Taradara on Rachael Ray

Taradara has her ‘debut’ on the Rachael Ray show cooking up one of the Top 10 Recipes of 2013 as

3 Tips for Personalized Gifting

bright star kids personalized gifting made easy!

You know me, I love gifts that are personalized.  Whether I’m giving something handmade and personalized as a gift or receiving something personalized.  My boys love any kind of bag with their names on it.  They once received a book from my mom that was personalized with their names in it!!  How cool is that? Brightstar Kids [Read On]

HyperWear review

I’m wearing my HyperWear vest and showing exercises you can do with HyperWear sandbells. I really do love these

Boy’s Birthday party idea

Mission Impossible Laser Game

We had my youngest’s 6th Birthday Party recently.  It’s a challenge for me to find games for young boys to play that they won’t find boring or ‘stupid’.  Totally nailed this one! All you need is a roll of crepe paper {you can get them at any party store, craft store, Target, or Walmart}.  Some [Read On]

A Football Coach’s Speech

Boys in football

The boy had some really nice comments from his coach.  So proud of this athletic boy.  He has certainly delivered by just being himself.  I really wonder where his journey will take him. Like, I really really wonder. He’s got this fire, but it’s so innocent and not quite discovered within just yet… I am [Read On]

Disney Vacation Deals

Disney Vacation deals from Pixie Vacations

Disneyland, Disney World, or a Disney Cruise anyone? My boys are at the age where they’ll be able to remember things later in life.  One is turning 8 and the other will be 6 in just a few weeks.  I, like some families, am watching money and wonder at times how can my family afford [Read On]

Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Circus in Denver

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We attended the Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus in Denver tonight! It’s here for 9 nights, in 2 different venues.  The action is at the Denver Coliseum event going on Oct 3-6.  The performers and the animals will be moving downtown for Oct 9-13 to the Pepsi Center. How exciting!! It was an AMAZING TIME!!!!! [Read On]

Back to School Signs – Silhouette Project

Back to School signs for kids - Not the first day of school, but the SECOND day!!  Made with the Silhouette Sketch Pens

 I am so excited to share the Back to School signs I made for the boys with my new favorite crafting tool {that I’ve had for forever and a day}.  My Silhouette SD Machine … and, I got to use these fancy sketch pens to craft these fancy signs. I love seeing my friends’ kids with [Read On]

It’s the Little Things

White-Rock, BC

Olivari Olive Oil is celebrating the “Year of Little”. It has made me think of the ‘little things’ in life that I have taken advantage of on a daily basis.  Do you ever stop to think of the little things that you pass up every day? I look at my boys and can think of so [Read On]

Hometown Visit

Beautiful British Columbia photos - Our currency is so pretty

I have been having so much fun during our holiday to my hometown in British Columbia, Canada. I’d love to share some pictures of beautiful BC … Our town is known especially for our GRAD SIGN display on the hill.  Every GRAD class from our highschool makes a metal sign, paints it, and hoists it [Read On]

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