Hen’s Friday #Giveaway Linky 4/18 – 4/24

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Happy Friday all! We're on a five day Easter break and the weather is gorgeous, finally! I'm so excited for Easter this year because I'll be meeting my newest niece on Sunday! My other step-sister is making a stop at Mom & Lee's house on her way to her new home down south, it will be nice to catch up as I haven't seen her in years! Her daughter is just about 5 months old and we'll be taking … [Continue Reading...]

25 Family Fun Easter Recipes & Crafts

Fun Family Easter Crafts and Recipes

With less than a week left before Easter arrives, we've been searching for delicious and fun ways to spend some of our Spring break together. From orange rolls to book page bunting and Bunny tails to Easter cheese balls - here is a list of 25 great recipe and craft ideas for a very hoppy Easter! … [Continue Reading...]

Wordless Wednesday – She can do it herself! #ww


So, these photos are super blurry, but I had to share Grandbaby's silliness. She was such a cutie last Sunday! Instead of using her spoon to eat her peaches, she was scooping them into her mouth with her plate. She caught Gramma giggling at her and thought that was pretty funny, too. We had such a good day! She found our copy of Frozen and carried it around humming until we figured out she … [Continue Reading...]

HERSHEY’S Easter Candy Basket Ideas + a Brownie Trifle #BunnyTrail

fun Easter basket idea

No matter how old the kids get, they still look forward to our Easter traditions. We always dye a ton of Eggs together and they know they will wake up to big baskets of goodies! It wouldn't be a celebration without our favorite HERSHEY'S Easter Candy. I have a lot of fun choosing unique ways to give the kids their candy baskets. One year, I hid both baskets and made clues for the kids to solve … [Continue Reading...]

Fun Finds // Upcycling with glass DIY project ideas


We always seem to have a ton of glass bottles around here! From wine bottles to sauce bottles , light bulbs and empty candle jars - what in the world can you do with them instead of just tossing them into the trash? This Upcycling With Glass Infographic from Terrys Fabrics is a great starting point for recycling glass bottles from unwanted garbage into useful, functional and gorgeous home decor. … [Continue Reading...]

Informed grocery shopping with Facts Up Front #FactsUpFront


Planning meals for the family can be stressful enough, without worrying about tallying up exactly how many calories or grams of sugar are going into your dishes. The more recent addition of The Facts Up Front label, to many of our favorite brands, is a positive step in helping families stay informed about the products they put into their carts. As a busy mom who wants to get her grocery shopping … [Continue Reading...]

Graduation Etiquette // When to send what?

Graduation Etiquette

Graduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed. ~Erma Bombeck  Graduation is an exciting and sometimes very hard time for parents! Our son graduated last Spring and he has almost completed his first year of college! How time flies. After graduation, it was wonderful to have … [Continue Reading...]

Olay Regenerist Luminous Follow Up #LuminousGlow


It has now been two weeks since I was asked to add the new Olay Regenerist Luminous skin care collection to my daily routine. I must say, I'm please to report that I've had good results and still have plenty of product left, to keep up with the routine for at least another two weeks. As it stands now, I'll be purchasing them again, when I run out. Let me tell you what each product does and why I … [Continue Reading...]