Top 10 Valentine Day Gifts for Women That Aren’t Candy

Don’t wait until the last minute to choose one of these top 10 Valentine Day gifts for your sweetheart.  Finding the right gift for Valentine’s Day can be difficult for some men. Many will choose to fall back on the old standby of a box of chocolates.  For women that are struggling to keep their […]

Dye Free Menu Suggestions for a Pink Themed Party

These menu suggestions for a pink themed party are perfect for Valentine’s Day, a Breast Cancer Awareness party, a baby shower or a sweet 16 party. Most of the time, when I see party ideas around a certain color, they include food dye. Because food dyes can cause so many health problems for children and […]

15 Simple Cinco de Mayo Ideas for Busy Families

Looking for Cinco de Mayo ideas? Look no further! I have 15 simple ideas that even the busiest family can incorporate into their week. Of course, Cinco de Mayo stands for 5th of May or May 5th. It’s celebrated by many people as a way to enjoy Mexican food and entertainment. Depending on where you […]

Stress Free Holiday Hosting Ideas for Busy Women

I hope these holiday hosting ideas will help you have a stress free holiday season this year. We’ve hosted Christmas at our home for several years now. My parents live about 30 minutes from us so it’s easiest for us to have Christmas at our house rather than have Marty, me, the kids and their […]

Waste and Plastic Free Easter Party Ideas for an Eco Easter

These waste and plastic free Easter party ideas are great options for people who are interested in lessening their environmental footprint. So many holidays are overly commercial and encourage us to buy things that we really don’t need. It’s easy to get pulled into the commercialism of holidays. I’m guilty of indulging in a few […]

How to Have a Progressive Dinner

I am participating in a VIN campaign. This is a sponsored post by AARP® Credit Card from Chase. The content and opinions expressed below are my own. I am in no way affiliated with AARP Credit Card from Chase and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. Have you ever wondered how to […]

Patriotic Table Setting Ideas for Your Next Party

Looking for patriotic table setting ideas? This year, we’ll be having our 4th of July cookout at my parent’s house. My father is King of the grill so whenever we have a cookout, we do it at their house so my Dad can cook. Of course, my Mom and I are responsible for the rest […]

Christmas Entertaining Ideas and Baking Ideas For Guests

This post on Christmas entertaining ideas is part of a sponsored social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. I absolutely love Christmas. It is my favorite time of year.  I love the music, the decorations, entertaining and shopping for presents.  Every […]

Holiday Birthdays and Making them Special with Hallmark

This post on holiday birthdays and birthday wishes is part of a sponsored campaign with Collective Bias® and Hallmark.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. My father is one of the most hard working people I know.  I left home at eighteen and never really appreciated that fact before I left.  I’m sure I […]

Tips on Serving Cheese at Parties [What Goes With What]

For me, the holidays mean entertaining, and I wanted to share these tips on serving cheese at parties.  Whether people are stopping over for dinner or just a quick snack over coffee and cider, I try to make sure that we have treats on hand to serve.  What we serve really depends on who is […]