Skeleton Bone Easy Halloween Appetizer

Skeleton Bone Easy DIY halloween appetizer - only TWO ingredients!

i had one of those moments this weekend. an 'oh crap i have to bring something to the party tonight' moment. and on top of that it is a halloween party so it had to be in keeping with the theme! my go-to appetizer is a cream cheese and pepper jelly dip platter with crackers. it super easy, only 2 ingredients, and i can literally swing by the grocery store on the way to the party if needed. the … [Read more...]

Cherry, Nutella, & Pretzel Energy Bites

Nutella, cherry, and Pretzel energy bites

    remember when i told you i was on an energy bites kick? i wasn't kidding guys. i have made so many versions of these lately! some people call them power balls, energy bites, granola bites, energy balls - whatever you want to call them - i can't stop making them! this cherry nutella pretzel energy bites version is one of my favorites because the cherry is so unexpected and adds just the … [Read more...]

For the love of Avocado

The coolest Avocado Kitchen Tool ever!

i looooove me some avocados! on salad, on tacos, on toast, in smoothies, on chips, and pretty much on every sandwich i eat. i can't seem to get enough! which is not a bad thing at all - avocados are super healthy for you! this avocado post is sponsored by Hass Avocado but all opinions are my own. first off. if you are an avid avocado consumer like me - then you need this tool. its the coolest! … [Read more...]

Splatter Paint Party for Kids


I cannot think of a better way to celebrate summer than two of kids' most favorite activities- Painting and Splashing!  Summer is a time to make a mess, be carefree, and have fun.  Juicy Juice can help with all of that!  Britni of Play. Party. Pin. decided to throw a bash to celebrate summer for all the little kids she knows and this party came out a total Splash, literally!  I love how she … [Read more...]

Spooktacular Halloween Party

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  There is still time to plan a great Halloween party!  And the best part?  Halloween falls on a Friday this year!!   Whether it is for the young or the adults, a fabulous party is easy to pull together!  All you really need is a great table to set up all your spooky treats on and some decorations!  Kara at Lillian Hope Designs decided to play around with some fun colors and prints and … [Read more...]

Halloween Decorations Home Tour – Quick and Easy Ideas

Halloween Tablescape & Home Decoration Ideas

this year i have decorated a bit around the house for halloween and wanted to share some of the fun ideas for halloween decorations! they were all easy & quick! i usually just decorate with a 'fall' theme around my house -- mostly because i'm lazy and can leave it up for 2 months instead of just for halloween. but this year i added a few halloween specific decorations into the mix. if you are … [Read more...]

Tips and Tricks to fight GERMS this flu season!

Tips and Tricks to staying Germ free this season

This post was sponsored by Puffs through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Puffs, all opinions are my own if there is a germ in this town - my son will find it. no joke you guys- as if his allergies were not enough, he has reactive airways and had pneumonia 6 times before the age of 3! we have been able to get it under control recently and … [Read more...]

Rustic Dinosaur Party For Kids


 Dinosaurs roamed the earth millions of years ago but these kids got to travel back in time with this special Dinosaur party that Candace of Lillypaul Designs created!  Young palentologists got to participate in their own dino dig and discover fossil bones just like an archaeologist!  I love how she used grasses and moss to dress up the table along with the raffia tablecloth.  My favorite part … [Read more...]

Holiday Vacation Destination: Mauritius Beaches

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well i have found it. heaven on earth. its number one on my destination list, my computer screen saver, and one of the top 10 beaches in the world - mauritius beaches. this island is covered with famous white sand beaches, crystal clear water, and stunning greenery and rock formations - i seriously have to go there! this island in the indian ocean is filled with awesome outdoor activities & … [Read more...]

Christmas Trees – What is your style?

Modern & bright

every year i say that i'm going to try something different for our christmas decor - i'm very traditional and decorate mostly in green and red. this year i have decided that i will put a second tree in the front room and it is going to be something totally different! i have been looking around for ideas and have realized that there are so many choices for a theme... help! what is your favorite way … [Read more...]

Fueling a better future: My little soccer girl!

This post is brought to you by got milk? Drink to a brighter future. my little soccer player! this year aubrey has surprised us with an amazing soccer season so far! i love when moms on the team ask 'has she played before?!'... yes. yes she has. let me tell you about it. she played last year and probably (i'm being generous here) touched the ball 5 times in all of the games combined. she … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Macarons

Pumpkin Macaron

halloween is one of my FAVORITE times of the year! to celebrate i am partnering with a ton of creative minds from some of my most talented blogging friends!! we are bringing you over 110 fabulous halloween ideas! from costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have so many fun ideas to share - i guarantee you'll find a project you would love! today i am sharing my … [Read more...]

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