Make a Resolution for Younger Looking Skin with RoC® Retinol

(Sponsored) This post was sponsored by RoC® Skincare as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. A couple of weeks ago I admitted to you that I am 35. Yep, 35. In my twenties, I dreaded turning thirty. Something about being that old made me want to freeze time. But, as thirty turned into thirty-one, and then thirty-two, and now thirty-five, I'm embracing each and every fine line that is appearing on my face. I kind of consider them little badges of honor. With every wrinkle, it simply means I laughed a little harder and have lived to become a little wiser. {It should be noted that I know longer feel as though thirty is "old".} When the package for RoC® Retinol Correxion® Deep Wrinkle Night Cream showed up … [Read more...]

5 Things you can do to make this your most Organized Holiday ever!

This is a follow up to our popular Organized Thanksgiving Post. Preparing ahead of time allows you to slow down & enjoy the busy holiday season. Let us help you navigate through the next few hectic weeks… Update the family calendar for the next two months. Add all dates to your family calendar necessary over the next two months: Class Parties School Concerts Church Services / Pageants Family Gatherings Birthdays Anniversaries Holiday Parties Office Gatherings This is absolutely crucial to maintaining any sense of order at all during the holidays. Be sure sit down to dinner with your family soon so that you can go over these dates and double-check that you haven’t forgotten about anyone’s particular event. It’s also crucial to maintain only ONE calendar so … [Read more...]

10 DIY Christmas Ornaments You Can Make with Your Kids

Do you smell that? Mmmm...that's the smell of fresh baked sugar cookies and gingerbread men coming out of the oven. Do you see that? Wow! I can see twinkling lights and stockings hung by the fire. I'm daydreaming, of course, but it's Christmastime!! It's time to pull out the totes of Christmas decorations. It's time to dig through our favorite cookbooks and find those yummy recipes we make year after year. It's time to make memories with our kids and make some new Christmas ornaments for the tree. Today I've got ten DIY ornaments you can make with your kids. They're easy enough for all ages. So, pick your favorites, make a list, head out to the craft store and pick up the supplies needed to have an afternoon of ornament making. {You may already have the supplies in your craft closet if … [Read more...]

8 Great Gifts for the Photographer!

Last month we featured some Great Digital Gifts & given its popularity we thought it would be fun to feature some specific gifts for your favorite photographer. I’ve chosen 5 new gifts for this post that are unique as well as practical and would definitely be a welcome gift for an upcoming birthday, holiday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or any other special day coming up, enjoy!   This cute Camera Tumbler would be a great gift for your favorite photographer! It holds 12 ounces of their favorite hot or cold beverage & it looks like a real DSLR Lens. There is a sliding open/close feature on top & it has a stainless steel interior, super fun!   Last Christmas my Father purchased a Drone & we had a blast playing with it up at our Family Farm in Michigan. There are … [Read more...]

Top 10 Trick-or-Treat Rules for Kids (with Style and Safety!)

Here are our Top 10 Trick-or-Treat Rules for Kids (with Style and Safety!) It’s that time of year when kids get super excited to wear their costume and quickly begin bouncing off the walls. To keep your little trick-or-treaters safe and polite, we’ve put together some simple rules to review with your children. Obey the Halloween code. This means only go to houses that are well lit and look like a Halloween friendly home. Try not to disturb anyone after 8 or 9 pm. And never go to a dark house – the code for any more trick-or-treating! Respect personal property. Use the right path to the house and don’t jump through bushes and landscape to get to the door. Only knock or ring the doorbell once. If no one comes to the door move on. They may be in a sticky situation and … [Read more...]

13 DIY Spooky Halloween Party Ideas

With Halloween still a few weeks away, there's plenty of time to gather your supplies and create the spookiest Halloween party in all the land. From spider web decorations and witch finger foods, monster cakes and sugar skull pinatas, we've got a bunch of fun ideas listed for you!   /1/ DIY Halloween Party Invitation- If you're going to have a party you have to let people know. Print these invitations from home and send them to your closest friends and family. /2/ Trash Bag Spider Web Decoration- Chances are you have the supplies for this craft in your home already. /3/ Printable Halloween Banner and Bats- Banners are a fun touch to any party. You wouldn't have a birthday party without a Happy Birthday banner, would you? Exactly. /4/ Bat Mobile- No, it's not the … [Read more...]