Family & Parenting


Make an America the Beautiful Sign #TigerStrypesBlog 4

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 […]


Best Rail Trails in the Country 6

Best Rail Trails in the Country #Railroad #Trails #Outdoors  With our busy lifestyles in the 21st century, it can be hard to find time to exercise. It can be even harder to find an exercise that is fun. While yoga in the park is always an option, rail trails (re-purposed railway tracks) are guaranteed to provide you with both great exercise and entertaining sights.  From […]

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The Perfect Father’s Day Gift – CSB He Reads Truth Bible! 6

Thank you LEV3L Digital for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Perfect Father’s Day Gift – CSB He Reads Truth Bible!#HeReadsTruthL3 #FathersDay  Doesn’t this year seem to be going by fast? We just celebrated Mother’s Day and now Father’s Day is just around the corner. Sometimes, this holiday can be a bit hard for me.  Unfortunately, I lost my Dad […]


Tips & Tricks – Measure Honey the Easy Way 2

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 […]

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Find Your Perfect Outdoor Party Essentials 6

Thank you Wayfair for some great summer ideas to use in this blog post! Find Your Perfect Outdoor Party Essentials#Wayfair #Outdoor #PartyIf you’re like me, you love being outdoors! My family lives at around 6500 feet in the beautiful White Mountains of Arizona. Everyone always hears Arizona, and automatically thinks HOT…well, not here! Our forest has many opportunities for people to enjoy, with 6,300 miles […]


With Faith There Can Be a Breakthrough 6

Thank you Hachette Book Group Nashville for partnering with me on this blog post!With Faith There Can Be a Breakthrough#Breakthrough #TigerStrypesBlogI heard about this Breakthrough book from my FirstWords Blogger Group by the Hachette Book Group and couldn’t wait to read it. I had seen the preview for the movie coming out and always love to have read the book first to have a better […]

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Time for a Mystery with Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase 10

**“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the Blu-ray I reviewed in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.”** Thank you TetherGroup & Warner Bros. for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Time for a Mysterywith Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase#NancyDrew #TigerStrypesBlogIt really tells you something when a character has been around […]


Is It Time for a Spring Mattress Refresh? 2

Is It Time for a Spring Mattress Refresh?#WayfairAtHome #WayfairMattressRefreshIt’s hard to believe that it’s already Spring! Where has the time gone? This year was a memorable one for weather here in the White Mountains of Arizona. We had struggled with moisture for the past few years, and finally were able to get a great snow season and snow pack in the mountains. We’re really hoping […]

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Check Out the Covered CD by Mack Brock #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this blog post!Check Out the Covered CD by Mack Brock#TigerStrypesBlog #MBCoveredEP #FlyBy Worship leader Mack Brock announces his latest Covered, set to release Mar. 22. Documenting the five-time Dove award nominee’s own hopes, dreams, fears and anxieties in the midst of uncharted territory, Covered finds Brock unveiling his most vulnerable music to date. “These songs have been […]


Cleaning 101 – Tips You Need for a Clean Home 8

Cleaning 101 – Tips You Need for a Clean Home#Cleaning101 #Wayfair #TigerStrypesBlog The winter here in the Arizona mountains has been crazy. We just got a storm that left around 3 feet of snow on the ground…I know the East Coasters are laughing at me right now, but for us that’s a lot! It’s starting to warm up, but the temps have been in the […]

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Prison Fellowship, Restoration Series: Jonathan’s Walk 6

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this blog post!Prison Fellowship, Restoration Series: Jonathan’s Walk #TheRestorationSeries #FlyBy Have you ever been to prison, or know someone who has?  We always kind of just put those people off to the side and don’t even think about them.  Like God said in Mark 2:17…”On hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not the healthy who […]


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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Create Winter Style at Home with Wayfair! 2

Thank you Wayfair for partnering with me on this blog post!Create Winter Style at Home with Wayfair!#Wayfair #WinterStyle It’s hard to believe that January is almost over. Here in the White Mountains of Arizona, winter lasts a bit longer than some other places. The past few years we were praying for snow and tired of the warm days. Well, with the snow this year and […]


Are You Ready for Arizona Renaissance Festival 2019? 2

*I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.* Are You Ready for AZ Renaissance Festival 2019 Fun For the Whole Family The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast — […]

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2019 Challenger Sports International Soccer Camp

*This post was sponsored by USFamilyGuide and Challenger British Soccer Camp. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.* It’s Soccer Time Again!! 2019 Challenger Sports International Soccer Camp THE NUMBER ONE SOCCER CAMP IN USA AND CANADA!!! Camp Update:  My son is a bit too old for soccer now, but I have a friend whose son wanted to go again. He was so […]


Spend Some Quiet Time with Ellie Claire 365-Day Devotional Journals 8

 Thank you FlyByPromotions & Ellie Claire Gifts for partnering with me on this blog post! Ellie Claire 365-Day Devotional Journals #EllieClaireGifts #TigerStrypesBlog I received the Ellie Claire 365-Day Devotional Journals set and once again, Ellie Claire has delivered!  After being blessed with the recent journal set, I am now hooked!!  These are the perfect gift idea for family or friends who love to journal, just write […]

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I Learned How to Make String Art #TigerStrypesBlog 10

I Learned How to Make String Art #TigerStrypesBlog #StringArt I’ve seen a lot of photos of string art lately, and it made me want to learn how to do it myself.  I checked out different forums online, and couldn’t really find a very down-to-earth tutorial, so I put a few pieces of the instruction that I found useful together, and came up with this post.  […]


Ellie Claire Journals Make Great Gift Ideas 7

Thank you FlyByPromotions & Ellie Claire Gifts for partnering with me on this blog post! Ellie Claire Journals Make Great Gift Ideas#EllieClaireGifts #TigerStrypesBlog I got the Ellie Claire set of journals and absolutely love them.  Beautiful artwork, quality products and just beautiful to have sitting in the office, ready to go for when that thought, or idea hits!! Ellie Claire journals offer an interactive way […]

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Hillsong Kids – Can You Believe It 4

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway! Hillsong Kids – Can You Believe It#CanYouBelieveIt #SongsOfTruth #FlyBy I recently received the “Can You Believe It?” DVD from FlyByPromotions. We thought it was going to be a CD, but got a DVD instead. I almost forgot what music videos were, with the channels not really having anything to […]