Ski Trip Packing Checklist

The thought of taking the entire family skiing can be a little overwhelming with all of the necessary layers and equipment that each person will need. Take a look at the items below and print off our ski trip packing list. We put off our first family ski trip a couple years longer than we should have.…

How To Make A Conversation Heart Frame

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  Time to deck the mantel with pastels and candy hearts.  We have created this simple tutorial to help you create this adorable Conversation Heart Valentine’s Day Frame.


  • 5×7 picture frame
  • White spray paint – use a paint + primer one like if you plan on changing the color of the frame
  • Conversation heart candies – we used Brachs
  • Glue gun and extra glue sticks

Start with a frame with a thin flat edge.  …

Printable You’ve Been Elfed Gift Tags

Last year, one of our amazing neighbors “Elfed” us. What in the world is that you ask? If you’ve heard of “booing” or “boozing” your neighbors at Halloween time, this is the Christmas version.  You pack up a few goodies, we like to include some treats for the kids and some for mom and dad as well, and once it turns dark you sneak up and leave it on their doorstep with a note for your unsuspecting recipient.  …

Printable Christmas Vacation Gift Tags

If you’re a fan of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation we have a few free printable Christmas gift tags for you!.  Click on the image of the ones you’d like to print out to open up the PDF and print.

Print out the tags on 8.5″ x 11″ white card stock and cut out. …