Why buy fair trade + a World Vision Gift Catalog giveaway {101 Days of Christmas}

Handcrafted Gifts from the World Vision Gift Catalog

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Sarah (imascubagirl@…)! I love Amazon as much as the next guy. In fact, I probably love Amazon more than the next guy. It’s convenient, saves me money and has pretty much anything you could ever want for sale. Which is really helpful when you live in the boonies and don’t […]

Fiori di Sicilia star cookies + a King Arthur Flour giveaway {101 Days of Christmas}

Fiori di Sicilia Sparkling Star Cookies

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Karen (akjetmom@)! These cookies are amazing! Fiori di Sicilia — or “flowers of Sicily” — is an Italian flavoring used in panettone and pandoro. With a dreamy combination of citrus, vanilla and a light floral aroma, this flavoring would make a great addition to any baked good, adding a […]

Beeswax candles + a Plant Therapy giveaway {101 Days of Christmas}

Beeswax Candles

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Melanie (melanie.l.amos@…) and Hannah (honingharmony@…)! While I’m not opposed to regular wax candles, I have quite a bit of beeswax in my cabinet and decided to look into making beeswax candles this year. Thankfully, I came across a tutorial at DIY Naturals with Betsy’s tips for beeswax […]

Get the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle {PLUS win a Kindle Fire HDX!}

The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

This year’s sale has ended. Click here to be notified of the next sale! I try really hard not to inundate you with special offers and amazing deals, but this bundle is just too good not to share! This summer has been a tough one for us. It’s been full — very full — of a lot of really good things, but […]

Cherishing the fleeting baby days


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Colief. All opinions are 100% mine. The birth of our youngest daughter almost five years ago changed me in so many ways: She healed my heart after our 3rd miscarriage. I learned to cherish the moments rather than just survive. And…I became a coffee […]

Giveaway: Net Nanny 1-Year Membership (2 Winners!)

Net Nanny Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Celina (Celinaiske@…) and Stephanie (tscee@…)! While I try not to be overly fearful as a parent, the internet is a scary place for kids, where a wrong keystroke can take kids from the educational site they’re trying to access to pornography that will affect them forever. As […]