Fantastic Holiday Cards with Minted!

(Affiliate) Blissfully Domestic uses affiliate links in some of our content including this post. Is your holiday card ready? Every year I vow to have my card done on time and ready to mail by December 1st. But life gets busy and once again I have missed the deadline. Thankfully there are wonderful resources to help!! I personally LOVE! They offer everything from smart and chic to luxe letterhead and the perfect style and card to fit every budget. You can use one or multiple photos. There are different themes, layouts and an incredibly large variety of printing types from flat to custom. And Minted will even help you address your cards. What a great feature to give you that added little help this holiday season. Now for the hard decision…which one? The first thing I do … [Read more...]

Holiday Parties Made Easy and Yummy with King’s Hawaiian and Walmart

(Sponsored) This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® Holiday at Walmart but the opinions are all my own. Are you ready for the holidays? ‘Tis the season of festivities, and I can’t wait to plan a holiday party with friends and family. My first rule is to make sure that preparation and clean-up is simple and easy! I want to be able to enjoy the party and not worry about the food and mess. We usually invite families with a mixed age group, and, therefore, the menu has to be appetizing for everyone. To minimize the holiday stress, I rely on King’s Hawaiian and Walmart to help! The party planning begins with a quick trip to Walmart. My one stop go-to store for all my holiday needs! I grab a cart and get ready to conquer my holiday shopping list. The list is simple and … [Read more...]

Love and Healing with Seal 7

{Sponsored} Music Review And the smooth rich sounds of R&B legend Seal is back, with a new album titled a simple Seal 7 (his seventh studio album)! It’s been a long time since we heard new music from our velvet-voiced soul singer. After a very public split with Heidi Klum, all the emotions of love are alive in his new album. The music is filled with everything that defines love – hope, sadness, excitement, chance and more. Once again he joins forces with the music producer Trevor Horn – the man behind some of Seals greatest hits and some of my personal favorites such as “Crazy” and “Kiss from a Rose.” A lucky 7 for Seal? He is an open book singing about heartache (The Big Love Has Died) to new passions (Life on the Dance Floor) and does so with the smooth sounds that … [Read more...]

Dress Up Your Rehearsal Dinner!

Don’t let the name fool you- it’s not JUST a rehearsal! Everything leading up to the big day is exciting but the rehearsal dinner is fantastic. A night to relax, recuperate and get ready for the main event. This is a night for families and friends to get to know each other in a less hectic setting. A time to release stress, have fun and make everyone feel comfortable! And today, there are so many wonderful sites that offer a bride-to-be wonderful tools to dress up this event and make it memorable! Wedding Paper Divas has literally EVERYTHING you can ask for to plan the perfect rehearsal dinner. Beautiful invitations. They offer wonderful options to fit both a formal and informal event. My favorite is the chalkboard theme – casual and sophisticated. But they also offer more … [Read more...]

Amazing Life Lessons From Board Games

Who doesn’t love all the benefits of a good old-fashioned board game? Board games are perfect for a little indoor fun as the weather gets cooler and on rainy days. They provide hours of entertainment and are wonderful ‘educational tools’. Yes, they make everyone a little smarter! And to top it off, they offer lots of family bonding-without screens. Top Life Lessons Learned: Taking Turns – Let’s face it, it can be tough for kids to take turns. Board games teach you to be patient as you wait for your opponent’s next move. Commitment – Keep going and don’t give up! A simple game such as Monopoly teaches commitment and perseverance. Stay committed, even if times get tough. Things can turn with time! Focus & Concentration – Study the situation and focus! Operation takes a … [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...]