Category Archives: Holidays

Classmate Holiday Gift: Reindeer Noses + Free Printable

Project Real Mom: Reindeer Noses make the perfect class gift!
I love making gifts. I love giving gifts. I love seeing the smile on someone’s face when they open it. I want my children to know this same feeling. In a world where  a “sense of entitlement” seems to be increasingly more common, I’m trying harder than ever to teach my children the opposite. I […]

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Holiday Gift: Stove Top Potpourri + Free Printable

Project Real Mom: Infuse your house with these holiday scents!
Christmas is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you’re feeling a little overwhelmed! I can’t believe how quickly it snuck up on me! Of course, I probably say that EVERY year. Oh well.  If you’re still looking for that last minute gift idea for your neighbors, co-workers, friends, your child’s teacher, […]

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Candy Cane Cocoa for Classmates + Free Printable

Project Real Mom: Candy Cane Hot Chocolate makes a great gift for classmates!
Each year my kiddos want to give a gift to their classmates before they depart for the Christmas break. With two kids in school, and A LOT of kids in their classrooms, that can get to be pretty expensive! We also have the added complication in our school district that students are not allowed to […]

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Dress Up Your Entryway with Holiday Greens!

Project Real Mom: Festive holiday greens dress up your front door.
It always depresses me when I have to take the flowers out of my beautiful pots around the front door. I like to leave them in as long as possible but Mother Nature usually makes the decision for me on when to take them out. It seems we always have an early frost (or earlier than […]

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The Advent Calendar Gets a New Look with Books

Project Real Mom: Advent Calendar - Unwrap a book each night to read with your children!
The holidays have arrived! As we pull out our old advent calendars or look to buy a new one in the store, consider shaking things up a bit. Sure my kids like getting a little piece of candy in their advent calendar, but this year we’re doing something a little different. I actually started this […]

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