STEM Gift Ideas

STEM Gift Ideas What makes a gift great? In my opinion, it’s the thought that goes into it. Many people spend countless hours and dollars throughout the holiday season attempting to find the “perfect” gift. Something that will wow the recipient and leave them in awe. Often, however, that same awe inspiring gift is no longer being ...

Teaching Kids To Accept Others

For many of us, the holidays are about spreading joy, giving back, and loving others. We see the bell ringers at the red kettles all over town and see this as an opportunity to show our kids how to share what we have with others.  We see the trees with paper angles asking us to ...

Simple Snowman Vase Craft

Simple Snowman Vase Do you love all things snowmen? If so, you must give this simple snowman vase a try. This simple snowman vase is just that, simple, and can be whipped up in just minutes. Perfect for displaying all winter long, this snowman vase is a frugal way to decorate your space. Here is how ...

Peppermint Martini (Candy Cane Martini)

Holidays can mean fun parties, family gatherings, and sometimes, a cocktail is a fun way to celebrate (please drink responsibly)! We love peppermint for holiday time and making a Peppermint Martini just seemed like a fun idea.  You can also call it a Candy Cane Martini.  Whatever your preference! Peppermint Martini -  Ingredients 1 ½ oz vanilla vodka 1 ...

Support the fight against childhood cancer #Duckprints #CleverGirls

This holiday season, Aflac reminds us to be thankful for our health, our loved ones, and to give back. Aflac’s Duckprints program is an ongoing celebration of the unsung heroes in the fight against childhood cancer, and continues their mission to help eradicate the disease through raising donations and awareness. Chances are, you know someone ...

Sugar Cookie Puppy Chow

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 Usually when we do food gifts for friends and neighbors, we do a sweet popcorn mix. This year, we're changing things up a bit and doing Sugar Cookie Puppy Chow aka Muddy Buddies. Still simple, still sweet, still fun to give, but a little different flavor and ingredients! Sugar Cookie Puppy Chow/Muddy Buddies Ingredients 6 C. Chex Mix ...

#Flipp4Holidays #TwitterParty! 12/16

People who are using Flipp this holiday season are finding what they need at the best prices. You've got to love an app that saves you time and money. I have much love for things that help me spend smart and not waste overspend in one place because I didn't have time to check into sales or ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar Mix

This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We love to make things to give as gifts, or with purchased gifts.  Edible gifts are fun to make- we've made many this year, including jars of soup mix for the Hawkwing organization. Yesterday we made Chocolate ...

4 reasons to try Jamberry Nails #Giveaway)

I've been hearing about Jamberry Nails for a long time, but hadn't tried them until my friend Shaun was all "Brett you NEED to try them!!" and so I did. Finally.  Or I tried them on the girls. I haven't done mine yet, although I promised the girls I would do Christmas themed nails to ...

What does independence mean to you?

What does independence mean to you?   For different people, it can mean many different things. For some, it’s the ability to do what you what to do, when you want to do it (namely my children). For others, it could be financial independence. Being able to have your own money and support yourself without the assistance ...