Get ready for the holidays with bareMinerals

I was sent some samples to facilitate this review, but then I went out and bought even more products because I love bareMinerals so much. As always, all opinions are 100% ours. I’m so incredibly excited. I finally got out of my makeup rut I had been in all of my adult life where I … Read more

The gift of you from Helix

Sometimes buying something from a store for the holidays just doesn’t make sense. Whether your recipient doesn’t need anything at all or something from a store just doesn’t seem special enough, we all have people on our list who just need something different. Helix is that “something different”, and it’s quite possibly the coolest thing … Read more

Experiencing the Seattle International Auto Show with kids

Hey, Seattle! The Seattle International Auto Show opens its doors tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 9. Like previous years, it will be packed with all the auto industry has to offer including electric and alternative fuel vehicles, ultra-high-end exotics, luxury rides, test drives and so much more. Thinking about taking the kids this year? I highly recommend it! And, going to … Read more

DIY etched glass mugs for your home coffee bar – without a Cricut or Silhouette!

Etched glass coffee mugs

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidayFlavorsareHere #CollectiveBias Etched glassSince we’re lucky to live within walking distance of our co-op school, we often offer to parents who do pick up that they can come park at our house and walk with us to the school whenever they want. They know they will get some awesome conversations while we walk back and forth to school, and they also know that they will get offered a steaming mug of coffee to fend off the cold when we return from our walk. Keurig and Lindor 5To celebrate the changing of the seasons, I wanted to make myself a cute little coffee bar that had everything at  the ready for our guests to help themselves to the perfect mug of coffee throughout winter. All it took was a trip to Sam’s Club and I loaded up on everything I needed – Starbucks® Holiday Blend 60ct K-Cup® pods, Lindt Chocolate Assorted Lindor Truffle Bag 19 oz., and some fancy mugs to do a little glass etching monogram DIY.

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6 easy tips for an effortless game day

Red Baron football party tabletop

I hope you enjoy this sponsored post and tips I came up with on behalf of Red Baron. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. With how serious we take our football parties, you would probably think they are planned weeks in advance, right? Would you be surprised to know that our game days are … Read more

Cozy up in prAna for fall {discount code}

I love fall. I love when the leaves change and it’s cool enough for a sweater, and I love layering up before going outside. In my never-ending quest for cozy fall clothing that are just as fashionable as they are comfortable, I once again turned to one of my favorite brands, prAna. I adore every … Read more

The next big thing in toys: Animoodles launches on Kickstarter today

When was the last time you saw a stuffed animal and thought, “wow, that’s innovative?” Probably never, because what could you possibly do with a stuffed animal that’s new and exciting? It turns out, there is plenty. Animoodles is the new children’s toy that shakes up everything you thought was true about stuffed animals. A team … Read more

Less is more: life without a diaper bag

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoreHuggiesMoreSavings #CollectiveBias I’m 9+ years in on this whole mom gig, and at this point I would definitely consider myself an experienced mom. In the past decade I’ve had three kids, I’ve babysat several dozen more kids … Read more