Why traditions matter more than Pinterest {101 Days of Christmas}

With less than 100 days until Christmas, the craziness of Pinterest at the holidays will soon be a reality. While I love Pinterest — and love Christmas (obviously!) — I am not a fan of “keeping up with the Joneses” or giving in to the pressure of expectations. At any time, really, but especially at the holidays. […]

Christmas-scented room spray {101 Days of Christmas}

If you’re looking for a safe, non-toxic way to freshen the air in your home and embrace the scents of the season without relying on harmful chemicals or candles that could be dangerous with little ones around, this room spray is the perfect alternative. Made with essential oils, it’s all natural and diluted enough to be […]

Quick & easy springerle cookies {101 Days of Christmas}

Springerle are a flat, white, crispy cookie traditionally made in Germany, Bavaria or Austria. The designs are added before baking using a carved springerle rolling pin or flat mold. Traditional springerle are made from just eggs, confectioners sugar’ and flour and flavored by sprinkling a surface with anise seed and placing the cookies on top for 24 […]

The 2014 Christmas planners are HERE! {101 Days of Christmas}

It’s hard to believe that we’re on the 4th annual 101 Days of Christmas series, but we are! Sticking with tradition, we’re kicking off the series with this year’s Christmas Planner, which includes brand new printables and an updated calendar. But even better, this year the planner is available in both full-size and half-size! This […]