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Celebrate Winter with the Gift of Handmade Jewelry

handmade jewelry

Handmade items are always a hit with me. I love seeing creativity at it's best. Jewelry is something I love but don't often buy for myself. It's just one of those extras I don't focus on. When I get the gift of jewelry though I am always delighted. Handmade jewelry is a plus! When I first saw the gorgeous creations from Sweet Charm Elegance my heart skipped a beat! First, you have to understand me with the color blue. I am drawn to it. Like … [Read more...]

Give an Epic Gift with the LeapFrog Epic Tablet

LeapFrog Epic Tablet

As a LeapFrog Mom Ambassador, I receive products to use and share as I see fit. However, any opinions expressed are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. As a Mom I strive to find toys for my little ones that are not only fun but that help promote learning as well. There are so many toys on the market that focus strictly on imaginative play. It can be hard to find toys that encourage little ones to learn fun and exciting new things such … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget the Holiday Party Snacks!

Brownie Brittle Holiday Snack

When it comes to the holidays I always make sure we have plenty of snacks on hand. Not only because we have a ton of family around, but because hubby and the kids are home for two full weeks on Christmas break. I try to keep healthy snacks on hand for the kids, of course, but having a sweet treat is something hubby loves and the kids love as a special treat, too. One of our favorite snacks this year is Brownie Brittle. We were sent an amazing … [Read more...]

Give a Gift that Gives Back with Bears for Humanity

Annie Bear

Ever since I was a little kid I can remember having a love for stuffed animals. I would line them up, one by one, in my bed while waiting for my dad to come in and tuck me in for the night. Each animal was just as special to me as the next and each had their own unique story. Christmas, Easter, birthdays; I had a bear for each. In my eyes these stuffed toys, my bears especially, were a sign of security and love and I slept with them well into my … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Imagination with the Pet Portrait Studio

the gift of imagination

When I was a child I can remember how often I entertained myself by putting ordinary every day objects together to build new and exciting structures. Back then, boxes especially were my favorites as they were easy to stack together and fun to crawl through when my house or building was complete. These days, using your imagination to build has evolved from simple every day objects or building blocks, lego's ect. and now there is an endless supply … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget the Books! Great gift ideas for Children & A Giveaway!

No Yeti Yet

I've partnered with Media Masters Publicity to bring you this review and giveaway. All opinions are 100% my own. Books have been a passion of mine since I was a kid. I love to read and now that I have little ones, I love to read to them. We read a few times during the day and every night at bedtime. The kids always love hearing the story and the love talking about it. Often times they will remember parts of the book and want to "read" pages to … [Read more...]

TINKERTOYS – The Perfect Classic Toys for Christmas!

Tinkertoys

Do you remember playing with TINKERTOY® toys when you were small? TINKERTOY® was created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed children playing with pencils and empty spools of thread. They've been around for a long time and I know I have loved them since I was a child. If you are looking for the perfect classic toys for Christmas, keep reading! As a K'NEX blogger, I was sent their TINKERTOY® 150 piece essentials set for review. These … [Read more...]

Educational Must Have Gifts from LeapFrog

Number Lovin' Oven

As a LeapFrog Mom Ambassador, I receive products to use and share as I see fit. However, any opinions expressed are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Educational gifts have always been something I have been an advocate for since my now 19 year old was very young. Any time someone wants to buy my kids something fun I ask them to consider fun and educational items. Education is a priority in our house and it's so important to me … [Read more...]

Springfield Dolls – A Great Choice for the Little Girl on Your List

Springfield_Ella_Doll

Can you believe Christmas is less than two months away? Last week I started making my gift list and let me tell you, it's scary. lol Sometimes gift buying can be stressful so over the next month and a half I'll be bringing you some holiday gift ideas of products I've personally checked out to help you with your list! My 2015 Holiday Gift Guide is getting kicked off with a wonderful product for the little girl on your list: Springfield … [Read more...]