Fourth of July Straw Sparklers

Patriotic Straw Sparklers

Are you ready for some 4th of July fun? If so, these patriotic straw sparklers are the perfect way to add a pop of patriotic color to your party table. They make a great party favor too, and are a safe way for your kids to enjoy the holiday without burns or accidents! You only need a handful of paper straws and a little glue to make your own straw sparklers, so why not give them a try? Take a … [Read more...]

A Romantic Gift Basket to Spice Up the Holidays

K-Y Yours+Mine at Walmart

This romantic gift basket shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #YoursandMine Do you find it difficult to make time for your marriage during the holidays? With two kids, a birthday, and Christmas, it can be virtually impossible for us to even plan a single date night in December! I hate that our relationship gets … [Read more...]

15 Snowman Crafts

Snowman Crafts

Snowman crafts are a fun and festive way to celebrate the winter season. Unlike Santa decorations, these crafts can be made and left out for decor until January or February. We are big fans of snowmen in our house, and love doing snowman crafts to add to the pieces we already own! Below are 15 snowman craft ideas that can help you decorate your home for the upcoming season! 15 Snowman … [Read more...]

Bring Santa in your Home with Portable North Pole

Portable North Pole Review

Sawyer is getting older and is now understanding the story of Santa Claus, that he comes to bring gifts, and that he has two lists: naughty and nice. He is also developing quite the attitude and stubbornness (I have to admit, he comes by it honestly....), so I thought it was time Sawyer heard from the jolly old man himself. I am a Portable North Pole Ambassador and was compensated for this post. … [Read more...]

Rudolph is turning 50! {Review & Giveaway}

Rudolph Book

Can you believe that Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is turning 50 this holiday season? I knew he had been around for a long time, but I didn't realize he was heading into his fifth decade! In celebration of his birthday, Silver Dolphin Books recently sent me two copies of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Special Edition Pop-Up Book to read to my boys. The second copy went to Tiffany, my … [Read more...]

How We Do a Laid-back Christmas Morning in 5 Easy Steps

5 Steps to a Laid-Back Christmas Morning

With the holidays so crazy busy and hectic, Christmas morning should totally be the opposite. We strive for a day of relaxation and calmness in our house on Christmas. If nothing else, we at least want to keep the kids happy. The following are five simple steps to a laid-back Christmas morning like we have here! This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Duracell 1. Sleep until the kids wake … [Read more...]