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Music to My Ears: Appalachian Christmas CD Review

My opinions are my own, I was compensated for this post with a free copy of Appalachian Christmas. If you happened to come across my husband and I on the streets, you would never guess we’re the musical type. I played clarinet for 8 years in high school and my husband still plays viola to the kids while they are taking a bath. We sing while we’re in the car and while we’re taking a shower, but we aren't the people who stand up on Sunday mornings and lead the congregation in music. One of … [Read more...]

The Most Amazing Easy Biscuit Recipe Ever

If you open my refrigerator one thing that you will always find is whipping cream. I use it for so many things including homemade whip cream, part of my morning coffee and the most AMAZING easy biscuit recipe you will ever eat. These whip cream biscuits are the best biscuits I've ever had. They truly melt in your mouth! Not only do these biscuits melt in your mouth but remember I told you they were easy! By easy I mean that they only require 3 ingredients and because I don't mess around … [Read more...]

5 Boredom Busters for Christmas Break

This post on 5 Boredom Busters for Christmas Break is brought to you by my partnership with Family Christian Stores Bookstores. Christmas break is right around the corner. In fact, it’s less than two months away. This will be my first Christmas break experiencing my kids being home for an extended period of time (they are only in kindergarten and preschool). Check out these five boredom busters for helping the whole family get through Christmas break. #1. Movie Marathon One of my … [Read more...]

Free Wish List Printables ~ 5 Designs To Pick From

When it comes time for Christmas or birthday gifts we as moms are asked constantly what does he like, want or need.  In the past I have always been put on the spot...uhhh well he likes trucks or anything would be fine.  Even for our own household when gift giving time comes sometimes we are left at a loss, which is bad because when they ask for something we tell them to put it on their list.  The problem with this?  The list stayed in my head and I can admit that I am … [Read more...]

7 Treats For Santa Besides Cookies

7 Treats For Santa Besides Cookies Soon Christmas Eve will be here, and you may find yourself scurrying for cookies to leave out for Santa. But what if you don’t have any on hand? Or, what if you are tired of leaving cookies for Santa and are worried that he may be tired of it too? Either way, why not try some new treats this year for Santa? Below, you will find 7 treats your kids can leave for Santa that are fun, festive, and so frugal. Take a peek and perhaps you will find one that … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Christmas Get The Best Of You Turn Freebies into Gifts

Turn Freebies into Gifts Who says nothing in life is free? Apparently they aren't looking in the correct places, right?!? Anyhow, have you ever re-gifted because you ran out of money for the gift you really wanted to purchase ? Maybe you just came up empty all together and gave a $20 which put you over your budget and you felt wasn't thoughtful. No worries, here are a few ways you can turn freebies into gifts while still giving great gifts! Themed Gift Baskets Turning freebies into gift … [Read more...]

Mini Treat Christmas Cards + 7 Different Uses

Mini Treat Christmas Cards With school comes parties during the holiday season and I must say that I am in love with them. I love having something really cute and fun to take to the kid parties. Little goodie bags, pinterest inspired treats and now these adorable little Mini Treat Christmas Cards for the kids. These Mini Treat Christmas Cards print 5 different designs to a page. Tape a fun size piece of candy to each card and you have a simple and perfect little treat for all the kiddos … [Read more...]

Candy Cane Seeds Treat Bag Topper Free Printable

I love treat bag toppers.  They make it easy to send the kids off to school with some goodies for their parties, or simple treat bags for birthday parties.  I am quickly acquiring one for each holiday if not a couple.  It's great to have them in a variety of sizes, shapes and of course for every theme.  Ok maybe that is just in my head but I am quickly becoming known for them. These Candy Cane Seeds treat bag are adorable and I knew I HAD TO HAVE THEM!  I like that they have a cute little … [Read more...]

Christmas Wish List + $250 Amazon Giveaway

This Christmas Wish List post is a Fashionista Event. I was provided a promotional item by Coupons. com to inform you of their crazy insane Black Friday Sales, their top 10 gifts giveaway and our $500 giveaway. Black Friday Christmas Wish List Shopping The holiday season is approaching quickly and like most I wouldn’t mind hitting up some awesome Black Friday sales but I won’t be.  There is no way that I will be dragging by bum out of bed at 4 AM for anything short of a house fire the … [Read more...]

Easy Lotion Bar Recipe At My Coupon Lady

My Coupon Lady has a recipe for Easy Lotion Bars which I am in love with lately.  With the holidays coming a batch of these Easy Lotion Bars would make for some quick gifts for our amazing mail lady, Coulter's teachers and I need a ton of smaller Christmas gifts for exchanges this year.  Guess what I think everyone has a good chance of receiving. … [Read more...]

5 Free Dear Santa Letter Printables

5 Free Dear Santa Letter Printables Christmas will be here before we know and it's time for our little ones to start asking for things from Santa.  All year long we tell them to add it to their list when they ask for a new toy and this year Coulter is going to be writing them down.  Coulter is excited that he will be able to write his first letter to Santa and with a little bit of help I believe his letter will be legible.  We are going to choose to send them to the grandparents rather than … [Read more...]

Huge List Of Helpful Organizations This Christmas

Bargain Hound Daily Deals has put together a huge list of organizations that continue to help families in need for Christmas.  Bargain Hound Daily Deals has also put the requirements for most of the placed as well. Head to Bargain Hound Daily Deals to check out this list of places to get help for the holidays. … [Read more...]

Free 8 Piece Snowman Party Printable

8 Piece Snowman Party Printable Enjoy these Snowman Party printables to get your holiday party off to a good start.  This set includes invitations, thank you notes, cupcake wrappers, cupcake toppers and garland for easy deocrations.  I suggest laminating pieces of them like the garland and cupcake toppers to be used multiple times.  I have broken the printables down as in individual download per a page so that you can print as many of each as you need.  Enjoy your holiday … [Read more...]

Personalized Ornaments Keep Traditions Alive

**This is a sponsored post on behalf of Ornaments & More.  I did receive two personalized ornaments to review, however, this did not influence my thoughts or opinions.** Personalized Ornaments Make Memories Traditions. Memories. Family. All of these things bring one thought to my mind...Christmas.  Yes, I know it's a few months early but I like to be prepared early for this amazing holiday when the snow is falling and everyone just seems to be in a better mood.  What is up … [Read more...]

Phone Dump Friday – Precious Moments To Remember

Welcome to Phone Dump Friday.  I will be "dumping" my phone each Friday (or so I hope!) to give you a closer look into my crazy life with my two boys. Precious Moments To Remember My MIL is an amazing seamstress and often makes the boys clothes.  Their favorite thing from her?  Matching jammies of course.  Comfortable and something that you spend a lot of your life in.  She made these matching jammies for them months ago and even though Coulter's are getting small...ok they are a long ways … [Read more...]