Fall is just around the corner, and I can already smell the pumpkin spice! If you’re finding yourself daydreaming about cozy sweaters and crunchy leaves and hot chocolate, check out these DIY fall decor ideas that will get you and your home geared up for fall! DIY Sisal Twine Pumpkins – These adorable DIY Pumpkins […]
15 Fun Valentines Crafts and Activities for Kids
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Here are 15 fun, love-inspired Valentines crafts and activities to do with your kids: 1. Rainbow Heart Suncatchers With minimal supplies required, this is a fun and easy project that will fill your home with love when the sun hits it! 2. Heart Caterpillar Craft A perfect afternoon […]
Top Halloween Costumes for 2018 – #3 is AMAZING!
I have always loved Halloween. It’s been one of my favorite holidays for as long as I could remember. As a kid, I always had the best and most creative costumes. Once I hit adulthood, I made the transition to anything “sexy” for Halloween. I figured it was my one-day pass to dress more informal […]
Design a Free Printable Valentine from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!
Want to spread the love this month? ! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s easy to spread the love — one heart at a time — with a free printable Valentine. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) created a Valentine’s Day card printable and adorable how-to video to get everyone in the loving spirit. […]
Monster 500 Racing is Ideal for a Scary Good Time
Haha bad pun but I couldn’t help myself! My boys are starting to get into scary, weird and gross things. Normal boy stuff, in other words. So when we were sent Monster 500 Racers, the timing could not have been better. I contemplated saving these for Christmas, but I decided a little treat for them […]
Help Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on December 2nd
As we enter the throes of the holiday season, gifts are on our minds. Pets are #1 on many children’s holiday wish lists, so imagine if you could give them the gift of a pet, while saving a pet’s life? December 2nd is the fifth annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, a special day […]
Food Safe Families Wants You to Have a Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving
Cooking a turkey properly makes even the most confident chef just a little nervous, not to mention the millions of first-time cooks attempting the turkey trot to the Thanksgiving table. There are many commonly held practices when it comes to cooking the big bird that are actually harmful and can cause food poisoning; not how anyone wants […]
Support Our Vets this Veterans Day with OUR VETERAN HEROES™ BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages
“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for BAND-AID® Brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” National holidays that honor our veterans and military will always be special to me because two men in my life that I […]
The 5th Annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!
(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, and I received samples of many of the toys featured. I was a part of the team that helped ASTRA create Neighborhood Toy Store Day in 2010, and I have worked with them as a consultant since 2009. However, my opinions are not influenced by my work with ASTRA. […]
Have a Food Safe 4th of July!
The smell of barbecue on the grill, happy picnics with family and friends, pool parties with hamburgers, fresh veggies and delicious fruit and colorful fireworks all evoke the essence of summer and true Americana. We dream about it all year long and rejoice when the season of sunshine and outdoors has finally arrived…summer! Before […]