Holiday Heart Wreath with Frame

Holiday Heart Wreath with Frame

Now that it is the end of October, it is time to start thinking of our holiday decor. With a little ingenuity, you can come up with creative ways to decorate your home using some inexpensive materials. This Holiday Heart Wreath with Frame from Katie Femia is a perfect example of  creating a unique but affordable holiday wreath for your home.  Remove the holly and you can keep this wreath up through Valentine's Day as well. You can always switch up the stems or ribbon to better match your own decor. A gold ribbon and metallic accents for example would also be beautiful! Thanks to Katie for sharing this tutorial. Holiday Heart Wreath with Frame Supplies needed: Heart shaped grapevine wreath ($6 at Michael’s Craft Store) Wooden … [Read More...]

CVS Minute Clinic

Be Prepared: Flu Shots Available at CVS MinuteClinic #FluPlusYou

*I have received promotional consideration from MinuteClinic for today's discussion about flu shots. Thoughts are my own.* While we had been enjoying warmer than usual temperatures for much of October, today was definitely a reminder that winter is on its way to Minnesota. Today the first snow flurries dropped in our area, and even though I've lived in this state my whole life, I'm never quite ready for it. Last winter was a brutal one for both low temperatures and snowfall. While it was a tough time, we tried to make the best of it and enjoy the good aspects of the season. Finally a great day to play in the snow!! #mn #snow A photo posted by Emilie (@babylovingmama) on Feb 2, 2014 at 11:30am PST The colder weather also … [Read More...]

Peanut Butter Cup Turkey Cookies

Turkey Sugar Cookies for Thanksgiving

When I think of baking for the holidays, I usually think of sugar cookies for the Christmas season and pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving. But who says you can't decorate some fun cookies for Thanksgiving too? When it comes to baking cookies, I say the more the merrier! I love these Turkey Sugar Cookies created by Jill Schultz and inspired by these turkey peanut butter cookies from Bake at 350.  They are colorful and just plain fun.  Imagine showing up to a Thanksgiving get together with these adorable turkeys in tow?  As an added bonus, they would work great as fun activity for kids. Jill gave each of her young kids a cookie to decorate and they loved it! Because this recipe uses a lot of mixes and all ready made products, it is an easy … [Read More...]

Giveaway Linky Love Thursday with Baby Loving Mama

List Your Giveaways! {Linky Love #276}

I personally like this format best but you can list it however you like as long as you include an end date and link directly to the giveaway post. Blog Name - Prize (end date) I will do this each Thursday so please come back next week to link up. Here are my current giveaways. Watch for more to come soon! MegaBloks First Builders Prize Pack $100+ Pampers & Babies "R" Us Halloween Prize Pack $100+ … [Read More...]