DIY Halloween Bat BOO Kits

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias During the holidays we jump at any chance we can get to spread a little cheer and joy to our friends and neighbors. Which is why when I first heard about the tradition of “BOO'ing” your neighbors I was all over it.  My kids were still itty bitty and there was no such thing as sneaking off quietly, but I insisted that we start this tradition so that it would … [Read more...]

Hottest Holiday Gifts for Girls

I don't want to alarm you but there are only 74 days until Christmas!  It will be here before you know it and you don't want to be stuck shopping for last minute Christmas gifts instead of baking cookies and making memories with your kiddos do you?  Don't worry I have you covered with a list of some of the Hottest Holiday Gifts for Girls to help you get a head start on your shopping list. I got a jump start on Christmas gift ideas this summer when I had the opportunity to attend the Chosen by … [Read more...]

Project Mc2 and The Ultimate Lab Kit

My daughter loves school and loves creating everything from beautiful and creative art pieces to creating science experiments.  Last year for her birthday we bought her one of those build your own volcano kits and she loved it. It seemed to spark this need to figure out, experiment and discover things.  So, the moment I saw Project Mc2 and the Ultimate Lab Kit at the Walmart Chosen By You event, I knew it would be a hit with my oldest daughter.  Our friends at MGA Entertainment were kind enough … [Read more...]

I Love You Because… Grandparents Day Gift

Everyone can do something grand for Grandparents Day on September 13th, especially with our Grandparents Day Interview and printables. Whether your grandparents are down the street or across the country, you can show them just how special they are with a hand drawn picture and a list of all the reasons you love them with our "I Love You Because Grandparents Day Gift" coloring page and printable. We love our grandparents, they are the absolute best!  They are the best at giving hugs, they make … [Read more...]

The Perfect Personalized Gift: DIY Painted Coasters

I love to give people gifts, to me it is like an art form and it brings me so much joy and happiness.  It seems like as we get older we need less and less stuff, but that doesn't mean that grown-ups don't like to receive a thoughtful gift for birthday celebrations or just because (which is my favorite kind of gift to give!) Today we are sharing the perfect personalized gift: DIY Painted Coasters your drinks will be dying to rest on. I am headed to a friends birthday celebration later this … [Read more...]

Noteworthy Teacher Gift and Free Printable

Are you ready for your kids to head back to school?  I have mixed emotions, on one hand I'm ready for our lives to return to a regularly scheduled routine, but on the other hand I have thoroughly enjoyed this summer with my kids.  We've enjoyed several vacations, outdoor movie nights, family game nights, splashing in the pool, sleepovers and made endless memories, but I think we could all benefit from a more normal routine. :)  I know that getting back into the groove of school is going to be a … [Read more...]

Here’s The Scoop Ice Cream Gift Basket

It's National Ice Cream Month and we thought we would celebrate by sharing our favorite treat with our friends and neighbors.  Because who doesn't love getting surprise gifts and who doesn't love ice cream?!?  This month turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary and delicious one with our super fun and easy Here's The Scoop Ice Cream Gift Basket. This sweet gift basket includes everything you're friends will need to celebrate National Ice Cream month.  Your friends will just need to add … [Read more...]

Playing Catch with Dad, Making Extraordinary Memories

Playing catch with dad is like a childhood right of passage and with it comes a lifetime of cherished memories. That's because playing catch with dad is so much more than just tossing the ball around, it's about making extraordinary memories and influencing young men. It's an activity that allows you to spend important quality one on one time together and today I've partnered with Dickies® to talk all about Playing Catch with Dad and Making Extraordinary Memories! Playing catch isn't just … [Read more...]

End of Year Teacher Gift

The end of another school year is quickly approaching. I'm sure your students are getting excited! Are you thinking about what to give the teacher for an end of school year gift? I'm sharing an idea that is easy to create, and may even inspire you to create something similar. Not only are students looking forward to the Summer off, I suspect teachers are as well! With that in mind, I put together a gift that would help get our teacher off to a relaxing start to Summer vacay! I put together a … [Read more...]

Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareSmiles #CollectiveBias I've always believed in the quote "it takes a village to raise a child."  I can't imagine raising my little people without the support, love and advice from my circle of trusted friends and family.  I have been blessed with an amazing "village" that helps keep me afloat.  So this summer I'm saying "thank you" with a Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket and sharing lots … [Read more...]