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Merry Christmas!

I am so very blessed this Christmas!  Thank you for reading, for commenting, and for coming with me on this journey! I hope your Christmas is filled with love, laughter, and joy.  Embrace it with a joyful heart.  Remember how lucky you are. Kiss your kids and hug your friends. Merry Christmas, friends! Read more…

Simple Christmas Traditions

Oh the magic of Christmas!  I’ve always loved the Christmas season: the lights, the carols, the treats, the decorations! And then there’s the shopping, the planning, the cleaning, the wrapping, the money, the stress, the guilt.  It’s so easy to get overwhelmed this time of year.  I know I feel the pressure of having to […] Read more…

3 Year Old Girl Gift Guide

December is here and that means gift guides!  Yesterday I shared my gift guide for 3 year old boys, and today I’m sharing one for 3 year old girls.  I have 3 year old twins, a boy and a girl, so these are real ideas from a mom with 3 year olds! Affiliate links are […] Read more…

3 Year Old Boy Gift Guide

I can’t believe it’s December!  Are you looking for gift ideas?  I put together a gift guide for 3 year old boys (aka my son’s wish list) for anyone out there shopping for a little boy this Christmas! Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  This means I may earn a small amount if you […] Read more…

DIY Birthday Shirt Tutorial

DIY birthday shirt tutorial from Sweet Maple Lane

Hi friends!  My two little pumpkins turn 3 today!  We had a birthday party for them Saturday, and I made them some special birthday shirts to wear.  If you have a little one with a birthday coming up, these shirts are super cheap, super easy, and super adorable! DIY Birthday Shirt Tutorial Affiliate links are included for […] Read more…

How to Save Money on Holiday Clothes for Kids

We all know kids clothes are expensive.  They grow so fast it seems like every season they need a whole new wardrobe! Around the holidays especially, it can really pinch financially, because we’re budgeting for entertaining and gifts on top of the expense of fancy clothes for holiday dinners, parties, church, etc. What if I told […] Read more…

Christmas Pillow Cover Roundup

Since my Fall Pillow Cover Roundup was so popular, I’ve put together a Christmas pillow cover roundup for you, my lovely readers!  Decorating for the holidays has always been one of my favorite parts of the season, and pillow covers, people, are awesome because you buy the inserts once and switch out the covers when you […] Read more…

Fall Books for Toddlers

Fall books for toddlers roundup from Sweet Maple Lane

It’s officially fall!  Fall is my favorite season: the clothes, the food, the decorating, I love it all!  And nowhere is fall more magical than here in New England.  We’ve been reading a lot of fall-themed books around here, so I thought I’d share some of my favorites for toddlers.  Grab a cozy blanket and […] Read more…

Meal Planning 101

Hi friends!  I’ve been back at school for a few weeks now, and I’m feeling a little more settled into our routine here at home.  The transition from summer to school in the fall can be hard, but I’ve found one thing that helps me stay organized and keep my sanity: meal planning!  Just a small […] Read more…

Farmhouse Enamelware Roundup

Hi friends!  We’re officially back to school here at Sweet Maple Lane, and are starting to settle into a new routine.  I’m missing those lazy days of summer for sure!  I’m excited to share a farmhouse enamelware roundup with you today! If you saw my recent hutch reveal, you know that I now have a […] Read more…