Start a love for photography with the KODAK PIXPRO FZ53 (+ Giveaway)

Start a love for photography with the KODAK PIXPRO FZ53 (+ Giveaway)

As we stand on the threshold of a new year, I’m sure the list of resolutions is being made out. Would starting a new hobby be on that list? Start a love for photography with the KODAK PIXPRO FZ53 Beginning your journey with photography is always easiest when you invest in a compact, point and…

Bless a child with your gift of hope through World Vision (+ A $500 Gift Basket Giveaway)

Bless a child with your gift of hope through World Vision (+ A $500 Gift Basket Giveaway)

My family sponsors two children through World Vision. For $39 a month, per child, expenses for that child’s education, food, welfare and other needs, are taken care of, not just for that child but also his/her family.  Giving up a few pleasures in a month, allows us to make a life-changing gift into the lives…

Fun with the Disney Minnie Mouse Stencil N’ Style Minnie

Fun with the Disney Minnie Mouse Stencil N’ Style Minnie

Sponsored by Mirum for Mattel. So your child loves Disney’s Mickey Mouse Clubhouse gang but you don’t want to get her a plush character to cuddle. Get her this sweet, non-noisy toy that will keep her entertained on that long holiday road trip: The Disney Minnie Mouse Stencil N’ Style Minnie The Disney Minnie Mouse…

Stuff that stocking with the Despicable Me 3 Special Edition Blu-Ray (+ A #DespicableMe3 Giveaway)
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Stuff that stocking with the Despicable Me 3 Special Edition Blu-Ray (+ A #DespicableMe3 Giveaway)

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. Gru and his band of merry followers are all set to come back into your living room with the recent release of the Despicable Me 3 Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital Special Edition set! This animated comedy is now available on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand. Despicable Me 3 …

Affordable gift ideas, under $20, for teenagers
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Affordable gift ideas, under $20, for teenagers

This post is sponsored by the Cost Plus World Market. All opinions are my own.  My daughter turns 12 in a few months and with recent birthday party invites, I’ve grown to realize, shopping for teenagers (and soon to be teenagers), isn’t always easy. This Christmas if you’ve thrown your hands up in the air,…

Give the gift of a new hobby this Christmas

Give the gift of a new hobby this Christmas

This Christmas if you’re stumped on what to give your sweet husband or teen, consider a unique gift. Give the gift of a new hobby this Christmas That’s right. A hobby that’s easy to embrace and one that will soon become a lifelong love… Photography! While I love my DSLR, if you’re starting up on…

Celebrate with baked treats delivered to your doorstep

Celebrate with baked treats delivered to your doorstep

I love to bake especially during the holidays but who could turn down receiving gourmet baked treats, baked from scratch, these holidays? I wouldn’t mind being spoiled by Dancing Deer every holiday (and every other month too!). Celebrate with baked treats delivered to your doorstep Founded by a talented baker,  a theoretical physicist/business strategist who loves…

How can you make this Christmas happier for the elderly?

How can you make this Christmas happier for the elderly?

A few days ago while introducing the Christmas story to the kindergarten kids in my Sunday School class at church, we had to act out the verse for the month: Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all…

Dolls that inspire girls to be anything they want to be

Dolls that inspire girls to be anything they want to be

Sponsored post by Mirum. My 3-year-old loves imaginative play and can spend long intervals of time playing with her dolls. I love that there are brands like Mattel that support old-fashioned play minus technology and have even found a way to inspire and encourage girls to be anything they want to be through their line of…

20 of the best stocking stuffers for adults
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20 of the best stocking stuffers for adults

Now that we have the baby and kids covered, it is time to find stocking stuffers for adults. I think this is probably the trickiest of the bunch, but that won’t stop me from finding a few creative and fun items to fill those stockings. Stocking Stuffers for Adults Take a look at these stocking…

The Hot Wheels Ballistik Racer is the perfect gift for an 8 year old

The Hot Wheels Ballistik Racer is the perfect gift for an 8 year old

Sponsored by Mirum for Hot Wheels. It’s considerably easy to shop for younger boys but shopping for a non-tech toy for boys 8 and older can be quite challenging. Thankfully anything to do with Hot Wheels is a big favorite especially when the vehicle in question is remote controlled and does some pretty nifty stunts!…