Giveaway – Win $150 to Spend at Minted! EXPIRED!!!

By |March 25, 2014|

Congratulations to Christina H! You just won $150 to spend at Minted… woohoo!!! You have an email in your inbox from me to tell [...]

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    Find Joy in Every Day – Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage

Find Joy in Every Day – Create Your Own Custom Photo Collage

By |March 23, 2014|

As you’ll see here, it’s no secret that I’m kind of obsessed with Minted’s beautiful holiday cards, but did you know that I also [...]

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    Give Your Child a “Safe Journal” – A Place to Ask You Anything!

Give Your Child a “Safe Journal” – A Place to Ask You Anything!

By |March 9, 2014|

When my oldest daughter was turning 10, I began to realize just how fast time was really going. My youngest was still an infant, [...]

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

By |January 7, 2014|

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with [...]

Favorite Things of 2013

By |January 2, 2014|

Over the past year, I have shared various gift ideas or products that I swear by.  It’s not uncommon for me to receive emails [...]

Elf on the Shelf Winter Wonderland and Photo Gift

By |December 21, 2013|

I must admit that I love the Elf on the Shelf tradition.  It’s so fun to see our girls jump out of bed each [...]

15 Fun Photo Gifts From My Favorite Card Sites

By |December 7, 2013|

Minted, Tiny Prints, and Shutterfly are easily my three favorite places from which to order cards this time of year.  I have ordered my [...]

20 Unique Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything

By |November 26, 2013|

We ladies are so easy to shop for… give us some pretty earrings, a scented candle, or something we can wear (love these cool [...]

24 Special Christmas Books: Wrap Them & Read One Each Night

By |November 22, 2013|

This will surely become a new tradition for our family!  I went around our house and collected every Christmas book I could find… I [...]

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    Why You Should Create a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

Why You Should Create a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

By |November 9, 2013|

The holidays are approaching quickly, and this time of year can become so overwhelming… especially for those of us who typically do all the [...]

25 Personalized Gift Ideas for Kids

By |November 6, 2013|

With four daughters, we do a lot of hand-me-downs around here.  Maybe that’s why I’m such a fan of personalized gifts for kids!  I [...]

15 Great Sites to Get Your Holiday Photo Cards

By |October 24, 2013|

It’s that time of year again!  Time to start thinking about the ol’ Christmas card!  If you need some photo inspiration, you might want [...]

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    GIVEAWAY: Win a Copy of the Hilarious Book, Memoirs of a Hamster! 4 Winners! Exp. 10/16

GIVEAWAY: Win a Copy of the Hilarious Book, Memoirs of a Hamster! 4 Winners! Exp. 10/16

By |October 2, 2013|

Memoirs of a Hamster by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers is absolutely hilarious!  My girls smile and giggle the entire time we’re [...]

Healthier Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread (So Good!)

By |September 30, 2013|

People, I’m telling you, this stuff is good.  Seriously, if you like pumpkin bread, you have to try this!  I have modified the original [...]

Easy No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

By |June 20, 2013|

These chocolate cookies are delicious, and they couldn’t be easier or more kid-friendly since you don’t even have to turn on the oven–music to [...]

Father’s Day Secret Footprints and Poem

By |June 13, 2013|

Father’s Day is almost here, and many of us are trying to come up with creative ways to make the dads in our life [...]