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...]

Nonna Tell Me a Story Book Activity: Wine Cork Nakin Rings

In Nonna Tell Me a Story by Lidia Bastianich, Lidia teaches her grandchildren all about Christmas in Italy. She recounts Christmas preparations she would partake in as a child, and passes down memories as well as recipes to her grandchildren as they prepare for the holidays in current time America. You can enjoy this story with your own grandchildren, and then give some of these fun and frugal crafts a try. They can help you dive into the text a little further, as well as create a fun after text … [Read more...]

Frozen Inspired Cookie Cutter Ornament

Tis the season for ornaments and tis always the season for all things Frozen!  Take a peek below at how we combined the fun of the holiday season  with our love of Frozen to come up with the perfect Frozen inspired ornament. You can make your own Frozen inspired cookie cutter ornament, perfect for adorning your tree or for gift giving. Here is how you can get started crafting your own. Supplies Needed: Snowflake Cookie Cutter ($1 each at Michael’s Craft Store) Craft Glue White or … [Read more...]

Preparing For Christmas #HolidaysAreCalling #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidaysAreCalling #CollectiveBias Christmas is a very special time of the year.  There is just something about all the lights, the Christmas music, and everything else that goes along with this beautiful season.  I thought I would share with you today how my family and I prepare for Christmas.  From decorating to planning gifts and more, I'm excited to share with you how we get ready for … [Read more...]