Christmas · Crafts

“It’s A Wonderful Life” Painted Burlap Banner

No Christmas would be complete without a movie party of "It's A Wonderful Life" and that's precisely what we will be watching tonight! With only two days until the long awaited day of the year, it felt fitting to curl up with my honey and enjoy this classic. The music, the message, and the old… Continue reading “It’s A Wonderful Life” Painted Burlap Banner

Children's Books

Storytime Feature: “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsberg

"At one time most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found one Christmas that she could no longer hear its sweet sound. Though I've grown old, the bell still rings for me as it does for all who truly believe." Happy… Continue reading Storytime Feature: “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsberg

Christmas · Recipes

Egg Nog French Toast & Buttermilk Syrup

French toast is hands down my favorite breakfast item. Hands. Down. And egg nog? Um, yes. I'm a huge fan. A couple weeks ago I was sitting at breakfast and wondered if I could invent a new version of french toast fit for the holidays. When I was looking at the recipe that called for… Continue reading Egg Nog French Toast & Buttermilk Syrup

#TBT · Children's Theater

Playing Mrs. Beaver in “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”

Around this time last year I was driving from Springville to Salt Lake for weekend performances of "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" at the Utah Children's Theatre. It was an amazing experience to be part of this production to tell this powerful story. "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" was one of… Continue reading Playing Mrs. Beaver in “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”

Health & Wellness

Be Well with doTERRA’s OnGuard Sanitizing Mist

After running errands for Christmas today (the one week countdown is on, people!) I came home wary of how many germy things I touched like public door handles etc... Ewww. My hands were in desperate need of a sanitizing. The OnGuard Sanitizing Mist by doTERRA is my favorite convenient natural solution for de-germing on the… Continue reading Be Well with doTERRA’s OnGuard Sanitizing Mist

Christmas · Crafts

Simple Needle Felted Nativity

For as long as I can remember, I have had a *slight* obsession with all things felt. Obsession may be an understatement... There is something about the soft texture, natural material, and the endless creative possibilities to shape and form just about anything that draws me in! Whenever Wally and I are out shopping and… Continue reading Simple Needle Felted Nativity

Christmas · Recipes

Traditional Slow Cooker Holiday Wassail

If you're a fan of the traditional scents and tastes of the holidays, then this recipe is just for you. This wassail is my favorite balanced blend of sweet and spiced. It's like Christmas in a cozy cup with plenty to share with your friends and family. Not to mention it's super easy to make!… Continue reading Traditional Slow Cooker Holiday Wassail