MakeCrate – The #STEM Subscription Box

MakeCrate – The #STEM Subscription Box

There are all kinds of subscription box services these days but this one, MakeCrate, is particularly fun and educational! If you have kids that are love to make things, create, things, and love the science and fun behind it then this is the program for them. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is such an exciting thing for so many kids and adults. I think it is popular because it can … Continue Reading →
6 Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

6 Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

(Family Features) As days get shorter and temperatures drop, many homeowners overlook their lawns’ needs. Unfortunately, winter can be brutal and make it hard for lawns, trees and shrubs to thrive the following spring. Just like chapped lips and dry skin, plants struggle to find moisture in the winter, too. Symptoms include scorched and dropped leaves, mottling on leaves and even dead leaves and twigs. Dry or frozen soil can … Continue Reading →
Homemade Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

Homemade Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

As promised here in another hearty soup, this time Homemade Shrimp Gumbo. I love soup and really enjoy the process of making homemade soup. It is comforting to eat and relaxing, at least for me, to make. Plus when you make your own soup at home you put in exactly what you want and leave out what you do not want. This one takes a while to make but it … Continue Reading →
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Tips and Ideas for Halloween

Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Tips and Ideas for Halloween

Pumpkin carving is one of my favorite things about Halloween. Growing up we always had pumpkins to carve and it was always so much fun. While most of us can create a classic jack-o-lantern face without any help of a pattern there are plenty of great ideas for other types of pumpkin carving that patterns are helpful for. I’ve gathered up some free pumpkin carving patterns and ideas for you … Continue Reading →
Easy Craft Collage for Toddlers – No Mess!

Easy Craft Collage for Toddlers – No Mess!

I adore spending time with my granddaughters always. Now, at 19 months, they are getting to the point that I can start doing craft projects with them. This is an easy craft collage for toddlers that is really a no-mess activity. No mess in that there is no glue, paint, or other wet supplies required. This idea was inspired from several projects on No Time for Flash Cards using clear … Continue Reading →
Halloween Photo Booth Frame Project

Halloween Photo Booth Frame Project

As you all know, my mom is amazing at creating so many different things. Halloween is her favorite holiday to create things for especially now that she does an annual Halloween party for family and friends. At this years party she created a super fun Halloween photo booth frame. Everyone was thrilled with this because it was just too cute! When I asked Mom about it she said that she … Continue Reading →
My Little Cities Books Review

My Little Cities Books Review

I am in love with the My Little Cities book series from Chronicle Books. These are board books for toddlers and little kids and are so fun. Chronicle Books sent me four of the books in the series to review (opinions are my own), New York, London, Paris and San Francisco. My twin granddaughters, 19 months old, where up to stay the night this weekend and so I read all … Continue Reading →
How to Keep Produce Longer with Rubbermaid FreshWorks PLUS GIVEAWAY #FreshWorksFreshness

How to Keep Produce Longer with Rubbermaid FreshWorks PLUS GIVEAWAY #FreshWorksFreshness

I go to the grocery store about once a week which means I want the freshest produce the day I shop and I want it to stay fresh throughout that week. Sometimes it works out well, other times, not so much. So when SheSpeaks asked me to try out the Rubbermaid FreshWorks line I was happy to test it out to see if it could improve on keeping my fresh … Continue Reading →
Tweezerman Smooth Finish Facial Hair Remover Tool Review – FAIL

Tweezerman Smooth Finish Facial Hair Remover Tool Review – FAIL

I am starting this review with the fact that I love Tweezerman tweezers. I have used them for years and they are the only tweezers I will buy now. That love prompted me to buy the Tweezerman Smooth Finish Hair Removal Tool recently. I posted a picture on Instagram of the tool and had a lot of interest in what I thought of it, so here is my review. Big … Continue Reading →
Are you being abused? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month #SeeDV

Are you being abused? October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month #SeeDV

Sometimes it is hard for us to step back and see, or name, what we are experiencing in our own lives. Domestic violence can be one of these things. If you have never been in a situation like this it may sound strange, but it is not always about a wife being battered constantly by a husband. There are so many other parts to domestic violence and it often starts … Continue Reading →