Fun and Simple College Care Package

Make a fun and simple college care package for your favorite college student. #SipandBeFit [Ad]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SipandBeFit #CollectiveBias The first month or two of a new college semester is exciting for most college students, but it can also be challenging.  Now that college is back in session, it’s the perfect time to make a […]

This Is How We Roll Link Party #30

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It’s Thursday and time for the This Is How We Roll Thursday Link Party! We appreciate that you’re here to inspire and be inspired.   Each featured post will be shared on all three of the hosts’ Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts and will be pinned on the This Is How We Roll Featured Pinterest board. Now […]

Halloween Treats – Witch Fingers

Make these candy witch fingers for a fun Halloween party treat.

What is it about Halloween that makes creepy food so much fun?  Something about Halloween brings out my goofy, wacky side and I just love finding fun ways to serve Halloween treats.  Our current neighborhood has a Halloween block party and this year I’ll be bringing these super easy-to-make Witch Fingers treats. I’ve enjoyed making fun […]

9 Tips for Staying in Touch with Your College Student

9 Tips for staying in touch with your college student. #JustACallAway [Ad]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #JustACallAway #CollectiveBias As a parent all my efforts are geared towards raising my children so they become an adult that can move out and function successfully on their own. But when that day came, it was tough to let my “baby” […]

Spread the Word to Veterans and Their Families

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One small act can make a difference in the life of a Veteran in crisis. I believe that we each have a responsibility to do everything we can to support our veterans and their families. Please join me this month in spreading the word to veterans and their families that they can confidential crisis support […]

This Is How We Roll Link Party #29

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Welcome to the This Is How We Roll Link Party! You can find us here every Thursday. Thanks for dropping by to inspire and be inspired. We commit that each featured post will be shared on all three of the hosts’ Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts and will be pinned on the This Is How We Roll Featured […]

Tips to Encourage Mom Approved “SNACKATION” Choices

Tips to encourage Mom Approved "SNACKATION" choices that will make mom and family happy. #Snackation [ad]

Thanks to the J.M. Smucker Company for the free product samples and compensation in addition to the opportunity to share my honest opinions about them. I’ve just returned from dropping my oldest “baby” at college. Not only was it a major logistical task moving a teenaged girl over 10 hours from home but I also […]

Old Fashioned Jam Thumbprint Cookies

These old fashioned Jam Thumbprint cookies are my family's new favorite and are easy to make from my grandmother's recipe.

I love cookies. I love all cookies. Really. I haven’t met a cookie I don’t like. I enjoy baking for my family (it’s how I show my love), so we have many favorite cookie recipes. Recently I was feeling a bit nostaligic so I dug out this recipe from my grandmother. She grew up on […]

Upcycled Skirt Throw Pillow

Use a beautiful upcycled skirt to make an easy throw pillow in less than an hour.

If we’re friends, you know I have an interest (some might say obsession) in repurposing useful items. I love finding new uses for items that no longer work for us. I find these items in my own home, in thrift stores and sometimes friends give me their items to repurpose. A friend gave me me a gorgeous […]

Stay Organized this School Year with Ziploc® Brand

Stay organized this school year with this fun and easy tip to decorate Ziploc® Easy Open Tab bags to catch your child's imagination . #ZiplocBackToSchool #Ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ZiplocBackToSchool #CollectiveBias It’s hard to believe that it’s almost back-to-school time. That means homework assignments are just around the corner. As a mother of three, I’ve learned over the years that for my children to succeed at doing […]

This Is How We Roll Link Party #28

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Welcome to the This Is How We Roll Link Party! You can find us here every Thursday. Thanks for dropping by to inspire and be inspired. We commit that each featured post will be shared on all three of the hosts’ Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts and will be pinned on the This Is How We Roll Featured […]

5 Free Tips for an Organized Refrigerator

5 Free Tips for an Organized Refrigerator

We recently renovated our kitchen and I’ve been reorganizing everything in the kitchen to make it work better for my family. I’ve always kept our refrigerator neat and organized, but now that my children are old enough to make their own lunches I needed to do a bit of an overhaul. Since we’d just spent a pretty […]