The “Acts of Kindness” Advent Calendar

noomii acts of kindness advent calendar

I just stumbled on a really, really cool advent calendar.  Sure, the kid ones are fun, but this, this is different.  Noomii.com is putting on an advent calendar online that people can go to and participate in acts of service on a daily basis. It's a nice idea, especially during the holidays. It's also interactive. Each ...

I’m telling my story with Chamilia

chamilia bracelet

I am a sentimental girl.  I love things with history. I love hearing stories- family stories, friendship stories- they just make me feel so connected to a time, a place, a person.  I think that's what draws me to the whole idea of the charm bracelet.  A simple bracelet (or necklace) that starts out plain ...

Comfort Zone® with D.A.P.® (Dog Appeasing Pheromone) products for dogs

Tobey

This post brought to you by Comfort Zone® products. All opinions are 100% mine.   Our Tobey is almost 12 years old now.  He's one of the best dogs EVER, and I'm not just saying that. He's just a very sweet dog who's gentle and generally isn't very hyper -never has been.  We love our Tobey boy! ...

Comfort Zone® with Feliway® calm my kitty

sunshine kitty baby

This post brought to you by Comfort Zone® products. All opinions are 100% mine. Our little Sunshine kitty has settled into our family quite nicely.  At least, she has and is happy and content when we are all at home with her.  I've noticed that she's been acting a little differently when we're not home for ...

Peppa Pig Toys (Review) #HGG

peppa pig house

One of the best perks of my kids watching Peppa Pig is the Brittish accents they carry forward long after the show is over. Seriously, so cute. My three year old daughter and four year old son have been long-time fans of Peppa Pig – we watch the humorous [and totally relevant] shows on Nick Jr. ...

Don’t forget to check eBay for the hottest toys of the season!

shop ebay for hottest toys of holiday season

The holidays are upon us! Have you started your holiday shopping yet? The kick-off to the shopping season is officially on Friday, or rather, Black Friday.  I'm a Black Friday shopper, but more for the fun of it.  The bulk of my shopping is done already.  I want to know more about what's on everyone's ...

Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese Recipe from In the Kitchen with David

in the kitchen with david cookbook

I LOVE comfort food.  I mean, what's not to love?  Food that comforts the soul.  Clearly I love it, or I'd not be so...well, round.  One of my favorite comfort foods is macaroni and cheese.  It's also one of my favorite things to cook. I make a mean mac'n'cheese, if I do say so myself, ...

Sweet Home Alabama on BluRay

sweet home alabama

So here's something you probably don't know.  My husband has a thing for Reese Witherspoon and I seem to always have a thing for her costars in movies.  So when I heard that Sweet Home Alabama was coming out on BluRay, I had to jump at the chance to get it.  I'm still scratching my ...

Your Santa Story Review and Giveaway

yoursantastory

I LOVE Christmas. The holiday decorations, the shopping, the snow and the traditions. Now that I have kids, the traditions are even more special. Talking about Santa and setting up cookies on the fireplace Christmas Eve are memories that I cherish and I know that my children do as well. There is just nothing like ...