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60 Creative Things To Do With Your Elf on the Shelf
First things first, if you don’t yet have an Elf on the Shelf, DON’T GET ONE. Run the other direction. It starts out fun and then becomes a nightmare of your own creation. It is especially bad if you are REALLY into it the first year and set the bar way too high. However, if you are already in it and must bravely soldier on, here are SIXTY things our Elf has done in the past that might help you survive the month…
My Top 10 Gifts For The 10 Year Old Girl This Christmas
I asked my almost ten-year old daughter the other day what she wanted for Christmas. She gave me a short list of about three things and said “I really don’t know Mom.”
My seven-year old, on the other hand, made a detailed list of 52 items all categorized and sorted for easy shopping. She even grouped them by family member.
New to the Instant Pot? Make These Four Things Today!
Honestly, I resisted joining the Instant Pot Lovers Community. Like really resisted. For like a year. I didn’t need another ridiculous kitchen appliance in my life. Plus I’m not really a one pot meal mom.
But then my rice maker started it’s down hill journey.
My Story with Twin to Twin Syndrome (TTTS)
Never heard of Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)? Neither had I until about five years ago. TTTS is an unpredictable disease that few women even know about. This serious condition occurs when identical twins share a single placenta, which contains blood vessels connecting the twins’ bloodstreams.
Yep, That’s Me: The Mom that Doesn’t Drink
When I tell people that I don’t drink, and that I have never had a taste (or sip, or drop!) of alcohol in my entire life, it’s usually followed by a “you’re kidding, RIGHT?!” or “How do you survive?”
I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I was raised Mormon, or a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We are taught from a very young age to abstain from alcohol and drugs, coffee, smoking, etc.