Category: Holidays

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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Halloween Movies for Kids that the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Family Halloween Movies that Your Kids Will Love

The holiday season is finally upon us and one of the best ways to help usher in the first big day is with these fun Halloween movies for kids!

Nothing makes Halloween more fun than a bunch of kids that are really excited to celebrate and Halloween movies are such a great way to get the holiday started early.

Some of these movies are creepy (but still good for kids) and others are just cute and fun…but all are Halloween-themed!

So update your Netflix queue with these great Halloween movies for kids and cozy up with some popcorn.  This is a great way to spend a rainy October afternoon (or weekend).

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10 Alternative Easter Basket Ideas that Will Leave Your Kids Even More Excited

These alternative Easter basket ideas give you something else to use instead of a classic basket.

I’m all about practical gifts, so the annual Easter “basket” has always irked me a bit. You can only have so many baskets before you go crazy!  So alternative Easter baskets ideas have always excited me and I intend to take advantage of them each and every year.

So if you’ve reached your basket limit and are looking for a different kind of Easter basket idea, this is the list for you!

Here are some great alternatives to the classic Easter basket:

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The Best Easter Basket Ideas for 5-Year Old Boys

5-Year Old Boy Easter Basket Fillers

5 is such a fun year and these Easter basket ideas for 5-year old boys will make Easter morning even more enjoyable!  My son gets so excited for the holidays, so surprising him with an amazing Easter basket is one of my favorite parts of the day.  

I have so much planned this year, so I hope these Easter basket ideas are helpful for you too. There’s something for everyone (and every budget), so I’m sure you’ll find something perfect for your 5-year old boy.

Good luck with your shopping and happy Easter!

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The Most Adorable Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids (that aren’t candy!)

The Best Matching Kid Valentine's Day Gifts

My kids are (luckily) super close, so I LOVE finding unique matching gifts for them, especially on Valentine’s Day!  Valentine’s Day gifts for kids are a lot of fun because there’s really not much obligation to buy anything for them, but that only makes them more excited.  You also don’t need to spend a lot of money (leave that for your spouse!), which OF COURSE is an added bonus.

So here are some creative and unique matching Valentine’s Day gifts for kids!  Have fun with it and it will hopefully turn into one of those holidays that you secretly can’t wait for.


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The Best Christmas Books for Toddlers

The Best Toddler Christmas Books

I absolutely love Christmas and I definitely love reading to my kids, so coming up with this list of the best Christmas books for toddlers was not only easy, it was so much fun!  This really is the best time of year and toddlers love every aspect of it, so introducing them to these books will feel amazing. I’m already excited for you!

Whether you’re looking for Advent calendar filler ideas or just a fun surprise for your toddler, these will be perfect because they’re all inexpensive and easy to fit into the budget.  I hope you end up loving them as much as we do!

Merry Christmas!

Related post: The Best Advent Calendar Filler Ideas for Toddlers

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The Best Christmas Books for Preschoolers

The Best Christmas Books for Preschool Children

I’m a huge, huge fan of Christmas so finding the best Christmas books for preschoolers has been a really fun task.  And while it might be easier said than done, the reality is that preschoolers love Christmas and they love books…so you really can’t go wrong with your decision!

The best part of these preschool Christmas books is that they’ll last for years because many of them are classics. So you’re building a Christmas bookcase that will be fun for quite some time!

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