Category Archives: Recipes & Tutorials

Game Of Thrones Barbecue Free Printable for Father’s Day

Game of Thrones Barbecue Free Printable

This Father’s Day… Barbecue is coming! My husband is a huge Game of Thrones fan. So much so that I agreed to watch with him. And by watch, I mean peek out between my fingers in horror half the time. It’s a good thing he’s read all the books so he can explain stuff and…

Yoplait Greek and Nature Valley Breakfast Biscuits for the Morning Win!


Thanks to Yoplait Greek and Nature Valley Breakfast Biscuits for Sponsoring this Post and bringing us some great new healthy breakfast options. All opinions  are my own.  Our mornings are always hectic. Crazy. Four kids out the door by 7 am crazy. We have long commutes at early hours. Breakfast can be a challenge. Much…

HomeGoods Giveaway – Turn Your Closet into a Personal Boutique


Thanks to HomeGoods for sponsoring this post and inspiring me to make my “closet boutique” dream come true.  When I was in college, I earned travel money with a jewelry business. I roamed the world with my earnings, collecting baubles and beads for later crafting as I went. I no longer sell jewelry but I…

365 Days of California Strawberries Culinary Event

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 Thank you California Strawberries and Commissioners for hosting MOMFLUENTIAL for the Strawberry Culinary Event. All opinions are my own. Father Edgar Terry and son Will Terry are fourth and fifth generation strawberry farmers. Last month California Strawberries took MOMFLUENTIAL to Oxnard California on an educational tour to learn more about strawberries and the farming industry….

DIY Upcycled Luggage Tags from Board Books


We’re heading to Disneyland for a little spring break fun. Why not dress up our luggage as well? These luggage tags are fun, colorful and a great second life for beloved books. Making them is quick, easy, and requires no special tools or skills. We picked up this well loved Wall E book at a…

Ikea Lack Hack – Folding Table for Walk in Closet

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  It happened again. Spontaneous Ikea Lack hack. We have a knack for Lack hacks. My Master Bedroom closet is rather large, even for a walk in. Most of it is (thankfully) full of built ins, and yet I still run out of storage space. In So Cal most homes don’t have basements and attics….

Rainbow Mickey Mouse Rice Krispies Treats


Why have boring block shaped Rise Krispy when you can party with these? These colorful Mickey Mouse Rice Krispies Treats were a hit at my son’s #Disneyside Fantasia themed party. The secret to these rainbow marvels? Fruity Pebbles. I followed the classic Rice Krispies treat recipe, replacing  2cups of plain ol cereal with colorful Fruity…

Magical Pretzel Wands


One of the easiest, simplest favors I have ever made – these pretzel wands taste as great as they look. They were the perfect goody bag treat for my son’s Mickey Fantasia themed birthday party. You’ll need: 3/4 12oz bag melting chocolate (we used blue) 25-30 pretzel logs cellophane bags for pretzel wands a whole…

Magical Rainbow Hidden Mickey Cake


I knew people would ask me how to make this cake so I am providing some directions. Mind you, I pretty much winged it, but it worked for me, and I think it can work for you too if you are game to try.

Fantastia Mickey Mouse Birthday Party #Disneyside


Thanks to Disney for choosing me for a #DisneySide at home party and sending us some of fun partyware we used for our party! We all loved showing our #Disneyside with this Fantasia Mickey Party. Opinions and party planning OCD, all my own.  A good party often starts with a cake. My son loves Mickey…