Christmas Traditions: The Elf on the Shelf

Day 15 of 25 Days of Christmas Our Elf on the Shelf arrived at our house like clockwork on December 1st. I really look forward to the arrival of him and I love the process of moving him from one place to the next. Yes, I am “that mom”. The Elf on the Shelf over-achiever and […] [read more]

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Unplanned Christmas Magic

If you can’t already tell, Christmas Magic plays a huge part in our family traditions but sometimes things just happen without any real planning. As we were decorating our house for Christmas, I put a strand of lights on our headboard and Shawn asked if he could have some too. I got them attac [read more]

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Christmas Magic Lights

Magic Reindeer Food

This was the 1st year that we have sprinkled Magic Reindeer Food on our front lawn (or in our case snow) and it couldn’t have been any easier to make! This was a last minute addition to our Elf on the Shelf because I didn’t think of it until the last minute. It was super […] [read more]

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Busy Moms

Christmas Peppermint Seeds

There is always something magical about the holidays and I for one believe that once you lose that magic, a part of you becomes an adult. I try really hard to make Christmas a magical time of the year, that is filled with wonder and excitement and things that are even a little impossible (but [&hell [read more]

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Busy Moms
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