How to Get the Family Under One Roof This Holiday


  With the days getting shorter and the weather turning colder, decorations in the malls, and Christmas commercials on TV, it’s that time of year once again. The holidays are the perfect occasion to get the family together and celebrate this festive time of year, but not all families have the luck of living close […]

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UPS #WishesDelivered

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of What’s your wish? for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. In our family, the holidays are about so much more than presents. Every year my family and I participate in a variety of programs to help the needy. When I heard about UPS and […]

10 Christmas Crafts for Adults to Make

10 Christmas Crafts for Adults to Make

Just like kids, adults get excited during Christmas. Becoming an adult does not mean giving up your love for the holidays. More than ever, we love engaging ourselves in Christmas activities such as making crafts and watching holiday movies.Personally, I have to admit my love for “Elf” movie is more than I did when I […]

Holiday Ginger Cookies Recipe + $75 Target Gift Card Giveaway

Christmas Ginger Drop Cookies

  Christmas prep is in FULL SWING at my house, and one of my favorite tasks of Christmas is BAKING!  I usually end up baking and freezing several dozen cookies before Christmas, if I can keep my family from eating them all first! When I am looking for a great Christmas cookie recipe, I’m looking […]

The Salvation Army Wants to Know: What’s Your #RedKettle Reason?


* I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for The Salvation Army. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   If you’ve been shopping at all this holiday season, I’m sure that you have seen The Salvation Army bell ringers stationed at their red kettles.  Your contribution, along […]

Putting Creativity back into Christmas


Our family is going overseas for the holidays this year.  I hate the thought of Santa having to turn up at our holiday destination because it means I have to lug oversized bags full of gifts both there and back. A family of eight has enough gear to drag around. To avoid this situation, I […]

Tree Nanny Christmas Tree Watering System

At the end of the month most of us will be out shopping for presents and a Christmas tree to put all of the presents under. If you are buying a real tree you probably know about the dangers it could cause and the work you need to put in keeping it watered. I have […]

Get Organized for the Holidays


This time of year is crazy around my house. There are lots of doctor’s appointments, school plays, conferences, meetings and a bunch of other things I have already forgot to do. I needed to get organized for this holiday season so when Fodeez asked me to review their  customizable display frames and dry erase boards […]

The Magical Tale of Santa Dust Book Giveaway


  The weather outside is reminding me that Christmas is coming and I need to get prepared. It’s getting cold and the calendar pages are turning quickly. It seems that time has just been flying by lately! So I decided to get a jump on my Christmas Shopping List including all of the items I […]