12 “Unique Finds” You’ll Want for Christmas!

I love something unique, something different, something fun that maybe many haven’t heard of – maybe I just haven’t seen. Here are 12 fun things that I think you’ll love too. I would thrilled to have any one (or all!) of these “unique finds” under the Christmas Tree this year! Make sure and scroll through…

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The Perfect Thanksgiving Mini Pies

I just love mini desserts! First of all they’re so cute and fun to eat. I always love a smaller rendition of the larger traditional dessert. Secondly, they’re extra little which allows for a lot of sampling. You’re not stuck with one large piece of pie, which is never a bad thing. I love eating…

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Ten of My Favorite Pictures of Family Life

I’m Courtney (one of the twins!) and I wanted to post a little bit about my family. I want everyone to get to know us a little more and what better way to do it than through a few pictures. Here are ten photos I chose of my most favorite. I don’t feel like I’ve…

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Maui – Five Top Maui Favorites

In all the world, Maui is my very most favorite vacation destination. I haven’t been everywhere, but when paradise is calling, this is my perfect definition! My family and I always contemplate going elsewhere, but Maui always, always wins. Every single time! It’s not too crowded and has the bluest beaches. It’s nice to just…

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My First Little Pet – My Dachshund Named Alex

I was maybe 10 years old and I decided I wanted a little dog. We already had a dog, a big black Standard Poodle, but I wanted a little dog. I never actually saw him in person, but while visiting my cousin in Texas, she was talking all about her grandma’s little black dachshund, Alex.…

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Pumpkin Mummy Mini Donuts

  Happy Halloween! Pumpkin Mummy Mini Donuts are so yummy! I’ve already told you how much I love Fall and making Halloween treats. The sugar and spice and everything pumpkin fill the air. The cool crisp days and the first snow of the season. It’s currently snowing outside and this just makes me want to…

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10 Best Costco Buys for Kids

Costco is great for just about about any situation that involves food! For families, parties, but it is especially great for kids too. I have found many products over the years that I keep coming back to. I am excited to share my top 10 favorite kids buys at Costco that I keep going back…

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Pumpkins and Fun…Harvest Festival Time! 

Harvest Festival

This past weekend my family and I had a blast at a nearby Harvest Festival! My oldest daughter, Hope, couldn’t get enough. It was so exciting for her and had endless things to see and do! When we first walked in we purchased our tickets that included picking out a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. Realizing…

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Toaster the Dachshund – How we Met

Toaster is my cutest little long hair red dachshund. He is now 8 years old and he runs the entire household. He lives with a black standard poodle, who he has to beat up from time to time, and another Isabella colored long hair dachshund, Owen. They’re pretty much BFFs. Toaster was kind of an…

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Christmas Budgeting – My 3 Tips to Less Stress

Budgeting Money

The Holiday Season is peaceful and filling, a time to destress and spend time with friends and loved ones… is what we imagine. …But in all actuality it can often turn into just the opposite. The Holiday Season is fast paced and stretches us thin (mentally, physically and most certainly, our wallets), a time that…

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