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13 Ideas to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Let’s talk about donuts for a minute. I think we can all agree that donuts are not only delicious, but they are super trendy and all over the internet right now! National Doughnut Day is June 6th (best holiday ever??) and… Continue Reading →

13 Tricks for an April Fool’s Day Treat

Do you get tricked on April Fool’s Day or do you do the tricking? Either way, I’ve rounded up 13 tricks for an April Fool’s Day treats! These are silly, funny, and everyone involved will love it! 1. A Mashed… Continue Reading →

Cookie Cutter Toast Stamping

Toast is a breakfast staple around our house – the kids can make it themselves and choose their favorite toppings and spreads. How about an easy and kid-pleasing way to dress-up your morning toast? Just grab some cookie cutters and… Continue Reading →

DIY Orange Surprise Balls

Growing up, my mom would always put oranges in our stockings. It was a yearly tradition. I spotted this cute stocking stuffer idea for DIY orange surprise balls on the M&T Spotlight page! Kimmy from Making Mondays gives us the tutorial for making… Continue Reading →

Gingerbread Bundt Cake With Pear Caramel Glaze

I love anything gingerbread! I almost love it more than pumpkin flavor (gasp!). Also, anything that has some sort of caramel topping is a 10 in my book! This gingerbread bundt cake with pear caramel glaze instantly stood out to… Continue Reading →

Gift Guide for Some Good ol’ Family Fun

I’ve recently signed up with Ebay to start gathering super cool items for a gift guide collection. Today I’m featuring some fabulous gifts for the whole family. Be sure to check it out and follow my collection. Whether you’re traveling during… Continue Reading →

DIY Personalized Christmas Mug

I always love a good homemade gift. They are personal, fun to make, and it shows the receiver that you really care. These “cup of cheer” personalized mugs that I spotted on the M&T Spotlight page are the perfect DIY gift! The… Continue Reading →

Celebrate the Holidays with the ABC’s

Join us in celebrating the holidays this season from A to Z. We’re crafting advents and icicles, trees and yarn poms. Find all sorts of fun crafts and activities for the whole family in our Holiday ABC series. Holiday activities… Continue Reading →

Caramel Spice Thumbprint Cookies

Does your mouth start to water when you look at these cookies from the M&T Spotlight page? Because mine definitely does! Caramel, white chocolate, and chopped pecans all in one cookie? Yes, please. I feel like these thumbprint cookies from Trish… Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day Family Traditions

“What’s the next holiday coming up??” is the question I’m asked, without fail, the day after EVERY holiday.  My kids super-love holidays.  And, you’ve probably figured out by now, that I love traditions…SO, why not delve right into the next… Continue Reading →

What Holiday Tunes Are Playing in Your Home?

We’ve been rocking out to the holiday tunes since the day after Thanksgiving. We don’t usually listen to holiday music any other time of the year, so we make sure to listen to it all. month. long. How about you?… Continue Reading →

Oatmeal Pistachio Cranberry Cookies

I know Thanksgiving is tomorrow, but I am already excited about Christmas. I love Christmas music, trimming the tree, holiday parties, and all of the other festivities, but the best part is the holiday baking. I go cookie crazy! I… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Hazelnut Bark

I have been baking up a storm the entire month of December, one of the many reasons I love this time of year. I have made cookies, candies, breads, cake, etc. but I am not finished yet. I am still… Continue Reading →

Santa, Stockings, Snowmamas, and a Live Winter Holiday Chat

Here are a few places I’ve been hanging out, crafting, chatting, and getting excited about the upcoming winter holidays. We’re having more fun with Santa over at the BabyCenter’s Momformation with this Santa Paper Cone. Fill this with goodies for… Continue Reading →

Wrapped Bottle of Bubbly Neighbor Gift

My in-laws give great neighbor gifts for the holidays. Last year they gave these towel wrapped bottles, spending under $5 each (depending on your bubbly). It’s a quick and cheap way to look fancy and give a great gift. Supplies… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Are you ready? I am sure most of you have your menus finalized by now, but in case you forgot to include a salad, I have an easy and delicious recipe to share. This roasted butternut squash… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes DIY Holiday Gift Guide

I’m happy to announce Make and Takes DIY Holiday Gift Guide for 2009. It’s full of fun, affordable, and crafty DIY projects for your Holiday wish list. There’s something for you, your kids, fun in the kitchen, and crafty DIY… Continue Reading →

Reading, Listening, Watching: Holiday Classics

This time of year we seem to read, listen to, and watch the same things every year. What are you Reading, Listening, and Watching this year? Reading: The Polar Express The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Twas the Night Before Christmas… Continue Reading →

Labor Day Holiday

We’re headed to the beach this weekend, enjoying the Labor Day Holiday. I hope you’re able to enjoy the day as well, even if it means you still have to work. Have a great weekend! I’ll be back in a… Continue Reading →

4th of July Jell-O

This year for the 4th of July, I’m in charge of bringing a salad to the family party. I’ve made this fun flag-shaped 4th of July Jell-O before, and it’s always a hit. As I live in the Jell-O Capital… Continue Reading →

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