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Cranberry Apple Parfait {Recipe}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #LoveMyCereal #QuakerUp @Quaker Today is the first day of winter.  There’s a little sadness as I type those words.  It’s just that I love everything about fall and hate to see it go.  The cooler temperatures, excitement over […]

DIY Christmas Wreath Ornament

Every year, I try to make a homemade ornament for our tree.  Sometimes it’s an ornament I make with the kids help, and other times, it just something that I do myself.  It may not be fancy, but it keeps our tree personal because something that I worked on.  And yet, this year, I feel […]

Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole (& a giveaway from Betty Crocker Potatoes!)

Disclosure: Many thanks to Betty Crocker™ for sponsoring this post.  The information, products, and Betty Crocker™ Potato gift cards were provided by Betty Crocker™ through Linqia. Over the weekend we had a small holiday gathering at our house.  Well, it started out small.  But as things tend to happen, the gathering grew.  And grew.  And […]

Stay Home and Win in the Home for the Holidays Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to the Home for the Holidays Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network! We are right in the middle of the Holiday Season, stockings are hung by the Fireplace, the smell of an Evergreen fills your Home… I’ve teamed up with a great group of bloggers that want to fill your home with […]

The Ultimate Husband Gift: Fellowes Powershred M-12C

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Fellowes Brands. I received a product sample to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.”  #IC #GiftFellowes #Sponsored Like so many other bloggers, I’ve spent the last few weeks putting together the perfect holiday gift guide.  Because […]

25 Unique Christmas Ornaments {Round Up}

25 Unique Christmas Ornaments Round Up I absolutely adore our Christmas tree.  Each year, I just can’t wait to put it up and decorate it with all of our ornaments.  Because unlike those perfect trees you see in department stores, our tree is filled with personalized and handmade ornament, every one carrying with it a […]

Our Elf on the Shelf Moved Out

More specifically, she’s given up and moved out.  But I suppose some background is necessary… About a week ago, Greenleigh came home from kindergarten and announced that she had been on yellow that day at school.  Yellow is part of the color behavior chart, where blue is the best, green is good, yellow is not […]

Win a Target eGift Card in the Winter Wonderland Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to the Winter Wonderland Giveaway Hop hosted by LeahSay’s Views & Planet Weidknecht!  Although winter won’t be officially here until later this month, it certainly looks like winter right now in several places around the country.  To celebrate winter and the holidays that are quickly approaching several bloggers have come together to form the Winter […]

Celebrate Guardians of the Galaxy with a Green Gamora Mocktail {Recipe}

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias Ever since I started working part-time, Friday has become “date day” for Erajh and I.  We run errands, have lunch, do little projects around the house…okay, so it’s not as exciting as a date night, but […]

Homemade Gifts: Double Chocolate Peppermint Crunch Cookies {Recipe}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TasteTheSeason #CollectiveBias  At lunch on Friday, my husband and I sat down and made a list of all the holiday gifts that we need to buy.  At first, the list started out small, a few family members, some […]