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How to make a gift bow with a Bowdabra

How to make a gift bow tutorial

During the month of January we celebrate 7 birthdays in our family. Between family members and close friends that are like family we have a month full of parties and a whole lot of gift giving. While my husband likes to throw gifts in a bag and write a name on it with a Sharpie (ugh, I cringe every time I see that) I tend to love wrapping gifts. I like any excuse to add a big bow to gift packages. From birthdays to the holidays, I'm always excited to pull out some ribbon and tie a beautiful on … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

Reese's Cheesecake Bars

This post is brought to you by Pillsbury. Cheesecake has to rank among one of my favorite desserts. Cookies, however, will always be my all time favorite. There's something comforting about the simplicity of a warm cookie that brings back memories of my childhood. I grew up baking cookies with my mother and grandmother and to this day it's my favorite thing to do with my daughter. Recently I combined my two favorite desserts into a gluten free cookie dough cheesecake bar with mini Reese's. … [Continue reading]

Candy Mason Jar Gifts

Candy Mason Jar Gift

This post brought to you by Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine. Happy Christmas eve, my friends! I just wanted to share a quick candy mason jar gift I made as last minute Christmas gifts. Have you ever forgotten to buy a gift or ran out of time to put something together? I know that this has happened to me more often than I can remember in the last few years. For that very reason I like to keep Christmas candy around. Okay so that's not the only reason I … [Continue reading]

Duck Tape Snowflake Ornament

Duck Tape Snowflake Ornament Craft

This post brought to you by Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC. All opinions are 100% mine. Hey guys! I have a few more projects to share that I've made over the last few weeks. I'm completely taken back by how quickly Christmas arrived this year. It's flown by for us and I'm not ready for the holiday season to end. Next year I'll have to create a roundup of the crafts I've recently made but I thought I would share them with you nonetheless. This Duck Tape® snowflake ornament was an … [Continue reading]

Parmesan Fried Ravioli

Fried Ravioli Recipe

This post brought to you by Frozen Food Foundation. All opinions are 100% mine. A few nights ago my mother-in-law took all three kids kids out to dinner..by herself..bless her heart. Kidding, but I have to say that she's pretty brave and I'm happy to hear it went smoothly. Leaving my husband home to figure out a quick meal for two I made a small plate of fried ravioli with marinara and a side of green beans. It was quick and perfect for the two of us. I used Buitoni spicy beef & sausage … [Continue reading]

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Easy dark chocolate peppermint bark recipe made with Andes peppermint pieces. I've always been a fan of online courses. In college I took every online course in my major and even for every prerequisite I could. I mean honestly what's not to love about courses you can take while lounging in pajamas? Needless to say that I think craft and food courses online is pretty ingenious! So when I heard about Craftsy, an online community that offers just that..craft and food courses, I was pretty … [Continue reading]

Skinny Cow Chocolate Mint Ganache Ice Cream

Mint Ganache Ice Cream Cones

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. It's no secret that I have a bit of a sweet tooth. It's definitely my weakness and I've struggled for years to curb my baking and indulging in sweets. While I may never be able to actually cut sweets completely out of my diet, I have learned how to create a meal plan that allows me to enjoy dessert in moderation. I'm … [Continue reading]

DIY Calendar – Recollections Calendar Kit

Handmade Calendar Kit

Hey crafty friends! I'm so excited to share this new DIY Calendar kit from Recollections. You might be familiar with my love for memory keeping and being a mamarazzi, but can you blame me? What I love most about this new calendar kit is that it combines memory keeping with a monthly calendar. You can personalize your calendar every month with photo sleeves, journaling cards, and stickers. The 12-month calendar kit includes a photo sleeve for every month, holiday/seasonal themed cards for … [Continue reading]