I just went out and bought all the twinkle lights I could find! No, I'm not stocking up for next year's holiday decorations. I'm preparing myself for the dark cold winter that lies ahead. As moms, we know that with the dreariness of winter's days, the less happy we can become. A certain grey dullness can overshadow the joys of our everyday life. Even our little ones can exude a bit … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Happy through Winter
The Winter Solstice is upon us! Also known as the shortest day and longest night of the year, the winter solstice usually takes place on December 21st or 22nd every year in the Northern Hemisphere. Many cultures around the world celebrate the solstice by holding festivals, and holidays. These celebrations were created to celebrate the return of light, and the joy of each day growing … [Read more...] about Winter Solstice Activities & Books
Did you know that you could freeze bubbles? We discovered the joy of frozen bubbles during our last snow! As long as your temperatures are below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, then you too can enjoy some frozen bubble fun with the kids! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure statement for more information. Frozen Bubble Fun for Kids You'll need a few things … [Read more...] about Frozen Bubble Fun for Kids!
Winter has come to East Tenneesee and while it's still considered fall (a minor technicality, really as the Winter Solstice is only a few days away) the temperatures agree with me. At 30 degrees on our favorite mountain, it is winter my friend. The cold is nipping at our noses and we have broken out the scarves, mittens, and winter coats! Imagine the thrill and delight we had when our … [Read more...] about Winter Hike with Friends