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 →
10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

(Family Features) Entertaining is one thing, but dazzling your guests with an outdoor party sensation is another. Summer can be the best time of year for outdoor parties. From twinkling lights to patterned tablecloths, every detail counts when it comes to impressing family and friends. It may feel like a lot of pressure to live up to expectations, but your party can be both simple and elegant with a few … Continue Reading →
DIY Project – Glitter and Light Canvas

DIY Project – Glitter and Light Canvas

(Family Features) When your home decor needs an upgrade, but expensive, ready-made items aren’t in your budget, DIY projects can be an easy and affordable solution for revitalizing rooms in your home. One simple way to enhance the character of a room is with lighted elements. Add a glistening, on-trend look with a lighted canvas, which features twinkling lights that dance on shimmering glitter to lend a glam look to … Continue Reading →
StarNight Laser Review and Giveaway

StarNight Laser Review and Giveaway

Have you all seen the laser lights on TV commercials? They look awesome, but do they really perform as well in person? The answer is YES! I recently received the StarNight Laser (disclosure: I received this for free but the opinions here are my own) and my family and I love it! The StarNight Laser lets you select between red, green, red and green mixed, or red and green alternating … Continue Reading →
5 DIY Decorative Crafts for Autumn

5 DIY Decorative Crafts for Autumn

I know it is still summer, but autumn will be here before you know it. Crafts have always been enjoyable for me, but I haven’t really been doing much of it for quite some time now. Since fall is my favorite time of year I thought I would round up some ideas from my fellow bloggers to try out myself and to share with you. All of the photos below … Continue Reading →
Start Planning Now for Thanksgiving

Start Planning Now for Thanksgiving

We are already into November and Thanksgiving is not that far off. If you plan on making the Thanksgiving feast for your family and friends this year, now is the time to start planning. This year I will be hosting Thanksgiving dinner at my house and having my son and his girlfriend, my parents, my brother, and my in-laws join us. My plans have already begun! Think About the Food … Continue Reading →
The New IKEA Store in St. Louis, Missouri

The New IKEA Store in St. Louis, Missouri

Yesterday I finally got to visit the IKEA store that just opened here in St. Louis. I had never been to an IKEA before but have browsed their online site often. Hubby even went with me, although he was reluctant because it is in St. Louis city, but I convinced him and he was happy in the end that he went. This store is HUGE! I mean really, really gigantic! … Continue Reading →
Make Halloween Extra Special and Not So Scary

Make Halloween Extra Special and Not So Scary

It’s not too late to plan an extra special Halloween party! Today I’m sharing some of my favorite Halloween goodies and treats you can get from beaucoup (disclosure – I am an affiliate and receive a commission from items sold through my links below) to make your day special, but not too scary. They are having a sitewide sale that ends today (10/22/15) of up to 25% off so don’t … Continue Reading →
Color Your World with Philips Hue Lighting from Best Buy

Color Your World with Philips Hue Lighting from Best Buy

Take off your rose colored glasses, you don’t need them anymore! You can color your world rose….or blue, or purple, or yellow, or orange, or white, or any combination of these colors now with the Philips Hue lighting. It is freaking cool! As part of the Best Buy Blogger Network they sent me a couple of the Philips Hue products. I already knew about them and had seen in-store demos … Continue Reading →
Add Tech to the Man Cave from Best Buy

Add Tech to the Man Cave from Best Buy

Hubby has been planning on making a Man Cave out of our son’s old bedroom since he moved out. He wants a place that is all his own for his stuff, especially the stuff I don’t really care to look at. Right now he takes a chair in the empty room, along with his dog, his guitar, his laptop and a Bluetooth speaker and just enjoys the time to himself … Continue Reading →