Monthly Archives December 2012

8 Fabulous Hairstyles that Take Less Than 10 Minutes

Do you normally walk out the door with a pony tail or messy bun?  Mostly because you tell yourself you don’t have time for anything else. Well then, you’re going to love these less than 10 minute fabulous hair do’s that will have you looking glamorous in no time. Now you don’t have an excuse because you can…
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Hugs Pretzel Sandwich

I saw this easy recipe for a kid’s treat on Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom, and decided to make it with my girls. I did make a few changes. One of my daughters is on a gluten free diet, so I used gluten free pretzels and added sprinkles to give them a little holiday…
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Homemade Laundry Detergent

Hope ya’ll are having a great Holiday with family and friends. I think we’re having a great time! ((These posts are scheduled)) We are out of town and I hope you enjoy this post from Amanda at Simple Saving Savvy. Thanks to Amanda for sharing her recipe with us. I think ya’ll will love it…
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5 Simple Ways to Use Glue with Kids

When I think about the craft supplies we constantly restock at our place, glue is at the top of the list. What I love about glue is it’s versatility. The same item that can help kids create art can also be used to make fun sensory products, like gak. Well, gak is probably fun for…
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Christmas Family Game: Snowball Toss

This game Shaving Cream Snowball Toss can be played with family members of all ages or for your holiday party.  It was our boys favorite mostly because it was so silly. I love to hear their belly laughs and watch them have so much fun with us. Seriously, it’s hard not to laugh when a…
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One Sleep ‘Til Christmas

“Mom? I saw my name on that present. It’s for me.” “Okay.” “That means I can open it now.” “Nice try.” “No, seriously.” “Seriously, no. It doesn’t work like that.” “That’s disappointing.” “Sorry, Bud.” “I’ll be in my room. I’m requiring privacy.”
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Christmas Baking: Salted Caramel Sweet Square {Starbucks}

Salted Caramel Sweet Square Starbucks Wannabe bars is oh so very yummy. I love Starbucks little petite collection of goodies but let me tell you the price isn’t so petite. So after love at first bite, of this yumminess I was determined to figure out how to make these at home.  I think I have come close. This is part of…
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Holiday Gift Card Offers – 2012

Tis the Season for Holiday Bonus Gift Card Offers! This time of year many Restaurants (and some retailers) will offer bonus deals when you buy gift cards. Use the bonus for yourself or pass it on as a gift too. Either way, now is the time to stock up. Most are available till the end of the year, unless…
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One of Those Days

It’s 4:15 on a Thursday, and I’m sitting on the couch with a sleeping baby sprawled across my lap, small mountains of crumpled up Kleenex around me from blowing my nose way too many times, and a mess of baby toys on the floor in front of me – one of the many reasons I’ll…
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