Twas the Night Before Christmas Box is a terrific family tradition that helps the kids get to bed, look nice in the morning and kick off Christmas day with JOY!

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Box: A Family Tradition

As I am writing this post it is 47 days until Christmas. Life is coming at me pretty fast this year and I haven’t been on top of Christmas presents. I am set with my Night Before Christmas Box. This is one of my favorite Christmas Traditions. It sets the tone for Christmas day and helps my kids get to bed the night before Christmas.


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This Sweater Wreath for your winter decor is an easy DIY that you can make with upcycled material.

Winter Sweater Wreath

My front door was bare after I took down my Christmas decorations and I was ready to come up with a new wreath for winter. I had an old wreath form that I hadn’t used yet and was trying to think what I wanted to do with it. The wreath was a straw one, but had been in the basement for awhile and when I got it out I noticed it was starting to unravel.

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Apple and homemade salted caramel make terrific Christmas gifts for your child's teacher.

Homemade Christmas Gifts for Teachers

I distinctly remember my mom making homemade Christmas gifts for our teachers when my sister and I were in school. She would make raisin bread in coffee cans, every year. The project would take over the kitchen for the weekend: soaking the raisins, making the batter, filling the cans, baking the bread, getting them out of the cans, and wrapping them all individually. I don’t think I realized what an effort she put forth to make these homemade gifts until I became a mother of a child in school as well. I am very similar to my mom, according to my sister, therefore this year I made homemade salted caramel for all of the teachers in my boys’ lives. Continue reading “Homemade Christmas Gifts for Teachers”