Winter Themed birthday party ideas

7 Winter Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Winter can be a wonderful time to celebrate a birthday. Not only is it a magical time of the year because of all of the holidays, but because of the local scenery and environmental changes. Consider some of these winter themed birthday party ideas and see how much fun they can be to throw for… Read More »

Get Longer Lashes At Home

How To Get Longer Lashes At Home

This is a sponsored  post for Physicians Formula through Conde Nast. A few years ago, I attended an event where they were offering complimentary beauty services and makeovers.  The makeup artist who did my makeover did a really good job applying my makeup.  She went all out and even applied false eyelashes.  The longer lashes looked… Read More »

8 Quick Stress Relievers To Help You unwind

8 Quick Stress Relief Tips To Help You Unwind

The combined pressures of taking care of a household, raising a family and holding a full-time job can easily lead to stress and tension in a home. Knowing some quick stress relievers can help busy parents unwind after a particularly harrowing day. Every parent should have a means of relieving the pressures and stress of… Read More »

7 Reasons I Love My Amazon Prime membership Pin

7 Reasons I Love My Amazon Prime Membership

I have always been a big fan of Amazon.com. I made my very first purchase with them back in March of the year 2000.  Back then, they were pretty much just a book store, but over the years, their product offerings expanded.  Nowadays, you can find just about anything you need on Amazon.com. In fact,… Read More »

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Yogurt Dip (1)

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Yogurt Dip

Thanks to Yoplait® Greek 100 Whips! for sponsoring today’s discussion and yogurt dip recipe. I love working from home, and while there are many advantages of working from home, one disadvantage I found is that I tend to snack a lot more than when I worked outside of the home.  We are very intentional about… Read More »

Advantages of working from home

The Advantages of Working From Home

When Philip and I got married, although we were both working full time jobs, we agreed that if we had any kids, we would not send them to daycare. Not that there is anything wrong with daycare, we just didn’t trust people around our baby. Two years later, Z.E.N. was born.  Luckily for me, the… Read More »

Easy Ways to Get Your Family to Drink More Water

Easy Ways To Get Your Family To Drink More Water

This post about ways to get your family to drink more water is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DripDrop®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DrinkDripDrop #DripDropHydrates http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV   Last month Philip mentioned to me how dry Z.E.N.’s skin looked.  I know our house gets… Read More »

Cupid's Arrow Valentine's

Cupid’s Arrow Valentine’s Pouch

I thought this cupid’s arrow valentine’s pouch craft was so cute so when Blick Art Materials contacted me and asked me to re-create it, I jumped on the opportunity.  I’m not the craftiest person in the world, but this didn’t seem like it would be so hard, and I was confident that I could re-create. … Read More »

DIY Rose Sugar Lip Scrub

DIY Rose Sugar Lip Scrub For Kissable Lips

Have you ever made your own DIY sugar lip scrub? Since Valentine’s day is coming up real soon, I thought that using a lip scrub would be a great way to get some smooth kissable lips!  I have always purchased lip scrubs in the past, but I’m trying to get away from purchasing everything and… Read More »