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Gingerbread Playdough

A DIY homemade Gingerbread Playdough recipe, perfect for pretend baking in the kids kitchen or Christmas themed sensory play!
Recent Posts With the holidays coming quickly, we are getting our advent calendar activities ready. I really wanted this year with a toddler and grade schooler to be full of fun, … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/gingerbread-playdough/

Peppermint Eggnog Punch

This recipe for Peppermint Eggnog Punch is a crowd pleaser that goes quickly, better make two batches when entertaining!
Recent Posts Eggnog is a much loved traditional holiday drink in many homes. This Peppermint Eggnog Punch is a crowd pleaser, and is sure to go quickly... You may want to make mor… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/peppermint-eggnog-punch/

Contact Paper Christmas Ball Craft

Contact paper Christmas ball craft for toddlers and kids.
Recent Posts Anyone else a chronic hoarder of wrapping paper scraps? You know all those little pieces that you are so sure someday will magically be the right size for the worlds … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/contact-paper-christmas-ball-craft/

Black Friday Sale at WHEAT Canada... Say What?!

Pssst! Have you heard? Wheat Canada​ is having their annual Black Friday sale!
Recent Posts Pssst! Have you heard? Wheat Canada​ is having their annual Black Friday sale! Wait, don't tell me you haven't heard of their Black Friday sale... It really is the be… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/black-friday-sale-wheat-canada-say-what/

Easy 3D Reindeer ornament

Try this easy 3D reindeer ornament on a cold and snowy day! Its perfect for practicing those scissor skills and getting into the Christmas Spirit!
Recent Posts Try this easy 3D Reindeer ornament that will be so cute on your Christmas Tree! We found all of our supplies in our craft bucket, or your nearest dollar store. … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/easy-3d-reindeer-ornament/

Holiday Sangria

Think Sangria is just for warm summer weather? Think again with this wonderfully festive spin on Sangria for Christmas and the holidays!!
Recent Posts Think Sangria is just for warm summer weather? Think again with this wonderfully festive spin on Sangria for Christmas and the holidays - it's a wonderfully decorative… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/holiday-sangria/

Morning with Santa 2015

Join The Sweet Mama team as we give back to the Red Deer and Central Alberta community with our Annual Morning with Santa event at Parkland Mall Red Deer! We are getting into the Christmas Spirit by collecting donations for the Red Deer Food Bank and the …
Recent Posts Join us on November 27th for our Fourth Annual Morning With Santa, beside the fireplace in Parkland Mall from 9:30 am – 11:30 am We will be collecting donations to… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/morning-santa-2015/

Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

Share the Christmas spirit this year by gifting someone a batch of handmade peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub.
Recent Posts Say goodbye to dry skin this winter, while enjoying a little Christmas cheer in your daily shower or bath. Whether this is made for yourself or gifted to someone you … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/candy-cane-sugar-scrub/

Manly Gift Ideas For Christmas

Christmas and holiday gift ideas for the manly man in your life. Written by a man for men everywhere.
Recent Posts Stockings and presents are easy to get done for kids. I mean, all they really want are toys... And candy. But what guy doesn't also want toys and gadgets? So instead … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/manly-gift-ideas-christmas/

Babywearing in Winter

How to safely enjoy Babywearing during the winter months.
Recent Posts Babywearing in the winter is one of the easiest ways to get outside and enjoy the snow, while also being able to soak up that much needed vitamin D. It's quick, easy,… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/babywearing-winter/

Santa's Nice List Certificate

Download and print off your very own Nice List certificate, signed by Santa Clause himself!
Recent Posts Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa's workshop has sent us something special to share with all our Sweet Families this Christmas... The elves up in the North Pole have been consulti… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/santas-nice-list-certificate/

DIY Snowman Onesie

How to create your own snowman onesie or shirt for babies and kids.
Recent Posts This cute, easy snowman onesie (or shirt) is perfect babies and kids to wear during the winter months. Easy to customize, and fast to make it is also a great gift idea… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/diy-snowman-onesie/

DIY Gingerbread Sugar Scrub

A festive body scrub that smells like Gingerbread, perfect for Christmas gifts or as a stocking stuffer.
Recent Posts Are you looking for a handcrafted gift for someone special, or even yourself? This festive body scrub is easy to mix up, and smells deliciously like a cookie! A though… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/diy-gingerbread-sugar-scrub/

Cookies for Santa Plate

A keepsake footprint plate craft to serve Christmas Cookies for Santa on.
Recent Posts Do you have a tradition of leaving cookies out for Santa every Christmas Eve? This keepsake craft is perfect to display your Christmas cookies on for the man in red… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/cookies-santa-plate/

In Flanders Fields

We remember those who fought, served, live, and died in the world wars and recent wars. Lest we forget.
Recent Posts In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/flanders-fields/

Poppy Craft for Kids & Toddler - Remembrance Day

One easy way to start a discussion around Remembrance Day with your toddler or big kid, is to do a simple poppy craft.
Recent Posts Whether you acknowledge Remembrance Day by wearing a poppy, taking a quiet moment to reflect, or attending Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11th, it is easy as … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/poppy-craft-kids-toddler-remembrance-day/

5 Must Have Baby Proofing Items

Our Top 5 list of MUST HAVE baby proofing items.
Recent Posts Now that baby is Home Sweet Home from the hospital, you're probably already thinking ahead to how you're going to keep that little bundle of joy safe. But what do you … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/5-must-have-baby-proofing-items/