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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, are you ready? If, like me, you’ve just realized that you still haven’t […]

In the spirit of ‘sticking to our New Years commitments,’ I whipped up a better for you treat for Valentine’s […]

Spending New Year’s Eve at home with the kids is as fun as you make it. You can mope around […]

*This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are 100% my own. I love the start […]

Don’t you love those recipes that look way more complicated than they actually are?  You get all the credit for […]

It’s about this time of year that the folks in my neck of the woods start making plans for family […]

Headed to potluck after potluck this season? Looking for something that’s easy to assemble, festive AND healthy?  P.S. Speaking of […]

Image Credit: © Steve Wilson | santa-clause | CC by 2.0 I adore Christmas. I love the lights and the decorations, the […]

Happy Turkey Day!  Today Janssen is here with a classic Thanksgiving craft that takes me back to my own days […]

Each year my mega gift guides collection grows in popularity and each year, right around this time, I start seeing […]

Thanks so much to our sponsors EVITE® and Rubbermaid® Easy Find Lids™ for providing the recipe and ideas for today’s post and […]

*This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are 100% my own. Who doesn’t love a […]

Advent calendars have become such a HUGE part of Christmas these days – have you noticed? We’ve tried several variations over […]

I’ve written a lot about the importance of family traditions, big and small. But one thing I sometimes forget is how […]

After getting our famous Christmas Gift Guides out at the beginning of October this year (woot!), I’m kinda on a […]