Category: holidays

ohbotherblog Christmas Card 2017 0

Happy Ohbotherdays 2017

I’ve pretty much given up on ever printing and mailing Christmas Cards ever again, so here’s what we’ve got. It’s my pleasure to present the (digital) 2017 ohbotherblog Christmas Card: Here are past years’...

Belsnickel Doll for Christmas @ohbotherblog 0

Hello Belsnickel, Goodbye Elf on the Shelf

Last year, my partner introduced the kids and me to the character of Belsnickel, Santa’s grouchy “cousin.” Legend has it: Shortly before Christmas, a dirty, disheveled, cranky man wearing furs would arrive at your house. He held a...

Christmas Activity Advent Calendar @ohbotherblog 0

a magical freaking december

I’m trying really hard to make Christmas magical this year, so I’ve decided we’re going to have a magical freaking December. I found this Threshold Stocking Advent Calendar Garland on clearance at Target the day after...

Christmas Meh-gic 0

Christmas Meh-gic

As I’m navigating the holiday season with two small children, I’ve come to a realization: the more “magical” something is supposed to be, the less “magical” the experience is in real life. For example… Disney World:...

cutest book ever 0

cutest book ever

I’m usually pretty terrible at Christmas shopping, meaning I’m definitely not one of those people who has my shopping completed already. But there is one gift I’ve purchased for both my kids that I’m...

the oh bother christmas card 2014 @ohbotherblog 1

merry christmas from oh bother

If you’ll recall from last year, Christmas Eve is almost the bigger holiday for me and my family, so I like to think of today as Christmas Eve Eve. Here’s this year’s Christmas card–and...

Visiting Santa 2014 @ohbotherblog 0

obligatory santa photos

Continuing to check off the Holiday-Good-Parent list, I took the kiddos to visit Santa Claus this past weekend. Local folks: for future reference, Brown’s Orchard has a great Santa, it’s free and you can...

Minted Holiday Cards @ohbotherblog 0

ohmygod I have to send christmas cards

So… I just realized that it’s getting to be mid-December soon and I haven’t thought about Christmas cards until this very moment. In our Pinterest-loving, Facebook-best-parent-competition society, non-photo Christmas cards won’t do. And iPhone...

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