DIY Felt Four Leaf Clover

DIY Felt Four Leaf Clover

  Are you looking for a fun way to bring St. Patricks day into your home?  These oh so easy DIY Felt Four Leaf Clovers are so fun to make and a great project to get the kids involved in.  Just grab a piece of green felt from your local Craft store for less than […]

Apple Hazelnut Granola

Hazelnut Granola Apple Slices

 Sometimes I just need something crunchy and sweet to munch on. I don’t keep junk food in the house and during the holidays we try to get rid of any that may have snuck into the house. One of my new favorite snacks is a simple one. It’s just sliced apples, skinny hazelnut spread, granola and […]

Homemade Lavender Soap Clear

Homemade Lavender Soap

Homemade Lavender Soaps has to be one of the most soothing soaps you can use in the shower or bath.  Lavender is so beneficial for your skin and can detox your skin from the daily stress of life.  You’ll enjoy the calming effects Lavender can have on your body and it leaves a subtle smell […]

Fruity Chocolate Froyo

Fruity Chocolate Froyo

The opinions and thoughts contained in this post are 100% mine. I only ever work with companies I support and think you, my readers, will like.  Sometimes eating healthy can get boring. I know I’m not the only one that feels like that, so I try to switch things up every now and again by […]

Conversation Heart Oobleck

Conversation Hearts Oobleck – Science Experiment

The name “oobleck” is derived from the Dr. Seuss book Bartholomew and the Oobleck, but it is also a fun science experiment you can do with kids. Kids will learn all while doing what they do best, make a mess. Hands on learning keeps children excited about science. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) affirms that […]

Gooey Sugar Coma S'mores Bars

Gooey Sugar Coma S’mores Bars

Does your sweet tooth love s’mores as much as mine? I had a craving for something s’more related and decided to use what I had around my house to make these gooey sugar coma s’mores bars.  For these bars, I literally threw everything in a baking dish and melted it together. That’s all a s’more […]

Tissue Paper Stained Glass

Tissue Paper Stained Glass Hearts

This post is brought to you by Dixie Crystals. You can find more fun crafts like this one in their Kid’s Kitchen. Making stained glass hearts is a great project for little hands that need practice with fine motor skills. Children can cut or tear lots of pieces of colorful tissue paper and glue them […]

Puff Hazelnut Chocolate Raspberry Pastries

Puff Hazelnut Chocolate Raspberry Pastries

This past week I was invited to a Puff Pastry Ladies Night with a handful of other bloggers to experience how easy it is to make lots of great food for entertaining with Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry.  They sponsored the party and the following recipe that I created for you guys!  We feasted on some savory […]

Homemade Skinny Hazelnut Chocolate Spread

Homemade Hazelnut Chocolate Spread – Blendtec Review

This homemade hazelnut spread is a skinny version of the Nutella you already love. It is made with dark chocolate and almond / coconut milk blend instead of milk and cocoa. It tastes great and you can make it at home in your blender or food processor.  Blendtec recently sent me their Designer 725 to […]

Better for you Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Better for You Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches are one of my major weaknesses. This recipe cuts out a lot of the fat by baking and served in a smaller portion, making it a better for you version of a favorite. I’ll be making these for Super Bowl Sunday.  Paired with a bold Lite Ranch dressing or Lite Blue Cheese, […]

SImple Green Smoothie

Some Beautiful Smoothie Recipes

The following collection was curated on Foodie.com Smoothies are one of my favorite things to eat in the morning. I normally have a cup of coffee followed by a smoothie. I make them big enough to get each of the girls one and a snack for myself later in the day. I drink most of […]

White Chicken Pizza

White Chicken Pizza Recipe

Any pizza, is a good pizza and this white chicken pizza recipe is just another favorite to add to my list. It’s made with fresh ingredients and homemade pizza dough. A few years ago I met up with a few bloggers and we made a fantastic dinner together. We all helped prepare it over a […]

Homemade Snowman Marshmallow Straws

Homemade Snowmen Marshmallow Straws

This post is brought to you by the Dixie Crystals Kids Kitchen I’ve not tried my hand at homemade marshmallows because I thought is was hard but I was surprised at just how easy it is. I made marshmallow frosting for our Disney Kids party last month and it was yummy, but supper sticky because of […]

Festive Cocktails for Winter

Festive Cocktails for Winter

This collection was curated on Foodie.com.  I’m not much of a drinker but I like to indulge in a cocktail every once in awhile. Winter holds some of the prettiest and most festive cocktails. With flavors like cranberry, apple and candy canes, you can’t go wrong.  One of my favorites is the warm mulled wines […]

Buckeye Balls

Buckeye Balls Recipe

There was a shop that sold buckeye balls arranged on a tree around Christmas time when I was working and going to college. I had never had one before until a company Christmas party and since then I’ve been hooked. Buckeye Balls are pretty much homemade Reese’s cups with more peanut butter! But they look like […]

Festive Thanksgiving  Appetizers

Festive Thanksgiving Appetizers Ideas

This post is brought to you by Foodie.  I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year so I’ve been looking for yummy appetizers for people to munch on while dinner finishes cooking in the oven. It will keep everyone out of the kitchen to allow me time to get everything completed and I won’t be stepping around anyone. […]

Marshmallow Apple Treats

Marshmallow Apple Treats

This post is brought to you by Dixie Crystals Kids Kitchen. Get your kids into the kitchen to make this fun edible craft for their teachers or just a simple Thanksgiving treat. They are simple to make and fun to eat. Not to mention that look so cute. You can see a step by step […]

Pine Cone Turkey Thanksgiving Place Cards

Pine Cone Turkey Thanksgiving Place Cards

This is a fun craft you can do with your kids to get them ready for Thanksgiving. We are hosting the big dinner this year so we wanted to get the kids involved so that they would be proud to show off their work to the family. We collected the pinecones from our yard and […]

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Junk to Terrarium – Recycled Craft

My daughters became an avid recycler in the last few years. We always have a collection of boxes and plastic it seems. It’s our own little junkyard until it makes it to the recycling centers. So it was time to use some of the pieces we have for another project. We made a terrarium for […]

Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew - Slow Cooker meals

Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew – Slow Cooker eMeals

I am an eMeals blogger, this post contains affiliate links that help support this site.  I’m such a sucker for Slow Cooker meals. They are so easy to make and great for working families that rush home after a busy day and the first thing out of everyone’s mouth is, whats for dinner? eMeals now […]

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Modern Office Makeover – Grey, Turquiose and Yellow Accents

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sauder. The opinions and text are all mine. Nearly 3 years ago I asked you my readers to choose the color in my office. It is now Seal Grey and white trim. I’ve been collecting pieces for the room since then and I’m so […]

The Hunger Games Inspired Food from characters and Districts

The Hunger Games – Food Inspired from the Characters and Districts

I’m the epitome of a Young Adult fangirl. The Hunger Games is one of my favorite series. I’m a sucker for a distopian trilogy. Divergent being my other favorite. Being in Atlanta I’m able to experience The Hunger Games at a whole new level because the movies were filmed here. One of my favorite spots […]

Howlin’ Halloween Treat Bags for Dogs – Free Printable

Howlin’ Halloween Treat Bags for Dogs – Free Printable

Post sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. Halloween is a time where little ghosts and princesses ring your doorbell, making your dogs go crazy, while the kids go into a sugar coma by the end of the night. But we forget about their super cute companions that walk the streets with them […]

Wickedly Good Witch Hat Cookies

Wickedly Good Witch Hat Cookies

This post is brought to you by Dixie Crystals. You can find more fun crafts like this one in their Kid’s Kitchen. What’s better than making fun Halloween crafts with your kids? Making ones that are edible also! I’ve never made edible play dough before my family is already requesting that I make it again. […]

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The Apple of My Eye, or at Least My Belly

This post is curated by Foodie.com. Besides my obsession with pumpkin, fall is the time that Apples are ripe and seeing as I grew up in the Apple Capitol, I tend to love a wide variety of apples and anything made with apples. Here are a few of the recipes that I am dying to […]

DIY Bath Crayons

DIY Bath Crayons – inspired by Creative Galaxy

We love having Amazon Prime because we get to watch their great Amazon Prime Instant Video original series. They have a new kids show out called Creative Galaxy and It’s a make-along, create-along, interactive art adventure series for preschoolers. But my big kid loves it too! Like one of our favorite episodes about making bath crayons. […]

Book of Life La Muerte Sugar Skull Day of the Dead Make Up Tutorial

Day of the Dead – Book of Life La Muerte Make-up Tutorial

This post brought to you by Tulip® Body Art® and Blueprint Social.  I’ve been looking forward the Day of the Dead since August. Seriously, months. I knew I wanted to focus on it and visit the celebration that they have at the Atlanta History Center that they put on each year. Then I saw that The […]

Pumpkindoodle Cookies

Pumpkindoodle Cookies – To Add to Your Pumpkin Spice Craze

What happens when a Snickerdoodle and a Pumpkin cookie get together and have a baby? A Pumpkindoodle cookie, and man are they good. My experimenting paid off, so much so that my family ate the first batch I made before I could take pictures of them. How heartbreaking to have to make more….really kill me […]

Paper Mexican Marigold Flower Head Piece Craft

Paper Mexican Marigold Flower Headpiece Craft

Ever since I returned from Mexico I’ve been reading a lot about the culture and the Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead. It’s a day that coincides with All Hallows Eve and it takes place over three days. It’s a day for honoring the dead with alters, sugar skulls, marigolds and gifts of […]

DIY LEGO Bracelet

DIY LEGO Bracelets

Since playing with LEGO‘s with my daughter, we’ve become a little LEGO obsessed lately. But that’s a good thing to geek out on. We took our love one step further when my daughter decided that she wanted a LEGO themed birthday party. Then it hit me, we needed LEGO jewelry to give out as gifts […]


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