Salty Mamas Holiday Roundup

Want to know why Target is every Mom’s favorite store? Because she can get diapers and coffee and lipstick and deodorant and a birthday present for the party you forgot was this weekend and toilet paper and a necklace to wear to the holiday party and a bottle of wine ALL IN THE SAME PLACE.¬†

Want to know why we think Moms love the Salty Mamas? Same. Exact. Concept. Crafts. Humor. Tips and Hacks. ALL IN THE SAME PLACE. 

SO, in the spirit of Target and all things Holiday – here’s our one stop shop for everything you need from your Mom Squad to survive the holidays. (Don’t have time to read it all now? Don’t forget to bookmark for later!)

From crafts to gift ideas to something to read while curled up on the couch drinking a hot chocolate (maybe with a dash of Bailey’s) after everyone’s gone to sleep, we’ve got something for you!

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Christmas Tree Print Making for Kids (Featuring Bubble Wrap!)

We are getting into the Christmas with toddlers BIG TIME over here. My kids are all about Christmas, all the time. From the Elf on the Shelf to writing (and rewriting. And rewriting) letters to Santa, they’ve got the holidays on the brain in a big way.

It’s extended all the way into our art time as well. I can’t bust out a pot of green paint without them painting a Christmas tree, or the playdough without it becoming a present or ornament or cookie for Santa.

So when I opened one of my (THOUSAND) Amazon packages from my Black Friday shopping and saw that it included this green bubble wrap, I knew just what to do with it- turn it into a process based Christmas art project for toddlers (which just so happens to include an ADORABLE product for you, too).

If you’re kids are as into the holidays as ours are, we know they’ll love this Christmas tree print-making activity using bubble wrap. Read on for the instructions on how to make it happen!

Toddler using paint on bubble wrap to make a Christmas tree. Text overlay: Bubble wrap Christmas tree prints.

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Guest Room Touches That WIll Make Company Feel Right at Home

Expecting houseguests this holiday season? We've got tricks to make your guest room extra comfortable. Check out the full list at #guestroom #holidays #christmas #thanksgiving #houseguests #homedecor #guestroomdecor #guestroomideas

It’s that time of year again. And I’m not talking about Pumpkin Spice Lattes, or even holiday cheer. Nope- we are rapidly approaching¬†houseguest season.

Before we know it, my too-small house will be filled to the brim with friends and family members hoping to crash with us for a few days. Sometimes they’re just on their way through, and other times, they settle in for a week or two. Either way, we want to make them feel at home.

So if you find yourself with a few extra guests on your hands, we’ve got some tips to help make get your guest room ready for holiday houseguests.

Expecting houseguests this holiday season? We've got tricks to make your guest room extra comfortable. Check out the full list at #guestroom #holidays #christmas #thanksgiving #houseguests #homedecor #guestroomdecor #guestroomideas

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