Creative Ways to Gift a Gift Card

Creative ways to gfit a gift card jar of candy

Who here has ever gotten a gift for their birthday or Christmas that was a little… how do you put it nicely… not quite you? I’m sure we all have at one point had to open a gift and fake a little excitement at its content. On the flip side, how many of us have spent hours looking for the … Continue reading

How To Throw a Teen Party

Teens can be hard to please. Throw them a party that will make them happy and you the coolest parent with our tips on how to throw a teen party.

I’ve tried to throw a party for my daughter’s birthday almost every year. They are such a pain in the butt, though. They always take a lot of time and money. Not to mention herding around a ton of kids to do games and activities that they just make a mess at. It does get better, though. Throwing parties for … Continue reading

5 Must Have Electronics For Christmas


I received compensation for this post, all ideas are my own.  Tis’ the season to start shopping!! I love looking for just the right gift for all the loved ones on my list. This year there are so many great options in the electronic department for all my favorite people. Here are 5 awesome items from Target that are filling … Continue reading

Find the Right Android Tablet & Giveaway

ASUS Memo Pad 8 Tablet

When I was in the 8th grade, I religiously watched a television show with my folks. It was Star Trek the Next Generation (yes I am a geek). On the show, the people walked around with tablets doing their daily work. When the first tablets hit the market, I was immediately in love. it brought me back to my childhood … Continue reading

DIY Memo Board Tutorial

DIY Memo Board

Staying organized is key to running a busy household. I love the idea of having a calendar, shopping list, to-dos, or other notes all organized and in one spot. I decided to create my own DIY Memo board using a long poster frame, a bit of paint, and few pieces of masking tape a little bit of time. This is … Continue reading

Boxwave Mobile Accessories


I received Boxwave accessories  in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own. Technology. It is everywhere these days, isn’t it? I know I use my phone for just about everything. I check my email, take pictures of my kids, talk and text my family and friends, get directions, and find new recipes. It’s funny how years ago a cell … Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

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I received a Samsung Galaxy S4 to review. All opinions are my own. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a premium smartphone loaded with everything you need to be productive and stay up-to-date on the go. I’ll admit, I have been a Windows Phone user since day one, so trying to take an Android for a spin has been quite a … Continue reading

10 Perfect Gifts for Your Hard to Shop for Man

Gift Ideas for Men

A variety of samples were received for consideration and inclusion in this gift guide. Affiliate links are used below. Do you have a dad, brother, uncle, spouse, boyfriend, friend that’s a guy… then, you know how hard they can be to shop for! Here’s my top 10 perfect gift ideas that will make a great gift for any man this … Continue reading

Moonglow Jewelery review

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Do you know what phase the moon was in when you were born, married, had your first child?  I didn’t either.  Now I do, and it is really interesting to realize that these moon phases can now be worn as jewelery to remind us of these special moments. Moonglow Jewelery For my necklace: Charmed Simplicity I chose the dates for … Continue reading