I’m not sure how the “Elf on the “Shelf” tradition began, but now I couldn’t imagine Christmas without it! Our elf joined the family when Olivia was about 18 months old. That Christmas, she was all about apples – she asked Santa for apples, she called the ornaments apples, and she even named our… Continue reading Elf on the Shelf in 5 Minutes or Less!
During last week’s visit with Joey we had fun making our Thanksgiving crafts! While we were making our crafts, we talked about some Thanksgiving words that begin with the letter “T” (turkey, thankful, Thanksgiving). To make learning about the letter “T” more fun, we went on a letter “T” hunt. I gave both Olivia and… Continue reading “T” is For Turkey (and Tree)
Just one day until Thanksgiving! Olivia and I spent the today with my nephew, Joey. I am thankful that they get along so well, and hope that they are always this close. I just love watching them play together. And even more than watching them play, I love to eaves drop on their conversations. Today… Continue reading Shape Turkey
To offset some of our adoption expenses, we have been selling necklaces. Since Christmas time is quickly approaching, I wanted to share some of my creations with you! These necklaces make great gifts for family, friends, and co-workers. * All orders must be in by December 10th to ensure delivery before Christmas!
It’s hard to believe that it is almost Thanksgiving already – although I shouldn’t be too surprised since stores have had their Christmas decorations up for weeks! Today’s craft was a two-parter. Olivia worked on the turkey’s feathers last week, and added the body today. Here are the materials that we used for the feathers:… Continue reading Turkey Time Is Here!