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Making Christmas Portable

For a long time, we kept Christmas simple by hosting at our house. That way, we could call the shots and keep the holiday calm for our little family. But, alas, our move to Portland meant we left most of our friends and family on the East Coast, so if we want to see them for the […]

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Surviving a Family Holiday

Welp, we did it mamas. We survived Thanksgiving. We are firmly ensconced in “The Holidays.” I hope your Thanksgiving was a smashing success! My holiday was perfect. And difficult, and teary, and messy, and filled with laughter, and buckets of love, and I only felt stabby a couple of times. It’s never all one thing […]

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4 Winter Wreaths to Make with Your Kids

Last month, we told you how to make some beautiful fall wreaths with your kids. Now that Thanksgiving is over and we’re nearing December, it’s time to get crafty with four winter wreaths to make with your kids. Snowflake Wreath These snowy winter wreaths will bring the winter wonderland to your front door throughout the […]

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Creating New Traditions

The holidays are a time to gather with family and sink into the familiar traditions that you remember as a child. The evolution of tradition is inevitable when you begin your own family, but whether they are abrupt or gradual depends on your circumstance. New holiday traditions are a way to respect your past while […]

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