Thankful for Friendships #StreamTeam

I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

On Thanksgiving I like to think about the things I am truly grateful for.  Of course my children, family and Finnegan are all at the top of that list but I sometimes forget how grateful I am for good friends!  As I have gotten older, friends and friendships have changed and evolved.  I think that […]

Silhouette Portrait & Cameo AWESOME Deals + Special Promo Code #SilhouetteRocks


Holiday Shopping is here and I have some amazing deals to share with you for Silhouette Machines!  It’s time to treat yourself, your sister and pitch in with your best friend to spilt a Silhouette Cameo and a Silhouette Portrait!!  Have a Silhouette Portrait and thinking of getting a larger machine?  Well with the amazing […]


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FANNY FOOZLE In our technological world, kids are learning in an entirely different way than we did as children.  Finding fun, educational applications can be hit or miss.  The Fanny Foozle apps are definitely a HIT! Fanny Foozle Book Fanny Foozle lives in the wonderful town of Flamboozle with her family and their Foodle Dog […]

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway #SilhouettePortrait

Silhouette Portrait Giveaway

I am so in love with my new Silhouette Portrait!  If you follow me on Facebook I and sure you have heard me professing my love for the Silhouette Portrait and everything I hope to do with it!  I even made a round-up post of things I hope to accomplish one day HERE!  Last night […]

The Great Big Christmas Book from Toys R Us #LetsPlay


Disclosure: I was given a gift card in order to facilitate this post but all opinions are my own One telltale sign of the Christmas Season starting in our house is the arrival of the The Great Big Christmas Book from Toys R Us.  I have heard others refer to this book at “Free time for […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: “BEST” of Eyes

Fridays Fresh Picks Best of Eyes

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links It’s Friday’s Fresh Picks and I have been loving this series.  This week I asked my sister Jenna, a make-up artist for MAC Cosmetics, to share her MUST HAVES for EYES!! MASCARAS ‘Diorshow Extase’ Mascara – thickness, volume and length all in one MAC ‘In Extreme Dimension – 3D Black […]

LG OLED is a Great Family Gift from Best Buy


Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. #HintingSeason #OLEDatBestBuy Does your family do a “Family Gift” for the Holidays?  My husband and I always try to plan something fun for our family to do during The Holiday Season […]

15 Silhouette Project Ideas & More

15 Silhouette Project Ideas & More

Recently I got my very own Silhouette machine, SWOON!!!!  I have been checking out tons of Craft Ideas for Silhouette Machines today.  I can’t stop pinning all the amazing creations I have found on various blogs and websites.  Which made me realize I needed to create a “round-up” post of my favorite Silhouette Craft Ideas and […]

Thrilling Thursdays Giveaway Link-Up

Thrilling Thursday Giveaway Link Up

Hello and Happy Thursday!!  Welcome Back to Thrilling Thursdays Blog Giveaway Link Up hosted by  Momma Lew, We’re Parents!? and Me!! Here you can add your giveaways and search for fun giveaways to enter!!!  We wish you all GOOD LUCK!! Before you go be sure to check out my giveaway for one of FOUR Elf on the Shelf […]



Cinderella will be released in theaters on March 13, 2015!!! The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into […]

‘Brilliance Award’ Winners Give Parents 10 Awesome Toy Choices Just In Time For The Holidays

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Disclosure: I was provided with product in order to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own Children learn through play! Toys are fun, but they are also tools that help children learn about themselves and the world around them. As children play they learn to solve problems, get along with others and develop the fine […] Team Spirit Sweepstakes #ApsSpirit


When Derek was 3 months old the Phillies were in the World Series!!  I remember my husband keeping Derek up with him to watch the games at night in case it didn’t happen again in either one of their lifetimes.   Sports fans are so funny like that with their anxious excitement and weekly rituals to […]