Halloween Crafts | Fake Spider Toys in Soap

Double dare your Trick or Treaters to wash with this spooky spider soap! A melt and pour soap base makes it easy to make Halloween soap. Put fake spider toys in soap or whatever creepy creatures can fit inside the soap mold. I have been looking for fun Halloween crafts to make for my kids and their friends. A neat idea I saw on the Oriental Trading website had a toy encased in a bar of soap. I thought it was funny that kids would have to use … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #106

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Home Matters Linky Party #106! ... Happy fall Y'all !!! We are just loving all the great Halloween and fall projects. We look forward to seeing what you are doing and planning for this awesome time of year, and thanks for stopping by to party with us. ... ... Lorelai at Life With Lorelai: Lorelai is a Mom with 2 kids … [Read more...]

Smart Home Security Tips To Protect Your Home While You’re Away

I have partnered with Alarm.com to share smart home security tips. All opinions expressed in the blog post are my own.  A few weeks ago, my family went out of town for a last minute getaway before the new school year started. We packed up the car, dropped our dog off at the kennel, and had been driving about two hours when my husband suddenly asked me, Did you remember to lock the front door? Me: I thought you were the last one out of the … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake Recipe

Satisfy your fall flavor cravings with this pumpkin spice mug cake recipe. It's an easy way to enjoy your very own cake, ready to eat in 60 seconds! The first microwave mug cake I ever made came from the Mug Cakes: 100+ Speedy Microwave Treats To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth book by Leslie Bilderback. I was amazed to see it was possible to make a single serving cake in the microwave. (See Leslie's Caramel Apple Mug Cake recipe.) I got on a mug … [Read more...]

Moms Wanted: Join Tom’s of Maine and Earn Gift Cards (Apply Now!)

I have partnered with Tom's of Maine for this sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As always, all opinions shared are my own.  I love to share my thoughts and opinions about products. Do you love to share your opinions, too? If the answer is YES, I know about a perfect opportunity for you! It's fun AND you earn Amazon gift codes just for sharing your views on Tom's of Maine and other natural … [Read more...]

Bring It On, Teen Years! We’re Ready (with Yoplait Go Big)

If you've got any teen boys living at your house, you know that they can eat a lot. It seems like my almost 13-year-old son is hungry from the time he wakes up in the morning to the moment his head hits the pillow at night. It's practically a full-time job for me to keep groceries in our house. I hear from other parents of teenage boys that this is totally normal. Active teen boys are growing and their bodies need a lot of fuel. My son lives … [Read more...]

Home Matters Linky Party #105

Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. Happy First Week of Fall! Thank you for stopping by the party this week. I am sure you'll find plenty of awesome ideas and posts you want to visit - I know I do! --Nicole Home Matters Linky Party #105! ... Happy fall Y'all !!! It is officially the season of all things pumpkin, gorgeous fall colors, family, and nights by the … [Read more...]

Stewart Falls Hike | Best Easy Day Hikes in Northern Utah

The Stewart Falls Hike is one of my favorite family friendly day hikes in northern Utah. It's a great option for hikers of all ages and abilities. The hiking trail begins at Aspen Grove Trail Head, gently winds through beautiful mountain scenery, and ends at one of Utah's best waterfalls. The best months to hike to Stewart Falls are May to October. You'll see wildflowers in Spring and Summer, and gorgeous foliage in the Fall. Give yourself … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Halloween Wreaths | Spider Wreath

This DIY Halloween wreath idea is a fun way to decorate your door for Trick or Treaters. All it takes is a grapevine wreath spray painted black and black glitter spiders attached with hot glue. Check out my creeptastic tutorial below for step-by-step directions. [Tweet "Check out this #DIY #Halloween Wreath Idea by @momfindsout!"] DIY Halloween Wreath Ideas | Black Spider Wreath … [Read more...]