Holiday Party Ideas

Work parties, Family parties, and Friend parties- SO MANY PARTIES. Here are 10 ideas for you to keep in your back pocket this holiday season. How cute are these candy cane place holders?! And so easy. Just candy canes ribbon tied upside down. So if Uncle Bill and Aunt Carolyn can’t sit next to each…

10 Holiday Gift Ideas

With the Holidays rolling around quickly, its hard to find the perfect gifts for everyone. Be it because your trying to find something to give the guy who has everything, or because funds are tight… here are some sentimental gift ideas that are budget friendly. Photos: Canvas Photos: Blowing up a family favorite picture on…

DIY Air Fresheners

Did you know that most of the air freshners you use in your house are loaded with chemicals?  So what about all the hype with this essential oil stuff? Is it a safe alternative? Essential oils are the highly concentrated version of the natural oils in plants. Getting essential oils from plants is done with a…

Thanksgiving cheats

Turkey day is fast approaching and with that comes the pressure of not wanting to show up empty handed. Here are a few easy recipes, sure to be a crowd pleaser! ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Worlds easiest pie crust Ingredients: 1 cup Flour 1/2 tsp Salt 6 tbsp cold Butter 4 tbsp ice cold Water DIRECTIONS 1. Mix…

Blue Friday

GO HAWKS Its time to rally together and support our boys. Last weekend’s snowstorm has made me realize we may be in for one cold, cozy winter. Their is nothing better then watching a football game with your close friends and family, with snacks to warm your belly. Here are some cozy comfort foods to…

Go Hawks  Another week down, and its time to cheer on the blue and green. Football is not the same without snacks so here are our weekly football party ideas ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Artichoke Dip 2 (14-ounce) cans of artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 (10-ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 8 ounces of sour…

DIY Fall Crafts

Decorating for fall is such a great way to cozy up your home and it can be done on a time AND dollar budget   Fall Floral Centerpiece Dollar store Trick ‘or’ Treat bucket Spray Paint Fall Fake Leaves/Flowers ____________________________________________________________________________________________   Thankful Wine Bottles (thank the heavenly father above for all the wine, am I…

Blue Friday

Its time again Here are our tips for this weeks football Sunday   ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Loaded Tater Tot Skewers Ingredients: 1 Bag of Tater Tots 8 slices of cooked bacon, chopped 1 cup of cheese, grated 1 tablespoon ranch seasoning skewers Directions: Bake tatertots as package instructs Put cooked Tatertots on skewers Sprinkle ranch dressing over the…

Chore Chart

School is in full swing meaning parents are overworked and underpaid Here are some  some creative ways to get some help around the house- As parents, one of our goals is to raise our kids to become responsible, independent adults. Part of this process could be having kids do chores, although it is safe to…

Blue Friday

Its time again, and we have put together a list of recipes for you to try this Sunday! GO SEAHAWKS  ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Every body loves a good dip- and this Jalapeño dip is one you will have to try paired with your favorite crackers. Ingredients: 6-8 slices of bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled 2 (8…

Blue Friday

Getting ready for another Blue Friday, Which means its time for another game day party post full of tips to ensure the best celebration possible. What an easy cute way to display some napkins. Quite comical if you ask me- to bad I am not tech savvy enough to add a buzzer to the bottom…

3 Tips To Improve Your Time Management

3 tips to manage your time like money (when less sleep isn’t the answer) For me, getting up two hours before I am required too does not stick. It is a short-lived promise that usually leaves me tired and wishing I had my hours back. I require 8 hours minimum to feel like a real…