Archive for tag 'holidays'


Chicken and Egg Easter Cupcakes

Easter is almost upon us, so I thought I’d share a fun Easter themed cupcake with ya’ll in honor of the holiday!  I made everything from scratch, but you can still get the same cute result by using boxed vanilla cake mix and store-bought cream cheese frosting if you’re short on time (or energy).  Enjoy!


Chinese New Year Books

Chinese New Year (as well as other countries that use the lunar calendar) is coming soon, and we move from the year of the Snake to the year of the Horse according to the Chinese Zodiac. In Chinese and other Asian countries, New Year’s is the biggest, most celebrated holiday they have. I have posted in [...]

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Traveling over the Holidays with Kids

As we were starting to make plans for the holidays, my in laws were trying to figure out when would be a good time to visit their family in Utah.  They wanted to take the kids to see the snow, so they were talking about dates in the winter. I mentioned that the boys were [...]


Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Kids

Happy New Year’s Eve! Charlie and Olive are still way too young to stay up until midnight, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t participate in some kid-friendly New Year’s Eve activities! Here are some ideas for you to try with your youngest ones! – Throw a party at noon instead of midnight, or celebrate [...]


Brown Bag Turkey

We decided to start a new tradition this year of staying home on Christmas Day. Previously, we always did the rounds on Christmas and by the end of the day, we were so exhausted and missed our couch. This year we wanted to stay home and relax. Isaiah helped with that because it was easier to [...]

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Merry Christmas!

I had planned on getting a post up today on holiday traditions, but time slipped away from me yesterday with all the Christmas preparations. I didn’t grow up celebrating Christmas because my parents were immigrants and most of my friends were children of immigrants, and I honestly had no idea how big it was for [...]

A Holiday with an Empty Crib And A Heart Full Of Hope

I know this might seem like an odd title for someone with four kids but, as some of you may know, my journey to becoming a mother was not exactly easy.  While I was struggling with infertility, I often wrote down some of my thoughts.  It felt like it was one of the only ways [...]

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