Monthly Archives: December 2015

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How to Destress from Christmas Chaos

Christmas time can be stressful. Even though spending time around family (especially ones that live far away) can be fun, there’s a certain level of stress that comes with hosting and entertaining out-of-town visitors. So this year, before New Years, take some time to destress and relax in order to prepare for the upcoming year ahead. Here’s how to destress from Christmas chaos. Continue reading

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Super Easy Christmas Cookies That The Kids Can Make

With all of the chaos that surrounds the holiday season, whipping up some Christmas treats with the kids can almost seem like a chore. That is, unless you find an easy Christmas cookies recipe that will take minimal time, and is so simple that even a toddler can do it. Ok, maybe it’s not that easy, but it’s certainly simple enough that a toddler can help. Here’s one of our favorite holiday cookie recipes that the entire family will love. Continue reading

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Sound Off: Do You Buy Christmas Pajamas for your Kids?

Traditions are big in the South. We love passing down events, recipes, and heirlooms to our children. It’s just a part of being Southern. And because Christmas is such a major holiday that’s spent with family, it’s no surprise that Christmas traditions can be plentiful down here. In fact, one of our favorite traditions is one that our mothers used to practice before we ended up passing it down to our children: Christmas pajamas on Christmas Eve. Continue reading

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Start a Tradition: Watch These Christmas Movies with your Family

It’s the last week of school before the holiday break, which means lots of fun family time for a few days before Christmas eve. And what better way to spend that time together than catching up on some classic Christmas movies (from past and present!) while curling up on the couch with some hot chocolate and blankets for snuggling. To get you started, here’s a roundup of our all-time favorite Christmas movies that the whole family will love. So heat up some hot chocolate and que up Netflix for a week’s worth of family movie nights. Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts for Kids: 5 Ways to Beat Boredom During the Break

Christmas and New Years break is the longest break of the school year, so it’s smart parenting to be prepared for the inevitable boredom that’s sure to settle in once the excitement of the holidays wears off. Luckily, there’s no shortage of christmas crafts for kids that will keep your little ones interested and engaged (and hopefully out of trouble). Here are five of our favorite crafts that your family will love doing together. Continue reading

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4 Southern Christmas Traditions That We LOVE

There’s nothing quite like Christmas time, when all the houses are decorated with lights, and the Christmas trees are up and twinkling. But like many things in the South, Christmas time is also a season for family traditions that span many generations and become part of the holiday season. In fact, Southerners are known for creating family traditions that get passed down year after year, from parent to child. But these 4 Christmas traditions are our absolute favorite during the holidays. Continue reading

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5 Adorable Christmas Dresses for Girls

If you haven’t started thinking of how you’re going to dress your little girl this holiday season, it’s time to start. With many Christmas shipping deadlines approaching quickly, now is the time to grab the perfect outfit for your little girl. But where do you start? Whether you like classic red velvet attire or prefer adorable smocked outfits, we’ve got the perfect christmas dresses for girls this holiday season. Continue reading

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The Best Boys Christmas Jumpers for the Holidays

It’s almost Christmas-time! Woo! Now that we’ve gotten all that excitement out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about how to dress your little gentleman for the holiday season. For boys, there’s a pretty dizzying array of options, from pants and button down shirts to sweaters and adorable vests. But, if you really want something that will stand out, you can opt for a boys Christmas jumper. Continue reading