Sweet and Salty Saltine Toffee Recipe

The fun thing about this Saltine Toffee recipe is that you can customize it any way you want. For Christmas, top with crushed candy canes. For a taste just like Almond Roca, sprinkle almond bits over the top. You can even add shredded coconut! I know this Saltine Toffee recipe is already all over the internet,… [read more]

Gifts at Barnes & Noble for the Whole Family! (Books, Toys, and More!)

Thank you to Barnes & Noble for sponsoring this post.   Did you know that you can get all your Christmas gifts at Barnes & Noble? With the exception of our 1 family gift, my Christmas shopping for my family is DONE! And I did all my shopping in ONE place! Can you believe it?! When… [read more]

Cranberry Pomegranate Sparkling Punch Recipe #SparklingHolidays

Cranberry Pomegranate Sparkling Punch This Christmas is a special one for my husband’s family. For the first time in many years all his siblings and their families will be here in Utah together…for Christmas. Even his younger brother flew with his wife and three young children from Australia. While the reason for the great gathering is… [read more]

25 Awesome Gifts for Kids! – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: I received samples of featured items to facilitate this post. Affiliate links are present. Should you purchase through my links I will receive a small commission and you’ll receive a big THANK YOU from me! 25 Awesome Gifts For Kids The countdown to Christmas is on! We are keeping our Christmas fairly low key this… [read more]

Peppermint Meltaway Cookies Recipe

I decided to get my Christmas cookie baking on a little early this year. I found this recipe for Peppermint Meltaway Cookies in Taste of Home magazine that I had to try! Now, y’all know I’m not much of a baker. I know, I know. I say that every time I post a dessert recipe. But… [read more]

Ideal Family Friendly Compact Grand Piano from Casio – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: A sample was provided to facilitate this review. All opinions are honest and are my own. Making music isn’t only fun, but it’s also a way for families to learn, grow and create great musical memories together. Casio’s new Compact Grand Piano  CGP-700 is a family-friendly piano that adds flexibility and fun to keep kids… [read more]

Stocking Stuffers and Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiast – #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. A big THANK YOU if you chose to shop from these links. Stocking Suffers and Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiasts Our family loves the outdoors! One of the reasons we were so excited to move back to Utah is because it is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Here is… [read more]

10 Creative Recipes to Use Up All That Leftover Christmas Candy!

 Extend the sweetness of the Christmas holiday when you use these leftover Christmas candy recipes!   Christmas goes by so fast. If you’re lucky enough you may find a few bowls and stockings full of leftover sweets. Sure, you could just eat the candies one by one. But why do that when you can transform… [read more]

26 Delicious, Relaxing, and Just Plain Cool Mason Jar Gifts!

  It is not the gift, but the thought that counts. – Henry Van Dyke I say – Why not both? Fun to make and fun to receive, Mason jar gifts are the perfect holiday gifts for many reasons. Who doesn’t like to get these miniature packaged presents? Gifts in a jar are perfect for family, neighbors,… [read more]

Give Your Children the Gift of Christmas Memories #Fab15ToysCGC

That’s me circa 1988! I remember that one year when my sisters and I got a She-Ra Castle for Christmas.  I thought it was the coolest present ever!  My sisters and I played with it until it completely fell apart. There are a few toys from my youth like my She-Ra Castle that, when I… [read more]

My Favorite Christmas Card Designs and Precious Holiday Birth Announcements!

Disclosure: As a thank you for posting about their holiday card designs, I will receive product from Minted which is pretty awesome because I’ve always loved their holiday cards! As my husband and I drove along the beautiful Red River here in northwest Louisiana yesterday, it occurred to me that it’s time to start picking out… [read more]

Candy Decorated Christmas Trees – Egg Allergy Friendly

Finding holiday treats for kids with egg allergies can be a challenge.  For the last few years all I have wanted to do is decorate gingerbread houses with my kids.  But since they have egg allergies I never attempted it…until last year.  We were invited to our friends house to build gingerbread houses. My friend said… [read more]

Elfing Around -Cute, Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

My kids are having such a fun time with our Elf on the Shelf “Happy”.  The first thing they do every morning when they wake up is run to find where Happy is “hiding”.  “Happy always finds the best places” they told me the other day. I love seeing their excitement about our Elf on… [read more]

Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar

Holiday crafts are fun, but they can get kind of expensive considering you’re also likely close to braking the bank with gift shopping this month.  That is why I love this low to no cost Upcycled DIY Advent Calendar!  Not to mention it is totally cute and your kids will love punching through the paper… [read more]