Healthy Cranberry Holiday Cookies You Can Make with the Kids


Some of our best memories as kids were the times spent in the kitchen baking holiday cookies with our mom.  And now, with our own kids, this is still one of our favorite things to do.  The difference is that now with the hectic holiday season we don’t have to stress over finding a full […]

Let’s Craft: Make Your Own Snow Globe!


Let’s Craftis a special feature full of great crafts, inspiration and DIY projects that are perfect for any Modern Mom! This project comes from our newest featured blogger, Jessica Begum, the crafty momma behind the blog Hipster’s Tea Party. Check out her tutorial for how to make your own snowglobe: “Snow globes have always intrigued my curiosity. Ever since I was little, I’ve loved peeking in on little worlds through gingerbread house windows and tiny menageries.

Peppermint Bark Recipe


This peppermint bark is a staple at Christmas. It’s super easy to make and if you’re looking for an inexpensive but pretty gift, you can wrap up the bark and give it away as a gift. Think school teachers, holiday parties. Everyone loves chocolate bark! Ingredients (2) 10 oz bags premium dark chocolate chips (2) 10 oz bags premium white chocolate chips 4 or 5 crushed peppermint candy canes Directions

The Do’s and Don’ts of Christmas


Here are some guidelines that we adhere to throughout the holiday season: 1. Do wear holiday gear. 2. Do something in the name of altruism, at least once. 3. Homemade gifts are for suckers – unless you have some sort of super talent.

DIY Santa Hat Wine Bottle Cozies


Ho ho ho! Planning to bring a bottle of wine to your next holiday party as a hostess gift? Add a special touch with these Santa Claus-inspired wine bottle toppers! They’re fun, festive and so easy to make – love! Supplies 8 1/2 by 11″ sheet of red felt Hot glue gun Scissors 6 cotton balls or length of faux fur Here’s how to make these sweet Santa covers:

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies


Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, In the lane, snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We’re happy tonight, Walking in a winter wonderland. Im so excited for the holidays that I’ve been singing all the time, loudly, very loudly, and I dont have a great voice but who cares? Its the holidays!!!It is with so much joy I share with you today a delightful gingerbread cookie recipe. Not only …