Monday, November 27, 2017

Prepping for the Holidays with Little Hands

As the oldest daughter and the only daughter in law, I have taken it upon myself to host holidays. I actually love throwing parties--preparing my house is one of the biggest steps in the party process. I'm here to share you how my little man and I prep for the holidays.



My floors receive a lot of traffic--from dirty shoes to sticky crawling fingers these floors see it all. Because of this they often need a good clean wipe daily, but when company comes I have to break out the big guns and power clean them. I was lucky to find Bona PowerPlus, and I'm loving the way it's making my wood floors look. 

Christmas at Gaylord Palms

I love Christmas time. I love looking at lights, the trees, giving gifts, and so much more. Living only an hour from Orlando it's surprising to me that I've never been to the wonder which is 
Christmas at Gaylord Palms!


I was invited to attend a special media preview for Gaylord Palms ICE! with the Mommy Spot Tampa last week. I jumped on the chance to experience what everyone has been talking about for years--and brought Bennett and my siblings along with me. We dug through our cold weather gear and grabbed some gloves at the dollar spot at Target and we were ready to go! 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Gingerbread Snowball Cookies



There is one thing I love about the holiday season and it's helping people. I've always loved the angel trees, the fill a shoe box program, and adopting a family--and wait for those to pop up all over the city when Christmas time comes. In addition to this delicious recipe I'm sharing today, I'm also sharing a way you can help the California wildfires and hurricane victims in Texas and Florida.


Sunday, November 19, 2017

What's in My Toddler's Bag


Getting through the baby stages is one of the most tiring, amazing, trying, and beautiful times. Leaving the house is a full on adventure, as if you were packing for a weeks vacation to the beach. You must bring burp cloths, changes of clothes, formula, water, bottles--seriously, the list goes on. Although my kiddos don't require as much these days, I still carry around my Lily Jade bag that holds all of the essentials I need for my little ones in this stage of life. Here's what's in my toddler bag.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Cranberry White Chocolate Biscuit Bombs

Biscuits, cranberries, and white chocolate make this easy dessert a perfect one for your holiday get together. 

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I have always love cranberries in anything. I make a delicious cranberry glaze that goes over our turkey, and I cool the cranberries to use as a cranberry sauce. I also love me some orange cranberry bread, or lets not forget about the Cranberry Bliss bars at Starbucks. 

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Hearth & Hand Must Haves

Building a custom home is a very stressful job-- there are contractors to find and so many decisions to be made. At the end of the day though, you have a beautiful home that you created. 
I have only shared pictures of the house on my insta-stories because I want to do a huge reveal. But, since we are all obsessed with the new line Hearth&Hand from Target I figured I'd share a couple pictures. Now that our home is in the final stages of building, it is now time to decorate! Obviously this is my favorite part, because well who doesn't love decorating a beautiful new home? 



When Target announced they were partnering with Joanna Gaines I knew I was in trouble. I have loved the show from the second it started, and would hop on a plane in a heart beat if my husband insisted on taking me there. When I woke this morning bright and early (thanks to time change) the first thing I did was pick out my must haves, and added them to my cart. 
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wreath//doormat//pitcher//plate //napkin ring//table runner//tool bench//Christmas Pillow//Pajamas//Advent Calendar 

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Have you checked out the new line? What are you loving? 

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