Flower Vase

Sharing the Mother’s Day Experience

Mother’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1914 and since then companies have looked forward to the holiday as a time when they can provide their customers with unique and SENTIMENTAL gifts that help them share joy and life with a special mom. Everyone in the world has a mother, so it’s not difficult […]

KFC Popcorn Nuggets

How to Stage a Nugget‐Vention

Grandma is suspected to be feeding the grandkids some gross store‐bought nuggets. She swears they are KFC Popcorn Nuggets, but the kids are coming home hungry and saying Grandma tried to feed them grey food. Like any clever mom, you know something’s up. So you ask, and Grandma denies. Grandma Needs a Nugget‐Vention Step 1: Send […]

White Easter Flower Candies

White Easter Flower Candies

Are you getting ready for Easter? We are! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel like it’s the same old same old in the Easter baskets every year. Not that I don’t love a good jellybean, but the endless chocolate rabbits, peanut butter eggs, and marshmallow Peeps gets a little predictable, and here, […]

Buttermilk Pecan Muffins

Buttermilk Pecan Muffins + 5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Kitchen Pantry

This post is part of the SPLENDA® Brand Sweet Life blogger program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. It’s officially Spring!  Now it’s time to start looking forward to […]

Digital Media Academy

Looking for a Great Experience for Your Child This Summer?

If you’re looking for an awesome summer camp for your kids — you should definitely consider Digital Media Academy! The Digital Media Academy was founded at Stanford University and they’re ranked as one of the 10 BEST summer camps in the world. How awesome is that? Kids and teens learn computer programming, app development, 3D […]


March Faves: Ty’s Must-Have Kitchen Items

If you’ve visited my blog before, you know I LOVE to cook. Anything that makes cooking EASIER is a welcome addition to my kitchen. With that in mind, I wanted to share with you my top 4 favorite kitchen items. I love them, and I think you will too. Without further ado, here they are […]


How to Make a Personalized Welcome Mat

We’ve all heard the old saying, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It applies to more than just how we look when meeting someone for the first time. Think about your house. When someone comes to your front door, what do they see-nicely painted trim? A light fixture? Flowers and […]

DIY Rustic Spring Mantle Decor

DIY Rustic Spring Mantle Decor

I have to say my favorite decor is often whatever I can make for free using found items around the home (or hubby’s garage). I think it is absolutely thrilling to create something pretty and festive from “nothing.” Lately I have a bit of an obsession with wood- leftover pieces from shelves, or 2×4’s cut […]

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Has anyone else found this winter to be particularly stressful? It seems that every time I turn around, more STRESS comes my way. Someone is always sick, someone needs something, I’m driving on icy roads, the dog won’t stop barking, my husband lost something and I have to find it because he’s a guy ... read more