New Year’s Eve: Kid Friendly Balloon Countdown

Kid Friendly New Year's Eve Balloon Countdown Activity

Here’s a New Year’s Eve activity that both adults and kids will love! Print out the printable balloon tags below and attach them to glitter-filled balloons. Starting at 7pm, read a tag every hour until the clock strikes midnight. If you are planning a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration, with an early bedtime, you can skip the […]

Christmas: 15 Things to Do in Phoenix for the Holidays

15 Things To Do in Phoenix for the Holidays and Christmas Time

photo credit: Jolie Anne Photography We’re avoiding traveling this year and sticking close to home for Christmas. I polled my local friends and came up with this list of 15 things to do in the Phoenix area for the holidays. From Santa sightings in Arizona to the best holiday lights, this list has something for everyone […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies for Santa

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies for Santa

This chocolate chip coconut cookie recipe is sponsored by As You Wish Pottery. All opinions are mine alone.  If you’re a fan of coconut + chocolate, these chocolate chip coconut cookies are for you! They almost taste like an almond joy candy bar, in cookie form. They are delicious and the perfect Christmas cookies for Santa! […]

Christmas: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Kids is here! Every December, the hunt for the perfect Christmas gifts begins. I look for gifts that won’t just collect dust or be played with for 2 seconds. I especially love creative gifts that inspire creative play or useful gifts. This guide is based on recommendations from other […]

Recipe: Cranberry Apple Granola Clusters

Homemade Granola Clusters Recipe - Holiday Gift Idea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SimplySatisfying #CollectiveBias The go to snack around here lately is Quaker® Simply Granola Oats, Apples, Cranberries & Almonds. All of my favorite ingredients, all in one box! The apples, cranberries and almonds, combined with Quaker® Simply Granola Oats is so good. If […]

Party: The Secret Life of Pets Movie Night

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The Secret Life of Pets movie night post is sponsored by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. All opinions are mine. #TheSecretLifeOfPets #PetsPack Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home? The Secret Life of Pets with 3 Mini Movies is now on Blu-ray & DVD, so you can find out! From the humans behind Despicable Me, […]

Christmas: Winter Fairy Garden Kit Gift Idea

Winter Christmas Fairy Garden Kit Gift Idea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsHoliday #CollectiveBias Looking for a unique Christmas gift idea that would be perfect for just about any child? Create a fairy garden kit, so they can craft up their own magical fairy garden! I found the cutest fairy […]

Party: 5 Reasons to Host a Birthday at California Pizza Kitchen

5 Reasons to Host a Birthday Party at California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen hosted my son and his kindergarten class for the purpose of a review. Our opinions and love for pizza are 100% ours! My son and his friends from school were treated to a party at the California Pizza Kitchen, complete with a behind the scenes tour! Everyone loved it and the parents […]

Arizona: Phoenix Ballet Nutcracker

Phoenix Ballet The Nutracker

Phoenix Ballet hosted my family for the purpose of a review. Our opinions and love for The Nutcracker are 100% ours! The Phoenix Ballet presents The Nutcracker, December 9-11 and December 22-24 at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.One of my favorite holiday memories from childhood was our Nutcracker tradition. Every year, my mom would […]