What To Do With All Those Holiday Gifts


By Louise Fandino of Mommy Practicality Let me start this article by greeting you a warm Happy New Year! As I write this, I am certainly back to work from my well-spent and fully-enjoyed holiday break. Up until this morning while preparing my son for school, cooking breakfast and packing my and hubby’s lunch packs, I asked these in my mind: “Is it ... Continue Reading

Oh, Baby: Another Blissful Baby Shower


My sisters-in-law and mom threw me a sweet baby shower with my closest friends last Sunday. I've had three already, so I feel very blessed, as does my sweet baby girl (who is doing well at 37 weeks and 3 days as of this blog post!) I just wanted to share some photos of the day, since I have a hard time these days sitting too long in front of the computer to ... Continue Reading

3 Smart Tips for Storing Your Christmas Decorations

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By Maricel Mendoza of A Sweet Cottage I love Christmas! I love everything about it! The decors, the sights, the sounds, the feel of the Christmas breeze! I am always excited to put up my Christmas decors! It has become a tradition in our home to put up the tree as early as September or October! Yes, I am one of those who tries to prolong Christmas as much as ... Continue Reading

Quieting Down Before Christmas

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Happy holidays — I'm officially off work! Yay. Well, it was more of like I decided I wouldn't work anymore for the next two weeks, especially since Christmas is a time of hectic frenzy for a lot of people. Prior to this, I just had some of the busiest weeks ever this year, with workshops one after the other, blog projects to wrap up, and the other things like ... Continue Reading

5 Blissful Holiday Traditions that Will Bless You and Your Family


Christmas is just around the corner, and many of us may already be feeling the holiday rush — and may even be ranting about it on Facebook. (Don't worry — I'm not judging you! :P ) Now, I know Christmas is usually known to be the season of parties, reunions, gift-giving (and receiving!), and general merry-making, but let us not forget the true spirit ... Continue Reading

New Twists to Old Favorites


By Toni Tiu of Wifely Steps There are scents and tastes highly associated with the Christmas season. When the zesty aroma of gingerbread wafts through the home, you know it’s Christmas. When the sweet smell of pineapple sauce from baked ham begins tickling your senses and making your mouth water, you know it’s Christmas. It’s assuring to know that come ... Continue Reading