Thanksgiving Feast Spiced up with PRI (AND a Giveaway)

The Thanksgiving feast is one of the best parts about the holiday. All that turkey and dressing and a bazillion sides and desserts. SO good. Down here, we do it potluck style, with everyone bringing something. It ends up being an absolutely ginormous Thanksgiving feast, and it's always so good! This year as a PRI ambassador, I'm kicking up my Thanksgiving grub with some amazing offerings filled with flavor and their famous Manuka honey, and you … [Read more...]

Frightful Family Halloween Fun

So, Halloween fun just happens to be our main objective through the month of October and thanks to Chevy, we had some amazing Halloween family fun. It all started when the folks at Chevy sent over this awesome Midnight Edition Silverado for us to drive around for a week.  Our week started with running errands, going to work, and school, sporting the Midnight Edition Silverado. Now, I have always been a truck girl at heart and this truck … [Read more...]

Make it a Kohl’s Cares Valentine’s

Haven't thought about Valentine's for the kids yet? Why not step out of the box and get them something they could use after all the candy is gone? With purchasing something from this season's Kohl's Cares collection you will not only be getting your child a gift they will love, but will be helping others, since 100% of the net profits benefits children's initiatives around the world. The folks at Kohl's wanted to make my kids Valentine's … [Read more...]

Make it a GODIVA Valentine’s 2017

Can you believe that Valentine's Day is right around the corner? It is a day to spoil our loved ones and remind them how special they are to you and what better way to do that than to make it a GODIVA Valentine's? It is kind of a joke around here about my love for chocolate. My kids know that if it comes to anything they are always first and gets the last of anything in the house, except for chocolate... that goes to Mommy, ha! I have … [Read more...]

4 Fun Classroom Valentine’s Your Kids will LOVE!

It is that time of year to start shopping for Classroom Valentines and the folks at Minted can help! I love classroom Valentine's... I really always have. I remember staying up really late, the week before Valentine's working with my Mama to hand-craft Valentine's for each kid in my class, for each teacher, and even for the school office and school bus driver. I remember her attaching one of my school photos to each Valentine, with a hot glue … [Read more...]

Why not BOO It Forward with Ghostbusters – Who You Gonna BOO? #BOOItForward

Have you heard of the tradition of "Booing your Neighbor?" Well, it has been around for several years now and it has really grown in popularity as a fun, safe, family-oriented activity that really brings a neighborhood together.  It's also known as "Ghosting" or "Boo-gramming." I have heard of many people who have been received a 'Boo It Forward' kit before, but I have never participated until now, as we have partnered with Walmart and are using … [Read more...]

How to Tackle Halloween Hair Scares & a Giveaway

I can't believe Halloween is in just a few short weeks. We have been getting ready, non-stop and if you follow my blog, then you know that the girls have had some trial runs on their costume, makeup, and hair. My biggest issue is Little Miss' hair, as she has a half-wig to wear, so we need to have her hair pulled back and out of the way. Thankfully, the folks at  Fairy Tales Hair Care sent me a few tips on tackling Halloween Hair Scares... and in … [Read more...]

Setting up a scary Halloween haunt with Halloween decorations…

Do you stock up on Halloween decorations? As you know, we get into Halloween a bit more than the average family. We go in stages, beginning the first week of October and don't actually set out our last decoration until Halloween evening as we like to make it a big debut. This year we began by partnering with the folks at Oriental Trading to come up with this list of tips to setting up the perfect Halloween Haunt. Step 1 - Halloween … [Read more...]

Is your kitchen holiday-ready, yet?

Is your kitchen holiday-ready? Is it ready for cooking up a feast? Does the idea of having friends and family see your older appliances make your head spin? Well, I can tell you for a fact that my kitchen is NOT holiday-ready! HA! Between my microwave acting up and my range not igniting like it should, I am super-worried about the upcoming holidays. Thankfully, Best Buy is right around the corner and has everything we could need to make our … [Read more...]

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