Friday 5

Friday 5 (editing- Friday 3)

1- January 6th is Dia de los Reyes Magos in Mexico, or Three Kings Day. Aka, the Epiphany. There are a bunch of traditions that go along with this. Sadly, we (or Ivan, since this one is his domain, really) haven’t really practiced these much over the years. In Mexico, the “three wise men” deliver gifts on January 6th, so…

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Holidays

Favorite Holiday Moments 2021

I hope everyone had a great Christmas!!! I did. 🙂 It always goes by so fast!! I do feel a little sense of relief when all the hustle is over, but also a bit of sadness that the excitement and fun is over, too. Instead of a full play by play, I want to share some of my favorite “moments”…

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Family Fun, Holidays

Things We Don’t Do & the Elf on the Shelf

If you’ve been reading a while, you might remember this post from last year about the night Asher learned the sad truth about Santa Claus. And while that was all very bittersweet, there was a little part of me that was, of course, a little relieved to not have to keep up the act anymore. It’s just easier when all…

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Holidays, Kids

St. Patrick’s Day + mom guilt!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This morning I am feeling a tiny bit of mom guilt. Not really that much, but a little bit. Over the years, St. Patrick’s Day somehow became one of those “magic holidays” at our house- the ones where magical, unexpected things happen, much to the kids’ delight. (Think Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy, Elf on the Shelf…).…

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Holidays

December 26th

I hope everyone had a great Christmas!! I meant to pop in to send Christmas wishes on the 24th or 25th, but just didn’t get around to it. 🙂 Guess I was too busy decking the halls and fa-la-la-la-la-ing. Throughout my whole life, I always get a little twinge of a sad feeling when I wake up on the morning…

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