Dec 18

7 Days ‘Til Christmas: Save those holiday cards! #DIY

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! 7 Days ‘Til Christmas: Save those holiday cards! DIY  (via Flickr Kathryn) Do you hate to throw pretty Christmas Cards into the recyclable bin after the holidays? Why not recycle them to decorate a great DIY mini-Christmas tree?  Using inexpensive …

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Dec 17

B.O.S.S. Brunch Tour

  I am proud and honored to have been invited to participate in the WOMENS WEALTH program being held December 28th in Dover, DE.  The #WomensWealth program helps women build wealth personally, professionally, emotionally, spiritually and financially, was founded by Tarra Jackson, known as Madam Money. #WomensWealth produces several online shows, Twitter chats and events nationally …

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Dec 15

Crock Pot Chocolate Covered Nuts

Holidays and sweet treats go hand in hand just as a Crock Pots and easy breezy cooking does. When family and friends gather together for potlucks and parties it should be stress-free and fun.  So here’s a quick and easy sweet treat that you can make using Planters Winter Spice Mix and chocolate chips for …

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Dec 14

Sunday Style ~ Mixing Maxi with Animal Print

Hello friends, I hope all is well in your world.  What do you think of when I say ‘classic wardrobe pieces’.  If you said, maxi skirts and animal prints then you are today’s winner of the “guess that combination” contest.  Actually, it’s not a contest but just a fun way to start the day, and you …

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Dec 13

Ozeri Green Earth Pan Video Review

DISCLOSURE:  I RECEIVED PRODUCT FREE IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THIS REVIEW, HOWEVER, OPINIONS ARE 100% MY OWN Hello friends, what is your favorite breakfast food? In our house, eggs rule the roost – literally. My son has been making scrambled eggs since he was tall enough to reach the knobs on the stove. He loves …

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Dec 12

“The Other Talk”: Changing the Conversation about Postmenopause

After we reach age 50, are there still some things that mom knows best? Well, as you’ll see in this funny video “The Other Talk”, the answer is a resounding YES, especially when it comes to postmenopause. “The Other Talk” uses the premise of ‘the talk’ recognized as a cultural event in life where mothers talk …

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Dec 11

Sparkle & Shine for the Holidays LinkUp

Hello friends and welcome to the 2nd feature of the special Holiday series created by fellow thriftinista FashionPlaceKC.  This one is entitled Sparkle & Shine for the Holidays.   I love dressing up for the holidays, but not totally glitz and glam because I am more of a “Stay At Home” party person.  Years ago, pre-marriage …

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Dec 10

The Gift of Grief – Coping with a Loss During the Holidays

The Gift of Grief It doesn’t matter if you’ve lost a loved one this year or twenty years ago, the holidays only intensifies the grief. My sister, Gloria and I loved this time of year, our little Charlie Brown tree was always fully decorated by the end of Thanksgiving dinner, and shopping trips to the …

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Dec 09

L’Oreal Paris New Age Perfect Cell Renewal #sponsored

    Disclosure:  I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for L’Oreal Age Perfect. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with L’Oreal Age Perfect and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. Hello friends, …

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Dec 08

Christmas Gifts for the College Students

With two sons in college this year, the gift selections are going to be a lot different than in previous years.  Although their stockings will still be filled with the traditional Pez Dispensers, toothbrushes and socks, this year’s gifts will be specific to their needs and not their wants.  Malik lives in the dormitory at …

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