We all want our houses to look cute and decked out for the Holidays…. but as moms, we don’t always have the time. Here are just a few ideas to decorate your house a bit without a lot of effort. I did most of this while winding down after bedtime chaos with some wine and TV. Homeland, anyone?!?

Here is this year’s epic Holiday Gift Guide. Lots of blood, sweat and tears went into making this guide. Okay, not quite, but today, we want to share our current must-haves and favorites from 2013! We hope you enjoy!

One of my favorite things about Chex is halfway through the cereal box, I love to make some Chex bars. Making bars out of cereal is a long standing family tradition that has been passed down from my parents to me, and their parents to them. It’s a fun way to spice things up and a delicious way to include Chex! We have all tasted and enjoyed the deliciousness that is known as Chex Party Mix, but a lot of the fun for our family is coming up with our own combinations to see how they taste.

Parents who have ever been stumped by a child’s tough Santa question, like “How does Santa get into houses without a fireplace?” or “How does Santa get around the whole world in one night?” will be relieved to know there’s a place where kids can get answers straight from the source.

A breakfast quiche is the perfect thing to make on a weekend or even in advance for a quick breakfast treat! The possibilities are endless when it comes to this treat so expand them and add in things you and your family love!