How to make Caramel Apples + DIY Caramel Apple Bar Topping Ideas

caramel apple

Today I am going to share a little secret: How to make caramel apples the easy way using melted caramel candies. Homemade caramel apples are a fun Fall tradition. If you are planning any parties, you may want to set up a DIY Caramel Apple Bar. Those are always a big hit with adults and kids. I have a few tips to share about caramel apple bars - so be sure to read on after the recipes. How to make Caramel Apples. Basic Directions. … [Read more...]

Get inspired by My Fall Baking Recipes List. (It’s delicious!)


(Photo credits:,,, One of my favorite things about Fall is all the seasonal spices and flavors. Pumpkin, cinnamon, maple, apple and ginger to name a few. There's no cozier place to be than a warm kitchen when Autumn temperatures begin to dip. This makes Fall the perfect season for baking delicious breads, cakes and pies. … [Read more...]

’23 Blast’ football movie is based on an incredible true story #23Blast


Thank you to 23 Blast for sponsoring today's discussion about the 23 Blast movie, in theaters everywhere October 24. 23 Blast is a football movie based on the incredible true story of Travis Freeman, a blind high school football player from the small town of Corbin, Kentucky. Travis (Mark Hapka) wasn't always blind. The movie begins with scenes from a younger Travis' life playing little league football with his best friend, Jerry Baker … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Dealing with Eczema + CapriClear Moisturizer Giveaway

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Thank you to CapriClear for sponsoring today's discussion about eczema. All opinions expressed are my own. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  October is Eczema Awareness Month. If you suffer from Eczema, a skin condition also known as atopic dermatitis, you are not alone. There are 30 million Americans living with Eczema. Unfortunately, there is no cure for Eczema. However, the symptoms of Eczema can be controlled. Ten tips … [Read more...]

Garanimals Affordable and Cute Kids Clothes + 24 Outfits from 10 Pieces

Garanimals Mix and Match Collage

Children grow so fast that it can become expensive to keep them in clothing that fits. But we want our kids to look cute and wear the latest trends - so what's a mom to do? I found out that affordable kids clothing by Garanimals is available exclusively at Walmart and Garanimals brand is made for newborn babies and kids up to size 5T. Garanimals makes it easy to get everything you need to outfit your newborn baby boy or girl. … [Read more...]

Get Crafty with Michael’s #TrickYourPumpkin Sweeps! + Thumbtack Spider Craft Pumpkin

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Thank you to Michaels for sponsoring today's discussion about the #TrickYourPumpkin Sweepstakes! All opinions expressed are my own.  Pumpkins. Big pumpkins, little pumpkins, real pumpkins, fake pumpkins. It seems like pumpkins are scattered everywhere this time of year. I trip over half a dozen just trying to get up my front steps! But...I wouldn't have it any other way because I love to decorate with pumpkins in the fall. Michaels wants … [Read more...]

Cover Boo-Boos with Style! Isaac Mizrahi designer BAND-AID® BRAND Bandages #StuckOnIsaac

Bandaids by Isaac Mizrahi

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of BAND-AID® Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. A little cut or scrape has never been very glamorous. Until now. BAND-AID® BRAND teamed up with famous fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi to design bandages to cover boo-boos with style! You can find the new designs at Walgreens. Isaac Mizrahi BAND-AID® BRAND designs are inspired by past and present Isaac Mizrahi collections. … [Read more...]

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: Reality Shock! (Book) Holiday Price + Giveaway

Reality Shock Book

We received a copy of the Ripleys Believe It Or Not Reality Shock! book for our review. All opinions expressed are my own. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  Ripley's Believe It Or Not never ceases to amaze me with their annual book of wacky facts! But I guess Ripley's would not be Ripley's if they weren't able to entertain the world with zany stories and incredibly true facts and figures. This year's addition to the bestselling book … [Read more...]

5 Benefits of Drinking Water + Contigo Water Bottle Giveaway #ContigoBestInOne

5 Reasons to Drink More Water

I received Contigo Cortland water bottles for review purposes. All opinions expressed are my own. #ContigoBestInOne I am really terrible when it comes to drinking enough water. I don't think I have ever made it to the daily recommended intake of 64 ounces. On the other hand, my husband and kids are like camels when it comes to water. They are constantly refilling their water cups and bottles. I have to challenge myself to try to drink more … [Read more...]