Simple Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

This post was sponsored by Specialty Retailers, Inc. All thoughts + opinions, as always, are my own.

The other day, I picked up two of the sweetest bears + cake treats for the girls from Gordmans! To add to the excitement, I accessorized the bears and treats up with lights + a “Santa’s Workshop” sign for the girls to find in their playroom.

Essential Toys for Toddlers Gift Guide

Looking for a list of toys for toddlers this holiday season? I’ve put together my fave toy recommendations for this year for the 2-5 age group! ๐Ÿ™‚ I’ve leafed through hundreds of toys this year to find the best for you all!

Let’s get to it:

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25 Advent Calendar Activities Ideas

We are THRILLED to start our Advent Calendar this year! Well, at least I am ๐Ÿ™‚ The girls have no idea what’s going on with that yet, but I’m hoping my almost 4 year old will remember it next year! ๐Ÿ™‚

This list is aimed at the toddler crowd, because, well, that’s my life right now – this is our actual list this year!

Last year I just stuffed candy or a sticker

favorite Halloween books

Our Favorite Halloween Books

It’s getting so close to Halloween + I thought it would be fun to round up a few of our favorite children’s books on the subject! ๐Ÿ™‚ Some of these books we own and others we borrow from the library!

They All Saw a Cat – A story about two cats, one black and one white, a chain of animals appears before the reader, linked together by at least one common trait.