• Summer Bucket List

    It is officially summer! That means sun, outdoor meals, walks and finding ways to entertain the kids at home. That’s where a Summer Bucket List comes in handy. Although this summer will look different than past summers with various closings and policies, there are still plenty of activities to do and places to visit that are safe and fun. Below I’m sharing some of our favorite summer activities, a printable copy of our personal Summer Bucket List that is FREE to download, as well as a Free blank document you can fill out on your own. I kept the color minimal as I am someone who seems to always run out of color…

  • Father’s Day Gifts

    If you are anything like me, I get so caught up in the craziness of May that June creeps up so quickly that every year I am scrambling for Father’s Day gifts! Below I rounded up some great Father’s Day gifts, many of which my hubby has acquired over the last few years so they are proven winners. Since so many stores are currently closed or only open for curbside pickup the gifts here are available for online shopping and should be delivered in plenty of time for Dad’s big day. I also categorized the gifts to make Father’s Day gifts shopping easier. Enjoy! Tech Savvy Dad 1. Wireless Earbuds: So convenient for…

  • Amazon Prime Day Deals

    I am so excited about Amazon Prime Day! Not only for all the great Amazon Prime finds but also for the sales going on at other retailers to compete with Amazon such as Target, Walmart, Old Navy, and even Ulta! What is Prime Day? It is a two day event where Amazon has major sales on a variety of products for Prime members that are almost like Black Friday sales but in July. Some sales go on for 24 hours, some sales are only for a limited time during the sale. If you are currently not a Prime Member, click here to get signed up just in time to shop the deals! Best…

  • Old Navy Try On and Sale

    Had a chance to look at some cute pieces from Old Navy, all pieces are linked and be sure to check out my Instagram Stories for the video try ons. BTW, just a heads up about two things: 1) the mirrors were SO dirty at the store, I am so sorry! 2) there is clearly two different try on sessions here, one with kids, and one without. I’ll let you guess which one was easier to accomplish lol. Click on any of the provided images or links to shop or get more details. Current Sale: If you have any Super Cash you can use it now, otherwise 20% off using the code SWEET!…

  • My Fave Instant Pot Recipes

    One of the best recent additions to my kitchen has been the ever popular Instant Pot. I know a lot of people received one for Christmas and are either overwhelmed with the amount of recipes available or are unsure of where to start in their pressure cooker journey. Once you start using the Instant Pot though, it is hard to stop! Easy, fast, and less clean up? Yes please! I usually share recipes on here that are my own, however because I have not been using an Instant Pot for very long, I have not yet created my own recipes. Thankfully there is a plethora of Instant Pot recipes online that others have…

  • 20 Unique Gifts for Kids

    I absolutely  love gift shopping for kids and with having four children of my own plus lots of nieces and nephews I have definitely done my share of shopping for kids of all ages. My goal for this particular gift guide is to share gift ideas that are creative, crafty, educational, or physically entertaining instead of the usual toys. Everything I have included here are kid approved by my little ones. You can click on any item or in the descriptions below to shop. Be sure to read to the end, I added 2 additional gift ideas not on the gift collage. Enjoy! Starting with this really neat Terrarium because I think this…

  • 40 Gifts for Him Under $50

    Sometimes the most challenging people to buy Christmas gifts for are the men in my life such as my husband, dad, and brothers. Here I rounded up 40 great gift options for the guys in your life, including some items I have gifted my hubby in the past and other items he recommended. I’m thinking he may have been hinting at what he personally wants this Christmas! lol I divided these into categories and themes so this can apply to any man in your life. Just click on an item picture or link to shop. Please feel free to contact me with any questions! For the Techie Technology and techie gadgets are always…

  • Affordable Teeth Whitening in Your Own Home!

    I have had a love/hate relationship with my teeth since I was a teen. An overbite led to middle school braces (yay for colorful rubber bands) and then my teeth and I were on good terms, that is until as an adult I discovered coffee. Hello yellowing teeth. Thank goodness for my amazing experience with Smile Brilliant, an at home teeth whitening system that has given me great results! Keep reading to the end to enter a giveaway for a free system of your own and a discount code for 15% off! My Teeth Since taking up the habit of starting every morning with coffee, I had noticed that my teeth were not…

  • 4 Ways to Style a Utility Jacket

    One of my favorite parts of fall is wearing lightweight outerwear like utility jackets that are perfect for cooler weather. The utility jacket is a great staple to have in any wardrobe because it is versatile, lightweight, and keeps you warm.  In addition utility jackets come in multiple colors and prints which adds to the fun of putting outfits together! Here I am showing you 4 different ways to style a utility jacket for fall, and these could just as easily be worn in any season. Comment below and tell me which look was your favorite! Utility Jacket + Basic White or Striped Tee This is probably how I most often wear my…

  • DIY Outdoor Sectional Couch

    Fall always brings to mind very specific thoughts: hot chai tea lattes, cozy sweaters, snuggling around a bonfire or wrapped up in a blanket on our patio. Over the summer while working on putting together a comfortable and fun patio to hang out on we realized we needed to have adequate seating for the large parties we host throughout the summer and fall. What better seating than an outdoor sectional couch?! A new patio set easily runs $2,000-$3,000 which seemed outrageous to me so I looked into what it would take to build a DIY outdoor sectional from scratch. About a week later I created this! Here it is in all its pillow…