$350 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Today I'm SO excited to be teaming up with the Real Housemoms team to give you some fun holiday recipes and ideas, as well as give away an awesome prize for $350 to Amazon! That should just about take care of holiday shopping, right? So check out the awesome recipes below and then enter to win! Mushroom, Bacon & Swiss Crostini | Pumpkin Fudge Pie | Apple Cider Mimosas Crock Pot Stuffing … [Read more...]

Christmas EOS Santa and Snowman Gift Idea

We shared this fun Christmas EOS printable gift idea last year over at Real Housemoms EOS FREE PRINTABLE Snowman and Santa Card … [Read more...]

Lucy’s Fall Carnival Pumpkin Patch Party

This past weekend we hosted Lucy's 4th Birthday at a local pumpkin patch; Thomasson Family Farm. I can't believe my baby is already 4! She had her 2nd birthday at the same pumpkin patch and it was such a hit, she has requested another pumpkin patch party ever since. Being that we live in the Pacific Northwest, fall weather can be unpredictable. Even though the farm has several indoor activities, I … [Read more...]

Back to School EOS Gift

We love our EOS around here! We shared this fun back to school teacher gift idea with free printable over at Real Housemoms. Back to School Apple EOS Tag Struggle with creative writing? Just Read More Here to find an idea for your study papers! Professional writers can be very creative and will write any papers according to your terms and topics! … [Read more...]

Soccer Snack Fruit Kabobs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SidelineHero #CollectiveBias We are a multi-sport family, many of which my husband coaches. With 3 kids playing soccer,  I often find myself the snack mom! My kids love to be the snack family so I like to come up with something creative to treat the players to after their game. This … [Read more...]

Easter Lamb Pudding Cups

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias My son recently accomplished several big school goals and I wanted a fun treat to celebrate. He loves chocolate, so I came up with a s'mores Easter lamb pudding cup. I stopped by my local Walmart to grab the items needed. Select stores have a special … [Read more...]

Big Hero 6 Baymax Popcorn

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigHero6MovieNight #CollectiveBias With a family of 5 we don't make it to the theater often so we like to treat our kids to special at-home family movie nights!  Big Hero 6 came out February 24, 2015 on DVD and Blu-Ray, so I stopped by my local Target to pick up the DVD and supplies to make … [Read more...]

Free Valentine Gem Printable & 60 Valentine Blog Hop

My 11 year old daughter wanted something a bit older than the store bought Valentines this year; so I had her help me design a printable to share with all of you! We paired the printable with a ring pop for a quick, easy and fun tween Valentine. I've joined forces with 60 bloggers to bring you loads of fun Valentine ideas. DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PRINTABLE HERE: Valentines_Gem tags by … [Read more...]

Santa’s Favorite Brown Sugar Cookie

It's Cookie Swap day!! Today I've teamed up with a huge group of bloggers to give you tons of options for cookies right before Christmas!! My partner for the swap was Jenn from Endlessly Inspired who shared with me her Icebox Cookie Recipe. I followed her recipe, but ended up adding in sprinkles and crushed candy canes to make them a bit more festive!! Here's my version of Santa's Favorite Brown … [Read more...]

Elf Birthday Party

We've shared with you several different winter birthday party themes lately including a Penguin Birthday Party, as well as a Grinch themed birthday party. And today we're sharing Abby's Elf Birthday Party idea for her 10th birthday! Party printables came from DimplePrints printables shop. Guests were delighted with a wide assortment of yummy goodies and fun activities... There were lots of … [Read more...]

A Happy Holiday Giveaway

Enter to win $1200 in PRIZES by visiting Banner Events or Hoopla Events and entering!! We're giving away a $35 shop credit as part of the fun! Don't miss out, go enter now! … [Read more...]

Blogger Black Friday Cash Giveaway

To help you with the holidays, me and 30 of my blogging friends teamed up to give you a $400 Cash giveaway! You read that right! $400 of CASH for one lucky winner right before the holidays!! All you have to have is a PayPal account where we can send you the money and enter below for your chance to win!! Giveaway rules: Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canadian residents. Winner must have valid … [Read more...]

Cricut vs. Silhouette…Top 10 Things You’ll Love about Cricut

So have you been trying to decide which cutting machine to purchase, but you're torn between the Cricut and the Silhouette? Today I'm here to tell you why I love my Cricut and why you will to! Here's the TOP TEN reasons why I love my Cricut! 1. Ease of use: Seriously its SO easy to use. Even my 10 year old daughter can use Cricut Design Space to design her project and bring it to life with … [Read more...]

“You’ve Been Snowed On” with Free Prints

Last year we shared this post on Tatertots and Jello. This is a fun neighbor gift idea similar to being "boo'd" over Halloween, but instead "You've Been Snowed On" with Free Prints from us shows your neighbors some holiday spirit! The idea is simple. We took a white cupcake box, used some ribbon and a bow to hang it vertically. We put powdered sugar donuts in the box and used the snowman … [Read more...]

The 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap Signups

Whether you're ready for the holidays or not, they're just around the corner. Today we want to introduce the 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap hosted by White Lights on Wednesday and friends! Here's the details: Sign ups will be open from today, November 13th until November 26th. Please make sure you read and fill out the form at the bottom of this post to join the swap. The recipe … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Pecan Recipe

Need a great recipe perfect for the holiday? We got you covered!! Try out our tasty Sweet and Spicy Pecan Recipe! Ingredients: 2 cups pecan halves 1/3 brown sugar (lightly packed) 3/4 teaspoon Cayenne 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon allspice 1 egg white 2 teaspoons vegetable oil Instructions: Preheat over to 300 … [Read more...]

40+ Holiday Baking Recipes + $500 Holiday Baking Giveaway

Holiday baking season is upon us now...whether it's for Thanksgiving or getting prepared for Christmas, today we're here to do you a solid and help you with BOTH inspiration AND gear! You heard right...not only are we giving you 40+ Holiday Baking recipes, but we're also doing a HUGE Holiday Baking Giveaway where one lucky winner will win the following.... One winner will … [Read more...]

$300 Cash Giveaway!

We're SUPER excited to be teaming up with a great group of bloggers to present to you a $300 Cash Giveaway!! Enter below! We couldn't have held this giveaway without an amazing group of bloggers and small businesses who love Pinterest as much as we do! They include: Spaceships and Laser Beams, Soiree Event Design, Anders Ruff, Snap, Smart Party Planning, I Will Invitations, Jellyfish … [Read more...]

Halloween Extravaganza Giveaway

Halloween is right around the corner and we're celebrating with a fun Halloween Favorite Things Blog Hop Giveaway! I'm going to be giving away the items show below and then you can visit my other blogging friends' blogs to sign up for their giveaways!! Contents: Glittered chain garland 3 packs of giant glow in the dark eye balls Spider bowl/basket Happy Halloween gilttered sign Glow … [Read more...]

Halloween Treat Ideas and Free Prints

Last year we shared these fun prints on Tatertots and Jello, but in case you missed them...here's some fun and easy Halloween Treat Ideas and Free Prints! These cute favors are so fun, simple projects you can make with your family or kids! Supplies: White Cotton Candy Ziploc Baggies DimplePrints Free Printables (below) Print the printables you want to use (cardstock or heavier … [Read more...]

Free Soccer Snack Printables

We're really happy to announce that we're the newest contributors to Real Housemoms! Stop by them today to see our Free Soccer Snack Printables!! Or follow their HUGE following on Facebook for tons of great ideas from recipes, to crafts, and more! … [Read more...]