Shopping at RadioShack for the Holidays

Shopping at RadioShack - The Maven of Social Media

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for RadioShack. I received a gift card to facilitate a shopping trip and promotional item as a thank you for participating. I have memories of going shopping at RadioShack with my Grandpa Julie. Getting lost in the aisle of transistor radios, walkie talkies, remote control cars and lots and lots of wiring. Lots of it. Bins … [Read more...]

Creating Christmas Traditions with Kids

Creating Holiday Traditions with Kids - The Maven of Social Media®

For as long as I can remember, my mom has given us new jammies on Christmas Eve to wear for Santa. I always loved the tradition of opening that first gift. Now that I have my own kids, I wanted to continue creating Christmas traditions, but with a twist. Last year we opened our Christmas jammies the day we put our tree up so we could enjoy them all December long. This year, we kicked it up a … [Read more...]

Holiday Craft: Advent Calendar Tins

Holiday Craft Advent Calendar Tins ~ The Maven of Social Media®

You know that moment in the crafting world when the idea you had in your head works perfectly? You know how it NEVER happens. Well it did. I made it happen. Last year my mom ordered the kids some pre-filled advent calendars off of Amazon. While they were a lot of fun, the parts were tiny and some days not so expensive. Plus, those suckers are not cheap. When I went looking for similar … [Read more...]

Holiday Traditions: Christmas Ornaments for gifts

Christmas Ornaments for gifts

I'm big on holiday traditions. Whether it's baking mountains of cookies, putting the tree up the week of Thanksgiving, christmas jammies or buying my kids Christmas ornaments for gifts each year so when they have a tree of their own they have a good start. My tradition of buying Christmas ornaments for gifts began when I had a weird obsession of buying every Tigger ornament I could find. It got … [Read more...]

50 Ideas for the Elf on the Shelf #elfontheshelf

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50 Ideas for the Elf on the Shelf I had good intentions of doing antics with Elf on the Shelf for 25 days, and then the Christmas Crud hit me HARD. So I'll try again next year. Here are some ideas for things I did, and a few others I saw on the Interwebz I thought might be fun to do. ENJOY! … [Read more...]

25 Days of Elf on the Shelf – Day 20 #elfontheshelf

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We have some sniffles in our house, and the elves are under the weather. The good thing is the know to take their elderberry extract. Elf on the Shelf - Sicky Elves Do you have an Elf on the Shelf at your house? What is your Elf's name? What are they up to? It's not too late to have one come live with you! … [Read more...]

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