Three Ways to Organize Your Essential Oils

Three ways to organize your essential oils depending on the size of your collection

Since we started using Young Living Essential Oils almost a year ago, my collection has grown abundantly. I never gave much thought to organizing essential oils until the quantity finally demanded that I get my oils off the kitchen counter (and classified by color and alphabetized ;).)  Here are three ways organize your essential oils depending […]

Estroblock Giveaway – Ends 12/5


Most people are taking more notice in which products they eat and use and rightly so. There are many chemicals in our food, cleaning products, and plastics that leave bad xenoestrogens behind. What is a xenoestrogen you might ask? It’s a type of xenohormone that imitates estrogen. They are regarded as serious environmental hazards that […]

$100 Gift Card Giveaway from Toys R Us and Duracell – Ends 12/2


Oh the excitement of getting a new toy! Seeing my children open a gift (or a package from the postman) takes me back to childhood faster than almost anything else. Sweet T and Gus received a FurReal Friends Get Up & GoGo, My Walkin’ Pup and a Transformers Age of Extinction Stomp and Chomp Grimlock Figure.   […]

Scrap Burlap Handprint Craft

Such a cheap and easy way to use leftover burlap from other crafting projects. So cute!

Burlap is so popular right now. I recently saw a pin on Pinterest titled “All the Burlap Crafts in the Universe” which made me smile. We even just bought a burlap Christmas tree skirt in preparation for the holidays. If you’ve been getting your burlap on, you’ve probably got quite a few scraps lying around. […]

Thanksgiving #SouthernBreeze Sweet Tea Twitter Party!


When: Wednesday, November 19th, at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT) What: Join us for a Southern Breeze Sweet Tea Thanksgiving Twitter Party. We’ll be talking turkey…and tea! “Southern Breeze Sweet Tea is sweet tea inspired by the South itself. Sweet at the scent of magnolias. Relaxed as a well-worn porch swing. Refreshing as a secret swimming […]

50 Freezer Friendly Cookie Recipes

Be prepared for seasonal cookie swaps or weeknight dessert with these freezer cookie recipes

Christmas will soon be here and that means cookie swaps abound. It seems like every group I’m a part of from mom groups to church groups to blogger groups want to host a cookie swap. Mama likes cookies, but this time of year can get overwhelming. Solution? Freezer cookies!  Make a TON then either freeze the […]

DIY Photo Album Christmas Ornaments

DIY Photo Album Christmas Ornaments

In the years before blogging (and kids!) my aunt and I used to make and sell different paper crafts at craft shows. Our mini paper bag photo album Christmas ornaments were our most popular item. They make adorable gifts and are easy to assemble in bulk for a group craft. I thought we had sold […]

7 tips for Decorating Cookies with Kids #IDelight

How to Host a Cookie Decorating Playdate without loosing your mind

Baking and devouring sweet treats are two of Sweet T’s favorite things in the world so she was elated to have a friend over this week for a cookie decorating playdate. Brother even got to participate in the fun! Here are a few do’s and dont’s for decorating cookies with your kids or hosting a […]

Kid’s Syrups from Similasan


With Halloween wrapping up this weekend, we’re inevitably coming into one of my favorite – and least – favorite times of year. Spending time with family during the Holidays, making new memories and revisiting old traditions makes the coming months so enjoyable. While the temperatures cool off and the leaves change color, there are less […]

$50 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway – Ends 11/19 #FDRapidRenewal


Skin is pretty amazing when you think about it. It’s the largest organ in the human body and renews itself every 28 days. Drinking lots of water, eating correctly, and reducing stress are ways to keep your skin healthy. Some things that affect skin are harder to avoid or prevent, especially weather conditions. Low humidity […]