Printable Advent Wreath Coloring Page Activity: An Easy Way to Help Kids Understand the Advent
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Printable Advent Wreath Coloring Page Activity: An Easy Way to Help Kids Understand the Advent

Many families observe the age-old tradition of the Advent wreath and candles. Still, with younger kids in the house, you may want to consider also introducing your family to a printable Advent wreath coloring page activity as well.  This was designed keeping in mind families with young children who enjoy hands-on activities.  What is Advent?…

Holiday Baking With Kids Is Not Stressful! 3 Ways to Make This Fun!

Holiday Baking With Kids Is Not Stressful! 3 Ways to Make This Fun!

Holiday baking with kids is something many families are intentional about making a part of their annual Christmas traditions. True, it can get to be messy but the time you spend with the kids in the kitchen is priceless. Yes, clean-up can be overwhelming especially when one of your kids decides it’s time to play…

The Christmas M&M’s Poem: The True Meaning Of Christmas Poem

The Christmas M&M’s Poem: The True Meaning Of Christmas Poem

One of the most popular recipes on Mommy Snippets is this easy 3 ingredient Christmas pretzel recipe, complete with the bright red and green Christmas M&Ms. Over the years this has become a staple add-on to our Christmas treat boxes for neighbors and friends.  This year, I thought it would be nice to include my…

Celebrate Christ in the Holidays With a Jesse Tree Advent Countdown (Free Printable)
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Celebrate Christ in the Holidays With a Jesse Tree Advent Countdown (Free Printable)

Many families use the Jesse Tree Advent countdown to count down to Christmas morning. I wanted to create an Advent activity that would be an interactive and immersive learning experience for the whole family. Thus this Color and Learn Jesse Tree Activity Pack. The Jesse Tree Advent Countdown The Jesse Tree Advent Countdown concept is…

Make Your Christmas Toy Shopping Count When You Shop This Way! (+ An Epic Toy Gift Guide!)

Make Your Christmas Toy Shopping Count When You Shop This Way! (+ An Epic Toy Gift Guide!)

Let’s face it! Christmas toy shopping can get to be a bit much if you wait till the last moment and don’t have a strategy in place. I’m a firm believer in shopping sales and thanks to my partnership with Zulily over the past couple of months, I’ve been able to shop early for the…

Tips to Help Your Child Avoid a Stressful Christmas

Tips to Help Your Child Avoid a Stressful Christmas

If your child’s behavior hints that Christmas is overwhelming, you know you will need to pay attention and do everything you can to avoid a stressful Christmas. Christmas Eve and Christmas day can be an overload with all the gifts, excitement, indulgent food, one too many sugar cookies (especially if they’re as good as these no-spread…

Best Ideas for Gender-Neutral Christmas Gifts When on a Budget

Best Ideas for Gender-Neutral Christmas Gifts When on a Budget

Struggling with figuring out what gender-neutral Christmas gifts to give this year? Are tight finances limiting options for your holiday gift-giving? There are ways you can cut the costs of giving gifts at Christmas that allow you to stay within your budget. Read on to learn how you can give gifts that won’t break the…

How to Use the Candy Cane Poem to Teach Kids the Christmas Story

How to Use the Candy Cane Poem to Teach Kids the Christmas Story

Practically every home has this one Christmas staple each year- candy canes! This year would you consider including this candy cane poem with each candy cane you pass out?  This simple poem is a sweet reminder of why we celebrate Christmas. Yes, we celebrate a birthday, Jesus’ birthday, but it is more than all of…

Free Printable Roll A Gingerbread Man Dice Game
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Free Printable Roll A Gingerbread Man Dice Game

If your family has never played the Roll a Gingerbread Man dice game, it’s time to remedy that! This is a fun way to keep kids engaged while they have to wait for dinner to be ready, for those cookies to bake,  or just need a time filler Christmas vacation game! I love that this…

Christmas Paper Placemats That Celebrate the Real Christmas Story
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Christmas Paper Placemats That Celebrate the Real Christmas Story

I’ve always loved the activity placemats they pass out at restaurants. Since our Thanksgiving Coloring and Activity Placemats were so well received, I figured we really needed to have Christmas paper placemats for the kids to enjoy. I’ve seen how these Christmas coloring placemats are a great way to help kids wind down and quieten…

How to Make Easy No Spread Sugar Cookies
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How to Make Easy No Spread Sugar Cookies

You know how there are some recipes that have a hundred variations out there, and it’s hard to find the one that your family actually loves? Well, if you’ve been on the hunt for a good no spread sugar cookie recipe, you have to try this one.  I’ve tried countless number of sugar cookie recipes, and can…

The Best Christmas Road Trip Activities for Kids
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The Best Christmas Road Trip Activities for Kids

Since many families don’t plan on attending any big family gatherings for Christmas this year, taking a road trip to a National Park in an RV, is quickly becoming a popular Christmas memory making alternative. (Yep, an RV! If you’re still working on those plans, considering using RV Share. This just may be something you…