Plan a Luau Party

Plan a Luau Party

Thank you Oriental Trading Company for providing me with some amazing Luau party supplies to use to host my daughter's 10th birthday party.  Every year and for every kid, I do my best to throw an amazingly fun but affordable birthday party. This year my daughter was turning 10 and she requested her party to be at a cool snow cone shop called Bahama Bucks, so I knew it was time to plan a Luau party. Since I wanted to make this the most colorful Luau themed party for my baby girl, I immediately contacted Oriental Trading Company because I knew that they had such an amazing selection and variety. With a Luau comes bright colors and lots and lots of flowers. I chose to stick with Hibiscus flowers because they are big and beautiful. We inv … [Read more...]

Celebrate Family Game Night with M&M’s® Inspired Brownie Dominoes

Game Night with M&M's® Brownie Dominoes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameNightIn #CollectiveBias For those that know me, you know that I have a really big family, 6 kids and a granddaughter to be exact. 3 of my kids are adults and the other 3 are much younger. Recently our daughter and her daughter moved in, so our house is now bustling with kids and often times everyone is going in different directions, so in an effort to bring everyone together, we like to choose one day out of the week to celebrate family game night with M&M's® Inspired Brownie Dominoes as our night time treat.  Family game night is a great way for our family to sit down with one another, laugh and create memories. Sometimes we … [Read more...]

How to Make a Bird Feeder

How to Make a Bird Feeder

I love toilet paper rolls! There are probably one million ways you can reuse empty toilet papers rolls. For example you can make a rocket ship like this one or you can make a bunny. Since Earth Day is approaching, I decided to use my empty toilet paper rolls to teach my kids how to make a bird feeder. A home made bird feeder is a simple and fun craft that is perfect for kids of all ages to make and it is a great way to open up a discussion on how we can all help the Earth. To make a home made bird feeder you only need a few simple items. You need a plastic container to hold the bird seeds, a bag of bird seeds, empty toilet paper rolls, peanut butter (crunchy or creamy), yarn, scissors and a spoon. Have an adult poke a hole on e … [Read more...]

Beach Themed Cupcakes

Beach Themed Cupcakes

Thank you Oriental Trading Company for providing me with some awesome items that I could incorporate into my daughter's birthday cupcakes!  For my daughter's 10th birthday, we decided to throw her a Luau themed party. Since the party was a Luau theme I knew that I wanted the cupcakes to be bright, fun and super cute so I decided to make Beach Themed Cupcakes. This is a super simple recipe to make that you can have your kids help you with. For the Beach Themed Cupcakes you will only need a few ingredients. You will need cupcake mix, I purchased a box of cupcake mix that came with blue food coloring or you can purchase white cake mix and use your own blue food coloring. In addition, you will need graham crackers, blue cupcake l … [Read more...]

Amazing Cheesy Recipes

Amazing Cheesy Recipes

To say I love cheese is an understatement. When I make a dish I most often times add cheese. You can never have enough cheese and there are so many types of cheese and so many ways to incorporate cheese into your dish. Cheese is so amazing! Since I have a huge crush on cheese, I decided to gather some Amazing Cheesy Recipes! There are so many varieties of Amazing Cheesy Recipes in this Round Up. With this variety of recipes you will not have a problem with meal planning or even planning for a party! Tasty Cheesy Frittata with Zucchini and Red Peppers 5 Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese Cheesy Joes Chili Con Queso Cheesy Bacon Spinach Dip Truffled Mac and Cheese Chicken Queso Dip Pizza Soup Cheesy Chicken Br … [Read more...]

5 Simple Tips to a Successful Picnic

5 Simple Tips to a Successful Picnic

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias It's almost summer and with summertime comes picnics with the family. I have so many fun memories as a child having picnics with my sisters, even when the picnics were in our own backyard. Now as a mom of 3 little girls and a Mimi to a granddaughter, I get to help them create fun and amazing memories while having summertime picnics. Here are 5 simple tips to a successful picnic so you can create the perfect family experience with your kids or your significant other; who says you have to have kids to have a picnic? In order to get ready for my picnic I headed to my local Walmart and grabbed a few supplies … [Read more...]

Pamper Your Man with Irish Spring Signature

Pamper Your Man With Irish Spring Signature

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MySignatureMove #CollectiveBias My husband works hard; like really hard! He leaves work super clean, comes home sweaty and then immediately starts yard work and gets even more sweaty and super stinky. I love and appreciate that my husband works so hard to improve our landscape because I certainly don't want to get all sweaty and the outcome is gorgeous. If your husband is like my husband you should pamper your man with Irish Spring Signature. This soap and body wash will clean him up and have him smelling like he smelled when he said 'I do' on your wedding day! I wanted to gift my husband a basket full of fresh smelling Irish Spring … [Read more...]