Christmas

Christmas is my absolute favorite season. Here in Texas, the weather is somewhat pleasant. With 4 kids, the house is full of merry and cheer. The giving spirit of the season makes me happy. And yo Jesus, it’s your birthday (can’t forget the reason for the season!)

Check out some of our fun Christmas activities, gift ideas and more!

Non-Traditional LEGO Gifts for LEGO Lovers

Are you looking for LEGO Gifts but really don't want to buy your LEGO love anymore LEGOs? Look no further, we have got the perfect non-traditional LEGO gift idea list! Best LEGO Gifts for LEGO Lovers (that aren't actually LEGOs!) If you are sick of buying LEGOs but...

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10 Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments to Make With Your Kids

Looking for DIY Christmas Ornaments you can make with your kids? Look no further! Get ready to get glittery! Next week all 4 kids will be home. If everything works out as planned, I'll have the majority of the week off and we can get crafting. We have had our...

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Ugly Christmas Sweaters Are My Favorite

One of my favorite trends at Christmas is the ugly Christmas sweater. You know the sweaters that I'm talking about - all glitz, glam and gaudy. A few years back, several of my previous co-workers decided to have an ugly Christmas sweater party for our group. We all...

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Christmas at the Hilton Anatole Dallas – Review

Christmas at the Hilton Anatole Dallas is an annual Christmas tradition for our family. With 4 kids, finding somewhere with something for everyone can be a challenge. Our kids are now 5, 6, 11 and 13-years old. Each has an opinion (imagine that.) But one thing we...

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5 Family Friendly Christmas Things To Do In Dallas

Every Christmas we have a list of Christmasy-type things we like to do as a family. Yes, I am one of those people who can watch ELF year-round and counts down the days to Christmas starting in July. I thought I'd share some family friendly things to do here in Dallas...

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Dallas Christmas Family Fun – Staycation at the Anatole!

Looking for a fun family Christmas activity in Dallas? Consider a staycation at the Hilton Anatole for Christmas at the Anatole! Our family did this last year and was talked about all year - excited that we get to do this again this weekend. What is Christmas at the...

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Christmas Family Fun in Dallas: Dallas Arboretum

Looking for some Christmas family fun in Dallas? Check out the Dallas Arboretum! Gardens in the winter? At Christmas, the Dallas Arboretum pulls out all the stops, Christmas style. You won't want to miss it - here's a sneak peek: 12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas...

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5 Reasons to Upgrade To LED Christmas Lights

I so love Christmas, and yes - we are those people who put up their tree and Christmas lights before Thanksgiving, judge me if you must but I go ELF like as soon as the temperature dips below 65 (i'm in Texas.) We are slowly upgrading our old incandescent Christmas...

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7 Ways We Are Celebrating the Christmas Season

This #NorthPoleFun shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I have always been a huge Christmas fan. Christmas encompasses everything that I am about: faith, fun, friends and family - so don't judge me if I...

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Fake Baking a Great Christmas Meal

A special thanks to HoneyBaked Ham for sponsoring this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. There are many things in life I take pride in, my kids, my husband, my career and well then there is my ability to fake bake. What is fake baking you ask? Where you buy...

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Great Gift Idea: Canon T5i Rebel from Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Since 2000, I have purchased at least 8 digital cameras - all of which have been Canon cameras. It never fails around this time of...

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I was processing this all and my reasoning is that this holiday represents everything that I am: faith, happiness and family. So this time of year - I go all out. Yes, I am one of those who decorates way ahead of the day...

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Essential Oils December Deal

So along with technology and chasing down kids, I am also a user of Young Living Essential Oils.  I promise to not make Digital Mom Blog into an oil site - no seriously, I created another site just for that -> essentialoilsaremybff.com. But I did want to share with...

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Family Christmas Fun: Trains at North Park Mall

Each year, we make a list of the fun things we want to do for Christmas in Dallas. First I introduced you to Sparkle at the Hilton Anatole, now I want to introduce you to the Trains at NorthPark. Trains at NorthPark In it's 16th year at NorthPark Center, The Trains at...

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Wall Felt Christmas Tree and Felt Snowman

DIY a felt Christmas tree and felt snowman with this easy Christmas craft for kids! Last year I fell in love with the wall felt Christmas trees for toddlers. This past Thanksgiving, I found a purpose for an entry wall in our house. I am using it to create seasonal...

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