The Christmas Trap: A Fun Family Tradition

I’m so excited to introduce you all today to Kara of She’s a mom of two and here today to tell us about her family’s fun, Christmas morning tradition, which has been going on for more than three generations. I know you’ll enjoy her story…

It was Christmas morning, and I was doing an army crawl into my Aunt’s bedroom. It may have been soft, plush carpet, but I felt as if I were skulking through an enemy infested jungle. To you it might appear that I was making my way across the floor silently. But to me, the rustle of my PJs on the 1970’s shag carpet was screaming in my ears.


I could barely breathe for fear of making too much noise. How on earth was I going to wake my cousin who was sleeping on the floor AND keep him quiet? I am not sure the boy had ever spent a moment of his waking life quiet. I had never been more nervous about a Christmas morning in my short 11 years on this planet.

“Chris… Chris… Christopher!” I said in a whisper that was only audible a few inches from my mouth.

Read moreThe Christmas Trap: A Fun Family Tradition

Make a Glowing Holiday Photo Booth



World Market asked me to create a Holiday Photo Booth, and I was inspired by their fun green globe lights to create a glowing setup that makes for some magical photos! For all the details on how to put together a festive photo booth of your own, check out this quick video that shows the process. For all the details and to download our free printable holiday photo signs, check out my post over at World Market’s blog.




Read moreMake a Glowing Holiday Photo Booth