Home & Garden


Christmas Memory Chair Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog 30

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Christmas Memory Chair Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog #Ornament #Christmas I can’t believe it’s already time to plan for Christmas.  If you’re like me, you have people in your life that are no longer with you, and you miss them at the holidays more than ever.  My Dad passed away years ago (when I was only 17), […]

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Sewing Craft to Make Candy Corn #TigerStrypesBlog 11

  This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Sewing Craft to Make Candy Corn #TigerStrypesBlog #Sewing #Craft With Fall already here, and the leaves changing color, I figured that it’s almost time for Halloween.  Since my son will be 20 this year, and left the house awhile ago, Halloween isn’t really the same anymore.  No more trick-or-treating, no more going through […]


Create Some Scarecrow Bottle Decor #TigerStrypesBlog 29

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Create Some Scarecrow Bottle Decor #TigerStrypesBlog #Harvest #Autumn It’s crazy that it’s already time for Autumn.  This year has gone by quickly.  Fall is my favorite time of year.  Living in the White Mountains of Arizona, we get to enjoy the cool weather, beautiful colors and the smell of the changing season.  I never […]

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ProjeX

Have Some Fun with the ProjeX Arcade Game! 11

Thank you Element Associates for partnering with me on this blog post! Have Some Fun with the ProjeX Arcade Game!#ProjeX #Arcade #Game  Turn any wall in your house into a projection gaming arcade! The ProjeX™ Projecting Game Arcade turns any room into an incredible gaming arcade! No need for a TV! Blast targets you project right onto your wall! It was super simple to set, […]


Create Artwork From Your Images With Akvis! 34

Thank you Akvis for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Create Artwork From Your Images With Akvis!#AKVIS #FXIf you have followed my blog for awhile, you know that I love to take photos. I’m planning on taking a photography class at the college, when it opens back up again, to learn even more. They let old people in class, right? […]

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Make Your Backyard or Patio a Paradise with Wayfair! 42

Thank you Wayfair for the great ideas for my home & yard, and for sponsoring this post! Make Your Backyard or Patio a Paradise with Wayfair!#Wayfair #Spring #Sponsored Living in the mountains of Eastern Arizona, this is the first year that I’ve been sick of winter.  It’s been cold for months, we have had a lot more snow than usual, and now in the middle […]


Make a Beehive Out of Plastic Easter Eggs #TigerStrypesBlog 18

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make a Beehive Out of Plastic Easter Eggs #TigerStrypesBlog #Bee #Upcycle With Easter being over, and sales happening at the craft stores, I figured we could try and make something out of what we had, or could buy at a cheap price.  My son is 19 now, and doesn’t really partake in the old […]

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Reverse Canvas Artwork – Bear Mandala #TigerStrypesBlog 24

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Reverse Canvas Artwork – Bear Mandala #TigerStrypesBlog #HTV #Cricut I’ve seen so many mandala designs online, and have always wanted to make one.  I just didn’t know what to make, and how to make it.  I found this bear mandala just in a Google search, and thought it looked like fun to try.  If […]


Get Ready for Spring with Wayfair! 34

Thank you Wayfair for the great ideas for my home & yard!Get Ready for Spring with Wayfair!#Wayfair #SpringIt’s hard to believe that it’s already Spring. The trees here in our mountains of Arizona, still haven’t sprung, but I’m sure that they will soon…hopefully!! This is the first year that I’ve asked, “Is Winter Over Yet?” I am so tired of the cold, and dreary look […]

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Make Your Own Face Mask from a Bandana 24

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information.   Make a Face Mask from a Bandana #TigerStrypesBlog #COVID19 #CoronaVirus I’m sure you’ve seen the stories of the health crisis in America right now.  If not, tell me how you live, so I can be away from it, too! 🙂  With all of the shortages, and people needing certain equipment, I wanted to […]


Make Some Sesame Street Ornaments #TigerStrypesBlog 36

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make Some Sesame Street Ornaments #TigerStrypesBlog #Kids #Television I think almost everybody knows what “Sesame Street” is…do you?  I’m in my mid-40’s and grew up with it, then had my son watching it, when he was little.  We even called my Uncle Mike “Oscar,” since he could sometimes be a Grouch!! ha/ha  There are […]

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Make Some Retro VHS Lights #TigerStrypesBlog 26

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information.   Make Some Retro VHS Lights #TigerStrypesBlog #Decor If you’re of my generation, you know all too well what a VHS is.  If not, I’m sorry! ha/ha  I have so many of these tapes lying around, and have already bought my favorites in DVD style, so they’re not even needed.  I wanted to make […]


Organize & Declutter Your Home with Wayfair! 6

ORGANIZE: Thank you Wayfair for partnering with me on this blog post #sponsored!Organize & Declutter Your Home with Wayfair!#Wayfair #Storage #Organization It’s hard to believe it’s already 2020! What better way to have a fresh start this new year than whipping your home into shape! Wayfair is my go-to when looking for tips and tricks to tidy up and declutter certain spaces. After all, there […]

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snowballs

Snowmen Selling Snowballs Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 2

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Snowmen Selling Snowballs Craft #TigerStrypesBlog #Snow #Winter I know, I know…I haven’t done a craft post in months.  Last year was crazy, with learning how to be an empty nester, dealing with my husband getting hurt and having surgery…I just didn’t have time to do much other than wife tasks at home.  Now with […]


Welcome the Holidays into your Home with Amber Vale 20

Thank you Lev3l Digital & Amber Vale for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Welcome the Holidays into your Home w/Amber Vale#AmberValeHomeL3 #GiveawayI heard about the Amber Vale Home products from Lev3l Digital and always love to try out new candles. If you’ve been in my home, you can see that I have them almost everywhere. Having a nice scent […]

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Breville

Check Out the New Breville Combi Wave 3-in-1 Microwave 2

Thank you Best Buy for partnering with me on this blog post! #adNew Breville Combi Wave 3-in-1 Microwave@BestBuy @brevilleUSA #CombiWave #adI was recently shopping on the Best Buy website and came upon this great product. There’s been so much advertising lately of air fryers, and kitchen gadgets that perform certain functions. Well, with limited counterspace, I want something that does more than one thing and […]


Wayfair Partners with Homes for Our Troops 4

Wayfair Partners with Homes for Our Troops #Wayfair #HFOT Wayfair has decided to team up with Homes for Our Troops because we support their mission to build and donate specially adapted, custom homes nationwide for severely injured post-9/11 war veterans, helping them to rebuild their lives. Started in 2004 by a local contractor in Massachusetts who wanted to help our veterans, this inspiring organization has […]

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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 […]


Make Some 4th of July Candy Rockets #TigerStrypesBlog 6

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 […]

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honey

Tips & Tricks – Measure Honey the Easy Way 10

I hope that you’ve been enjoying the “Tips & Tricks” blog posts here at #TigerStrypesBlog. Something that I figured is, that those of us who have had advice (on any topics), or knew things that could help others, it would be beneficial to start sharing those ideas. Here’s hoping that I can contribute many different kinds of “Tips & Tricks“, such as things to do with […]