Ipsy Glam Bag October 2014 Reveal

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Each month, Ipsy subscribers receive a beautiful Glam Bag with 4-5 deluxe samples or full-sized beauty products.  The cost is $10 a month (or $110 for a full year’s 12 Glam Bags) which is pretty reasonable.   Shipping is free in the US but Shipping to Canada is USD $4.95 per month. I am in love […]

S’Mores Chocolate Donuts

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Give your family a real treat and reminisce about camping and the days of summer gone with these indulgent S’Mores Chocolate Donuts.   S’Mores Chocolate Donuts Ingredients: Donuts: 1 cup Flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup Brown Sugar 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 Egg 1/2 cup Buttermilk […]

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

These caramel apple cupcakes are a special autumn treat.  A little bit spice, a little bit sweet and a whole lot delicious with caramel drizzled over the whole thing.  These cupcakes are decadent and anything but boring with fresh apples studding the cupcakes.  It’s a taste of autumn in every single bite.  Enjoy!   Caramel […]

Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

Ingredients: 1 Frozen Puff Pastry Sheet 4 tsp Strawberry Fruit Spread 4 oz softened Cream Cheese 1/4 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp Vanilla 1 tbsp Heavy Cream 1 Egg Glaze: 3/4 cup Powdered Sugar 1 tbsp Water 1/8 tsp Vanilla Directions: Allow one sheet of frozen puff pastry sheet to sit and thaw for 15 minutes. […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

This is a super simple dessert to  put together but tastes like something you might have slaved hours over to make.  They make for a really great dessert at a party table or even just make to have with your after dinner coffee.  I dare you to eat just one! Ingredients: 4 tbsp Strawberry Fruit […]

5 Co-Sleeping Safety Tips

 5 Co-Sleeping Safety Tips

If you have considered co-sleeping you probably have a lot of concerns. Many people say that it isn’t a good idea, but there are ways to co-sleep that can be great for both baby and the parents. Co-sleeping has shown to reduce risk of SIDS in infants and depression in mothers. But it must be […]

Mystery Month with Netflix #StreamTeam

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For many kids, October is the most mysterious month of the year, so what better time to get your family playing detective or solving a riddle! Following clues and discovering answers is a great way for kids to learn, taking a potentially boring subject and making it interesting. Just look at what Blue’s Clues does, for […]

Upcycled Flower Pot Stand

Upcycled Flower Pot Stand

When putting together a display of decor on your mantel or elsewhere it is a good idea to add a little height to increase visual interest.  This Upcycled Flower Pot Stand really great way to upcycle unused flower pots you may have around.  You can also pick up these supplies at the dollar store so […]

How to Deal with Halloween Sugar Overload

How to Deal with Halloween Sugar Overload

If you haven’t noticed, Fall is almost here and that means Halloween is, too. As parents, many of us ask ourselves what we will do with all that candy- and (better yet) how we will deal with a sugar overload in our children should they consume too much of said candy. If you want to […]

Creepy Crawly Bug Collection

Creepy Crawly Bug Collection

    Halloween is a fun celebration to decorate for and many go over the top while others stick to a simple pumpkin put out on Halloween night.  I like to keep a good balance with a few simple items around the house to make it a little spookier for the occasion.  This Creepy Crawly […]