Rudolph Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut butter cookies are a constant favorite in our house... holidays or not. This year we decided to jazz them up a little bit and make them a little more fun. We think they are cute enough to put out as an offering for Santa... what do you think? NGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Peanut Butter 1/2 cup Butter 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla 1 Egg 1 1/3 cup Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 48 Red M&M's 96 mini … [Read more...]

Tips for Throwing Birthday Parties during the Holidays

Tips for Throwing Birthday Parties during the Holidays Do your kids have birthdays that fall during the busy holiday season? Whether your kiddo is a Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, or even Valentine’s Day baby, you want to make sure that she still feels like her special day isn’t going by unrecognized. The build-up to the new year is always super busy with invitations for various social occasions, so here are a few tips to help prevent your … [Read more...]

Soar Into Action With The New Y Flyer from Yvolution

Sample received. All opinions are my own. Getting kids to stay active is so important. Specifically in the colder months when going outside and playing doesn't happen as often.  When shopping for holiday gifts this year, I kept that in mind. And when I saw the Y Flyer Scooter- I knew we had to have it!! The Y Flyer scooter is a self-propelling stepper scooter that helps kids stay active while giving them a whole new way to ride as … [Read more...]

Oreo Peppermint Bark Recipe

Oreo Peppermint Bark Recipe It's insane, but the minute Thanksgiving hits I start to crave peppermint. Yes, pumpkin still sounds good... but peppermint makes me drool. The kids and I love to treat ourselves to peppermint bark every December. When I saw this version with Oreos, I knew they would be a hit. INGREDIENTS 20 Starlight Mints or 10 small Candy Canes 12 Oreos 8 oz Chocolate Chips 8 oz White Chocolate Chips   The … [Read more...]

SING the movie | $25 iTunes #GIVEAWAY | ends 12/31 | #SINGmovie

SING Universal Pictures In Theaters December 21 Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history.  Following the release of this summer’s comedy blockbuster The Secret Life of Pets, Illumination presents Sing this holiday season. The event film stars Academy Award® winners Matthew … [Read more...]

Ninja Coffee Bar® Glass Carafe System | #GIVEAWAY | ends 1/7

Ninja Coffee Bar® Glass Carafe System Sample received. All opinions are my own. I've always been the kind of person who loves the smell of coffee, but didn't care so much for the taste. It wasn't until I was terribly sleep deprived and at the end of my rope, I let a friend of mine talk me into trying a Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato. Say! I have to admit it wasn't so bad, but the price tag attached was steep to fall in love with it! When I … [Read more...]

Best Stocking Stuffers For Dogs #FriendsofBeneful

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Beneful. When you hang your stockings by the mantle with care, do you also hang a stocking for your dog? We do! Our dog is part of the family, so he gets his very own stocking next to the kids. And Santa fills his stocking up on Christmas Eve!The first year our kids requested a stocking for the dog, I was a bit clueless as to what to fill it with! What kind of gift do you get a dog? What will they really … [Read more...]

Free Car Decal | Thanks To #COUNTRYFinancial

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Rise Interactive. Love free stuff? Then keep reading!! COUNTRY Financial launched a brand new website. To celebrate, they’re offering visitors a free, customizable window decal- no catch, just free stuff! Customizing your decal is super easy! You simply choose from their large range of icons, like a baseball, heart, camera palm tree or pom poms - and then add in your local team name and even the number of … [Read more...]

Rudolph | Candy Cane Reindeer

Rudolph | Candy Cane Reindeer  Ok, so I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but I can't help but start getting excited for the holidays the Monday before Thanksgiving. One of my children's favorite characters from our holiday books (that get read over and over) is Rudolph. This cute, quick and simple craft leaves my littles bouncing in their seat and humming the song while they enjoy their snack. INGREDIENTS 24 small Candy Canes 12 … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Christmas Candy Cane Fudge

Candy canes are an essential part of Christmas. They have been on every tree, every year for as long as I can remember. The day after Christmas, they all get chucked in the trash. But not this year. The day after Christmas is National Candy Cane day, and at my house- we will be making this delicious Candy Cane Fudge! This fudge takes less than 5 minutes and is a great way to use up all those extra candy canes!   Print 5.0 from 2 … [Read more...]