Archive for tag 'christmas'

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DIY Cork "Gingerbread" Ornaments with Homemade Puffy Paint

by: Mina of Mini Piccolini I love the look of gingerbread ornaments, so when I found some flat pieces of cork in my craft box, I knew I wanted to make “gingerbread” ornaments with them. It’s a really easy project and I like the idea of making gingerbread ornaments that will keep for years to [...]


10 Ways to Make the Most Out Of Baby's First Christmas

I have to admit for our first Christmas with Jackson this year, I originally put a lot of pressure on myself to make it special. I'm such a huge fan of the Christmas season, and I'm constantly looking for ways to make it more special. But, in all honesty, Christmas loses a lot of the [...]

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DIY Time Capsule Ornament

My good friend Minhee helped me plan Charlie's birthday party, and she came up with the idea to let the kids make their own polaroid ornaments as favors. Each kid had a mini polaroid taken of themself, and then put it inside their ornament and filled it with fun little bobbles. I thought this would also [...]

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100+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Little Kids

Growing up my family didn't really celebrate Christmas since my parents were first generation immigrants. Sometimes we had a tree, but we never exchanged presents, believed in Santa, or otherwise celebrated the holiday season. But now that I have kids of my own, the holidays have really become much more magical experiencing it through their eyes. Charlie [...]

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Baby-proofing Your Christmas Decor

Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday. I love the sights, the sounds, the smell, and just the feeling I get throughout the whole holiday season. It's always been my favorite time of year, and I get downright giddy when Thanksgiving is over and it's time for me to break out the Christmas decorations. Mr. Garland [...]


Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Have you started packing those pretty gifts yet? I have a new set of Christmas tag printables that I hope you will have fun using. Just print this printable file, cut and use your favorite twine. Happy gifting! Oana

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DIY Mini Gingerbread Houses

by: Mina of Mini Piccolini Last weekend, to kick-off Christmas, we had a little cookie-decorating party for my sons Alec and Louis and their friends Filip and Ebba. I thought it would be fun for them to do gingerbread houses, but the actual building isn’t really that much fun for such small children. So I [...]

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