Surprise Your Child With a!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.  All opinions, as always, are 100% my own! With the wonderful Christmas season, comes the magic of Santa. Riley recently received a package, that she absolutely loved! I am excited to share her unboxing video and more details so you can share this fun with your kids! With you can surprise your child with a fun package and more from Santa! There are three great packages to choose from. is … [Read more...]

Santa’s Apprentice and The Magic Snowflake Holiday Double Feature Giveaway (Ends 12/4) #OMHoliday16 #HolidayMagic

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season, besides spending time with family and friends, is watching holiday movies. The fun Holiday Double Feature DVD pack shown above is perfect! It includes two great movies - Santa's Apprentice and The Magic Snowflake. These are both films that my family and I enjoyed, and we are sure you will, too! In Santa’s Apprentice, starring Julie Gayet (My Best Friend, Select Hotel), Jean-Pierre Marielle (The Da Vinci Code), Max Cullen (The Great Gatsby, … [Read more...]

Christmas Crisis? Here’s How to Save the Holidays

It's the worst time to have any kind of emergency. You're about to sit down to dinner for Thanksgiving or Christmas, and something terrible happens. Your boiler breaks down, the kitchen floods or someone starts to feel terribly ill. You're now worried about a loved one or about your home. You're going to have to postpone the holiday for at least a couple of hours. Don't panic too much, though. You may still be able to salvage the day. And, if you can't, you could always arrange to do it another … [Read more...]

My Favorite Things Round Robin Giveaway (Ends 11/9)

I am super excited to be sharing a fun My Favorite Things round robin giveaway with you today! I have teamed up with my fellow contributors of Sweet Tea and Saving Grace to bring you all some of our favorite things, and we're giving them away to you! Since I am a huge adult coloring fan, I am giving away some goodies for you to color and color with so you can take some time to relax this holiday season!Crayola Colored Pencils, 50 Count - You can't color without some coloring utensils, and I love … [Read more...]

Celebrating Kindness #SproutClangers

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with "Clangers" and Coolabi.  All opinions are my own. This time of the year is a fun one - from Christmas, to New Year's, and more, it is also a great time to give back to the community in some way.  Just like the Clangers, we love showing kindness to our community. I'm excited to share some of our traditions this time of year, including collecting and donating canned goods for a local food pantry! Some of our favorite traditions include crafting … [Read more...]

Egg Tips + Breakfast Strata Recipe #OhioEggs

When it comes to the holidays it is stressful enough to have to cook dinner without having to worry about making other extravagant meals that day as well. However, I do absolutely LOVE to sit down on Christmas morning and enjoy a nice breakfast sitting by the Christmas tree with my family. For this breakfast, I like to keep it simple and delicious. One of my favorite thing to eat as my breakfast is eggs. Eggs are a really filling food as well as very nutritious for you, they come in at only 70 … [Read more...]

Awesome Ideas To Stay Entertained Throughout Winter 2015

Winter is here, and it’s one of the most magical times of the year. Not only have we got the festivities to look forward to, but it also gives us a chance to sit back and catch up with all the best entertainment offerings. I love enjoying summer adventures as much as the next person. However, there is no doubt that indulging in technology and entertainment is one of the highlights of winter. There are so ways to do it, but thankfully we’ve got a whole season to squeeze it in. Photo … [Read more...]

Nonna Tell Me a Story Book Activity: No Sew Holiday Apron

In Nonna Tell Me a Story by Lidia Bastianich, Lidia teaches her grandchildren all about Christmas in Italy and shares many of her recipes with them. The book itself also includes plenty of recipes in the back, including some of Lidia’s favorite cookie recipes. Recreate these recipes yourself in a no sew holiday apron such as the one you see here. Making your own is easy and no sewing machine is involved. Here is how to get started. Supplies Needed: Holiday Themed Dish Towel Fabric … [Read more...]