quick yet personalized presents for easy wins. I’ve done both the plants and the EOS lip balms before and I can say they were a hit! 1.) EOS Lip Balm Cards…

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Monday, December 10: Wichita Falls Reindeer Games (6 – 9 pm) Texas Family Initiative has an “In” with Santa and will be bringing a few of his reindeers to Wichita Falls! Join us at the Log Cabin in Lucy Park for Reindeer Games on the lawn, a bake shop and gift shop inside the Cabin…

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Starbuck’s Skinny Peppermint Mocha is not just my favorite holiday drink, but my favorite coffee drink period. I have been known to order it year-round, but for about the last two years or so, they discontinued the sugar-free peppermint syrup, which really increased the sugar and calorie count. SO, I finally came up with a…

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Husbands, you ask it every year. What do you want for Christmas? And if she’s like me, your wife avoids and delays and eventually comes up with a short Amazon wish list she sends you in an email. Let me let you in on some secrets – The reason this is such a belabored process…

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Now that we have a little one, we need to relearn how to see the world. We choose activities where she can have fun and we can spend little to nothing – and believe me, Wichita Falls is the place to go! There is always something going on and most of the times, you just…

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