Gift Ideas for Adults during Quarantine

Woah.¬† 2020 has been quite a year.¬† ¬†Everything has looked different this year.¬† School is different, socializing is different, work is different, sports are different, and our holidays will look different this year.¬† ¬†Is your family still getting together for the upcoming holidays?¬† We’re going to spend Thanksgiving with just […]


Made in Iowa 2019 gift guide

¬†This post is sponsored by Travel Iowa.¬† All opinions are entirely my own. #thisisiowa #madeiniowa It’s that time of year again!¬† Time to buy all those Christmas gifts for your loved ones.¬† I realized over Thanksgiving how incredibly lucky my family is when I sat there with my younger brother, […]


twelve practical holiday gifts for anyone

This post contains affiliate links.¬† The holiday season is almost here!¬† I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays.¬† ( when is it acceptable to start listening to Christmas music?)¬† I love the gatherings, the cookie decorating, the music, the lights and all of the family memories ( doing jigsaw […]


20 Lazy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Post Edit December 2020- Scroll down to the bottom.¬† I am adding new Elf set ups as I make them. ūüôā¬†¬† When my oldest son was a baby, and when Pinterest was new, I LOVED looking at all those Elf on the Shelf scenes!¬† I was so excited when we […]


Rice Krispies¬ģ Treats- Holiday Trains

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. ¬†#HolidayTreatMaking ¬†#CollectiveBias   I love holiday projects with my kids. ¬† Making¬†Rice Krispies¬ģ Treats is actually perfect for us. ¬† I have three little boys, and it doesn’t take long to make¬†Rice Krispies¬ģ […]


Elf on the Shelf -Mini Sugar Cookies

Thank-You to NESTL√Ȭģ for sponsoring today’s post. ¬† You can obtain your coupons for¬†NESTL√Ȭģ¬† I caved and got an elf on the shelf for my kids.¬† I am mostly just moving it around rather than worrying about making scenes that are too complicated. However, I do like to do a […]


Footprint Ornament and Life lately.

For those of you who know me ( I have some family members who like to stalk my blog). ¬†Or who pay attention to this blog regularly. ¬†You guys know that I am expecting another little boy in less than two weeks! ¬†( YES. I KNOW. ¬†I panic inside a […]


Melting Snowman Pizza

I know that melting snowman cookies and cupcakes are all the rage right now. ¬†I thought I would take this trend One step further by creating a Melting Snowman Pizza! WHA? Many of my foods posts on this blog are spontaneous recipes that I just happen to take photos of. […]