• Oi Sobagi Korean Stuffed Cucumber Kimchi

    Oi sobagi, or Korean stuffed cucumber kimchi, is a refreshing and delicious side dish that is easy to make and even better to eat! We enjoy eating oi sobagi (오이소박이) with rice and our favorite Korean meat dishes or stews and it makes a great side dish with any Korean barbeque. This kimchi does not need time to ferment and can be eaten right away making it easy to make any time! Type of Cucumbers The best type of cucumbers to use for oi sobagi are Korean cucumbers if you can find them at a local Korean market or store. However I live five hours away from the nearest Hmart and not able…

  • Gift Guide for Kids by Kids

    Having four kids of my own plus nine nieces and nephews, I definitely buy my share of kid gifts. Here are some of my kids’ favorites, most of which they own and love. Click here to check out my Gift Guide for Kids from last year with more gift ideas. Clickable Gift Guide for Kids Click on any of the gifts in the image below to shop or scroll down further for links and descriptions. Most of these gifts are from Amazon and should ship in a timely fashion. Gifts by Number My youngest received this Ultimate Light Board last Christmas and continues to use it today. He loves that it lights up his artwork,…

  • Dalgona Candy

    Thanks to the very popular Korean Netflix show Squid Game, dalgona candy is becoming more well known globally and has even become a popular challenge on social media apps. With only 2 ingredients needed, this dalgona sugar candy is easy to make, and even more fun to eat! No special tools required for this yummy treat. What is Dalgona Candy or Poppgi? Dalgona candy, also know as ppopgi, is a popular street food in South Korea that was common around 60 years ago but has recently become popular again due to the highly acclaimed Netflix show Squid Game. It is a toffee-like candy made with only sugar and baking soda, and is something…

  • DIY Christmas Card Books

    I love receiving beautiful Christmas cards each year, but in the past when the holidays were over I stored all the cards in a box in the closet and forgot about them. Now I make them into DIY Christmas Card Books! These Christmas card books are simple and inexpensive to make, and are great seasonal coffee table books for guests to look through. Supplies Needed: Christmas cards Hole paper punch Binder rings (1 inch) Optional supplies: laminating machine DIY or printed cover Where to Start First separate all of the cards by year, especially if you have been saving cards for years. Our family cards usually have the year on them so I…

  • 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!…

  • 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…

  • 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…