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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 […]

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spring

Get Ready for Spring with Wayfair! 35

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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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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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 […]


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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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 […]


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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cleaning

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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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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string art

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.  […]


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 […]

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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 […]


Stream Media with Google Chromecast 4

Thank you Best Buy & Google for partnering with me on this blog post! Stream Media with Google Chromecast#ad @BestBuy @madebygoogle Chromecast is designed to make the most of the apps and entertainment already on your phone. Shows, movies, live TV, YouTube, photos and more. It’s all just a tap away from all of your family’s devices. Features: All together now Watch movies, shows, live […]

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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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Create an Emergency “Go Kit” for Your Family 16

Create an Emergency “Go Kit” for Your Family#EmergencyGoKit #Disaster #Family Being a member of the local Search & Rescue Team for our County, and previously working with the American Red Cross, as part of the Disaster Action Team, we deal regularly with natural and man-made disasters. This summer has already had all of us on call for weeks for the threat of wildfires here in […]