Janice - Celebrating Family

Patriotic Desserts for Independence Day

I love Independence Day. It is one of my favorite holidays because it means so much to me as an American. I love the red, white, and blue that dominates this time of year and I love summer gatherings. I have found that the easiest way to dress up your July 4th meals and gatherings […]

Star Wars Tie Fighter Cookies

After an over 30 year wait, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally here! I celebrated by joining up with 14 other Star Wars loving bloggers to bring you 15 Star Wars: The Force Awakens creations YOU can make. My contribution is the fun and easy Tie Fighter Cookies. These are so easy to make that […]

Entenmann’s® Donuts “EntenMAN of the Year Father’s Day Contest” (And Giveaway)

In time for Father’s Day, Entenmann’s® Donuts is hosting its first-ever Entenmann’s® Donuts “EntenMAN of The Year Father’s Day Contest” to celebrate anyone who has made a fatherly impact on your life! Let’s face it. Dads are so important in the life of a child. Many of us are blessed enough to have several father […]

Easy DIY Water Bottle Holder

The Arizona sun beats down in a very intense way almost every single summer day. Don’t believe the dry heat comment people make; being dry is not better. A dry heat requires a lot of hydration and my family has made it a habit to always have a water bottle nearby. We keep plenty of vitaminwater […]

The Rank Game (Review and Giveaway)

As an affiliate partner for THE RANK GAME, I earn from qualifying purchases. We love board games in our home and although we have our old favorites, we love finding new games to play. I was recently invited to play The Rank Game with my family so I could share it with my readers. It is […]

Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4×4 (2021)

Disclaimer: I am a lucky girl because I get to drive Toyota vehicles from time to time as part of a media partnership. All opinions on the Toyota Tundra are my own. #ToyotaPartner I think most of us would agree 2020 was a tough year. Here in Arizona, people dealt with business closures by doing […]

CSB Holy Land Illustrated Bible (Review and Giveaway)

I have always loved Bibles with pictures. I can remember my mom reading to me and my sisters out of a huge children’s illustrated Bible and always being excited to see the pictures. Later, when I fully embraced the Christian faith, I spent a lot of time in the Bible and enjoyed seeing the maps […]

2 Hearts (2020)

Based on a true story, 2 Hearts is a romantic journey that celebrates life, love, and generosity of spirit. It has been seven months since I walked into a theater to watch a new release movie. As an avid movie-goer, those seven months felt more like seven years. Despite the mask protocols and required distancing, I […]

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO

Disclaimer: I have been a lucky girl because I get to drive Toyota vehicles from time to time as part of a media partnership. All opinions about the 2020 Toyota 4Runner are my own. I recently had the pleasure of driving the 2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD 4×4 for an entire week. I have driven almost […]

Best Ever Banana Cake

One of my favorite cake recipes is based on a recipe my sister found over on food.com. She told me it was so good she ended up throwing it out her window because she could not stop eating it. Of course, after hearing that story I had to try it for myself. Guess what? This […]

Lego Ninjago Cupcakes

It is no secret that I have a lot to learn about cake decorating. Nonetheless, I love to decorate cupcakes. My son usually requests creative cupcakes for his class birthday party and some of his past requests have included a giant snake, ocean cupcakes, and dirt cupcakes with a gummy worm in them. Those were all pretty easy for me. This year, however, he is […]

Abracadabra Rolls

I am not a huge Halloween fan, but I love fall and the idea of storybook magic. My daughter is also a big fan of slight of hand “magic” tricks. So we took an old family favorite and gave it a magical twist. These Abracadabra Rolls are so easy to make, they taste good, and […]