Washi Tape Football Soap Dispenser

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MegaGame #CollectiveBias We're having fun prepping for a Mega Game party and decorating with simple decorations that will make a big impact this week. The washi tape football soap dispenser is the quickest craft and a great way to dress up your guest bathroom for the party. We've also stocked the bathroom with Quilted Northern Ultra Soft & Strong® Mega Rolls from Target Read More... {Read More...}

Homemade Big Game Chicken Strips Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KetchupWithFrenchs #CollectiveBias  The Big Game is coming and we are starting to prepare for a fun celebration with friends. I'm turning to finger foods my family enjoys to add to our celebration menu and our homemade big game chicken strips recipe with ingredients from Walmart is a great addition. There are so many ways to bread homemade chicken strips but the secret ingredient in Read More... {Read More...}

Happy Holidays

To the happiest of holidays.  family photos by Sarah Jane Photography, cards by Snapfish We hope you are able to enjoy the weekend with family and friends, eat excessive amounts of your favorite holiday food, and forget about all the silly tasks you weren't able to cross off your to do list before Christmas. Read More... {Read More...}

Pinspiration splatter paint birthday party

Our daughter loves planning her birthday party with me each year. For months she had been talking about turning eight and pondering how she wanted to celebrate. Then she told me she had the perfect plan - she wanted to have a splatter paint party in our backyard to celebrate her eighth birthday with her friends. She had big plans to use chalk paint to decorate our back wall. Lucky for us, we just happen to live about half an hour away from Arizona's only splatter paint room.  I've been Read More... {Read More...}

Gifts with fast shipping for everyone on your list

This ultimate holiday gift list will continue to be updated as I finish up my holiday shopping. Some items included were received in exchange for compensation and/or product review. This post also includes some affiliate links. All opinions are my own. We are about to run into the last full weekend before Christmas. We celebrate with our nearby family Christmas Eve and Christmas Day so that means I have a solid week left to buy Christmas presents. I know, only a crazy person would not be Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Our oldest daughter has believed in elf magic since her Elf on the Shelf, Elfy Snow White, arrived to our home five years ago. She wasn't quite three the first time he surprised her with his nightly mischief and daily gifts. Yes, it's been five long years of holiday seasons waking up in a panic thinking, "did I move the elf?". This year, I partnered with Oriental Trading and they delivered a box to help take away the panic when you realize your children are about to discover the Read More... {Read More...}

Hosting and Toasting holiday ready with BabbleBoxx

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. #HostToastBabbleBoxx  The holidays. That wonderful time of year when everything is bright and sparkly. And rushed and loud and busy. Sure, we all have this perfect plan that starts several months before the holiday season but keeping up with life just seems to always bump that schedule right off its tracks for me. I'm excited to be partnering with BabbleBoxx again to share a whole box full of Read More... {Read More...}

Thoughtful Family Christmas gifts from Santa

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsHoliday #CollectiveBias Christmas gifts from Santa are a big part of the early morning Christmas day fun in our house. But when Santa knocks it out of the park and surprises everyone, even a husband that declared all season long he wants nothing more than a happy and healthy family, that's where the magic happens. This year with the help of Big Lots Santa is Read More... {Read More...}

Christmas at SeaWorld with Rudolph and Friends

This year Christmas at SeaWorld has a fun new addition - all your favorite characters from the classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer film. We have attended Christmas at SeaWorld for the past several years and while they have all been awesome, this year certainly is at the top of the family favorite list. We were invited to attend the media party but also visited the park a couple of more times that weekend to make sure we soaked up all that Rudolph holiday goodness.  You'll find all Read More... {Read More...}

Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias In Arizona we only have a couple of months with cold enough weather to enjoy hot drinks. This year we added some flavor to a family favorite with the Peppermint Bark Hot Chocolate Recipe. Smooth warm peppermint chocolate served with whipped topping and DOVE® Peppermint Bark is the best way to enjoy a cool night with family. We Read More... {Read More...}