Tag: holidays

When Your Kid Starts to Doubt the Magic of Santa

I knew this day would come — the day my son would start questioning Santa’s authenticity. He’s 7 years old and in second grade....

My Kids are Ruining the Holidays

Okay, so maybe that’s an exaggeration, but haven’t we all been there at some point? You’ve searched Pinterest for the ultimate Christmas bucket list...

It’s Officially the Holidaze

November? Is that you again?! For some of us, I know the common term, “holidays,” starts at a certain time of the year. Mine...

On the Road Savings This Holiday Season with SE Grocer Rewards

Can I get a show of hands if you are planning a road trip this holiday season? After five years living in Jax, this...

12 Thanksgiving Traditions Worth Trying This Holiday

When I was little, I had a favorite Thanksgiving Day tradition with my Pop Pop. He would carve the turkey and save the wishbone...

The Great Halloween Candy Buyback

Every kid loves going trick-or-treating for Halloween. And let's be honest, us moms? We're not complaining about a good candy haul, either. Still, no...

Dear Husbands: Mother’s Day is Not About Your Mom

Dear Husbands, It's not much of a surprise that relationships between married women and their mothers-in-law can be... well, complicated. And perhaps the holiday that...

5 Ways to Cultivate Joy in Giving

I love this time of year. I am blasting holiday tunes in my car, festive lights are twinkling and my favorite side dishes are...

‘Tis the Season to Experience Jacksonville’s Enchanted Christmas Village

It truly 'tis the season to experience the magic of Christmas — literally, as of this week, unless  you're one of the Christmas-tree early...

Think Outside the Toy Box: Give the Gift of Experiences this...

Like so many families in America, our family is blessed with too many toys, books and mismatching puzzle pieces in our playroom. For this...

Joyfully Saying ‘No’ to Holiday Celebrations

Hi. I’m Candace, and my family doesn’t celebrate conventional holidays. That’s right. Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. Of course,...

The Cookie Swap: DOs & DON’Ts

Do you ever wish you could have an amazing cookie spread to showcase to family and friends without having to spend the time making...