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Waconia Christmas Lights House Spectacular

For years, there has been a house, a few miles from ours, that celebrates Christmas big time. And we never knew about it until this year. The house has over 150,000 LED Christmas lights and they are all programmed to music. This makes me think I need more lights on my house! If you want […]

8 Super Awesome, or Strange, Christmas Songs

Every year, hundreds of artists sing the same old Christmas songs that everyone else does. Lame. Thankfully, or maybe not, some songs come out that are unique and stand out from the rest. Here are 8 unique, funny, or just plain weird Christmas songs. All I Want For Christmas Is You by Vince Vance & […]

Are these festive?

Do Christmas lights need to be on the tree or are they fine in a pile on the floor?

Protecting the Christmas tree from Lily & the cats

Christmas is a fun time of the year, but having a little girl pulling ornaments off the tree, or taking it down, isn’t one of the fun parts. That’s why we put a gate around our Christmas tree. We purchased a North States Superyard XT Gate Play Yard and wrapped it around the tree. It fits nicely and […]

I’m thankful for Thanksgiving with the family.

This year Thanksgiving should be a lot of fun. Lily is walking and talking and ready to help out. We’ll have both sets of grandparents up she’ll be the center of attention. Plus there will be all the food that I’m sure she’ll just gobble right down. See eats pretty much everything these days. I’m thankful this Thanksgiving, […]

Surviving Halloween and the sugar overload.

Last night was Lily’s first Halloween where she dressed up and went trick or treating; her second overall. The first place we went was the grocery store. Each department hands out some sort of goodie and we got string cheese, an apple, banana, teddy grams, pop and even a VHS video. No candy though at […]

Happy Halloween From Our Little Monkey To Yours

I hope everyone has a good Halloween this year! We carved six pumpkins and I colored one at work. This will be Lily’s second Halloween and her first really dressing up. We are going to hit a few houses and get Dad some candy before coming home and handing out our own.

One may be to young to carve pumpkins.

Over the weekend we decided to carve pumpkins. We thought it’d be a fun family activity and it turns out, Lily is still to young. We opened up and cleaned out the pumpkins while she was napping and once she got up, we started carving. Turns out, she only liked the pumpkin guts and really didn’t care […]

Happy Happy Halloween Green Wallpaper

Are you looking for a cool Halloween wallpaper? Maybe one that is green and says Happy Halloween all over it? If so, then I’ve created the one for you! You can download it here and enjoy it as much as you’d like.