Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

The world is in on the secret of Santa and the Elf on the Shelf, so why I will continue to lie for as long as possible to my kids. … More Why I will continue to lie to my kids about Santa and the Elf on the Shelf!

Elf on the Shelf

It’s almost that time of year. You know, besides getting the decorations up, the lists made, the cookies baked and the mingling mingled! It’s time for Snowflake to make her return. Who is Snowflake, you ask? Our Elf on the Shelf. Yes, I know, some of you are rolling your eyes. I know that some … More Elf on the Shelf

Mary Did You Know: Music Monday

Christmas is almost here. And I heard a song this week that I’m not sure I’ve ever heard before. And I found it to be so beautiful. Mary Did You Know by CeeLo Green. Yes, I said CeeLo Green. And while I’m not a fan of his (at all), I think this is a beautiful … More Mary Did You Know: Music Monday

Pheeyoush!

Pheeyoush! /ˈf(y)ü ü üsh’ Exclamation Expression of relief by a three year old Little Mouse, who thinks she’s saying phew! What a week! As it is every year, the weeks leading up to Christmas are usually booked solid, activities, outings, visits with friends and more. This year, it went something like this; Monday I had … More Pheeyoush!

Little Drummer Boy: Music Monday

It’s that time of year! And it seems to have taken me a while to get into the holiday spirit. Our tree has been up since the third week of November, and the lights were hung outside a week later. We even got an Elf on the Shelf this year. A girl elf, that my … More Little Drummer Boy: Music Monday