A Better Way to Store Uno Cards
Jun06

A Better Way to Store Uno Cards

As we have submerged ourselves in all things summer, including rainy Florida days, we’re finding ourselves playing lots of card games. My older daughter loves to play Uno and Skip-Bo but my younger one, did a number on some of the cards…apparently cards taste fantastic. Who knew? But the boxes (which to be honest, weren’t in great shape even before her teething, destructive fingers did their thing) make me batty. No...

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TiVitz College Savings Game-a-thon – A New Way to Save for College
Jan19

TiVitz College Savings Game-a-thon – A New Way to Save for College

This post is a little outside of my typical home décor and entertaining ideas but I’m so excited to share it with you because it hits the frugal nail on the head! This is primarily for those of you with kids (ages 6-18), but is also for anyone who may benefit from learning new ways to save money for college. I was recently introduced to the TiVitz College Savings Game-a-thon and couldn’t wait to get my 11-year old playing and saving!...

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20 Frugal & Fancy Hostess Gift Ideas
Dec06

20 Frugal & Fancy Hostess Gift Ideas

I’ve seen a lot of random articles and mentions for hostess gift ideas lately. Some suggestions seem ridiculous to me while others seem brilliant so I wanted to put together my own list of 20 Hostess Gift Ideas. You are certainly never required to bring a hostess gift but it’s always a thoughtful gesture and very much appreciated. A host(ess), who has been running around like a chicken without a head all day and is doing...

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Sebastian Scouts  … The 7 Wonders – Free Download
Dec01

Sebastian Scouts … The 7 Wonders – Free Download

It’s no secret I love a bargain but I love free even more! This book is one of the best children’s books I’ve read and makes a great gift so I suggest adding it to your shopping list for one (or 10) of the little ones in your life. Sebastian promises to take you on an educational and entertaining adventure, opening the door for additional dialogue and teaching opportunities. Sneaky author. Even better is this week,...

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Inside the Box – The Laughing Seahorse
Sep04

Inside the Box – The Laughing Seahorse

I know it’s been forever since I have posted anything. Mostly because I’ve had a lot going on in other aspects of life which have prevented me from completing any projects to actually post about. It happens. I’ve also started another blog, The Laughing Seahorse, focusing on random funny life events (mainly my own) which is a tad easier to keep up with since life happens daily…and it’s mostly...

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DIY Monogram Decor
May15

DIY Monogram Decor

I happen to love these wooden monograms and wanted to share these great deals from one of my affiliate partners, GroopDealz. For those of you that are also on the monogram mama bandwagon, I’m sure you can find something in this sale that you’d love to add your own decor…or to give as a gift. 😉 These are all unfinished wood so you can customize them with a little DIY love to fit in with your decor. Here are some of my...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
May04

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Okay, not gonna lie here. These are things that I want. You may want them, too. Or your mom might enjoy them. But if you know my kids or my husband, feel free to spread the word. ~A few of the links below are affiliate links which help support this blog without any cost to you. Thanks for your support!~ The fancy side of me needs to have these. I live in flats and most of them are actually flip flops. My Haviannas are fantastic but...

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Organizing Basics
Feb10

Organizing Basics

I’ve gotten a lot of feedback on my family command center post and after seeing this current sale at Joss & Main, I decided to share these great products with my readers looking to get more organized. *This post contains affiliate links and I may receive a commission if you purchase through these links. If you do purchase, thank you in advance for helping to support this blog! Keep in mind that Joss & Main is a flash...

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7 Frugal & Fancy Last Minute Gift Ideas
Dec16

7 Frugal & Fancy Last Minute Gift Ideas

My top picks for last minute gifts in frugal and fancy price ranges.

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Rustic Decor Gift Ideas
Nov15

Rustic Decor Gift Ideas

Today’s top picks from Zulily…

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Frugal Fancy Holiday Picks
Nov14

Frugal Fancy Holiday Picks

My current top picks from GroopDealz.com.

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