10 Best Festive Perfume Bottles & Scents for the Holidays // Christmas Gift Guide {Fragrance List} {Perfume Reviews}

10 Best Festive Perfume Bottles & Scents for the Holidays // Christmas Gift GuideEsteban Tonka Noir ...more

Speak to All Generations

We are all on the same journey.Each generation assumes their children will have the same values and desires—even though the world changes every day. Because people are living longer and leading more productive lives, we are in a unique situation where, for the first time in history, there are four distinct generations working together under the same global roof—at the same time....more


For those who are planning to throw a halloween party / dinner this year, i made this inspirational set for a classic hallween celebration theme. From table setting , food, drinks, customs.....more

Getting Married On a Holiday: Is It a Good Idea?

Planning the perfect date for your wedding is one of the first challenging things you’ll need to do in your wedding plans. There are some dates on the calendar that stand out because they are holidays....more

New Years Eve 2016 Party Ideas

Who is ready for 2016??  To be honest, I am not entirely sure I am but it's going to make its way here whether I am or not.  This year, I did something I don't normally do and that is put away most of our Christmas decorations a few days after Christmas.  We usually wait until after New Years Day to put them away but I wanted to put up silver, gold and 2016 New Years decorations because it is going to be a big year for us.  To help ring in the celebration, I've been hunting down some New Years party ideas, games and decor.  Here are so...more

Divine Divinity (or, who knew childhood memories tasted so sweet?)

So in my house, the shopping is done (almost), the tree is decorated (kinda), and I’ve finished all of my baking (yay!).  My goodie gift boxes have been handed out at work, consisting of Peanut Butter Haystacks, Big Bad Boozy Balls, Spiced Pecans (you’ll get that recipe next year ), and finally, my mother’s Divine Divinity....more

Charities to Help This Christmas Season

Christmas will be here in three days.  A whole lot of anticipation is happening here in our home with the countdown to the BIG day.  My kids have now received their Santa videos from the north pole (we used the service, Portable North Pole) and they have received their letters from Santa.  As we finish up our shopping list and finalize our menu for both Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas dinner, we are also working hard to complete our acts of kin...more

8 Things Parents of Young Children Will Encounter on Christmas

If you have children under 5 years old, you can almost guarantee that Christmas (or any holiday) may bring unique challenges along with the usual merriment. ...more

Give Yourself the Happiest (and Surprisingly Healthy) Holiday Gift: Volunteer

We are natural born givers. Oh, you may not think so, especially when your rent goes up (again), or your brother refuses to lend you his wheels, or the pizza place won’t honor your one-day-expired coupon. But we are.I’m not even talking about the more obvious forms of giving: contributing dollars to charity, donating to Goodwill, sponsoring a foster child in a far away country. I’m talking about the ordinary, everyday, giving that we do spontaneously, without hesitation....more