Get Some Great Gift Ideas and Enter to Win a $50 Sears Gift Card – #Giveaway (Ends 12/23/13)

Sears Gift Card ~

April from April Golightly is one of the most fashionable bloggers I know, and she's a new mom to boot. That's why I was excited to hear that she has put together an awesome gift guide with goodies for the entire family. Her gift list contains fashionable accessories, beauty items that would make anyone feel pampered, electronics, toys, baby items, and more. On top of that April Golightly Continue Reading

Christmas Crafts: DIY Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath ~

Two months ago, I bought a wreath form, covered it in yarn, and created my Halloween wreath. One month after that, I turned it into a Thanksgiving wreath for less than $5.00. Now, one month after that, I've turned it into a simple, but lovely Christmas wreath - again for under $5.00. The original Halloween wreath took me about an hour to make. Changing the holiday decorations on the wreath has Continue Reading

American Girl Bitty Baby Doll #Giveaway (Ends 12/17/13)


Is a little one in your life dreaming of an American Girl Bitty Baby doll this holiday season? If so, you've come to the right place. I am excited to be partnering with a great group of bloggers, including The Mommy Nest, to give away an American Girl Bitty Baby Doll prize package. Bitty Baby Dolls are 15" tall with a head and limbs made of vinyl and a soft, huggable cloth body. The prize Continue Reading

Christmas Crafts: Broken Ornament Christmas Wreath

Broken Ornament Christmas Wreath ~

How many of you have a box of broken Christmas ornaments that you can't bring yourself to throw away because they have sentimental value? My mom had a box like that. Some were ornaments my sister and I made over the years, and others were ornaments that had belonged to her mother or mother-in-law. Others are just ornaments that remind my mom of happy memories or funny stories from Christmases Continue Reading

Twinkie Minion Makeover Sweepstakes: A Great Excuse to Play With Your Food

Twinkie Minion Makeover Sweepstakes ~

Have you ever thought that Twinkies and Minions must be long-lost cousins? Add a cream center to a Minion or a pair of goggles to a Twinkie and, trust me, you will see the resemblance. As a matter of fact, to celebrate the release of of Despicable Me 2 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, Hostess and Universal Studios are asking you to give your Twinkie a Minion makeover. Get creative, have fun and Continue Reading

Candy Cane Hershey Kiss Holiday Pretzel Treats ~ Candy Cane Hershey Kiss Holiday Pretzel Treats

The holidays can get overwhelming with all of the shopping, wrapping, entertaining, and traveling. Toss in the baking and cooking, and things can get completely out of hand. These Candy Cane Hershey Kiss Holiday Pretzel Treats can make your life much easier... and sweeter. They are very easy to make, so easy that you can even get your kids involved. (I like to give the kids the task of Continue Reading

Enter to Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card (#Giveaway Ends 12/20/13) ~ Amazon Gift Card

What's on your wish list this holiday season? While carolers sing about chestnuts roasting on an open fire, are you dreaming of a Kindle Fire? Are you looking to deck the halls in style? Maybe you need to deliver a sack full of toys to a list of kids who have been "nice" this year. When it comes to buying gift or items for my own family, Amazon is one of my favorite places to shop. In the Continue Reading