Best Sugar Cookies Ever

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Mars, Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #CallAnEatible #SkittlesHomegating #CollectiveBias In my house, fall is synonymous with two things.  First, football season and second it’s time to bake!  Once the weather cools, it is time for relaxing Saturdays and Sundays, watching our favorite teams on TV…or if we are really lucky, in person.  However, when we can’t get to the game in person, we do a little “home gating” and enjoy our {Read More}

Frugal and Easy Fall DIY Decorating

Fall has arrived. Well, kind of.  The mornings feel like fall here, but by the afternoon it is summer again!  I waited, until two weeks into September, to start decorating for fall. I just couldn’t help it!  As we move into October, I will for sure be adding more decor, namely to the front porch.  However, for now the wreath is on the door, and I resurrected some past fall decorations and added a few others to our living space. {Read More}

DIY Back to School Sign & Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Back to School…..has it hit your house yet?  We started back to school a few weeks ago, and it has been in full swing ever since.  Looking back at the twins starting school, I didn’t do cutesy things like this DIY Back to School sign I made for our daughter.  I wish I had!  So now that our daughter is in First Grade, I am taking every chance to make cute memories of her first day of school.  This DIY {Read More}

Disney Cruise Line Scrapbook with Shutterfly

Back to school is in full swing now, right?  It is where we live!  So now that the kids are back in school, I have more time to work on projects, and get some things caught up with my scrapbooking.  As much as I love cutting paper, intricately laying out pages, and assembling a book with printed pictures, that isn’t always the quickest way to document our memories.  So, that is when I turn to Shutterfly!  As often as we {Read More}

Four Easy Uses for Scotch Brite Sponges

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScotchBriteSponges #CollectiveBias If your kitchen is like mine, you have a variety of surfaces.  Glass top stove, stainless steel refrigerator, laminate counter tops, not to mention the sink itself and even your menu board make up your kitchen space.  All of these get messy, and I use them almost every day!  So, I like to keep things simple and effective by using Scotch-Brite™ Brand sponges {Read More}

#AD Creamy Homemade Mac and Cheese

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BoostBacktoSchool #CollectiveBias What’s on your back to school menu list?    Do you find that when school starts, your menu changes?  I know that mine does.  Suddenly I am more prepared for weeknight dinners than I was during the summer, we are eating quicker and easier to make foods, and actually eating at a decent hour.  All that being said, that means my recipes {Read More}

Easy Cheesy Pizza Pockets

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BacktoSchoolSimple #CollectiveBias Back to school…..means back to menu planning, routine, and making sure things are running easy and smooth around the Hurst house.  Truthfully, as much as I love summer, I am ready for the routine and consistency that going back to school brings to our house.  It’s a calm sense of order, and I am a better mom when my sweeties spend the {Read More}

Chef Boyardee on Rollback at WalMart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SaveOnChef #CollectiveBias With the back to school season approaching, my family is looking for easy weeknight meal solutions. By spending less time in the kitchen, we can enjoy other after-school activities together. Now through August 29, 2016, each 14.5 to 15 ounce can of Chef Boyardee is on Rollback at Walmart for only $0.80! Purchase five cans for $4 in a variety of flavors {Read More}

DIY Scooter Decals

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreeToBe #CollectiveBias My daughter has a “full time” play with friends agenda.  It seems like every afternoon and evening, we are out with friends in our neighborhood.  The girls are playing, and the adults are socializing.  Fun, right?  Of course!  However, my daughter also has very sensitive skin, and it’s under a lot of summer stress!  Sun, sunscreen, dust, dirt, water….you name it, and {Read More}

Five Tips for Organizing Your Child’s Bathroom

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DesignedMega #CollectiveBias We just moved into a new house, and that means organizing!  As much as I dislike packing and unpacking, I LOVE the fresh start that comes from a new home, the purging, and the reorganizing.  And then I remember, my two “organizationally challenged” teenage boys share a bathroom in our new home.  Suddenly the word “organize” takes on a whole new meaning. {Read More}