Frozen Peg Dolls Craft

Sorry folks, the Frozen craze is not yet over. Clothing, toys, snacks, etc... Nope, I don't think it is going anywhere soon.     These Frozen themed peg dolls are a great way to indulge their love of Frozen in a simpler way.  Handmade gifts show that you put time and attention into just the perfect gift, even ...

Tech gifts that last the whole year

Remember the days when the thought of buying someone a new cell phone plan seemed scary? Your options were to either purchase a new plan (which would in turn need an expensive device to accompany it) AND you’d have to get locked into a contract where YOU’D be the one responsible for paying the bill ...

Happier Holidays (and nights) #HappierHolidaysSweeps

It's December.  Life is HECTIC for almost everyone.  Regular life activities, but also? Holiday shopping, baking, wrapping, gifting, visiting and celebrating on top of day to day activities.  It's fun and it's wonderful but it can also be oh so very stressful. Even finding places for friends and family to sleep when they come over ...

Last Minute Family Friendly Gift Ideas #TheHappys

Last Minute Family Fun Gift Guide

Tell me I'm not the only one who still needs to find a few more gifts for the family.  I always realize at the last minute that I'm missing some fun games that we can all enjoy together.  Here are some of my favorite picks for the family....fun for all ages, parents, kids and in ...

DIY Ornament Gift Tag

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tis the season for shopping...and wrapping.  Here are some fun (and easy) DIY Ornament gift tags you can make to add something personal to your packages- and also give a homemade keepsake to your family and friends! ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rudolph teaches acceptance, diversity, respect

One of my favorite things about the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas as a kid has always been the holiday specials on TV.  Each was on just once per year and NO ONE ever wanted to miss it.  I'm 40 years old and I still settle in to watch all of my holiday favorites from childhood, as ...

Fun Christmas Pajamas #Giveaway

I always wanted new pajamas for Christmas. As a kid, I did get new pajamas once in a while, but it wasn't ever a thing.  Not a tradition.  From the first Christmas we were parents, the kids have all gotten new pajamas on Christmas Eve, with a small quiet toy or book in the package. ...