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...]

Easy-to-take Superior Source Vitamins // 6-pack

Win a LIVE HEALTHIER Family 6-Pack ($86 Value) of Superior Source Instant Dissolve Vitamins ‪#‎Giveaway‬ @ahensnest ‪#‎sponsored‬

We all know that we should be taking our vitamins every day, that doesn't mean I have to like it though! I often forget to take mine. When I do remember, it is such a chore because I have a horrible time trying to swallow pills. It usually takes several times for even the smallest of pills to get where they're going. That is why you will find me stealing the gummy vitamins from the kid's … [Continue Reading...]

{almost} Wordless Wednesday – Grandbaby Smiles #ww


Our granddaughter is growing and growing! When she comes for visits on Sundays, her favorite activity is following her aunt around the house. If aunt goes into her room - grand baby will try to follow, or she'll pound on aunt's door until she is allowed to enter. She loves looking at her aunt's posters and pretties and will just smile and smile when allowed to come inside! If her aunt is … [Continue Reading...]

Recipe : Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups

mini meatloaf cups

Sometimes, dinner pops up when you least expect it! Last week, I was busy getting my new computer all set up and before I knew it, everyone was asking what was for dinner! Dinner was "supposed" to be meatloaf, but I had forgotten to make the loaf and put it in the oven an hour earlier. So, Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups were just right -- quick prep and only a 25 minute bake time meant everyone was … [Continue Reading...]

Ready for Spring with Dollar General Fashions #DGstyle


This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. The temperatures were warm enough to melt some of the snow and show the grass yesterday -- Spring is finally poking her head out! Soon, we'll be able to pack away the big winter coats and triple layers that this long cold winter has made us bundle up into. Dollar General is one place that I always like to shop … [Continue Reading...]