I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas to Consider This Holiday

December is here and the holiday season is now in full swing. But before you hang your stockings by the chimney with care (presumably by the fireplace, which over one-third of homes have), you’ll want to get your gifting squared away. If you or a loved one will be making an effort to lead a… Continue reading I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas to Consider This Holiday

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How To Make Your Holiday Season Just A Little Greener

With the holiday season looming closer, it’s all too easy to forget about your carbon footprint and choosing the greener options when it comes to travel. But making eco-friendly choices during the holiday season isn’t as challenging as you think. Here are some eco-friendly, energy-saving tips you can use throughout the holiday season to keep… Continue reading How To Make Your Holiday Season Just A Little Greener

Kid Style for the Holidays with Carter’s

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Carter’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is next week, and we’re just a few short weeks away from Christmas. This is my favorite time of year for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that I get… Continue reading Kid Style for the Holidays with Carter’s

Staying Cavity-Neutral for Halloween

Disclosure: Hello Products has provided me with product to facilitate this post, along with compensation for my time and effort in creating this content. As always, all opinions are my own. Since I had kids, Halloween has become one of my favorite holidays. The dressing up, the pretending to be whoever you want for a… Continue reading Staying Cavity-Neutral for Halloween

Dress Your Table: DIY Easter Basket Centerpiece

One of my favorite things about Easter actually has little to do with the holiday itself. I really just love the fact that it is a good signifier of the fact that spring is here, and I can really begin to expect the bright colors, growth and sunshine that comes with it. So when Walmart… Continue reading Dress Your Table: DIY Easter Basket Centerpiece

Easy DIY: Build Your Own Easter Basket

I admit it: I’m the mom who always forgets to buy Easter baskets for the kids, then ends up running to the store on Easter morning trying to find whatever happens to be left on the shelves. Not exactly the best way to score a quality basket. I usually end up with the ones that… Continue reading Easy DIY: Build Your Own Easter Basket

Three Easy Snack Ideas for Your Valentine’s Day Party

My daughter loves Valentine’s Day. She loves decorating a “mailbox” to collect cards from her classmates, and she loves all the candy. What can I say? She’s a kid. Plus she has a mother with a notorious sweet tooth. This year, Walmart challenged me to share Valentine’s Day party ideas, and I decided to surprise… Continue reading Three Easy Snack Ideas for Your Valentine’s Day Party

Dress Your Holiday Table with a Little Creativity

Even though I tell myself every year that I’ll go all out decorating the house for every holiday, the only one that I consistently follow through on is Christmas. Every year, we choose a non-traditional color palette. In other words, you won’t find any red, gold and green at the Petersen house. Of course, that… Continue reading Dress Your Holiday Table with a Little Creativity