Holiday Gift Baskets with ALDI #HolidayStyle

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We used the last of our gift cards that ALDI sent us for the Ambassador program to pay things forward earlier this week.  Walking through the store, I found so many fun things I wanted to buy for decorations for the house, surprises for the kids, etc. but I started thinking about how many people ...

Personalizing Holiday Memories #PCHoliday

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This is a sponsored post with Provide Commerce and the Social Media Chicks. All opinions are my own. Christmas is such a special time of year for so many of us.  There are so many memories wrapped up in the whole idea of the holidays.  Personalizing holiday memories is one way to give those memories another ...

iPad Air Giveaway #ipad #giveaway

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I’ve partnered with some blogger friends to bring you the chance to win one of the biggest prizes of the year. We’re giving away an iPad Air!   ABOUT THE IPAD AIR   The new iPad Air is unbelievably thin and light. And yet it’s so much more powerful and capable. With the A7 chip, advanced wireless, and great ...

Have a very LEGO Minifigure Family Christmas!

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This post brought to you by LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine. If you know my family at all, you know we LOVE LEGO bricks, sets, Minifigures, games, apparel....all of it.  We have a LEGO Advent calendar every year. Sometimes more than one.  My son eats sleeps and breathes LEGOs.  LEGO just makes so much possible. ...

My Christmas Wish: 25% more…… #MoreisBetter $500 Amex Daily Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cottonelle. Most of us have heard that song "All I want for Christmas is...." you?  There are a lot of songs. And a lot of things we may want.  Peace on earth? Sure.  Goodwill toward men?  Yep.  My 2 front teeth?  Got those, happy to ...

Stocking Stuffers for Men

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I don't know about you, but finding fun and cute things to fill my kids' stockings is, well fun to do! For the mister? Um...it isn't that I don't find it fun...it's just a lot harder.  I have to challenge myself to think of ideas.  In talking to friends and family, this seems to be ...

DIY Gift Idea: Melted Snowman Ornament

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Check out this super cute Melted Snowman Ornament that is very simple and very inexpensive to make.  Lots of fun - this is a great group craft idea! Items Needed: Sea Salt- Black Polymer Clay Orange Polymer Clay Clear Plastic or Glass Ornament Glitter (Optional)   Directions: Mold 4-5 round balls and a top hat out of the black polymer clay and allow to ...

Cherishing holiday memories #PCholiday

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Every year when we take ornaments out to decorate the tree, I share the stories behind each one as we take them out and place them on the tree.  This one, I tell my kids, was made by my sister Debbie, when she was in high school.  Even at 8, 6, and 4, I hear ...

Elf on the Shelf Ideas That’ll Leave Them Puzzled

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Got elves?  Check out these creative elf on the shelf ideas! Don't forget to check out our Elf on the Shelf alernatives for some other fun elf friends!  It's that time of the year when the family tradition of your beloved Elf on the Shelf makes his appearance. As tradition continues, the mischief your Elf gets ...

Estella Decks the Halls with Great Holiday Gifts for the Babies in Your Life

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Your baby’s first Christmas is a big deal to everyone in his or her life even though we all know he’s not going to remember it. It’s more of a special occasion for the parents and family but we have every right to make it special. There are a million and one gift ideas out ...