Thanksgiving Gifts & Table Setting Ideas

Thanksgiving is literally just around the corner & this fun roundup of Goodies will help set the scene for your best Holiday yet! Gobble Wobble Cocktail Napkins These cocktail napkins are just too cute for words. Imagine the delight of your guests as you hand them a beverage with these beauties, so fun! Be Thankful Plate This plate is suggested for kids but I think it would be darling as a dessert plate or just a side plate to use throughout the season. I use white dinner plates & then change my smaller/lunch plates out seasonally. These would be an adorable addition to our collection & would be a great incentive for your little ones to clean their plates! Turkey Plate Holder This guy deserves to be front and center at your Thanksgiving dinner table or buffet. … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Potholders – perfect for using and gifting!

( Sponsored) We are so excited to announce the launch of the Little House on the Prairie @AndoverFabrics and a fabulous giveaway. #littlehousemoment #LHOTPFabric What we're making, Easy Potholders – perfect for using and gifting! I recently received a pack of 5 fat quarters from Andover Fabric’s Little House on The Prairie line. These are just the kind of fabrics to get you excited about starting a new quilt project. I loved the combination of colors and patterns. I’ll admit sometimes when I am shopping for quilt fabric I get overwhelmed trying to find the right mixture of lights and darks – so when all of that was done for me I was thrilled! The Little House on the Prairie books were one of the first series I read growing up and, of course, I’ve seen almost every episode … [Read more...]

UrthBox: Healthy Food, Snack Subscription

I feel the Urth move, under my feet… Snack time – for this gluten-sensitive mama, it’s a no-pleasure experience opening the pantry or snack cabinet in search of something to satisfy. Sometimes I’m seeking sweet. Sometimes it’s salty or savory. But almost all of the time I have to dig through an array of kid options, hoping that somewhere behind the pretzels, crackers and cheese puffs (I know, but these are organic!) there might be a treat for me. Do I sound a little whiney? Probably. I get that way when I’m hungry. Enter the monthly gift of Urthbox – a treasure trove of non-GMO, organic full-size goodies to delight the palate and not screw with a gluten-free diet! (In addition to Gluten-Free, they offer Diet, Classic & Vegan box options!) And try as I might to keep this … [Read more...]

Tailgating 2.0

Our first Tailgate post was so much fun we decided to come back for more! Whether you are watching the game from your couch, the backyard or literally tailgating in a parking lot or field, here are some must-haves to have on hand… TCU Roadie Cups No self-respecting Tailgator doesn’t have appropriate Roadie Cups at the ready. These “Home” & “Away” cups show that you are ready to cheer your team on whether you are in your own parking lot or at an away game supporting your team. Broncos Tailgate Toss When you’re at the stadium Tailgating there is a lot of waiting around for the game to start. This bean bag toss game is perfect to keep you busy & the kids occupied while the burgers are cooking & you’re in pre-game mode. I’ve always loved this game & it never fails to … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cards Kids Can Make

Once the Christmas decorations leave the store shelves the Valentine's Day cards and decor make their grand appearance {sooner and sooner each year, too}. However, unless you want to take the easy route, the store bought boxed Valentine's Day cards can be cheesy. The fun and quirky ideas that I've gathered for you today are simple enough for your kids to make. Best part? Your kids friends will love them! /1/ PlayDoh Valentine - Every kid loves PlayDoh! {It's never been my favorite activity to sit my kids down to. Ha!} You can find these little bitty containers in the party section or the seasonal section of your store. Cute, right? /2/ "Eyes for You" Valentine - The kids will have fun with this googley eye ring long after Valentine's Day. /3/ Nerdy Straw Valentine - … [Read more...]

The Best “One Stop Shopping For All” Gift – Omaha Steaks

Omaha Steaks has provided me with the following product for a review on my blog.  I was not paid for this article.  All opinions of Omaha Steaks & the products are my own.   Are you looking for a gift idea place for the holidays and beyond? A gift that's fun to give and receive?  We've got a perfect suggestion! Recently, a white Styrofoam cooler container was delivered to my doorstep and I knew I was in for a treat.  Inside?  Meal selections from Omaha Steaks! Inside was everything I needed to create a fabulous meal for my family. Steaks, (and seasoning) vegetables, potatoes and dessert. WOW!! By this time of year, I am so tired of making decisions about meals – just having someone else put it together was so exciting! The food is shipped with dry ice to keep … [Read more...]