Lightened Up Cran-Apple Kuchen

Yesterday I shared my Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie recipe with you and today I'm sharing another easy recipe perfect for the upcoming holidays! How does a Lightened Up Cran-Apple Kuchen sound? While this recipe does feature Truvia, you are more than welcome to use real sugar if you'd like. Check out the conversion chart to see how much real … [Read more...]

Easy Rustic Cranberry Apple Pie

Now that the Thanksgiving holiday is behind us, many of us are already preparing for more (much needed) family time during the Christmas holidays. I've yet to host a holiday at my house because my parents host each holiday, but I usually help by bringing a dessert of some sort. Because, what's a holiday without dessert, right? Keep reading for my … [Read more...]

Quaker’s 100th Canister Anniversary Celebration + Giveaway

100 years ago Quaker proved that it's hip not to be square with the introduction of its now familiar cylinder-shaped canister. And the cylinder-shaped canister continues to hold one of America's most trusted and loved whole grains - Quaker oats! A first in the industry, the iconic round packaging was just one of many moments in Quaker's … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffers Online Sampling Event

This is a partnered post with Sampler. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I can not believe it's almost December, y'all! I'm like honestly in shock that in 5 short days we will be starting the last month of 2015. So with a month until Christmas, I'm sure most of us have already started our shopping, or at least started thinking … [Read more...]

Christmas Forest Live Wreath Review & Giveaway

Product provided for review and giveaway. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. The seasons have changed, the weather is cooler and it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at our house. For the first time ever our house is adorned in Christmas decor before Thanksgiving. I always said I wouldn't decorate before Thanksgiving, but … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for the Star Wars Fan

I've been very good this year, Santa. But you and the elves don't have to worry about my Christmas list. All I want this year is Star Wars merchandise from Disneyland. There are so many gift ideas for the Star Wars fan! When you come on over to our house for a visit, you'll notice one thing. We are kind of Disney obsessed. Vintage alarm clocks, … [Read more...]

How to Make Holiday Shopping Easier

Compensation was provided by Chase via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Chase or MomTrends. A couple of weeks ago, my daughter and I were in a store checking out and we overheard a conversation happening behind us at another register. There was a lady purchasing … [Read more...]

Kennedy Fir Harvest Wreath Review + Giveaway

Product provided for review and giveaway. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. For the first year ever the many boxes of Christmas decorations have emerged from the attic before Thanksgiving. I always said that we wouldn't decorate before Thanksgiving, but since my husband had a vacation and I'm really feeling all giddy about the … [Read more...]

Season of the Force Debuts at Disneyland Resort

In a resort not so far, far away… The Force awakens at the Disneyland Resort! Beginning November 16, guests will be able to immerse themselves in the Star Wars galaxy as Tomorrowland has been transformed with new attractions, experiences, and themed offerings for Season of the Force. Season of the Force I was able to get a sneak peek at … [Read more...]

Klutz Handmade for the Holidays Giveaway

My daughter is at the age where she is really interested in getting those she cares about gifts on special occasions! This year she has shown so much interest in doing for others, rather than just receiving, and I love it. We received a variety of Klutz products that are perfect for children who want to do something special this holiday season. … [Read more...]