Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Here's an easy and delish buttercream frosting recipe for you! Ingredients 4 cups sifted confectioners sugar ½ cup unsalted butter ½ cup shortening 1 Tbs pure vanilla 2 Tbs meringue powder ¼ cup water (+/-) Directions Using stand mixer, cream butter and shortening in mixing bowl.  Once smooth, add vanilla and mix until blended.   Gradually add 2-3 cups of sugar.  Add the 2 tablespoons ...

My Favorite Things Giveaway- Coffee! #MyFavoriteThings

I am so excited to welcome you to OUR FAVORITE THINGS GIVEAWAY!!  There are 19 of us who have collaborated and each of us has created a wonderful prize pack of OUR favorite things- for YOU, our readers! Here’s what to do: Check out the gorgeous collage of awesome above Scroll down to see my prize up close and ...

Sponsored Video: Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is one of my favorite times of year. I can't even explain it. The magic of it all almost overwhelms me. Seeing it through the eyes of children just makes my heart sing. And part of that magic for me is how much kindness and goodwill there is in everyday life. If only it ...

5 non-tech things you want to know about MotoX and few about FitBit Flex

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review There are 5 big things you want to know about the MotoX phone that really haven't got a ton to do with it's awesome features, speakers, sound, or speed.  They are just things that really ...

Getting rid of ticks #TickFreeFall

There is nothing that makes my stomach turn faster than a plump tick on my dog or cat.  I remember years and years ago seeing one on our family dog and wondering why there was a jelly bean stuck to her fur when it wasn't anywhere close to Easter and no one had had jelly ...

Decoration Ideas for a Busy Family

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Family life can be hectic, there’s no doubt about it. Nowadays, everyone is on the go. When it comes to decorating your house you can’t just select what might be the most aesthetically pleasing, you also need options that will make your life easier. Here are a few decoration ideas to consider from our friends ...

Kid Reads: Travels with Gannon and Wyatt #GannonWyatt

The Gannon and Wyatt series echoes Lewis and Clark in the way the books are written.  Designed to be educational and historical, middle grade kids will find themselves deep in adventures in Botswana, Egypt, the Great Bear Rainforest and other places around the globe.  My oldest LOVES to read.  She'll spend hours each day lost in ...

2 Ingredient Fudge Recipe

I am participating in a sponsored brand ambassadorship with ALDI. All opinions stated are my own. I'm about to blow your minds, my friends.  Delicious, creamy fudge recipe.  2 ingredients (3 if you add nuts) and total cost: $2.48. Oh, yes. You see, my Aunt Dianne (who probably won't ever see this but hey, I love you Aunt ...

“What Does the Fox Say” Cake Tutorial

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This "What Does the Fox Say" cake is very simple to make and is perfect for anyone who is scared to use fondant for overall cake decorating.  The cake is covered in buttercream using a very simple application and is finished off with just a few fondant details. This is what I used: 2 - 8” round ...

I moustache you how you prefer your coffee! #DunkinMugUp

I moustache you how you prefer your coffee?  There are so many ways to enjoy your coffee- and a moustache to go along with them all!   Maybe you like it all serious, just your coffee, and no frills. Just like this no-frills 'stache   Or perhaps... you like A WHOLE LOT OF EXTRA CAFFEEINE       You know, the extra boost ...