Author Archives: Kristin, Exploring Domesticity

People NOT to forget when sending Christmas Cards!

It can be easy during the busy holidays to have big plans and run out of time. Keep it simple with this reminder and the people NOT to forget when sending Christmas cards.

We’re sitting down with some cookies, creating some cards, and remembering everyone we’d like to acknowledge.

People NOT to forget when sending Christmas cards this year

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Santa Bear Hot Chocolate Melts: Add a holiday touch to your cocoa or coffee

A quick, easy, and completely adorable holiday treat! Santa Bear Hot Chocolate Melts are the perfect family activity. They are also great as gifts, add-ins for a hot chocolate bar, or just a fun holiday treat for your cocoa or coffee!

Santa Bear Hot Chocolate Melts - Add a Holiday touch to your cocoa or coffee

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Warm Caprese Christmas Tree: Easy Holiday Appetizer

 

Perfect for holidays! This Warm Caprese Christmas Tree is a show stopper. This easy appetizer will impress with the Christmas Tree shape and delicious caprese flavors!

The pull-apart Christmas tree is the perfect finger food for holiday parties. The flavors are also hearty enough for a filling snack or a light lunch during the Christmas season. 

Stay ’til the end for a cheesy giveaway too!

Warm Caprese Christmas Tree - An Easy Holiday Appetizer with caprese flavors and a pull-apart Christmas Tree

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National Geographic Kids Book “Hey Baby!”

When kids are first reading, there is typically a lot of excitement. It’s important for us as parents to encourage a love of reading. What better way to do that than with a book about baby animals! Our kids love this National Geographic Kids Book, Hey Baby!: A Collection of Pictures, Poems, and Stories from Nature’s Nursery.

We got this book through Moms Meet and our kids are loving it! Read about why we love it, why it would make a great gift, and how you can win a copy!

National Geographic Kids book - Hey, Baby! A Collection of Pictures, Poems, and Stories from Nature’s Nursery - baby animals and reading

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Memorable Holiday Moments: tips for creating holiday memories

 

The holidays are all about creating and sharing memories. Memorable holiday moments can come from the most unlikely sources. There are also some fantastic things you can do with your family during the holidays to create memorable holiday moments.

From the spontaneous to the planned, we have tips for easy ways to create holiday memories with your family.

Memorable Holiday Moments - tips for creating holiday memories with your family

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Gifts for Creativity: Even more gifts to inspire creativity

Play is powerful for learning. With gifts for creativity we give kids the opportunity to learn while having fun. These gifts will inspire creativity in kids so they are learning while having fun!

So much better than giving gifts of toys that will get played with once and set aside, gifts that inspire creativity create more opportunities for play. The gift themselves have endless possibilities for play and learning.

Gifts for Creativity - even more gifts to inspire creativity

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Online Reading Program Reading Kingdom for readers at different levels

Have you thought about an online reading program for your kids?

Reading Kingdom has been so fun for our children. The are at two different reading levels, but can both use this program. We are sharing our experiences, what we like about the program, and some helpful information before you start.

Reading Kingdom - Online Reading and Writing Program - fun learning at home

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DIY Galaxy Ornaments: Poured Paint Christmas Ornaments

 

These DIY Galaxy Ornaments are so much fun! The possibilities with DIY poured paint Christmas ornaments are endless.

You can use any combination of colors you can think of for your own personal decor. With some inexpensive ornaments and acrylic paints, anyone can do this project!

DIY Galaxy Ornaments - Poured Paint Christmas Ornaments

 

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Plan a Family Getaway to Sioux Falls! {The Heart of America}

 

Looking for an unique family-friendly vacation full of things to do? Sioux Falls, South Dakota has it all!

There are many reasons why you should plan a family getaway to Sioux Falls, the “Heart of America.” We’re sharing all of our favorite family-friendly activities and attractions we can’t wait to see!

Plan a getaway to family friendly Sioux Falls - the Heart of America

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Disney World Christmas: Why you should visit Walt Disney World for the holidays!

There are so many magical things to experience during a Walt Disney World Christmas! Decorations, special events and characters, etc.

This is why your family should experience the magic of Walt Disney World during the holidays!

Walt Disney World During the Holidays - Why a Disney World Christmas is a must!

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