Big Hero 6 Activity Sheet Collage

Happy Thanksgiving! Big Hero 6 Activity Sheets

  I'm taking it easy for the next few days to celebrate Thanksgiving with the family, but just in case the kids need some activities to keep them busy while you do more important things like … [Read More...]

AT&T GoPhone $45 Smartphone Rate Plan

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  This post is sponsored. All products mentioned and reviewed on this page are compliments of AT&T. All opinions of the products are my own. It's hard to remember the days before cell phones and the ability to call, email, or text any person at any time. Now, my 15-year-old can text me in between classes to ask me to check something in … [Read More...]

My Favorite Things Holiday Edition

Essential Oils giveaway - My favorite things!

  It’s the holiday season (it's pretty hard to miss!) and that means it’s time for another AH-mazing My Favorite Things giveaway hop! I participated in my first My Favorite Things giveaway last December and had a blast (and, yes, I enter the other blogger's giveaways, too!!) and then I hosted another summer My Favorite Things giveaway last … [Read More...]

Thankful Turkey Thanksgiving Craft

Thankful turkeys

  Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite days of the year and it's definitely worth a little extra notice, especially with Christmas sales and decorations popping up earlier and earlier every year. I was looking through my Thanksgiving recipes this morning and was reminded of a fun and simple Thanksgiving craft that is perfect for the kids … [Read More...]

NOEL Blocks Christmas Craft

NOEL Christmas Craft

  Earlier this month, my daughter and I joined a few friends for a Christmas craft night and had an absolute blast crafting together (I don't do it often enough!). Last week, I shared the super-easy Christmas Countdown Whiteboard craft and today I'm excited to share how we made these cute Noel blocks. How to make Christmas Noel … [Read More...]

Who Needs Sleep? Sleep Quotes and #PSF

who needs sleep?

  Who needs sleep? Well, you're never gonna get it Who needs sleep? Tell me what's that for Who needs sleep? Be happy with what you're getting There's a guy who's been awake Since the Second World War My hands are locked up tight in fists My mind is racing, filled with lists Of things to do and things I've done Another … [Read More...]

David Baldacci for the Whole Family #ReadBaldacci

Escape and Finisher

  Prizing is courtesy of Scholastic & Grand Central Publishing but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Do you have a book lover or two on your holiday shopping list? I love both giving and receiving books for the holidays! Books are timeless. I also love finding new authors to read, especially when a friend recommends their … [Read More...]

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Feast Recipe Collection #Foodie

thanksgiving collage

  Thanksgiving dinner is officially my favorite meal of the entire year. I've collected some of my favorite recipes along with recipes from across the internet - from appetizers to side dishes to turkey to desserts - to create this Thanksgiving Feast Foodie recipe collection. This post is sponsored by Foodie but all thoughts are my … [Read More...]

Afternoon Walk #WW

fall walk

  AJ and I had the brilliant idea to take an afternoon walk together before the other kids came home from school today. It was 26 degrees. I think I may prefer the warmth of the house, a cozy blanket, and a mug of hot chocolate...but it was still nice to spend some time with my boy! An InLinkz Link-up … [Read More...]

Easy Christmas Countdown Frame Craft

Christmas Countdown Frame Craft

  The other night, my daughter and I got together with a group of "crafty ladies" (how Reese described us) to make a few Christmas crafts. Crafting with friends has got to be one of the best ways to spend an evening (especially when that evening also includes home baked goodies). I love making crafts, but I'm not very creative when it comes … [Read More...]

UPS #WishesDelivered

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  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS. All opinions are 100% mine. During the winter that I fell in love with my future husband, he took a seasonal job that ended up being one of the most fun and memorable jobs ever…he worked alongside a UPS delivery man to assist him delivering all of those holiday packages on … [Read More...]

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