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Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Every Budget

Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Every Budget

I never truly appreciated my mother until I became one myself. Now that I have two little boys I have the utmost admiration for all of my fellow women who spend each and every day trying to raise these tiny little souls the best that […]

Starting a Mother’s Day Tea Party Tradition

Starting a Mother’s Day Tea Party Tradition

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Little Debbie®. But the fun we had, memories we made, and laughs we shared are all our own. My relationship with my mother has always been complicated. I left home when I was […]

Baking With Kids: Easy Coconut Macaroon Nests

Baking With Kids: Easy Coconut Macaroon Nests

Easter is a magical time at our house. It has the same religious significance to us as Christmas, but without all the crazy commercialism to go along with it. It’s a chance for our family to do some much needed reflection, and it’s also a […]

Lucky Clover Printable Rainbow Banner for St. Patrick’s Day

Lucky Clover Printable Rainbow Banner for St. Patrick’s Day

Is there anything better than a rainbow? The way the colors magically appear after a storm, a hint of sunshine after a gray winter, the whimsical imagination of a child looking for the pot of gold at the end of rainbow! Something about seeing a […]

You’ll want to bookmark this homemade peppermint patties recipe

You’ll want to bookmark this homemade peppermint patties recipe

Hello, my name is Stacy and I am addicted to chocolate. There, I said it. I have a stash of chocolate stored in the house at all times and reach for it whenever I am stressed, bored, hungry, tired, angry, sleepy, [insert word here] … […]

Super Lucky to Have A Friend Like You Gift In A Jar

Super Lucky to Have A Friend Like You Gift In A Jar

Do you have a friend you just can’t imagine life without? A friend you are certain the stars aligned the day you two met and you actually won the friendship lottery. Let her know just how lucky you are to have a friend like her […]

The Prettiest Valentine Petit Four Brownie Favors

The Prettiest Valentine Petit Four Brownie Favors

After taking a month off of holiday baking (and keeping my “eat well” New Year’s resolution!) I get so excited about baking something sweet and homemade for Valentine’s Day. Making these sweet, heart-shaped brownie petit four favors is so easy. Basically two steps to a […]

Heart Shaped Pizza Minis

Heart Shaped Pizza Minis

I’m sharing one of my family’s favorite ways to celebrate Valentines Day, Heart Shaped Pizza Minis!! Pizza and lazy man’s fondue … that’s been our Valentines Day menu for years. We are not fancy, I just chop up some fruit and melt some chocolate and […]

Sisterhood of the traveling hearts

Sisterhood of the traveling hearts

I thought we’d try something a little different today. I’d like to take you on a year-long journey of how simple Valentines ideas, a little bit of love and a whole lot of kindness can evolve and grow into something truly beautiful. We’ll begin about […]

Tori’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Her, under $100

Tori’s Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Her, under $100

I don’t know about you but I’m not even close to finishing all my Christmas shopping! I have to admit that I’m a major procrastinator when it comes to holiday shopping. There are just so many fabulous options out there that I have a hard […]