Holiday Gift Guide for Adults

The most asked-for gift-guides that come my way are for the parents/inlaws, friends, and husbands/boyfriends. So here's a quick look at some of my favorites in each of those categories! This is in no way comprehensive, but hopefully enough to get you started or give you some good ideas! Parents/ In-laws One little tip I [...]

Thanksgiving/Fall Books

  Ok, guys. I have a little secret: Thanksgiving books miiiiiight be my FAVORITE holiday genre (ok, ok...right after Christmas). I just looove all the rich illustrations and the sweet messages of family, story-telling, tradition, and gratitude. These are the kind of books that make you want to curl up next to the fireplace with [...]

Easter & Spring Books

Easter & Spring Books

Spring & Easter Books are some of my favorites! All the pastel colors, the cute baby animals! Remember, think outside the box and don't stress about building your collection overnight. Choose a few fun Easter books that catch your eye and then fill your Spring/Easter book nook with other books about warm weather, new beginnings, [...]

March Books

March Books

Don't ask me how in the world it's time for MARCH books already, but it is! Maybe we spent so dang long in January that now the rest of the months are just trying to catch up?! Anyways, I know St. Patrick's Day isn't the biggest of holidays for everyone, but WE are Irish (& [...]

Halloween Movies

Halloween Movies

  We love a good themed family movie night, Halloween movies included--but let's just say none of us are big fans of scary movies...especially if those movies mean nightmares and kids standing at the foot of our beds at 3am, amiright?! So, after watching WAAAAY too many trailers and stopping way too many movies 20 [...]

Halloween S’mores with Boden

Halloween S’mores with Boden

As soon as I saw these cute little ghost-shaped peeps at the store I KNEW we had to make some ghost s'mores to celebrate it (finally!) being October. And, want to know the best part about making s'mores in Texas in early October? You don't even need a heat source...the sun will provide that for [...]

Halloween Books 2019

Halloween Books 2019

*NEW Picks for Halloween 2019!!* Well, friends- October ramps up my most favorite time of year when it comes to children's books...Holiday Picture Books! I'm so excited to continue my fun "Monthly Book Picks" tradition again this year by adding a few new finds each month. Call me a sucker, but I found more than [...]