DIY Patriotic Cat Cave & Help Cats in Need #CatsForFreedom

You may be familiar with Tipsy Elves from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. Turns out they're not just a Christmas sweater company. With emphasis on the ‘tipsy’, they have strive to embody the fun holiday spirit no matter the month. Which is why, as America searches for its next president, like most of us, they have been shocked to see some of the unsettling headlines being published on the … [Read more...]

Affordable DIY 4-ingredient Tangerine Sugar Scrub

This is a basic four ingredient, affordable sugar scrub that is great on your hands and feet. There really isn't a better natural exfoliate than sugar (white or brown). A natural scrub does not have to be expensive. In-fact I've paid good money in the past and ended up with a salt base scrub that felt nice while I used it, but the effects actual tore and dried out my skin. Never … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Spent an evening playing Uno, and watching The Peanuts movie with my granddaughter. Spent a day trying to fight with a migraine. I lost and spend most of the day in bed. Went for an afternoon walk to a craft show with our teenage daughter. Was awake way too late binge watching Grey's Anatomy. I keep giving it up, and then changing my … [Read more...]

Save For Your Next Family Trip with a Few Easy Tips

Family vacations a great way to create lasting memories with your loved ones and strengthen or maintain strong bonds with one another. Unfortunately, you may not always have the funds to do such things. What if there was a way to save money on everyday expenses and put away funds for your next family vacation? Below are a few options to consider. Seek Out Discounts On purchases that you must … [Read more...]

Making Mother/Daughter memories & The Hunger Games: Mockingjay necklaces #FandangoFamily @Fandango

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Following her rescue from the devastating Quarter Quell, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) awakes in the complex beneath the supposedly destroyed District 13. Her home, District 12, has been reduced to rubble, and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) is now the brainwashed captive of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). At the same time, Katniss also learns about a … [Read more...]

Kicking off the holiday season with a Febreze inspired recipe & DIY home decor & gifts #FebrezeHoliday @SheSpeaksUp

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Walmart, SheSpeaks and Febreze. All opinions expressed and photos used are 100% honest and my own. Now that Halloween has past, I'm ready to kick off the holiday season! The holidays are my favorite time of year. Here in Michigan the winter brings a lot of sparkling white snow, and within our family - a lot of making memories. Each November I … [Read more...]

Bunnyville & Door to Door Organics @ The Detroit Zoo #Bunnyville #joydelivered #Detroit

An “egg-stravaganza” of family fun is planned for the Detroit Zoo’s 23rdannual Bunnyville celebration. This year, the Zoo will have two days of bunny fun on Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bunnyville features a golden egg hunt with great prizes, the Jelly Bean Jamboree, Funny Bunny Games, springtime crafts, whisker painting and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny … [Read more...]

DIY Tips For Weddings #TheBigWedding

In anticipation of Lionsgate's upcoming film, "The Big Wedding" below is a fun list of DIY tips to make your big day even more special. Every bride wants her wedding to be unique, and what better way than with some DIY flair. From place cards to centerpieces, favors to thank you notes, DIY tricks are a fun way to get everyone involved in the planning process and add a one-of-a-kind flair to a … [Read more...]

Wilsonart HD. Remodeling On A Budget, Part 3

If you have been following my WilsonartHD.com is a great resource for homeowners looking for answers to all their kitchen remodeling questions. In addition to complete information about Wilsonart HD High Definition Laminate, there's an easy-to-use Room Vizualizer that let's you style your room with a few clicks of the mouse. This is a a great tool that can be used with the Product Coordinator on … [Read more...]

Remodeling On A Budget, Part 2

Plan ahead for the inconvenience! When doing a major remodel there is one thing you can be certain of. Your project is going to take longer than you expected! Especially if you're doing the work yourself. Once you really get going, there will be surprises that you couldn't have planned for and there will always be ideas of how to make the project better. You might as well fix "this" or … [Read more...]

Remodeling On A Budget, Part 1

We are in the middle of a major home remolding project. I'm excited to have the opportunity to share the details here on my blog as we give a complete make over to three rooms (kitchen, dinning, living room) in our home and do it on a budget. Here are just a few tips that I have learned so far: 1. Use coupons! Shop eBay for Home Depot or Lowe's coupons before you even get started. … [Read more...]

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