Category: Christmas

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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The Best Stocking Stuffers for 6-Year Old Boys

The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for 6-Year Old Boys

Finding fun ideas for stocking stuffers for 6-year old boys is no easy task!  Some years are just harder than others and while this year is full of fun new toys and games, it’s a little harder to find small and inexpensive things that can fit into a stocking that they’ll still really love. 

But once you dig around, you’ll find that there ARE some really fun stocking stuffer ideas out there that your little boy (and you!) will absolutely love. 

I hope this helps you wrap up your shopping! This is such a fun age, so enjoy as much of it as you can! 

Have a great holiday this year. Merry Christmas!

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The Best Advent Calendar Fillers for Kids

The Best Advent Calendar Filler Ideas for Kids

The holidays are finally here! This is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year and nothing rings in Christmas better than a really fun Advent calendar!  These Advent calendar fillers for kids are great ideas if you want to make your own calendar this year…which is a really, really fun choice!

The best part about using your own DIY Advent calendar for your kids is that you have complete control over the fillers that you use.  They can be elaborate monogrammed gifts or completely free activities that you do as a family, candy and trinkets, or games and arts and crafts!

You can go in any direction…and more importantly, you can incorporate all of these ideas to mix things up a bit!

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Amazing DIY Christmas Ornament Kits for Adults

Adult Craft Kits for the Holidays

I am such a huge fan of Christmas crafts and there hasn’t been a single year that I haven’t enjoyed making DIY Christmas ornaments.  But even with a huge stockpile of craft supplies, it’s still frustrating to have to come up with all the supplies necessary for whatever craft I’ve chosen.  So I LOVE finding DIY ornament kits for adults that give you all the supplies you need.  

This is also such a great way to try out new hobbies without a huge upfront cost – things like painting, needlework, woodwork, paperwork, macrame, and crocheting.

You’ll be creating great memories, potentially finding a new amazing hobby, and taking advantage of a great opportunity to make Christmas gifts for friends and family!

So if you’re on the hunt for something fun to do alone this Christmas or need some cool Christmas gift ideas, try out these fun DIY Christmas ornament kits for adults!

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Amazing DIY Christmas Ornament Kits for Kids

A Fun Family Holiday Craft: DIY Ornament Kits for Kids

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is all the fun crafts that I get to do with my kids.  Whether to use for decorations or save for gifts, it’s such a great way to be festive and make the most of the season.  Which is what makes these DIY Christmas ornament kits for kids so awesome.

They come with all the supplies your child will need to complete a Christmas ornament and then you can save it to use as a gift, or decorate your own tree with them!

But more importantly, this is such a fun way to spend a holiday afternoon with the kids…and you don’t need to pull out all of your own supplies.  These will come with everything.

And if you use an Advent calendar like we do, these are PERFECT fillers that go beyond just candy or trinkets. 

I hope you get a chance to try one of these craft kits!  Have a fun and happy holiday season!

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