Holidays

Holiday Melt 1.0 | Dropping or Maintaining Weight During the Holidays

(This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here.) We have all heard of the numerous resolutions to lose weight when the New Year begins.  And we’ve heard the sighs of surrender when it comes to fighting the battle of the bulge during the numerous…

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas | Make it Simple + Peaceful

(This post contains affiliate links. This means that I may earn money from the companies and products listed here.  For more information, see my disclosures here.) This post is one of several in the ultimate 2017 Holiday Home Tour! Year after year, millions of people flock to countless sales, getting…

30 Amazing Educational Gifts for Toddlers & Preschoolers

(This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here.) As you may know, our granddaughter, Maggie, is currently in therapy.  She has scripts for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy.  As we were stuck in the insurance/red-tape zone for a time, waiting on getting…

40 Trending Books to Read Right Now | Perfect for Gifts

(This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here.) If you’re like me, it’s hard to keep up with all the great books out there. There are some books which are written for a specific time and season, some which prophetically discern what…

I’ll Have a Blue Thanksgiving | Using Blue in your Fall Table Decor | Tablescape Blues

(This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here.) I love all things blue.  The huge Sea and the endless sky both speak to the dreamer in each of us.  The ever-changing, crashing waves along the shore are a place of respite for many.  And, don…

51 Gift Ideas for White Elephant | Dirty Santa | Yankee Swap Gift Exchange

(This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here.) We all have those gifts that we just don’t love from Aunt Thelma or that co-worker in the next cubicle. I know, you really want to dispose of that adorable chia pet or Christmas towel…