The Dust Tackling Household Must-Have That Will Save You Time

roomba clean

Are dust bunnies haunting every corner of your home too? With pets and kids, it's not even funny how quickly that layer of dust, dirt and fur can start to take over your sanity. As you probably know, we recently moved. What you might not know is that our home is pretty much double the size of our last. That is one of the main reasons we wanted to move and upgrade. But, there's one not-so-little thing that we didn't really think about during the whole process. With a bigger home comes bigger ...

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Make Green Tinted Tasty Lip Balm for St. Patrick’s Day

easy green tinted lipbalm

Want to make a quick little fun treat for the kiddos for St. Patrick's Day? It doesn't get any more simple than this two ingredient green tinted lip balm with only two ingredients. I shared a different lip balm recipe in the past, but this time I switched up the ingredients. This one calls for just Vaseline and Green Kool-Aid. Since I had a huge amount leftover from the St. Patrick's Day milkshakes I shared recently, I wanted to try to use some of it up. This was a tasty way to do ...

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Easy Last Minute Christmas DIY at Staples #HandmadeHolidays

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Deck the halls... with office supplies? Why not! As someone who works at home, Staples has become one of my regular haunts. But, I have to admit that I never thought of heading there to decorate for the holidays. Until now, that is. I like a good challenge, so I gladly accepted when I was asked to create a fun holiday project using their products. A Staples gift card was provided for this post, all opinions are my own. My mind wandered as I  began to dream up ideas. A Christmas tree made of ...

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DIY Monster High Clothes Hangers to Celebrate Howliday Exclusives at Toys “R” Us

monster high clothes hanger craft

Ready for a monstrous Christmas? We all have a Monster High fan or ten in our lives. These peculiar and addicting characters have found their way into hearts of kids everywhere.  From Draculaura to Frankie Stein and Clawdeen Wolf, each character has it's own unique "personality". This post is sponsored by Lunchbox about Monster High toys available at Toys "R" Us.. All opinions are my own. I had the chance to check out the Monster High Picnic Casket Set which features two characters and ...

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DIY “Royal Tiara” to Celebrate Barbie Favorites at Toys “R” Us

diy princess crowns

I just took a trip down memory lane. Barbie brings back so many warm and fuzzy feelings for me. I spend hours and hours playing contently.   Aside from books, playing with my Barbie dolls was a huge part of my childhood. I'm so excited that the same toys that brought me so much joy and inspired my imagination for so many years is still thriving for young children to enjoy today. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Barbie products available at Toys "R" Us, all opinions are my ...

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5 Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

construction paper turkey

Gobble, gobble! It's finally here! Thanksgiving! Hope you all have a fabulous day with friends and family! Just wanted to share my recent post at the Family Dollar Blog. I shared some fun activities for kids to do on Thanksgiving day and wanted to make sure you didn't miss them. Of course, in true FD fashion, they're also budget friendly! Plus, it's time for a little gift card giveaway to make the holiday season even better. Sound good? This is a sponsored post with Family Dollar, all opinions ...

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Showcase Photos with DIY Santa Belt Clothespins

totall easy and cute clothespin santa craft

Ho ho ho! I've been digging the idea of creating fun crafts with Santa's Belt. Today, I am sharing a fun holiday craft that is kid friendly. I'm just loving Elmer’s Paint Markers for an easy way to create with kids because they work like paint, but can be used like a marker. The best part is that there is virtually no mess to clean up like you would have with traditional paints. Less mess, more creativity! Sounds good in my book! A dream for parents, no?   This is a sponsored post about Elmer's ...

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Carbonell Holiday: DIY Gift Idea from the Kids & No Bake Pine Nut Drop Cookies #daretocarbonell


Olive Oil is a staple in our home, I use it in so much of my cooking. I was excited to be asked if I could create some unique ideas to try out Carbonell Olive Oil.  This post has been compensated, but opinions are fun ideas to use Carbonell Olive Oil are my own.  As you probably know, I've been sharing some ideas on how to make preparing for the holidays easier. I wanted to keep on that theme since time is running out.  Today I have some No Bake Pine Nut Cookies to share as well as a really ...

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Gross Your Kids Out with Blood Sucking Pest Fun & Drinkable Blood Recipe #EEKologist


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine. It's almost Halloween and time to up the creepy factor around here!  We're jumping right into the fun with blood sucking insects and other bloody goodness.  It's not only Dracula we have to watch out for this time of year, there are also a slew of blood sucking pests! Just thinking about insects that live off us humans totally grosses me out! Let's see, we have mosquitos, ticks, lice, ...

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Play With Your Food: Pasta Valentine’s Heart Craft for Kids

Pasta #Crafts for Kids

"Stop playing with your food!"  When is the last time you had to say this to your kids? Well, this might shake things up a bit because this craft encourages playing with food.  Of course, you won't want to eat it afterwards. It's really easy to dye pasta or rice using an easy combination of food coloring and rubbing alcohol. The possibilities are endless on what you can create, but for this season we're doing a Valentine's Day Heart. We even created the heart printable and included the ...

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Four Traditions for a Perfect Halloween

yummy mummy tree

Halloween is one of our absolute most favorite time of the year. With the changing of the seasons and so many fun things to do, its an easy time to have fun with the whole family. Its the perfect occasion to celebrate or even create brand new traditions.  We're participating in HERSHEY'S® BOO BLVDTM and want to share the four family traditions that make our Halloween so special with you.  Its brought so much fun and laughter to our family, I hope it will bring you and your family big smiles ...

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