Tips - Celebrating Family

Toilet Paper and Baby Wipes Alternatives

As I write this post, there are tons of people lining up for toilet paper and freaking out if they cannot find any. To me, it is the most confusing part of this current environment. Toilet paper is actually one of the most replaceable items on your list of household staples. As a former cloth […]

50 Fun and Unique Easter Basket Ideas (That Aren’t Candy)

One of my favorite things to do is to pick out gifts for people. I love trying to figure out what they will like and I love the challenge of locating at least one item that is new to them. We actually don’t do the Easter Bunny story around here since we keep Easter Christ-centered. […]

The Family Hike

Our family is blessed to live near many beautiful hiking trails. We are right next to the Superstition Mountains and within 30 minutes of many other parks, lakes and trails. Hiking is one of our family’s favorite pastimes. Our hikes range from one hour excursions to all-day adventures. Hiking is a wonderful way to get […]

5 Tips for Healthy Hair and Skin (Plus Sweepstakes Info)

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. When I was younger, my hair was always amazing, even when I did not try. Now that I am over 40, I find my hair is not quite what […]

Office-Friendly Gift Basket for Him

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. #StarbucksCaffeLatte #MyStarbucksatHome #CollectiveBias I love to give my friends and family members gift baskets. I find […]

How Music Makes My Life Better (Gift Basket Tutorial and Free Printable)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #ExpressUrSelfie #CollectiveBias Music is an important part of my life. It is woven into my day-to-day routines, my relationships, my hobbies, my personality, and my faith. Music can bring me from the depths of sadness and raise […]

Spring Cleaning: Making Your Home Your Castle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPledgeCastle #CollectiveBiasWith about half the square footage of the average American home, it is fair to say I live in a small house. It might seem like quite an exaggeration to call my home my castle, but seeing […]

Hosting a Championship Worthy Basketball Party

I love basketball because it is such a fast paced game and there is hardly ever a dull moment. If you combine the fun of basketball with family, friends, and tasty food and drinks, you will easily have a championship worthy basketball party. When we have people over to watch basketball, I like to have […]

8 Rules for Taking Your Toddler to Other People’s Homes

I no longer have a toddler in my home. Both of my babies have grown and I now have a grade schooler and a middle schooler. But it only seems like yesterday that I was dealing with tantrums and potty training. I thoroughly enjoyed those days, but I do not miss them. Toddlers can be […]

Four Ways To Use Walmart’s Savings Catcher You May Not Know About

My sister is a couponer extraordinaire. She is the one in line ahead of you who gets 85% off once the coupons are tallied.  I have never been able to master that level of savings, but I do what I can. One of the methods I use is the Walmart Savings Catcher which involves downloading […]

50 Fun Stocking Stuffer Ideas (That Are Not Candy)

We have four stockings hanging up in our home: one for each kiddo and one for mom and dad. As much as I love Christmas presents, I have to admit that I prefer the stocking. It is a consistent childhood memory and there is just something about a whole bunch of fun little things all […]

Taco Burgers Plus Tips for Tailgating at Home

It’s football season again and I am super excited because this is the first football season in my life that I have a big screen TV. Let me tell you, it was very hard to enjoy the game on an analog 27 inch TV, but at least I always had good food ready to go […]