Leftover Easter Candy Brownies (& a Giveaway!)

Easter Candy Brownies

Easter is a bit later than usual this year. Normally it falls on or around my youngest’s birthday and we combine Easter and his birthday party. This year Easter isn’t until April 20th. Brady will be egg-cited to get his own holiday for once. ;)  Because so much of Easter is about candy these days, […]

3 Books to Get Before National Book Month is Over (Plus a Giveaway!)

Toy Time Christopher Byrne

October is National Book Month and I’ve been trying to make the most of it! I’ve filled my Amazon cart a few times with books that make me smile, teach me something new and some that are just plain silly and fun. Here are three books you might want to snag before the month is […]

1,000 Posts and a Giveaway!

ColoradoMoms Super Duper $100 Giveaway

This post is number 1,000. Yup, I’ve had 1,000 things to say and posted them all on the blog over the last few years, typos and all. Some of it was remarkable, some of it was fluff. Some posts were delicious, some were crafty. All of them were awesome. ;)  To mark this momentous occasion, […]

Food Week: Door to Door Organics (Review with #Giveaway!)

Door to Door Organics Giveaway

When Door to Door Organics approached me to review their service, I lept at the chance. I may have audibly “squee’d” as well. I mean, who wouldn’t want fresh, organic produce to magically appear on their doorstep every week? I immediately signed up for the service, picked out the size box for our family (medium) and impatiently […]

Make Valentine’s Day Special with Shutterfly {& a Giveaway!}


Valentine’s day is so fun for the kids. Making mailboxes, signing all the cards, listening to the groans from the kids when they realize they have 31 kids in their class, agreeing to help them sign the cards, drinking wine at 11pm and trying to forge a 7 year-old’s handwriting… good times. Now Shutterfly makes […]

Check out the Official LEGO® YouTube Channel & Win!

DIY LEGO® Valentines

We Love LEGO®! It’s no surprise to anyone that knows us. We’ve been to LEGOLAND in California, many many LEGO® stores and spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours constructing. We are even making brick and minifigure crayons for Valentine’s this year.   My boys also love watching The Official LEGO® Channel on youtube and creating their […]

5 Creative Elf on the Shelf Ideas. Submit Your Own & Win!

Elf on the Shelf Star Wars

Has your elf been naughty or nice? Last year we had a bit of an epic fail with our own elf and then a member of our forums had such a spectacular disaster it left her with the predicament of having TWO elves this year. ;) You should really read her story. Deanna has a way with words and describes the even flawlessly (and you will end up in stitches over it!)

Link up your own Elf on the Shelf photos to win a giftcard!