The Gift Guide: Gifts for Boys

The Gift Guide: Gifts for Boys

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Because we’re getting ever closer and most of us are starting to kick our holiday shopping into high gear about now if not already, I’m bringing you a double dose of The Gift Guide this week! Today we’re talking all about gifts for boys. Much like my gift guide for girls, I tried to put the emphasis here on well designed, high quality items that go beyond the typical toy aisle. I also like including gifts that encourage little brains …

DIY Mini Popcorn Wreath Place Cards

DIY Mini Popcorn Wreath Place Cards

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The holiday season is my favorite time of year to get crafty and, incidentally, it’s also my favorite time of year to host friends and family! Today I’m excited to be working with the Frito-Lay “Season’s Sweetings” SMARTFOOD DIY Challenge to share this fun little DIY project with you. Inspired by classic popcorn garlands (and the SMARTFOOD® …

Chocolate Cheesecake Christmas Trees

Chocolate Cheesecake Christmas Trees

I’m jumping up and down excited to welcome back Melina of Sugary & Buttery today with her monthly recipe. Today Melina is sharing these amazing chocolate cheesecake Christmas trees, which I’m convinced are actually too cute to eat! But surprise, they are entirely edible and promise to be insanely delicious. I love this recipe, because it’s the type of thing where the kids (whether they’re your own or nieces and nephews) can get messy with you in the kitchen and then taste their …