Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Our Christmas menu (with recipe links)

We’re doing early Christmas with my husband’s family this weekend, so I’m in full-on Christmas dinner prep mode today. I thought I’d share the recipes that we’re using this year; many are tried and true but there are a few new ones that I’m sneaking in. As far as we’re concerned, the only way to do a turkey is using my Aunt Jina’s brine recipe. We did a different turkey last year (I think it was a recipe from Gordon Ramsay) and while it was good, it was a lot more work with no additional payoff, Read more […]

My 2013 Holiday Gift Guide is coming

I know, I know, it’s only October, but I’m already busy planning my 2013 Holiday Gift Guide! It can be so hard to find just the right present for everyone on your list, and I’m always looking for something perfect from Etsy or home-based businesses as well as products that I can buy at a store nearby. If you have a product that you think would be a good fit for Not Just Baby Brain, please feel free to contact me via the form below or by email at stacey@notjustbabybrain.com. Read more […]

Not So Wordless Wednesday – How to throw an easy Star Wars birthday party!

I don’t usually do a theme for my daughters’ birthday parties, but Rowan is obsessed with Star Wars and once we decided to make her an R2-D2 cake I couldn’t resist checking out Pinterest (you can find me here) and I just couldn’t resist giving a Star Wars birthday party theme a try. First, the decorations: the birthday banner that I made last year balloons from a local party store (we give each family that comes to the party at least one balloon to take home) and a little Read more […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

From my family to yours, Merry Christmas (or Happy Hanukkah, or season’s greetings)!  May the holidays be filled with good times, great food, time spent with loved ones and many happy memories! Pictures taken by the incredibly talented Elizabeth Fulton Photography Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – Our Christmas Tree Tradition

First came decorating the tree together (for the record, my husband was working, not ignoring us):  Then I took the girls to pick our their annual ornaments.  Let’s just say no one is surprised with either of their choices: Do you have a Christmas tree tradition in your family? Read more […]

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