A Halloween Advent Calendar to Give Your Kids the Best October Yet

A Halloween Countdown Calendar that Will Keep Your Kids Excited All October

Are you ready to blow your kids’ mind?  Want the best October yet? You can actually get a Halloween Advent calendar to savor every single spectacular day of October…plan every single Halloween-ish activity…and truly savor the weirdest, most bizarre holiday ever.

Seriously!

I am a huge holiday person, but Christmas has always taken center stage once the weather starts cooling off.  But as my kids get older, Halloween has become more and more exciting! So when I discovered these Halloween Advent calendars (also called Halloween countdown calendars), I felt like I hit the jackpot!

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Adding Hygge to Your Christmas: 10 Ways to Make Christmas Even Happier

10 Ways to Add Hygge to Your Christmas

Hygge, the age-old Danish concept of happiness, has traveled the high seas and is working it’s way through the American culture. Its popularity isn’t surprising – Denmark is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world. So why wouldn’t we want to take a page from their book?

Christmas is no exception. In fact, if there was ever a time you should work on increasing the hygge in your life, it would be the holidays – and this year could definitely use a little hygge!

As luck would have it, Christmas and hygge go hand-in-hand, so adding hygge to the holiday season is easy and enjoyable.

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The Best Stocking Stuffers for 2-Year Old Girls

The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for 2-Year Old Girls

Christmas is almost here!  Time for holiday cheer, family get togethers, and lots and lots of shopping!  To make your life a little easier, I’ve compiled a list of the best stocking stuffers for 2-year old girls…because who doesn’t love filling those stockings up with goodies?

I can’t get enough of Christmas, so I actually really enjoy all of the shopping involved.  I’ve tried to put a lot of thought into this list so that you can’t go wrong!

My daughter is just on the cusp of 2, so she has personally tested each of these items and decided that they are, in fact, the best of the best when it comes to amazing stocking stuffers for 2-year olds.

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The Best Advent Calendar Fillers for 6-Year Old Boys

Advent Calendar Gifts for 6-Year Old Boys

Every year since my kids have been young, we’ve used a DIY Advent calendar to celebrate the Christmas season and every year, it’s one of the things they look forward to the most!  These Advent calendar fillers for 6-year old boys are a great way to take A LOT of the stress out of the process because one of the hardest things is finding enough items or activities to fill each day of the calendar.

One of the coolest parts of using a DIY Advent calendar is that you can decide what goes into each compartment…so it doesn’t even have to be gifts!  It can be fun activities, Christmas crafts, holiday excursions, or nice things you can do for people throughout the month.

Your DIY Advent calendar is going to be a ton of fun…for your 6-year old boy AND you!

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7 Feel-Good Documentaries to Keep Your Mind Off Things

Happy Documentaries to Make You Feel Better

Looking for a good distraction to get you through the day, week or month?  These feel-good documentaries will all do the trick! 

They’re full of inspiration, happy stories and even some great advice to help you reset your mind if you find yourself falling into a rut. 

Most are on Netflix, Amazon Prime or HBO, so there’s bound to be a few (if not all) that you can start to watch immediately.

Fill up your queue and enjoy!

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5 Easy Journal Ideas for Kids to Do Over the Summer

Summer Journals for Kids

Starting a summer journal with your kids is a really amazing activity to do with them and it can be so, so easy!  

One of the things that makes this summer activity extra important is that it’s a great way to spend quality time with your kids, whether you’ve been with them all day or not. 

Getting them into the habit of journaling is also really important because it’s such a great stress reliever and important skill to bring into adulthood…so why not start them young?

It will also be so much fun and provide great memories to look back on!

So DO IT THIS YEAR!  Get your kids a notebook and use one of these easy journal ideas to make it a daily endeavor:

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3 Mortgage Automation Tricks that Will Take Years Off Your Home Loan

Ways to Pay Off the Mortgage Early with Automation

Paying off the mortgage takes a looooong time, so being smart and patient is critical, which is why mortgage automation tricks are so important.  Once you’ve made the decision and set things up, your debt will slowly start to go down on it’s own, while you can focus your effort on new ways to make money or cut costs.

Luckily, there are 3 mortgage automation tricks that anyone can do that will take YEARS off of your mortgage.  There’s truly no reason to not be implementing these!

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