Category: Holidays

My First Fatherless Father’s Day

We all knew it was going to happen sooner or later.  We just hoped and prayed for the “later” option.  As a glass half full person, I hadn’t allowed myself to consider what things would be like once it did. I just knew that Dad would simply keep bouncing back […] Read more…

Easter Mason Jar Craft – Easy and Adorable!

Easy Craft - Ball Jar

Every year I struggle with trying to decide what to give friends and co-workers for Easter. You know, just a little token of the holiday. And I don’t mean that I think Easter is summed up by “Jesus is coming! Trap all your chocolate bunnies in jars!” as my sweet […] Read more…

2015 National Parks Free Admission Days

National Parks

Looking for the 2016 National Park Free Admission Days?  You can find them right here!   Hint…the first one is January 19!  Start making plans to take advantage of this amazing program when Uncle Sam throws open the gates to so many of our nation treasures. Plan to enjoy free […] Read more…

Which Tailgater Are You?

I ran across this infographic and thought it was 1) spot on, and 2) really cute. So how could I not share it? So, which tailgater looks like you? You probably know at least one of all of these! I think I’m a cross between the Martha and Tammy Taxi! […] Read more…

How Fireworks Work

How Fireworks Work

Did you know that the fireworks industry makes over $940 Million annually! Since fireworks are such a big part of the holiday, we thought you might enjoy learning a little more about these pyrotechnics. We start off by dissecting a firework to see exactly how they create that beautiful display […] Read more…

The Potential of My KitchenAid

KichenAid

Several years ago, my amazing daughter gave me a Kitchen Aid mixer for Christmas. I’ve never been so overwhelmed and excited! I blended everything in sight. I whipped eggs, made pizza dough, re-discovered homemade whipped cream and created one of the lightest angel food cakes ever. Now, after a heavy […] Read more…

Have a Fondue Party at Home

Fondue-Party

Our family used to have fondue a lot. It was a 70’s thing to do. We had the fancy copper pot, the cool can of blue fire and all those awesome fondue forks.  I always used the one with the baby blue handle. Back then, we only ate cheese fondue. […] Read more…

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