Must Make Christmas Finger Puppets and a Giveaway!

If you’re ready to start thinking about Christmas, raise your hand. . . . Me, me!!! Let me help you kick off your Christmas preparations with a tutorial for these super cute Christmas finger puppets and a giveaway. Keep reading after the tutorial, and enter to win a $75 Hobby Lobby gift card. (Yay!) Felt … Read More

Pay it forward this November with an attitude of gratitude

Do you have a November tradition about showing thanks? When the kids were younger, we loved to make a Thankful tree and put leaves all over it listing the things we were thankful for. That tradition kind of slipped away as the family got busy, but I have a new tradition to try — one … Read More

Super Silly Thanksgiving Lunchbox Jokes

Get ready for November with these silly Thanksgiving lunchbox jokes. My daughter’s like lunchbox jokes so much that I’m trying to create enough to last the whole school year. If you want to collect them, too, you’ll find them here: Back to School Lunchbox Jokes 1, 2, 3; Halloween Lunchbox Jokes; Valentine’s Day Lunchbox Jokes. Thanksgiving … Read More

How to earn money while shopping | The smarter way to shop online

Are you an online shopper? For several years, I’ve used a website to find online coupons, but now I have found an even better way to shop online. Not only do I find the best coupons and deals, but I also earn money while shopping! There’s got to be a catch, right? I must have … Read More

Got kids? Wow them with Halloween lunchbox jokes!

Can you believe that Halloween is just around the corner? I’m not sure if I’m ready for the candy coma, but I’m definitely ready for the cooler weather and pumpkin flavored everything. School is already starting to drag for the kids, so I’m cheering up their lunches with Halloween lunchbox jokes. Halloween Lunchbox Jokes RELATED: … Read More

Retro Halloween Friendship Pins Craft

Hi, everyone. I’m back today with a fun retro Halloween craft. Who remembers friendship pins? When I was a little girl, we decorated the laces of our tennis shoes with tiny, bead-covered safety pins. We were so cool! I’m putting a little spin on that idea with Halloween friendship pins. Halloween Friendship Pins Craft RELATED: … Read More

Adorable New Halloween Bingo Game!

If you know me very well, you might know my deep, dark secret. When it comes to designing and creating, I’m kind of a perfectionist. When something isn’t the way I want it, it bugs me. Time passes, and then it bugs me a lot! 3 years ago, I created a Halloween bingo game that … Read More

The secret to an amazing gluten free wedding reception

My beautiful and talented niece got married a few weeks ago. She and her husband both eat gluten free, and with Celiac disease running in the family, many members of the wedding party also couldn’t eat gluten. Rather than buying special treats to satisfy the gluten-free guests, they decided on a gluten free wedding reception. Sounds … Read More

The simplest way to help kids fall asleep fast

Do your kids have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? My teenager was having a really hard time sleeping. It took her forever to fall asleep, and then she’d wake up several times during the night. She was already following some basic sleep strategies (which I’ll list below), but they weren’t working. One day, I stumbled … Read More