It’s been years since I’ve gone out on the town on December 31. I’d rather do my celebrating at home. This year, I think we may throw a small New Year’s Eve party and invite a few friends and neighbors over for snacks, champagne and a chorus of “Auld Lang Syne” after the ball drops. […]

I love it when my son comes to me all rosy-cheeked after playing outside and asks for a mug of hot chocolate. But the plain old powdered kind with those dried out mini marshmallows just won’t do. A kid as sweet as he is deserves a mug of the good stuff with a homemade s’more’s chocolate covered marshmallow floating […]

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by World Market, and I am a member of the World Market tribe. Read my full disclosure policy here. Did I tell you I’m sharing one of my favorite Christmas candy recipes on the World Market blog? These chocolate-dipped peppermint candies are so delicious I had to put them in […]

I designed these Minecraft Christmas cards for kids to make for their friends. But as popular as adult coloring books are, I’m betting gamer parents will love these free printable Minecraft coloring pages as much as their kids will. Seriously, how fun are these? This is a sponsored post, and it may contain affiliate links. However, […]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FoodAwakens #CollectiveBias #AwakenYourTastebuds This post also includes affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. What better way to build excitement for the premiere of “The Force Awakens” than with a Star Wars™ movie marathon party? My 9-year-old […]

BB-8 is the droid you are looking for! He’s already our favorite character from the new Star Wars™ movie, “The Force Awakens.” For our family’s movie marathon to celebrate the premiere, my son and I decided to make some DIY Star Wars party supplies featuring everybody’s favorite droid. (Sorry, R2 and C-3PO; we gotta show some […]

Just in time for the holidays, I’m sharing a recipe for a sugar-free orange pomegranate juice spritzer made with Sweet’N Low® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #donthesitaste Read my full disclosure policy here. This orange pomegranate juice spritzer is a light and refreshing mocktail to serve at holiday parties.   It’s festive […]

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Smithfield at Walmart. Read my full disclosure policy here. Looking for an easy weeknight dinner that also is good enough to serve as a holiday dinner? Then try this oven roasted pork tenderloin recipe with a delicious citrus honey-bourbon gravy. The pork is so tender and flavorful, and the […]

Compensation was provided by BROOKSIDE Chocolate via MomTrends Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Brookside or Momtrends Media. Read my full disclosure policy here. Some old friends just called to say they’re passing through town on the way to visit family for the […]

I am obsessed with all things peppermint this holiday season. It just tastes like Christmas to me. The next time you brew a pot of coffee, don’t pour the leftovers down the sink. Save the cold coffee so you can try this delicious iced peppermint mocha recipe. Skip the coffeehouse because you can totally make […]