Christmas Archive

Our Elf’s Adventures of 2013

The past two months I’ve participated in Fat Mum Slim’s Photo-A-Day challenge on Instagram.  It’s been a load of fun and I definitely plan to continue in the New Year.  But this month with a new puppy

MORE Christmas Books

While my 4 year-old daughte, was playing at the library early in December, I pursued the shelves for Christmas books.  Although we have QUITE the collection at home, I’m always amazed at how many MORE Christmas books

Easy Kid-Made Scribble Ornaments

I had some clear plastic Christmas bulbs that I purchased from Oriental Trading Company a couple years that we never found the exact right thing to do with them … until now.  I handed them over to

Winter Holiday Class Party

Last year I was one of 3 room moms for my son’s 1st grade class room, here’s the wonderfully wintery class party we put together! There were 8 stations for the kids to go through.  There were

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt

Bundle up your kiddos, grab some thermoses filled with hot chocolate, put on some Christmas music, and … go for a drive to look at some electric holiday decorations! PlayDrMom’s Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt a nativity scene lit

PlayDrMom’s December Bucket List

Remember you don’t HAVE TO do all (or any) of these.  But we have found them to be great things to do together during the holiday season.  The most important thing is to have fun as a family

Snowmen Thank-You Notes

‘Tis the Season … to make sure you send out your Thank-you notes!  And having your kids take part is very important.  Since my kids were old enough to scribble I made sure that they had a

Elf Adventures, final days 2012

Our elf, Brief Houser, has returned to the North Pole but we wanted to make sure we shared where we found him on the last couple of days before he returned with Santa on the sleigh. Day

Countdown to Christmas with Books, part 3

We’ve continued to have fun opening up our new Christmas books.  Here’s what we’ve received and read this week … 21.  Merry Christmas, from Biscuit, by Alyssa Satin Capucilli – Biscuit explores all his favorite things about

Gingerbread Playdough Gift Pack

Last year the kids and I made Snowman Playdough kits to give away to all their friends, so this year we decided to continue the tradition and give Gingerbread Playdough Gift Packs.   I used this wonderful

Elf Adventures 2012, week 3

We’ve continued to have fun waking up each morning to see what our elf, Brief Houser, was up to in the middle of the night.  Here’s this week’s adventures … Day 15:  Writes a message in Cheerios

Countdown to Christmas with Books – part 2

We’ve continued to have fun opening up our new Christmas books.  Here’s what we’ve received and read this week … 11.  Snowmen at Christmas, by Caralyn Buehner – Ever wonder how snowmen celebrate Christmas? 12.  The Longest