Christmas Isn’t About Big Presents and Decorations

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Christmas isn’t about big presents and decorations. It also isn’t about cramming as many holiday activities and festivities in during the month of December as you possibly can. It isn’t about having the biggest Christmas party, or the biggest tree. Instead, Christmas is about spending time with loved ones, exchanging meaningful gifts, and enjoying each other’s company. And let’s not forget about the spiritual aspect of this High Holiday that often gets lost in the hustle and bustle of our … Continue reading

Elf on The Shelf Ideas and Printable List

Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s only a few more weeks until December 1, the day when our elf Trixie returns for another visit. If you are just starting the tradition, now is the time to prepare with some Elf on The Shelf Ideas to get you started. Trixie has been visiting us since 2014. Each year since her first visit, my daughter gets so excited and can’t wait for her arrival. Elf on The Shelf Ideas and Printable List I often struggle to come up with ideas of things Trixie can to do to … Continue reading

Dear Santa Letter Printable and Where to Send Letters

Dear Santa Letter

The excitement of the season is upon us and it is time to get out the pen and paper and write a Dear Santa letter. For as long as there is a Christmas, letters will be written. My daughter loves Christmas time and all there is to do. She has been making her wish list since before her birthday in August. It changes from time to time but there are usually 2 or 3 toys that remain the same. Dear Santa Printable Dear Santa, To use this letter template just … Continue reading

Christmas Around Toronto – Lights, Markets and Activities 2018

Christmas around Toronto

Christmas around Toronto begins with the 4 F’s; Family, friends, festivities and fun. Each year starting around the end of November all the fun begins for the holiday season. Below is a list of activities and events that you will want to add to your plans. Christmas around Toronto Christmas Market  November 15 – December 23, 2018 – The Distillery Historic District Take a walk through the market to enjoy all it has to offer. You will find there are plenty of photo ops to make memories for the 2018 season. Cavalcade of Lights … Continue reading