Mother’s Day at Hammonasset Beach State Park #SiennaDiaries


After a delicious breakfast made by my family on Mother's Day, I realized we had no plans for the day, and decided since it was due to be absolutely gorgeous out, we needed to head down to the Connecticut shore and spend a day unplugged together.  AWESOME choice, I have to tell you.   If only ...

Red White and Blue Recipe: Patriotic Popsicles


Summer's coming fast and furious and with it, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and the desire of many of us to create fun, festive and patriotic recipes.  Red White and Blue recipes can be a ton of fun to create.  Here's a fun Patriotic Popsicles Recipe!! Patriotic Popsicles   Ingredients:   Popsicle Mold Wooden Craft Sticks Blue Hawaiian Punch Purple Powerade Red Hawaiian Punch Sprite   ...

Must Have Fairy Gardens Accessories

Must Have Fairy Garden Accessories

Must Have Fairy Gardens Accessories   Fairy Gardens are an easy way to bring whimsy and fun into your garden this year. With these gardens you can grow gardens on a miniature scale or just add fairy accents throughout your full-sized gardens. A fairy garden is perfect if you are gardening in a small space or want ...

Printable Preschool Chore Chart


My little one is allllllllllllllllllllllmost reading. She's so close. She's just not there.  But my little one, she's a helper kid, and loves having a list of things to do just like her mama.  She's also a big fan of crossing things off that list.  The apple didn't go far..... Anyway, I decided to go into ...

Nutella Recipe: Sugar Cookies with Nutella Frosting and Raspberries


Cookies.  They are a wonderful thing.  Sugar cookies are always yummy, and usually a sure-fire hit. They are also one of the most versatile kinds of cookies, since you can frost them with oh-so-many-wonderful-flavors! Today's cookie is topped with a Nutella frosting and fresh raspberries.  These are so good and a great treat to bring ...

$100 Target Gift Card Giveaway

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One of my fantabulous readers will win a $100 Target Gift Card!! Just follow instructions on the Giveaway tools form below:  Entry-Form

Meet the #Doozers on #Hulu! #Giveaway


We have four new friends we want you to meet.  They are Doozers, and their little group of friends is called "the Pod Squad." They live in Doozer Creek, a modern and eco-friendly community.  Doozer Creek is full of adventures galore for the Pod Squad, with friends who engage in exciting projects and who love ...

Pomegranate Sugar Scrub Homemade Recipe

pomegranate sugar scrub homemade recipe

I LOVE taking baths. I really, really do. It's my escape, my me time. One of my favorite things to use in the tub is a good sugar scrub that leaves me feeling like I have no dry skin at all.  I'm smitten with Pomegranate (I love the smell, but I also love the pink) ...

What I really want for Mother’s Day is… HoneyBaked Ham?


Someone asked me today what my dream Mother's Day would be.  I realized, I don't have a great answer for that. I could be sappy and sentimental and want to spend the day with my family.  It kind of got me thinking, though.  What WOULD my day look like? What do I really want for ...