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Experience Holiday Magic with Spokane Symphony & The Nutcracker

Experience Holiday Magic with Spokane Symphony & The Nutcracker

Experience some holiday magic and enjoy a family night out at The Nutcracker in Spokane, Washington! The Spokane Symphony presents The Nutcracker at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, with the Santa Barbara-based State Street Ballet. December 5 – 8 only!

Baby’s First Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas

Baby’s First Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas

The holidays can be extra special if you are also celebrating Baby’s First Christmas. These simple and useful gift ideas for baby will be fun to unwrap and practical to use in everyday family life.

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

It’s been a busy week at our house. We made lots of treats this week, finished up decorating for Christmas and played in some beautiful, fluffy snow. It’s not uncommon to have snow this time of year in North Idaho, but the shimmery snowflakes definitely make the holidays feel more special. My daughter wanted me to do her hair in a creative style for Christmas, so I created a DIY bow hair style for her. Learn how we did it!

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Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels Kids Can Help Make

Homemade soft pretzels are easy to make and yummy to eat! Kids will enjoy helping with this creative baking project and making their own snacks. You can embellish pretzels with butter or drizzled chocolate to make savory and sweet treats.

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites

These Endive Blue Cheese Pomegranate Bites are a flavorful combination of savory, sweet and salty in one delightful package. They’re the perfect holiday appetizer because they look super fancy and the pomegranate provides a pop of color.

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

7 Holiday Treat Ideas & Christmas Sweets

When the holidays roll around, it doesn’t take long for me to start thinking about what sort of delicious goodies am I going to make this year. Or just eat. Eating them is the best part. However, some brave soul must transform their holiday spirit into something magically delicious. That’s right, I’m talking about holiday treat ideas to write home about. Here are 7 sweet holiday treats you and your family will love. You can also make some memories baking together! Just try not to eat them all in one sitting… it may be difficult.
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The Perks of Giving Experiences Instead of Things for Christmas

The Perks of Giving Experiences Instead of Things for Christmas

Family adventures can be a great holiday gift idea! It’s fun to enjoy a change of scene during the colder months of winter. Great Wolf Lodge offers a memorable family getaway at their Snowland Extravaganza, packed with family fun and winter festivities from November 24 to January 4.

Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Fun Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is all about celebrating dad and it’s fun to treat your dad to a few surprises too! Even if your dad seems to have it all, you can always find a special way to celebrate all he does for you! Here are a few gift ideas he will love.

Christmas Baking and Holiday Treats

Christmas Baking and Holiday Treats

Baking Christmas cookies and holiday treats is a tradition for most families. My girls are old enough now that they can help in the kitchen! This week we made gingerbread cookies cut into hearts, stars, snowflakes, and gingerbread men. My girls incidentally don’t like the taste of gingerbread (or most other cookies other than chocolate) but they had a lot of fun baking holiday cookies for our friends and neighbors! All you need to make gingerbread cookies is a good gingerbread recipe. I rescued our cookie cutters from the play dough box and let the girls cut out their own shapes!

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How to Order Personalized Holiday Cards

How to Order Personalized Holiday Cards

One of my favorite things about the holidays is receiving cards from friends and family. I ordered our personalized cards from Minted this year and I was impressed with the quality and vibrant details of our printed cards.

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

12 Days of Awaiting Baby

Here are some fun family projects that we did to make the time go a little faster while waiting for our new baby to arrive! I tried to make each day of waiting fun for myself and my other kids.