Gingerbread House

Gingerbread House

Christmas is such a magical time of the year and making memories with those you love is priceless. My best friend since junior high and I got together with her grand kids to make gingerbread houses this weekend. Last year I made one for them and a few weeks ago when we talked about getting […]

Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe that Christmas is a week away?!  I’m seriously not ready.  I feel like I have about a million and one things left to do and I just keep adding more and more to […]

DIY Christmas Decorations: Marquee Star

DIY Christmas Decorations Marquee Star

Hello The NY  Melrose Family readers! Tara again from Anything & Everything sharing a super easy DIY Christmas Decorations.  My Marquee Star made with paint stir sticks! I always seem to have an abundance of paint sticks laying around wasting space, so I finally took action and made something fun and unique with them! With just […]

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Peppermint Hot Cocoa Popcorn by Honey Lamb and I

You’ve probably noticed my recent infatuation with all things popcorn lately.  It’s even taking over my IG account as you’ve seen all the behind the scenes recipe development.  I decided to stick with the theme when I was choosing my favorite link from last week.  With over 600 posts shared you all did not make my […]

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Perfect Last Minute Gift Ideas for Him

Perfect Last Minute Gifts for Him

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Great Clubs for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have a him in your life that is difficult to find that perfect gift for?  No matter if it’s your dad, brother, husband or boyfriend, finding the perfect can be difficult.  My husband […]

How to Protect iPhones

Protect iPhones

Last Spring my brother-in-law got married on Captiva Island in Florida. We all traveled down for the wedding and my husband’s side of the family all stayed in a house that we rented. Now this is going to sound a little like the Christmas song the 12 Days of Christmas, but here we go anyway. […]

Easy Holiday Appetizers

Easy Holiday Appetizers

We are in the midst of the holiday season, which entails all sorts of activities that you’ve probably already seen on my IG account.  This weekend is especially busy with my side of the family’s annual Christmas Party and then our Christmas Cookie Exchange the following day.  I’m need all sorts of inspiration.  Luckily, I’ve […]

Christmas Breakfast Ideas

Christmas Breakfast Ideas

Do you have sugar plums dancing in your heads yet?  The last thing I want to worry about Christmas morning is what I’m making for breakfast.  I want my girls to be able to tear down the stairs with me close on their heels.  I want to see every tear of paper as Avery opens […]


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