DIY Carpet Stain Remover

stain remover

My carpet and I have a love-hate relationship. I love my carpet’s plush surface and the soft landing it provides for my rambunctious toddler. However, keeping my carpet clean and sanitary is a HUGE pain! Among the pet hair, spilled sippy cups, and dirty shoes, keeping on top of stains is quite the chore. However, using this DIY Carpet Stain … Continue reading

DIY Pillow – Freezer Paper Image Transfer

Freezer Paper Image Transfer DIY Pillow

Did you know that you can use freezer paper to transfer an image to a piece of fabric and make something custom really easily? This DIY Pillow was made with a freezer paper image transfer, I can’t wait to show you how you can make your own designs! Items Needed: Card Stock Freezer Paper Ink Jet Printer Fabric (Canvas and Cotton … Continue reading

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookies

Everything but the kitchen sink oatmeal cookies

I love pumpkin more than just about any other flavor, but sometimes using canned pumpkin in recipes throws the texture off- especially with cookies.  So I created a cookie that gives a hint of my favorite fall flavor with a whole bunch of the runners up included and called it a Fall Everything But The Kitchen Sink Oatmeal Cookie. Because there … Continue reading

Planning a Stress-Free Vacation

stress free vacation

A few years back, I remember telling someone that I LOVED traveling. Well, fast-forward a few years, add a dog and a child, and traveling has become quite the undertaking. Don’t get me wrong, taking family vacations provides many lasting memories, but it also provides an abundance of stressful situations. However, after a recent road trip, I realized that there … Continue reading

5 Ways to use Your Smartphone Every Day!

Ways to Use your Smartphone Every day

I find more and more that I depend on my smartphone for a variety of uses. It’s amazing how the advances in technology can make such a difference in our daily lives. Here are 5 ways you should be using your smartphone every day to help you stay productive and take charge of your responsibilities. I received a Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading

7 Different Ways to Play Yahtzee

Ways to Play Yahtzee

If there’s one game our family has changed up to be our own it’s Yahtzee!! Every time we visit with my husband’s family, endless games of Yahtzee ensue! We have tons of different variations we’ve come up with over the years and rarely play the classic game anymore. It’s really fun to call it a little bit our own! Here … Continue reading

7 Nursery Registry Must Haves!

Nursery Registry must haves

I received samples of Huggies Little Snugglers as a thank you for this post. All opinions are mine or that of the guest author cited here. I’ve got just two weeks left, I’m in the final home-stretch counting down to the arrival of our fifth baby boy! While I might not create an official registry anymore, being on my 5th … Continue reading

Countdown to Christmas with These Fun Ideas!

Countdown to Christmas

Can you believe that Halloween is next week and then November is here? I’m kicking myself every day as I realize how fast 2014 has already flown by. To start off the festivities and get everyone in the family excited for Christmas, I’m share a fun “Countdown to Christmas” with a week-by-week inspiration of a simple DIY, recipe, or activity … Continue reading