Christmas. The day that seems to take the most work leading up to it every.single.year. And yet, it is still my favorite holiday to celebrate. I love to see all the lights, the lights on the tree and the light in my children's eyes. It is a magical time for me. At least that is my desire, to make it a special and fun time. That is why we have so many … [Read more...] about the one with the Christmas wrap up
I am a member of the #BetterMoments Blogger Brigade and this post is sponsored by U.S. Cellular, as always the opinions are my own. If you are giving a mobile device to your child this holiday season, don’t forget to download the Parent-Child Agreement and have a discussion about appropriate usage of that device! It is Christmas Eve Eve – yes, I am that person who has a crazy … [Read more...] about Top 5 Apps to Keep Your Health on Track in the New Year!
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of my links I will get a small commission, which is at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for supporting Townsend House! Here we are in December, that point in the year where I realize I don't have enough time to get all the handmade presents done that I had planned. Honestly, I don't know why I … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
Several years ago I was looking for something fun and exciting to do for Advent with my kids. We started the Elf on the Shelf tradition – although our Elf is not mischievous at all, she just hides about the house, and my kids love to look for her. They will write her little notes; they will draw her pictures, talk to her, and explain what has been going on in their lives. It is … [Read more...] about Two of my Favorite Christmas Traditions!
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Is Black Friday a tradition in your home? It is in mine. Not one that we always keep to, but one that seems to always be on our minds around Thanksgiving – which is funny since Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for what we have, and Black Friday seems to be about acquiring more stuff. I think over the past few years, Black Friday has gotten huge. It now has a Cyber … [Read more...] about My History with Black Friday and the Strategy for this Year