#DIY Where’s Waldo & Wanda costumes

We’ve been on the go so much lately that I’ve been taking time from road trips to do some research on how we can make our own Where’s Waldo & Wanda costumes because I refused to pay $40 per shirt at the costume stores. Super easy to make.  Start by taping stripes on the shirts, […]

#MothersDay is this Sunday. Gift ideas from ProFlowers, FTD, and Shari’s Berries

Mother’s Day. I can say so many things about Mother’s Day, however this year’s Mother’s Day means so much more to me than words can express. I will be celebrating it with all three of my babies in my life, so other than this amazing gift, I would have to say that my next favorite […]

Oh my gosh, #Santa Sent Me A Letter! #Christmas

This holiday is going to be a very special one in our home and in our lives. To make it even more special, what’s a better way than your child receiving a letter from Santa? I have thought about having one sent to my kids, but to be honest, I wasn’t sure what they were […]

Halloween Food Safety Tips

Halloween is upon us. Are you ready? I wanted to share some great tips for Halloween safety. Take these simple steps to help your children have a fun – and safe – Halloween Children shouldn’t snack while they’re out trick-or-treating.  Urge your children to wait until they get home and you have had a chance […]

@Kmart has #MoreThrills this Halloween!

I love to decorate the house for the holidays, but I’ve never put a whole lot of thoughts in to decorating for Halloween. Not sure why, because I love the fall holidays. I had the chance to work with Kmart and go visit a local store to see what all they had to offer. Our […]

#TryThisAtLowes #DIY Candy Corn Fall Centerpiece

I had a lot of fun this past week making some colorful DIY crafts for our table centerpiece out of spray paint and empty bottles. I used wine bottles from our housewarming party, but you can use pretty much any type of tall bottle that you’d like. I’ll have a few posts and one to […]

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

From the Gordon Family to your family, we want to wish you all a very happy holiday season, a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Tweet

Perfect #ChristmasGift for her! Sassy and Classy Doll! #DollieAndMe

I have a little girl that loves to get dirty, but she also is a girly girl that has an amazing imagination and loves her babies. I’ve been looking around for a doll for her, but I really didn’t like the thought of spending over $100 on one doll, let alone one single gift for […]

Write a letter to Santa!

Have your little ones written their wish lists for Santa? It’s not too late to mail him a letter! For a limited time, kids can receive a personalized letter from “Santa” that includes a special “North Pole” postmark. Here’s how it works: Write a personalized letter to a child from Santa Claus and sign it […]

In love with my @EvesAddiction Mother’s Ring! #Giveaway Ends 11/6/13

When it comes to my family, I adore them and love to carry them with me any way that I can. For as long as I can think, I’ve wanted a mother’s ring. For me, wearing a piece of my loves with me everywhere that I go makes my heart smile constantly. I had the […]

Have fun & be safe this #Halloween with @Rayovac!

Halloween is sneaking up on us fast! With that said, how do you prepare your kids? Sure we all think about costumes, but Halloween can be dangerous if you’re not prepared, so we need to also think about safety. Rayovac Halloween Safety Tips Here are some ways to keep children safe during Trick or Treating: […]

Happy Valentine’s Day! #WW {Not so #WordlessWednesday}

Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? We don’t really celebrate it, I guess you could say. Hubby is usually gone all the week of Valentine’s Day and my birthday (2/19) so we may give each other a little something, a card, a flower, go out to dinner before Valentine’s Day or just hang out at home. […]

DIY Valentine’s Cards #DIYValentines

Last week, we went to the store to let the kids pick out the cards that they wanted to give out for Valentine’s Day. There were a lot of styles, colors and characters to choose from and the prices ranged anywhere from $2.00 for a box of 12 with no treat/pencil/sticker, and went up to […]

Sweet Family Traditions with Hickory Farms

Does your family have any family traditions? We never really had a lot of traditions when I was growing up, but the one thing that I do remember my granddaddy doing every year to our family. He would send us a Hickory Farms gift basket every year. For more than 60 years Hickory Farms has been a […]

Helpful tips on how you can Survive the Holidays

The holidays are officially here and I think we can all admit that we are pretty stressed over what is to come, and the aftermath. I wanted to share some great tips from Mom Central Founder and CEO, author of four best-selling parenting books and mom expert, Stacy DeBroff, has developed tips for families on preventing […]

Trick-Or-Treating with Rayovac Glow Stick

Can you believe that Halloween is just a few days away? Where has this year gone? We usually go on to the town square and let the kids trick-or-treat with the local businesses, then on Halloween night, we take the kids around the neighborhood as well. Last year, the kids each carried a Rayovac Rayovac […]

#DIY Valentine’s Candles

I was going through my office when I was organizing and taking things to put in boxes for my Spring yard sale and I came across about 5 glass bowls and vases that were in my ‘to sell’ box. If you are looking to spruce up your home with some fun colors and on a […]

Minted Custom Classroom Valentine’s Day Cards

With my son being in school now, I am excited that we are able to participate in the sharing of classroom Valentine’s Day cards. I can remember being a kid and all the excitement of making our cards or picking them out at the store, making gift bags with mom to share with my friends, […]

Halloween Safety Tips

We decorate for Halloween and go Trick-or-Treating every year, yet most of us never realize all the dangers that come along with Halloween. Every Halloween, potentially flammable costumes and improperly-used decorations contribute to a significant increase in burn-related injuries, home fires and accidents. With about 1,170 home structure fires beginning with decorations, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), […]