Advent Eve

Tomorrow is the day to bring out your advents…or hurry and whip one up. A few ideas to make/dream about: {Love Stitched}’s Burlap Advent Calendar Infarrantly Creative’s Dollar Store Adventeighteen 25’s Christmas Advents round upadvent shown from Two Peas in a Bucket Also take a peak at last year’s advent post. What type of advent do you have?

In honor of Cyber Monday

….just wanted to highlight some of my favorites from my sponsors. I wish I had gotten this out earlier but was playing cards late into last night with family and friends. I think you’ll be able to cross quite a few people off your list. Or just go shopping for yourself for fun. Either way. :) The Rusted Chain’s Joy necklaceLittle Cotto’s Oh Holy Night Nativity set or these Pinwheels [Read More...]

Pity Party 14

Image I had every intention of posting yesterday- it just got away from me.Hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving. We did. :)And I’m thankful for you, you and you…..every one of you. I’m a little late on Pity Party this week.If you’re not out Black Friday shopping, link up! (fyi- I went to Toys ‘R Us at 10pm last night only to see the line wrap all the way around [Read More...]

Wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without….

Do you have a go-to Thanksgiving recipe? My Mom asked the three kids in my family separately what we had to have with Thanksgiving dinner last year. We all said the same recipe. It just wouldn’t be the same without it. Frosted Cranberry Squares. Just thinking about it makes me hungry. Mmmmmmmmm……   Feel free to copy & print this recipe.You’ll love it……I’ll link up a picture if I can [Read More...]

Thanksgiving Week Kid Ideas

What do you do when all 3 kids are out of school for Thanksgiving week? Like any good mom, you try to distract them. ;) If you care to join in, here’s our to do list:Must remember to get my oldest in a pic next time. ooops!-Make Marshmallow Pilgrim Hats-Bake Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Filling from Tidy Mom. Thank you Cheryl!* My kids bake a lot with me. They [Read More...]

Check it off…. {Pillow Pets Review + Giveaway}

Congrats Shannon- #25, you win! Earlier this year I had the opportunity to review and give away a Pillow Pet. My son insisted on getting a puppy Pillow Pet for his birthday a month later. My kids LOOOVE their Pillow Pets. They end up sleeping with them, taking them on trips and lounging while watching TV with them too.Recently I my daughter was sent the Magical Unicorn Pillow Pet to [Read More...]

Middle Man

This year in particular it feels like Thanksgiving hasn’t gotten the proper attention it deserves in my home. With the QBM last week, I already brought out the Christmas music (before you freak out, it was a “holiday show” so Christmas music was required). Poor Thanksgiving gets squished in between Halloween and Christmas- it’s the middle man. Watching Throwdown with the Pioneer Woman take on Bobby Flay last night got [Read More...]

Because my brain is mush

…and I can’t categorize…I give you a bunch of random posts/ideas that I love at the moment: -these cute hair clip bows from Knit 1 Slip 1 -What “We” Wore Weds with the Pleated Poppy (yes, I’m in there too)-Yummy “salad” from Bake at 350-Crap I’ve Made’s dry erase letter to Santa-Cubicle snacks by I Am Momma Hear Me Roar over at Kojo Designs

go go go!

I’ll be back in a bit with some cute ideas but wanted to make sure I mentioned eighteen 25. Those fun sisters are hosting a craft boutique this weekend in Las Vegas.If I wasn’t sooooo tired from finishing the Queen Bee Market,I’d hop in the car and drive the 5 hrs to be there myself.Here’s more info:I know it’ll be a smashing success!Good luck girls. ;)p.s. If you were at [Read More...]

Still buzzzzzzin’

Not sure where to even start about this weekend! It was sooooo fun. So exciting. So exhausting! I wish I could properly express how exhilarating it is to work on a project for months and have it all come together. The location. The vendors. (the VENDORS!!) The friends that came to help.I wish I could bottle up that energy and support and carry it around with me everywhere. To me, [Read More...]