Holiday


Make an America the Beautiful Sign #TigerStrypesBlog 6

4th of July – America the Beautiful Sign #TigerStrypesBlog #July4th #IndependenceDay So, it’s July 4th.  The day that we celebrate our Nation’s freedom.  I know that the Star-Spangled Banner is our national anthem, but I think America the Beautiful is one that could also hold that title. The definition by way of Wiki, is “America the Beautiful” is an American patriotic song. The lyrics were […]

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Make Some 4th of July Candy Rockets #TigerStrypesBlog 4

Make Some 4th of July Candy Rockets #TigerStrypesBlog #July4th #IndependenceDay I can’t believe that it’s already July.  We’ll be celebrating Independence Day in just a few days, and I figured that this would be a fun thing to make for friends and family.  I saw the original on SheKnows and loved it.  Being able to make something that isn’t too hard to do, and brings […]


Make a Shadow Box Valentine Gift #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Make a Shadow Box Valentine Gift #TigerStrypesBlog #Valentine Shopping recently, I found a bunch of plain shadow boxes at a local store on clearance after Christmas, and figured they would be useful in making just about anything.  Seeing a post online of someone adding a sticker to the front, so I figured that I could make something like that for Valentine’s Day.  Visiting the Cricut […]

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Light Up Your Space With 1000 Bulbs 6

Thank you #USFG for partnering with me on this blog post! Light Up Your Space with 1000 Bulbs!#USFG #1000Bulbs I’ve seen ads for 1000 Bulbs online, but have never shopped with them before. When I saw the info about them on US Family Guide, I figured it was a great time to try them out. I trust US Family Guide’s opinions of certain companies, and […]


Explore the Magic of Lights in Fontana 2

Thank you US Family Guide for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway! Explore the Magic of Lights in Fontana #USFG #MagicOfLightsMagic of Lights Fontana at Auto Club Speedway opens Nov. 16th!! The family-friendly drive-through holiday lights experience returns to Auto Club Speedway with a tremendous amount of twinkling light displays to celebrate the grandest holiday of the year! Magic […]

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Make Some Mummy Candleholders #Halloween #TigerStrypesBlog

Make Some Mummy Candleholders #TigerStrypesBlog #Halloween I cannot believe that it’s already the end of October.  Where does time go?  With our son almost being 18, the days of trick-or-treating are over.   Well, until we take the Grandkids, but that will be a long, long, …….long time in the future!!  Better be, anyway. 🙂 I wanted to make something easy and fun for decorations this […]


Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Mama’s Jewelry 16

Thank you U.S. Family Guide and Mama’s Jewelry for partnering with me on this blog post! Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Mama’s Jewelry#MamasJewelry #USFG #TigerStrypesBlogMoms work hard 365 days out of the year, so why give them another predictable gift this Mother’s Day? With the exquisite collection of mothers rings from Mama’s Jewelry, you’re bound to make this the most unforgettable Mother’s Day yet! Each […]

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Sweet Rainbow Treats for St. Patrick’s Day or Easter #TigerStrypesBlog 16

Sweet Rainbow Treats for St. Patrick’s Day or Easter #TigerStrypesBlog I haven’t posted a craft in some time…probably because I haven’t had much time.  How about you?  I saw something like this on Pinterest and thought it would be fun to make something like it that could be used for both St. Patrick’s Day and/or Easter.  They seem to be a bit close to each other […]


TTBBM – Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown #MondayMemories 18

For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “TELEVISION” and go with “Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown.”  Since Valentine’s Day is on Wednesday, this show fits perfectly for today! This television show originally aired  January 28, 1975, and then on the ABC network on February 14, 2002.  It’s a lot newer than most of […]

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Make Some Vinyl Sticker Valentine Mugs #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Make Some Vinyl Sticker Valentine Mugs #Valentine #Gift #TigerStrypesBlog I wanted to make another craft that was pretty simple (if you have the tools) for Valentine’s Day.  With that holiday being just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to use my Cricut to decorate some simple pieces.  The mugs can usually be found at the dollar store, or if you just have […]


How to Create an “I Dig You” Valentine Gift #TigerStrypesBlog 26

Create an “I Dig You” Valentine Gift #Valentine #Gift #TigerStrypesBlog With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to find something that was easy to make and fun to give as a gift to friends and family.  I saw a project like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be fun to make.  I was able to find the little shovels in a back […]

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Check Out the New Year Cash Giveaway! 2

It’s hard to believe that it’s already 2018.  Where has the time gone?  This last year was all of the different emotions.  Happy to be with family and out racing with our Redneck Edition team.  Sad that we lost my husband’s Aunt Judy to cancer.  Worried that our son was turning 17 and would soon be planning on his own life.  All of this and […]


TigerStrypes Wishes You a Merry Christmas for 2017!

TigerStrypes Wishes You a Merry Christmas for 2017! #MerryChristmas #2017 #TigerStrypesBlog With the celebration of Christmas being observed today, I wanted to take a minute and wish you all a Merry Christmas!!  I’m probably going to be taking a break from some of my regular posts this week, just to spend some time with family, and enjoy my HOLYday!! My son’s birthday was the 20th….I […]


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The Peace Project – Hillsong Christmas Music 2

Thank you Capitol CMG Marketing for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway! The Peace Project – Hillsong Christmas Music#Hillsong #Christmas #ThePeaceProjectI heard about the new CD coming out from Hillsong called The Peace Project, and couldn’t wait to hear it. Being a Christmas album, I knew that the holiday worship songs would be amazing and hopefully help us get […]


Things That Bring Back Memories – Jack Frost Christmas Movie #MondayMemories 4

Jack Frost Christmas Movie #TTBBM #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 Jack Frost.  This was a movie from 1998, but seems to be a bit older to me, not sure why.  It had a great story that went with it and was perfect for family movie night.  All of […]

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop #TigerStrypesBlog 48

Thank you MamaTheFox for partnering with me on this Merry Little Giveaway blog post & giveaway hop! Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop! Event runs 12/16 – 12/31 Welcome to the Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop! It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  I was done shopping in about August, and now everything is wrapped, under the tree or shipped […]


Make a Rootin’ Tootin’ Christmas Gift for Friends #TigerStrypesBlog 18

Make a Rootin’ Tootin’ Christmas Gift #Christmas #Gift #TigerStrypesBlog It’s hard to believe that it’s almost Christmas time.  Here in the mountains of Arizona we are still looking around, saying “where is the snow?”  The weather here has been much warmer than normal and things just don’t feel right.  I did decorate the house to try and make it feel like Christmas, but I need […]

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Things That Bring Back Memories – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation #MondayMemories 12

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 […]


Spend Quality Time w/the Family Honor Plate & Table Thyme Discussion Cards 14

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this blog post!Spend Quality Time w/the Family Honor Plate& Table Thyme Discussion Cards#HonorPlate #FlyByI heard about the Family Honor Plate from #Flyby and thought that it sounded amazing! I always have heard about the special plates used that get passed around to different family members, etc. I tried that once a few years ago, and don’t think […]

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TTBBM – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving TV Show #MondayMemories 14

For this week’s “Things That Bring Back Memories” post, I am going to pick something in the topic of “TELEVISION” and go with “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving“.  This television show, which originally aired on the CBS network on November 20, 1973.  That was even before I was born, wow, I didn’t know it had been around THAT LONG! 🙂  It was such a great show […]