Archive of ‘Family’ category

5 Easy DIY Halloween Candy Costumes

Halloweekend is here!!!! That’s right, it’s finally the time of Ghosts and Ghouls and Trick-or-Treaters and my favorite – CANDY!!!! If you can’t tell, I’m pretty excited for these next 3 days and I know how to keep you excited about it too! I just love the idea of homemade costumes, homemade decorations, and fun Pinterest parties to celebrate this […] Read more…

Mother’s Day 2016 Trends: What Mom Really Wants

Mother’s Day is coming around the corner on Sunday, May 11, and thanks to polls and surveys  from our friends at offers.com, we know just what Mom wants this year for Mother’s Day! According to the research, Moms aren’t so much looking for flowers or a box of chocolate, although sweets are always sweet, Mom wants […] Read more…

Obsessed With Pressed!

Anyone heard of Naked Juice? That super-sweet smoothie that just makes your tastebuds dance? I absolutely love all of their brands! I’ve tried them all and there’s not one that I don’t like. Recently I had the opportunity to taste the new line of cold-pressed juices, Naked Pressed, and I must say, I’m officially obsessed with […] Read more…

Raising the Bar – Mommy Approved Skincare for Sensitive Skin

Thank you Dove for partnering with me on this post. Visit your local retailer to pick up the Dove Sensitive Skin Beauty Bar today! With Winter in full swing and Spring seeming nowhere in sight, our sensitive skin experiences the daily grind of drying up, breaking out, itching, scratching, turning red, and overproducing oil. Am […] Read more…

D.I.Y. Challenge: Valentine Charm Earrings

From the skillfully creative jewelry maker who brought us the “toe ring” tutorial, here’s an easy no-word tutorial on making Valentine earrings that are sure to make any loved one leap for joy! These earrings are easy to make and perfect for beginners, and beautiful to wear! These lovely charms can even be added to […] Read more…

10 Cheap DIY Christmas Garlands

I love garlands! They make a huge impact without taking up a lot of space, and they are wonderful for just about any occasion. I’ve been searching for the internet for some great DIY for our upcoming family photos for our Christmas cards. Here are some of my absolute favorites – just click on the […] Read more…

FREE CLOTHING ANYONE?

Okay, I know I promised I was finished posting all of my Cyber Monday deals, but there’s one more that I really want to share, and it’s not just for Cyber Monday, it’s year-round! Here’s how to get $60 worth of (recycled) designer and brand-name clothing, FREE! There’s this website called “Schoola“. It’s an incredible charity […] Read more…

Best Cyber Monday 2015 Deals! Including Target, Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, Petsmart

Black Friday is over and out, and you may have avoided the craziness, but what’s next? All the best peeps in your life deserve nothing but the best gifts this Christmas! What better way to show your appreciation of their awesomeness by finding a great Cyber Monday deal without spending a fortune or stepping foot into a […] Read more…

Best Black Friday Deals of 2015

Husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, sons, daughters, cousins, buddies, pals – all the best peeps in your life deserve nothing but the best gifts this Christmas! What better way to show your appreciation of their awesomeness by finding a great Black Friday deal without spending a fortune? Sure the lines may be long and you […] Read more…

15 Fun and Free Date Ideas

Hi there! Special guest blogger Taylor Morrell here! My husband and I enjoy spending time with each other. But, with me on a low teaching salary and he being a full time student, we don’t have a lot of extra money for dates. But, we do feel that dates are still very important, especially because […] Read more…

3 Amazing Date Ideas for Summer

So ladies, if a guy ever asks you out on a date (or if that guy is your Hubby), here are some fun ideas that I have ACTUALLY DONE that will keep you on your toes the whole day or night! Remember to play safe if you’re single and play hard if you’re married because […] Read more…

The Secret to Being Happy

There seems to be a lot of confusion out in the world about what it really takes to make you happy. That makes me sad, because my mother has already taught me the secret to being happy. I’ve known it since I was a little girl. That doesn’t mean that I’ve always lived it perfectly, […] Read more…

Date Ideas for Creative Couples

Since my boyfriend and I are both designers, we’ve found that some of the activities that bring us closest together are the ones that challenge our creativity.  Whether it’s working together to create something we both love, or even a friendly competition (of course if “friendly” competition isn’t in you or your dates vocabulary, I […] Read more…

Things that Absolutely Ruin Women (and how to rise above them)

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. Snap Chat. Tumblr. Things that absolutely ruin women, yet these are some of the most popular websites used by women. With social media use at its all time high and depressive symptoms causing women to feel at an all-time low, I hope to encourage others by sharing an important lesson I learned […] Read more…

Savory Shrimp Scampi

I am a full believer in healthy eating.  I want to share one of my recipes with everyone.   Hope this Sunday finds you happy, healthy, and staying fit!  80% nutrition + 20% fitness = 100% success! Love to all!  XOXO Coach Sonja Savory Shrimp Scampi Try this healthy version of classic shrimp scampi. Total […] Read more…

To Brows or Not To Brows…

…that is the question?  And the answer is….TO BROWS of course! Yes, go get your brows done! Stop playing around with them at home, or worse, ignoring the whole situation.  As with everything else, you get what you pay for. And if you’re paying nothing, AKA doing them yourself at home, there’s a fair chance […] Read more…

Alfredo Pesto Pasta

I love Pesto. A lot. Like, a lot a lot. But, it’s expensive. Well, one day, we splurged on grocery shopping. I like splurging. Typically I splurge on expensive cheese or expensive bakery bread. That day, I splurged on pesto sauce! What can I say, I like Italian. A lot. Today, you get to experience, […] Read more…

Product Review: The Good Life Voxbox

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes, and it’s important to show everyone which ones I liked and did not like as a review! New-Skin® Liquid Bandage $7.29 Cover. Protect. Prevent. New Skin®  Liquid Bandage drues rapidly to form a tough protective cover that is antiseptic, flexible, waterproof, and lets skin breathe. This […] Read more…

Chocolate Lasagna Recipe

Okay so after craving this recipe soooooooooo much, I finally decided to give it a go! This chocolate lasagna is one delicious mess and certainly is to die for! Total prep time would be about twenty minutes, and total cooking time would be about an hour and twenty minutes. INGREDIENTS 1 package regular Oreo cookies […] Read more…

Kindness Keeps on Giving

There is a video going around on Facebook that many of you have probably seen. It’s only three minutes long, but it’s very powerful. If you haven’t seen it, go ahead and take the time right now. What’s so powerful about this is the simple message of kindness in its purest form. This is kindness […] Read more…

Drops of Awesome

“Have you ever said any of these things: ‘Well, I guess I don’t work out anymore,’ because you missed one workout? Or, ‘I always fight with my brother. Our relationship is broken.’ What about, ‘I’m kind of a nag to my spouse.’ Or ‘I gossip and I always end up hurting people I love.’ ‘I […] Read more…

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