Holiday


Create a St. Patrick’s Day Treasure #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Create a St. Patrick’s Day Treasure I finally had time to do some crafting!!!  It’s been awhile that I had a craft post, since I haven’t had much time for things like that lately.  I thought with it being already March (crazy how time flies when you get older) it would be the perfect time for a St. Patrick’s Day craft.  Something that I always love, is […]

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Make Some Valentine Snack Friends 2

How to Make Some Valentine Snack Friends #ValentinesDay #Craft Well, it’s been awhile since I posted a craft project, since I haven’t really had much time.  With the holidays happening, my son’s birthday, and then mine last month, things have been crazy.  I have a whole file of crafts that I want to do and wanted to get started this month. This was an idea I saw […]


We Whisk You a Merry Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog 4

We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Gift I saw something like this on Pinterest and thought it would be so fun to make and give to friends.  The pieces were super inexpensive, and you could make a whole bunch to give to special people in your life this Christmas.  Most of the ones I saw had the same kind of candy in them.  I figured […]

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Things That Bring Back Memories – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation #MondayMemories

For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “Movies” and go with National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.  This was a movie from 1989.  It’s one that almost everyone watches again every year.  Even after all of this time, it still will crack you up.  And, you always feel for the poor cat…am I right? For those of […]


Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase I saw something like this online and thought it would be super simple to make, and you could add anything you wanted to make it personal, etc.  This one is easy, inexpensive and is great to decorate any room, or even give as a gift!  I just got some artificial flowers to put in it, but you could add […]

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Make a Glass Bowl Snowman #TigerStrypesBlog 8

How to Make a Glass Bowl Snowman It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  These days seem to be flying by, and I’m thankful that I start shopping for Christmas on December 26th of the year before.  Saves me time and stress of having to make sure that everyone has their gift on time.  Being in another state than most family, we have […]


Things That Bring Back Memories – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer #MondayMemories 10

For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “TELEVISION” and go with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  This show first came out in 1964 and has changed a bit over time.  Each and every year, though, it’s one that even being in my 40’s, I still have to watch.  The story is wonderful and it’s […]

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Giveaway Hop

Merry Christmas Giveaway Hop #TigerStrypesBlog 32

Thank you Planet Weidknecht & LeahSay’s Views for partnering with me on this blog giveaway hop! Welcome to the Merry Christmas Giveaway HopHosted by Planet Weidknecht and LeahSay’s Views Giveaway Open From December 1-14, 2016 Merry Christmas Giveaway Hop: I can’t believe that it’s already that time of year.  Christmas is just a few weeks away and than the new year will be upon us.  Where […]


Have a Tennessee Christmas with Amy Grant (CD Review) 10

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this Teennessee Christmas blog post & the great giveaway!Have a Tennessee Christmas with Amy Grant#TennesseeChristmas #FlyBy I received the Tennessee Christmas CD by Amy Grant from FlyByPromotions. I always love Amy Grant’s music and anything that goes with the Christmas holiday this time of year is great!  She is one that has continued to make wonderful music, […]

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Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the table with.  I saw something like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to make.  Having a chance to use my Cricut Explore is always a great one.  This craft was inexpensive to make (with supplies that I already […]


Things That Bring Back Memories – Planes, Trains & Automobiles #MondayMemories 6

For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “MOVIES” and go with Planes, Trains & Automobiles.  This movie was released in 1987, and had 2 of the best comics of that day…and even to today’s standards.  The movie was a crack-up and one that so many felt familiar with the adventure. The movie is one that […]

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Christmas Love

Great Book for the True Meaning of Christmas 2

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this Christmas Love Letters blog post & the great giveaway! Great Book for the True Meaning of Christmas #FlyBy #ChristmasLoveLetters I received the Christmas Love Letters from God Bible Stories book from FlyByPromotions.  I know that my son is older and really not into sitting down and reading stories together much anymore.  Unless they are about computer […]


CardsDirect Make Greeting Cards Fun! 6

Thank you CardsDirect for partnering with me on this blog post! CardsDirect Make Greeting Cards Fun! #CardsDirect #ad I got an email from CardsDirect about their products and they asked if I would like to share the information with my readers. I was able to use their website and create a set of cards for Christmas to try out and let you all know what […]

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Decorate for Christmas with a Crab Pot! 4

Thank you USFamilyGuide & CrabPotTrees for partnering with me on this Christmas Tree blog post! Decorate for Christmas with a Crab Pot! #USFG #CrabPotTrees UPDATE: I received my Crab Pot Christmas Tree in the mail and couldn’t wait to get the box open.  I couldn’t believe how it fit in the box, and how great it would be for storage after the season.  Fold flat […]


A Great Children’s Story – Where Jesus Slept 2

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this Where Jesus Slept blog post & the great giveaway! The Children’s Story – Where Jesus Slept #WhereJesusSlept #FlyBy The Where Jesus Slept book is adorable. At first, I didn’t realize that it was going on the “House that Jack Built” premise, but quickly got it and thought that it was a great story!! Reading this to […]

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Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging #TigerStrypesBlog 27

Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging I saw this type of craft on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to do for my home.  I found almost all of the needed materials at the dollar store, so it’s very inexpensive to make.  You could change it up however you wanted and use it for your home, work, classroom or wherever you want […]


This Candy is UnREAL! #Tryazon #GetUnreal 4

Thank you Tryazon for partnering with me on this UnREAL blog post! This Candy is UnREAL! #Tryazon #GetUnreal #EverythingIsPossible I found out about a party that Tryazon was doing for the UnREAL company with their candy. Hearing about the company and why they are re-creating the candy market made me really interested in the products. I was able to get a great party kit: …and […]

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Child-Friendly Thanksgiving Dishes 2

*This post was sponsored by Hampton Creek. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.* Child-Friendly Thanksgiving Dishes Would you like to see children actually eating some dinner at your Thanksgiving gathering? When young children get together in a large group with unfamiliar relatives, they are usually too distracted by different surroundings and people to eat Thanksgiving dinner. Their hunger sets in, and […]


Save $100 on Hawaii Vacations with Pleasant Holidays 1

Thank you #USFG for partnering with me on this Pleasant Holidays blog post & the chance to win a great giveaway! Save $100 on family-friendly Hawaii vacations with Pleasant Holidays – USFG’s new travel partner! I am so excited! I just learned that US Family Guide has partnered with Pleasant Holidays, a leading provider of package vacations. They’re based in the U.S. and have great […]

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Create a Photo Book Craft #DIY #Memories 23

Create a Photo Book Craft Who doesn’t love having photos from past events or family vacations that you can enjoy later on?  I always share my photos from trips online, but love to have some that are special sitting around, or even for sharing with family.  I saw this available on a photo sale site and figured, “why not just make my own?”  It was really […]