Elf on the Shelf for the Busy Parent

Elf on the Shelf for the Busy Parent, a month's worth of ideas via Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home #ElfontheShelf #Christmas #kids

This year is going to be our first with the ever so popular, Elf on the Shelf.  To say I'm excited is an understatement.  I actually bought our elf to give our oldest as a Christmas gift for his first Christmas {yes, when he was barely 6 months old and enjoyed wrapping paper and boxes more than gifts}.  To prepare for our Elf's arrival, I've been scouring Pinterest for some ideas and wanted to … [Read more...]

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


Ah, the season of baked goods is upon us my friends.  I've got a HUGE sweet tooth, so this time of year I love to spend some time in the kitchen baking up a storm.  With three little ones, I imagine I won't have a ton of time to do that this Christmas, so I'm sure I'll be making a few batches of my Chocolate Crinkle Cookies because they are so easy to make {and one of Santa's favorites}.  To … [Read more...]

Monday Funday


Who's already decided that this entire week ahead will be spent celebrating cozy pj's, warm coffee, and pure laziness in preparation for Thanksgiving besides me?  While you're perusing the blog this week, I hope you'll take a moment to enter my $100 Minted giveaway {it'll help you knock one more thing off your Christmas to-do list}. And if you're in need of some cute crafts to keep the kids … [Read more...]

Christmas Photo Cards

Christmas Photo Cards with Minted by Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home

This post is sponsored by Minted, a company I adore and trust.  All opinions are 100% my own. You may recall a few weeks back, I already had Christmas cards on the brain.  Since I used Minted for my daughter's birth announcements this year, I knew I'd turn to them once more during the holidays because of their beautiful selection of photo cards. After getting back our photo gallery from a dear … [Read more...]

Easy Monogram Christmas Bulbs


This post contains some affiliate links.  I am a member of the Cricut Blogger Network. I may receive prizes in exchange for my winning projects. Even though I am not being directly compensated for these posts, I am under consideration for a prize with Cricut Design Space Star. All opinions are 100% my own.  Yesterday I shared my Easy Snowman Christmas Bulbs.  Today I've got another easy one for … [Read more...]