Healthy Halloween Treats

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It is almost Halloween and for many parents the most frightening thing about Halloween is the thought of how much candy their child will eat. Are you looking for a delicious and easy treat for the kiddos this Halloween but something that is also healthy? Make sure you give these Mandarin Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts treats a try. They are simple and quick to make and naturally … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Eyeball BOO-quet

DIY Halloween Eyeball BOO-quet

Halloween is just around the corner! Add some Halloween décor to your home or office by making this Eyeball BOO-quet. This affordable and easy to make Halloween craft will set the mood right for your Halloween night! Supplies ✔ Plastic eye balls: I have seen these at dollar stores and just about any other store that sells Halloween decorations or costumes. Pick these … [Read more...]

Prep for the Holidays with Appliances from Best Buy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. It is the beginning of October and Fall is definitely in full swing.  Fall is all about food and celebrating all that we are grateful for. From the middle of September with the just picked, tree-ripened apples through the end of December … [Read more...]

15 Halloween/Fall Wreath Tutorials


Fall is such a great time of year! There are so many things to love...the changing leaves, the cool weather, Halloween, and most of all the wonderful fall decor. I absolutely love decorating my home for fall. Even more than for the Christmas holidays. One of the first things I think of when it comes to decorating for this lovely season is hanging our wreath. Did you know … [Read more...]

How to Score Cheap Holiday Flights

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The holidays are just around the corner now and many people will be flying during the holiday season. With airline costs skyrocketing, it’s important to know how to shop for cheap holiday flights and how to maximize your savings this holiday season! The nice thing about purchasing holiday flights, or any flights for that matter, is that there are a few tricks to purchasing that … [Read more...]

Family Activities for the 4th of July

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If you are like most families, spending time together is special. Thankfully, we have many things to celebrate in this great nation. Holiday time usually means a day off of work to spend with your family. One of our favorite holidays is the 4th of July. Here are some family activities that you may enjoy! Have a Craft Day- Everyone love to show their patriotic spirit on the … [Read more...]

Graduating and Moving Out – the Best Gifts for Grads from Best Buy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. By Jennie Tis the season for graduations! Which means graduation gifts. I like buying for grads because I find them easier to buy for than a lot of other folks in my life – maybe it’s just because the younger you are, the less stuff you … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday…Father’s Day Edition!

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Lily Looks Back...1970 I am the youngest of my family and spent a lot of my childhood feeling like an only child because of the age gap between me and my brother and sister. By the time I was eight or nine, they had moved out and started on their adult lives. I like to remember the times we were all at home to celebrate the holidays together. We lived out in the suburbs … [Read more...]

Find Great Gifts for Dad at Best Buy!

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Although my husband is not my Dad, he is an awesome Dad to my two sons. Our family truly appreciates that and we try to make Father's Day especially wonderful for him. We start out the day with a tasty brunch with all of his favorite … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Activities

Memorial Day Activities

Memorial Day is a national holiday all across the USA. It is a day that is set aside to honor and remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Many people also visit cemeteries on this day to honor loved ones that they have lost. Memorial Day is also a day where you get to spend time with the family. Are you looking for things to do … [Read more...]