Home Decorating With Pantone’s Color of the Year – Greenery

Ikea Greenery Picture

It’s already 2017 (can you believe it?) and the ICYMI has recently named “Greenery” the official Color of the Year.  What do you think of the new color?  It seems to be catching on and making it’s way into beauty, fashion and into, my favorite area, home décor. The director of the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman […]


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20 Craft Supplies Every Kid Should Have

Craft Storage

I believe that everyone approaches crafting time differently. Some may anticipate it and bend over backwards to carve out that time.  Some enjoy crafting spontaneously.  Sometimes like just needs to take a break while you fire up your hot glue gun and go to town.  No matter which category you fit into I bet you […]


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Live With Less Challenge 2017!

I can do it!

It’s time for our first declutter challenge of 2017 and it’s going to be a good one.  It’s also the time when I have to stretch myself and push myself out of my comfort zone.  You see, as a blogger it’s easy for me to share recipes (such as my favorite egg nog milkshake recipe), […]


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Tyson Chicken Caprese Bites

Caprese Appetizers

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. Whether you’re three or thirty or have thirteen grandkids, chances are you probably enjoy a basket of delicious, chicken tenders. Maybe you call them chicken strips, or chicken bites, or chicken fingers? No matter which moniker […]


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Old Fashioned Chocolate Donuts

Chocolate Donut Recipe

  These old fashioned chocolate donuts are incredibly delicious and super filled with the chocolate flavors we all know and love.  This post contains affiliate links. Friends, I found the recipe that I want to make for the rest of my life. Like seriously there’s nothing better than these old fashioned chocolate donuts! And it’s […]


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5 Sanity Saving Tips for Holiday Travel

This helpful post contains affiliate links and is sponsored by Randall Dodge Chrysler Jeep.  If you’re in the market for a new vehicle visit RandallDodgeChryslerJeep.com.  July 2. That was the date when it had seemed like a great idea to travel home to spend the kids Christmas Break with your family. Amidst pictures in your head of […]


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Tis’ The Season to Travel Jolly

Kid in the snow

This post is sponsored by Patterson Chrysler Dodge.  If you’re in the market for a new car visit PattersonChryslerDodge.com.  The perfect Christmas scene begins with the scent of hot coffee brewing in the kitchen, lights twinkling brightly around a tree filled with bright baubles, the kids squealing in excitement as they unwrap their gifts, and […]


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Happy Kids on Road Trips

This helpful post is sponsored by Hiley Volkswagon of Arlington. There is nothing that spoils a road trip like an unhappy child – cooped up, cranky, bored and the kid’s aren’t too happy either. If you are going over 50 miles with kids under 12 you are going to want to have a game plan […]


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Car Maintenance Checklist

This helpful post is sponsored by Hiley Mazda of Arlington.com. How well do you know your car? Perhaps you need reacquainted and to spend some one-on-one time with each other. Setting some “dates” with your car could continue the relationship a bit longer! Every month you should check your: – Oil level – Add oil […]


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Winter Auto Maintenance

Winter Auto Maintenance

This helpful post is sponsored by Hiley Mazda of Hurst.  With winter fast approaching, your first thought might be to go out and buy a new coat and hat. Dig out your gloves and double check the pipes are wrapped on your house. While these are all important, don’t forget your winter auto maintenance. Cold […]


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