Exciting gift ideas #ExcitingHolidayGifts

Are you willing to step outside the norm this holiday season, by gifting something that goes above and beyond the normal Christmas gift? Excitations is encouraging you to do just that, and they’re making it awfully simple to choose unique and exciting holiday gifts! Gifting an experience, rather than a gift, is a practice that has ...

American Girl Holiday Giving Campaign #Joy4EveryGirl #SharetheWonder

Have you heard of the American Girl holiday giving campaign, Share the Wonder of the Holidays? Starting November 24 through December 18, 2014, American Girl will match any doll purchase made online, in-store, or via phone with an 18-inch doll donation to the Children's Hospital Association- up to 1,000 a day! The donation, worth nearly ...

Funky styles for girls: My Little Jules (Giveaway)

While I may not be on trend with fashion for me, my girls really like to be... and I don't mind it at all.  I actually love when we find things that everyone else doesn't have, pieces that are comfortable, stylish, and made to wear. We've loved My Little Jules before, and have fallen in ...

Quick Easy DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

diy manicure in a jar

I like to keep gifts on hand. You just never know when someone pops in with a surprise, or you hear of a friend or neighbor going through a rough time, or... well, you just  never know.  It's always nice to be able to pamper ourselves even just a tiny bit, and this DIY Gift ...

Microsoft Gift ideas

I think you all know by now we are a Microsoft household.  Today I'm sharing some great Microsoft gift ideas in many price ranges! Perfect for the tech lovers in your life (and if you are a tech lover, gifts for you too!) Which is your favorite? Please note, the information was provided by Microsoft's ...

Easy Elf on the Shelf printables

I love my elves. I love the whole idea.  I don't do a lot of the mischief. Sometimes I do. I love the magic of Christmas, and the spirit of things, and that's why I love the elves. We've shared Elf on the Shelf ideas a few times, and we've also shown you some of the ...

NFL Homegating

This is the time of year that I lose my husband. While they may sound a bit shocking at first, and possibly like something that is very sad… I have to be honest; I don’t mind so much anymore. At first, early on in our relationship, it was something that seemed a little strange… his immediate ...

Holiday Cookie Recipes: M&Ms Cookies

Still plenty of time to gather your holiday cookie recipes- here's another fun and easy one called Holiday M&M Cookies!!  These can really be for ANY holiday, just swap out whatever season's M&Ms you have.  I suppose you could even just have plain old M&M cookies too...if you want. I like the festive ones for ...

DIY Date Night Invite

My husband is the hardest person on my list to shop for.  He doesn't like a lot of 'stuff' and we don't like to buy gifts just to buy gifts. BUT, he's also my husband and I love him and want to do something for him for holidays. Thanks to a little inspiration from the ...

Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe

A few weeks ago my friend Liz posted a Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls recipe using Peppermint Oreos.  That made me REALLY want Oreos.  I'd never seen the peppermint variety before, so naturally, that's what I had my eye on.  I brought them home and realized, well, hey! I could eat these and enjoy these, but ...