Thank You: say it, write it, make it pretty

So, let me start off by saying- I’m not an etiquette expert (…by any means!) but I do bring hostess gifts to parties and I am a stickler for a hand-written thank you cards. In a world where EVERYTHING is done and accomplished through a screen and a keyboard, I’m a firm believe that a good old-fashioned hand-written thank you card will NEVER go…

February Book Picks

Ok, fellow book hoarders…I’m keeping the list *somewhat* short for February…but I mean, come on. Books about love are the best kind, aren’t they? Here are a few of my very favs for the month, covering Valentine’s, President’s and Groundhog Day! Also, I’m skipping the descriptions this month (bc, life.) But, each book has a direct link below, so if you’re interested, click the…

Tips for a Mountain Vacation

 We got so many messages and questions while we were away after Christmas this year so I figured I’d answer some of them here! Let me know if you have any others and I’ll add them to the post! Where were you guys? Vail, Colorado We’ve been going skiing for a few years now the week between Christmas and New Years. In the past,…

New Year, New Books

It’s that time again! I can hardly believe 2017 is over; is it just me and my baby haze or was that the fastest year EVER? Well, ready or not…it’s 20-18 and when Christmas is over I like to strip the house of all things red & green, purge every closet and cabinet, and start the year from scratch! That, of course, applies to…

Holiday Outings with Mini Boden

When the calendar page turns over to December, it seems most of our time is spent at Holiday Outings. I come out of my “couch-in-pjs hibernation” and join in on all the fun: Santa parties, get-togethers, ornament exchanges, tree lighting ceremonies, and– of course, the theater! From The Nutcracker to our local children’s theater’s production of A Charlie Brown Christmas, we want to see…

Christmas Gift Ideas

{Scroll to the bottom for a big SALE items that you have been asking me about… AND some fun blog shares!} So I mentioned not wanting to buy a lot of toys this Christmas. Howeverrrrr, call me a softie,  but I still want Christmas morning to be exciting for the girls, with presents to open. (Fine- I’m a glutton for punishment…and for spoiling my…

THE Christmas Book Post

Ok, let’s be honest. You’ve been waiting on these since October first. Don’t lie. Well, here they are: a round up of some of my very favorite Christmas Books, categorized, summarized, and linked. My early Christmas gift to you… Enjoy! The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol from BabyLit Books : I adore the BabyLit series and these are a perfect introduction to both the…

Little Home Library- Part TWO

You’re Back! Yay! In “part two” of my library post, I’m going to share how I categorized all of my books, the different genres I created, and a few book recommendations for each genre! Also, don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a fun blog share and a GIVEAWAY! And if this is your first time visiting (Welcome!) don’t forget to read Part…

Thanksgiving & Fall Books

{cute Thanksgiving garland from Pearl & Jane} Ok, you asked and here they are! My favorite books for Thanksgiving & Fall… enjoy!   The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant This book is a classic….hello, it’s Cynthia Rylant! Just read the little exerpt above. This book is a staple for your library, Thanksgiving or not! 😉   Thankful by Eileen Spinelli Short and sweet book…