Tips & Tricks


Find a Restoration Service to Repair That Water Damage 12

Find a Restoration Service to Repair That Water Damage Who hasn’t dealt with the problems of owning or renting a home?  You just get settled and than you hear that dreaded dripping sound from the kitchen or bathroom.  Have you been there?  If you’re like most, you figure that it will be a quick fix and you’ll be on your way.  Well, when that quick […]

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Learn How to Make an Outdoor Brick Bench #TigerStrypesBlog 17

Learn How to Make an Outdoor Brick Bench #TigerStrypesBlog You can call them bricks, or blocks…whatever you want.  I have seen things like this in home improvement store catalogs, and always wanted to make some for my yard.  Well, with Spring almost upon us here in the mountains of AZ, I thought “what better of a time?” The bricks are very inexpensive, but the wood […]


Make a Road Trip Activity Case #TigerStrypesBlog 12

Make a Road Trip Activity Case #TigerStrypesBlog If you have a child, like I do, you know of the times when you just have to even travel around town and get the classic “are we there yet?” question.  Well, for us living in the mountains, most of our road trips take a lot longer, and I even find myself asking that question once in awhile.  […]

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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 […]


5 Dangerous Pests That Might Call Your Arizona Property Home 6

5 Dangerous Pests That Might Call Your Arizona Property Home #Arizona #PestControl #Home #DIY #ad The United States’ southwest region is home to many venomous insects, arachnids, and reptiles. While interactions between these creatures and humans are typically rare and one environmental report revealed just over half a dozen people die from spider bites in the country yearly, incidents still occur. Some pests that can […]

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Check Out the LG Appliances Twin Wash! (ad) 12

Thank you Best Buy & LG for partnering with me on this blog post! The reviewer (TigerStrypes Blog) has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Check Out the LG Appliances Twin Wash#BestBuy #LGUS #TwinWash #ad If you’re like me, you want your appliances to save you time, and not […]


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 […]

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Create Your Own Artwork with Canvas Press 12

Thank you Canvas Press for partnering with me on this blog post! Create Your Own Artwork with Canvas Press#CanvasPress #ad #TigerStrypesBlogIf you’re like me, you love taking photos! I almost always have my camera with me, and am taking different shots of either the mountains where we live, or people that I love. Any way to save the memories, and I’m on it. Well, now […]


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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Design Hacks to Improve Your Office Space 8

Thank you Hedgescapes for partnering with me on this office design hack blog post! Design Hacks to Improve Your Office Space10 inexpensive ways to improve your space Are you ready to improve your office space significantly to drive efficiency and productivity up? These tips will help! On an average, you spend 48 hours a week in your office. Chances are you might be at your […]


Decorate in Style with Museum Trees 22

Thank you Museum Trees for partnering with me on this blog post!Decorate in Style with Museum Trees#museumtrees #ad #tigerstrypesblog I recently heard about the Museum Trees company, and was in awe with the products that they had available. Some of them you only see in commercial buildings, and now I could get one for myself! The quality looked amazing and they had so many indoor […]

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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 […]


TigerStrypes Blog 2017 Christmas Gift Guide 18

I’m a part of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, affiliate advertising designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to TigerStrypes.com. TigerStrypes Blog 2017 Christmas Gift Guide#ad #amazonaffiliates #Christmas #2017 It’s hard to believe that it’s already November. Didn’t we just celebrate the New Year? What’s the deal with the time?  I’m started to realize what the […]

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Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkin Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 11

Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkin Craft #Halloween#Craft #TigerStrypesBlog The weather here in the mountains of Arizona is always getting cold in the evening.  Halloween just a few weeks away, if we end up carving a real pumpkin…it will be toast by the time the trick-or-treater crowd gets here.  I figured that I could make some Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkins, like I saw on Pinterest […]


Make Your Life Saucy with San-J 6

Thank you Mom’s Meet & San-J for partnering with me on this blog post! Make Your Life Saucy with San-J#ad #sponsoredI received some of the amazing San-J products from Mom’s Meet to try out and see what I thought. I had seen the brand at the store before, but had never used it. My family loves Asian food, so I figured it would be fun […]


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Grow Your Own Avocado Tree at Home with AvoSeedo! 10

Thank you USFamilyGuide & AvoSeedo for partnering with me on this blog post! Grow Your Own Avocado Tree at Home with AvoSeedo!#USFG #ad #TigerStrypesBlog I recently heard about the AvoSeedo from USFamilyGuide and thought it sounded like fun! I’ve tried for a long time to grow from an avocado seed and never really had it turn out very well. I thought this would be a […]


Make Some Wooden Pumpkins for Fall #TigerStrypesBlog 23

Make Some Wooden Pumpkins for Fall #Autumn #Craft #TigerStrypesBlog It’s hard to believe that Fall is already here.  Living in the White Mountains of Arizona, this is my favorite time of year.  The colors of our oak and aspen trees are absolutely amazing and the weather finally says “see you later” to warm temps!  We always plan a UTV ride for “Fall Colors” as we […]

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Create a Redneck Dopp Kit #Camping #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Create a Redneck Dopp Kit #Camping #Outdoor #Upcycle #TigerStrypesBlog As most of you know, my husband and son are offroad UTV racers.  The team name of “Redneck Edition” is one that my husband picked while talking to some guys at work.  They were looking at one of the trucks and how it said it was a certain kind of “edition.”  My husband looked at his […]


Make Some Wooden Bowl Mushrooms #TigerStrypesBlog 10

Make Some Wooden Bowl Mushrooms #Craft #Outdoor #Upcycle I had some old wooden bowls laying around that were either never getting used, or in pretty bad shape.  I wanted to make some decor for the yard and thought it would be fun to turn them into some mushrooms.  Some of you remember back in the day, the good old Super Mario Bros.?  I always loved […]

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Lower Your Daily Spending Habit #Budget 2

*I was financially compensated for this post. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.*Lower Your Daily Spending Habit#Budget #TigerStrypesBlog 6 Ways to Lower Your Family’s Daily Spending Habit   Having a family and raising kids can get costly, even if you focus on being thrifty. As your kids grow, it seems the need to buy things is never ending. There are school […]