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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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Make a Shadow Box Valentine Gift #TigerStrypesBlog 7

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 […]


New Year, New Décor – It’s Time! (Sponsored by Wayfair) 7

Thank you Wayfair for partnering with me on this sweet blog post! New Year, New Décor – It’s Time! #WayfairNewYear #WayfairAtHome #SponsoredI can’t believe that it’s already 2019.  My birthday was just a few days ago, and being almost to the mid-40 area, I’m starting to look at life a bit differently.  What is really needed in my life?  What are some things, that I […]

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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 — […]


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 […]

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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.  […]


Make Some Mummy Candleholders #Halloween #TigerStrypesBlog 2

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 […]

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Who’s Ready for S’More Fun? (Sponsored by Wayfair) 6

Thank you Wayfair for partnering with me on this sweet blog post!Who’s Ready for S’More Fun?#WayfairMarshmallowMadness #Sponsored #adIt’s crazy to think that it’s already August!! Here in the mountains of Arizona, we’re usually out all Spring and Summer long enjoying backyard barbecues, parties, etc. This year, however, was one of the worst in regards to fire danger here where we live. We were under Stage […]


Make an Upcycled Twin Headboard Bench #TigerStrypesBlog 10

How To Make an Upcycled Twin Headboard Bench #TigerStrypesBlog #Upcycled #Bench It seems like when you think that you have the perfect piece of furniture, you end up needing something else.  We had a cute set of bunkbeds for our son, be he ended up not really liking them.  We took the top off and had just the bottom for awhile, and then he needed […]

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Soccer Camp

It’s Soccer Camp Time Again!! 2018 10

*This post was sponsored by USFamilyGuide and British Soccer Camp. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.* It’s Soccer Time Again!! 2018 Challenger Sports – British Soccer Camp THE NUMBER ONE SOCCER CAMP IN USA AND CANADA!!! My son is a bit too old for soccer now, but a friend’s son was able to go.  He was so excited and I was […]


Have Some Fun With Drop It! #TigerStrypesBlog 16

Thank you #Tryazon for partnering with me on this blog post! Have Some Fun With Drop It!#Kosmosgames #TryazonI got the Drop It game from #Tryazon and #Kosmogames and couldn’t wait to play it. It kind of reminded me of a twist between Connect Four and Tetris. I always loved those games. Being one that you had to worry about colors, I was a bit worried […]

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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 28

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 […]


The 2018 Arizona Renaissance Festival Is Here! 4

*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.* 2018 AZ Renaissance Festival One again, great times were had at the 2018 Renaissance Festival in Arizona!  So many great things to see, and do….and yummy food to eat (maybe too much)!  It’s a lot of fun for the family…adults […]

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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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Make a Rootin’ Tootin’ Christmas Gift for Friends #TigerStrypesBlog 20

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 […]


Have Some Fun at Mortimer Farms #CornMaze #PumpkinFestival 6

Mortimer Farms & US Family Guide, thank you for partnering with me on this blog post!Have Some Fun at Mortimer Farms#PumpkinFestival #CornMaze #TigerStrypesBlog Here in Arizona, there are so many great places to enjoy in the Fall. What could be better than a corn maze with your family? We’ve gone to a few different ones and always had so much fun. It’s great for all […]

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Wicker Plate Tray Halloween Pumpkin Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 21

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 […]