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DIY Salt Dough Picture Frame Ornaments

There’s nothing more special than a handmade keepsake ornament from baby’s first Christmas. When I first saw these DIY Salt Dough Picture Frame Ornaments, I knew I had to share them with you here. With just a few supplies (most of which you already have in your pantry) and a cute picture of your little one, you can create an affordable and ADORABLE handmade gift to give to your close friends and family.

Mixing Our Cultural Christmas Traditions

My husband and I both come from Hispanic families but were raised in America. We are the children of immigrants, and it’s always fascinated me how much we assimilate to the American culture versus how much we retain from our countries of origin.

This is most evident in the way we celebrate holidays. For the most part, as we were growing up, we did Christmas the way our parents had always done Christmas. This meant celebrating Noche Buena and Three King’s Day with not a big emphasis on Santa Claus. But now that we have kids of our own who are more Americanized, we have to decide how to mix the American traditions with our Hispanic ones. 

What Baby REALLY Wants for Christmas

Celebrating your little one’s first Christmas this year? Want to know what’s on his or her Christmas list? Well, judging my by own babe, she probably won’t get too excited about the ornament you bought her or her super cute new outfit either. In fact, I decided to ask my sweet little Margot what she wanted for Christmas this year. Here’s what she had to say…

35+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Babies & Toddlers

One of my favorite traditions is opening stockings on Christmas morning. Growing up, it was one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. Now that I’ve got three kids of my own, I have so much fun shopping for stocking stuffers for them. But, I know that babies and toddlers can sometimes be a little bit difficult to shop for when it comes to stockings.

If you are in need of some stocking stuffer ideas for babies or toddlers, check out this fantastic list! Obviously, depending on your baby’s age and development, some of these may not be appropriate for them. Hopefully this list of stocking stuffer ideas will give you some inspiration!

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