Sears’ New Shop Your Way MasterCard Means You Can Earn Points Your Way

Today’s Girls Night Out Might Be Tomorrow’s Sears Washing Machine!** Although this is a sponsored post, Blissfully Domestic writes about the things that interest us and new ideas we want to share with you - all the opinions expressed are my own.**As my kids have gotten older and more self-sufficient, I have truly discovered the importance of adult time, and especially time with girlfriends to catch up and yes, very important, have fun!As adults, it’s harder to make friends and more important than ever to have those friends who understand where you are coming from and where you are going to (or trying to go to).As important as time is with friends, in my house the budget is just as important. Like using coupons at the grocery store or making sure to cash in those extra … [Read more...]

Award Yourself With Me Time

PEOPLE magazine (sponsored) This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of InStyle®, PEOPLE®, and StyleWatch®. The opinions and text are all mine.How to find some " Me Time"!  Something a lot of us don't get nearly enough of, but that is so important to our health, well-being, and of course, our sanity to give yourself a break. I personally don't get a lot of me time. I work full time, and I raise three kids full time. So between running kids to school, activities, playdates, working, housework, cooking meals, running errands, and volunteering in class, there's not a whole lot of time left over. And when there is I'm normally asleep ... or resting one eye while making lists in my head of the next day's to-do list, or trying to remember what that song was from last year … [Read more...]

9 Fun and Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Having five kids forces me to get creative with keeping them busy each day. One of my most favorite ways to do that is to have them help me with decorating the house for each holiday. We decorate for Valentine's Day, Easter, Christmas and even St. Patrick's Day! Why would you NOT add a few rainbows around your home to help brighten your day? {Trust me, they'll make you smile!}Today I have 9 St. Patrick's Day crafts that you can do with your kids that will have your home leprechaun ready in no time! And, there's even a couple crafts for gift-giving and wearing./1/ Rainbow Pots O' Gold - A simple terra cotta pot, a rainbow of paint colors and a bag of candy will make the perfect gift or table place setting!/2/ Lucky Clover Patch - Make this craft now and add a clover each … [Read more...]

An Oscars Viewing Night Cocktail

The Oscars is just around the corner. Break out the gold streamer's, get the girls together, and host an Oscars viewing night at home. And I've got the perfect Oscars cocktail for you. It's dessert and a cocktail all wrapped up in one. It's creamy, gold, and decadent.Serving size: The recipe below makes 2 cocktailsIngredients: Oscars Cocktail4 oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream 2 oz Vodka Breyer's Vanilla Caramel Gelato Sparkling Seltzer Water Edible gold sprinklesStep 1:Rim the glass in a little gelato, and then roll the rim in edible gold sprinkles.Step 2:In a blender, combine the bourbon cream, vodka, and 2 scoops of gelato. Pour into the glass.Step 3:Top with sparkling seltzer water, to about 1cm from the top.Step 4:Add another … [Read more...]

Paper Heart Art for Valentine’s Day

More often than not, I like to create holiday projects that I can keep up year-round. Sure it's nice to have a few things that you only bring out on holiday's to decorate, but I love being able to create something that doesn't have to be put back into a storage box again.This paper heart art is the perfect craft project to create with kids for Valentine's Day and can be displayed not only for the holiday but year-round in your home.Materials:Square canvas - the one I used for this project was 6x6" Scrapbook paper Tacky glue Gold paint and paintbrush Heart craft punchUsing the heart-shaped craft punch, punch hearts out of the scrapbook paper. Mix and match as many colors, and patterns as you like.Some great color/pattern options are:black and … [Read more...]

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Thanks to minted.com

Guess what arrived in the mail today?A few weeks ago, my daughter and I picked out lots of cards and gifts from minted.com to get ready for Valentine’s day 2017! This year they offered an amazing section of Valentine’s day cards for her classmates—she was so excited. We also added a few elegant personalized cards for grandparents and some special Valentine’s day gifts.The long-anticipated box is here!  I always love opening the minted boxes because they do such a great job with their packaging. They find a way to make every item look even more beautiful than online.To give you some ideas for your Valentine’s day shopping list, I thought I’d share ours. If you hurry, you too can take advantage of all the great deals on minted.com this Valentines. Unique Classroom … [Read more...]