The most delicious Christmas party desserts your guests will love! Includes cheesecake, peppermint and cookie recipes. So many fun treats for kids too!
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Kids will LOVE these fun Christmas treats which make festive dessert recipes for a Christmas party!
Make baby's first Christmas special with these keepsake ornaments! The mix of crafts includes handprint, footprints, pictures and more!

15 Delicious Christmas Party Dessert Ideas

The most delicious Christmas party desserts your guests will love! Includes cheesecake, peppermint and cookie recipes. So many fun treats for kids too!

Throwing a Christmas Party this year? With so many festive holiday recipes popping up here and there it's hard not to get excited! We've finally started decorating the house for Christmas with some DIY decor and homemade ornaments...and even cleaning where it really matters. Last week after sharing these delicious Christmas treats for kids, I wanted to find even more goodies -- Christmas recipes that would make perfect desserts for a party or friendly gathering. If you've been thinking about hosting a Christmas party but need some mouth-watering inspiration, we've rounded up some … [Read more...]

The Easiest Christmas Present Pretzels & Peppermint Treats

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If you're a chocolate-covered pretzel lover, then you've surely seen your fair share of delicious pretzel creations...especially as the holidays draw nearer. Pretzels are the prefect bite-size snack and just so easy to get creative with. One of my favorite kinds of Christmas pretzels are the ones topped with colorful red, white and green sprinkles -- they add such a festive touch to the dessert table. Because the last pretzels I made were a huge hit, I decided I'd take another stab with a Christmas version -- something fun and festive that both kids and adult would love. Thus, my … [Read more...]

15 Fun Christmas Dessert Treats for Kids

Kids will LOVE these fun Christmas treats which make festive dessert recipes for a Christmas party!

From Christmas cookies and brownies to candy canes and hot chocolate, nothing beats Christmas desserts...especially when they are decorated so darn cute and even more irresistible during the holidays. Make the festivities last longer with these fun Christmas treat ideas your kids will love -- featuring Santa hats, colorful Christmas trees and reindeer-themed desserts. With so much creativity and charm, your little ones won't be the only ones racing to the dessert table. Related: Christmas Present Pretzels Take a look at all of the fun options below and let us know your … [Read more...]

20 Homemade Ornaments for Baby’s First Christmas

Make baby's first Christmas special with these keepsake ornaments! The mix of crafts includes handprint, footprints, pictures and more!

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is to make homemade ornaments with the kids every year -- and I like to start when they're babies! Having a precious handprint or footprint painted on an otherwise plain ornament helps to make baby's first Christmas that much more special. Going the DIY route is also a fantastic way to make memories while capturing those early moments in a keepsake that will last for years to come. The best part about all this? Making Christmas ornaments becomes a family tradition that you can start no matter how little your child is. Below you will find 20 of our … [Read more...]

The Best Gift Ideas for the Expectant or New Mom

Gift ideas for an expectant or new mom. Find an array of unique pregnancy gifts she will love, whether for Christmas or baby shower.

I've been pregnant each time during the holidays and know there were a few amazing mom-to-be gifts I received that were definitely useful with a growing belly and changing hormones (and gifts that saved me from having to purchase or add to a baby registry). Read: Holiday "Mocktail" Smoothie for Mom-to-Be In fact, there were some must-have pregnancy products that made a huge difference in my coping mechanisms and comfort level during the holidays. Today I'm sharing some of my favorite pregnancy products you can rest assured your expectant friend will love! This post may contain affiliate … [Read more...]

50 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Easy & affordable stocking stuffer ideas for baby! These make great small gifts to celebrate baby's first Christmas!

Baby's first Christmas is one you will cherish for years. Of course, your little bundle may only have those photos you took to remember the holiday by, but it'll be a time treasured in mommy and daddy's hearts forever. For first-time parents especially, it's a time to include baby in as many holiday traditions as possible, from taking photos with Santa, and making keepsake ornaments to going through all those cute little baby gifts (even if the wrapping paper is their favorite part!). Stocking stuffers are great gift ideas for babies for a couple reasons. First, they are just the right … [Read more...]

21 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts for Kids

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The holiday season is finally upon us! And first up is Thanksgiving: every food-lover’s dream holiday. It’s one of my family’s favorite. A time to give thanks for all we have, spend time together, and enjoy some delicious food. But it’s not just a one-day event. The whole month is about teaching appreciation and thankfulness to our kids and of course eating lots of yummy desserts! So finding kid-friendly Thanksgiving desserts is always a must for moms of little ones -- sure they’ll eat most sweets, but desserts that are tasty and fun to decorate are even better. Plus, the kids especially … [Read more...]

Best Baby Toys for Learning and Development (3 – 6 Months)

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As a new mom, I always wondered if there were educational baby toys that could actually help my little bundle of joy reach major milestones. Milestones like reaching, pressing, babbling, crawling, talking that make us so proud as parents, but more importantly show that our children are thriving and developing normally. Of course every child is unique and develops at their own pace, but providing a rich sensory experience and tools to help baby get there is just as crucial. So throughout the years, I made it a point to find the best early development toys for infants. Toys that would help … [Read more...]

Best Board Games for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Fun age-appropriate board games for toddlers and preschoolers! Never leave the kids out of family game night with these board games that make a perfect gift idea for young kids. Click to see the full list!

Growing up, board games were always a fun way to pass the time with friends and family during sleepovers and rainy days. Even well into adulthood gathering around the table for a little friendly-competition of Apples to Apples or Charades became a hit during holiday get-togethers. But as parents to small children, carrying on that tradition is sometimes difficult with so many board games being a bit more complex as they are typically geared towards older kids. So with the holidays drawing near, I wanted to put together a list of our favorite family-friendly board games that included … [Read more...]

10 Breastfeeding Tips Every New Mom Should Know

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Breastfeeding like parenting, is one of those things you are never truly prepared for in full. Sure you might do your research and may even hear a million and one stories from other moms that have been there. But the truth is, none of them will be an exact match to your breastfeeding experience.  Every mother's journey in breastfeeding is unique. And unfortunately, most moms have to learn the ins and outs of breastfeeding first hand, the hard way. But when we stumble upon a few golden nuggets, it's important to share them with other moms out there embarking on this new chapter in life. The … [Read more...]