The Last Top Ten {Tuesday} of 2011

I’m sleeping off Christmas and trying to eek out every bit of our Christmas tree before I take it down for Lydia’s birthday on the 5th. It’s kind of a bummer when you put up Christmas decorations halfway through December. But kinda worth it when that first half of December was spent at Disney World! […]

Lands End & Me: Top Ten {Tuesday}

When I got home from Disney World, there was a lovely box from Lands End on my front porch. In it was a lovely winter vest. I’ve always wanted a vest for those almost-winter days. And I am officially in love with this one. I have essentially not taken it off since we’ve been home. […]

Teacher Gifts For Under $2: Top Ten {Tuesday}

When I was in New York with Operation Christmas Child I met Clair from Mummy Deals. And I liked her instantly! She has a fabulous deal blog, but also a huge heart for others, a great sense of humor and a fun accent! Today, she is going to share an amazing and very timely guest […]

Christmas STUFF: Top Ten {Tuesday}

I love Christmas. I love lists. I love Christmas lists. Here are some of… My Best Christmas Top Ten Lists {for all you that need a good dose of Christmas!} 1. The Best Christmas Books Ever {seriously, I love me a good Christmas book!} 2. The Only Christmas Gifts You Should Buy This Year {these […]

Things I’m Thankful For: Top Ten {Tuesday}

Last week Lydia was off of school for Thanksgiving. And it was so fun to just ramble around the house and run errands and just be together. I downloaded the new #1000gifts app and it’s got me taking more pictures (altho’ sometimes I can’t actually get it up on the app!) and more aware of […]


Well, I’ve got a big announcement. Last year at Christmas, I wanted to write an ebook. This was even before ebooks were a dime a dozen. But, as usual, I got lazy and didn’t do it. This year. Well, I did it. I am releasing a Christmas Advent book for kids and families on the […]

Lydia’s Birthday Party: Top Ten {Tuesday}

Do you know that Lydia’s 6th birthday is in less than 2 months?! What in the world?! Last week, Lydia and I started talking about what kind of party she wants. Here are a few we discussed (and a few other cute ones thrown in)… TOP TEN CUTE AND FUN GIRL BIRTHDAY PARTY THEMES 1. […]