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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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Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop #TigerStrypesBlog 48

Thank you MamaTheFox for partnering with me on this Merry Little Giveaway blog post & giveaway hop! Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop! Event runs 12/16 – 12/31 Welcome to the Have Yourself a Merry Little Giveaway Hop! It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  I was done shopping in about August, and now everything is wrapped, under the tree or shipped […]


Guess What? It’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Season! 30

Thank you Ugly Christmas Sweaters for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Guess What?It’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Season!#UglyChristmasSweater #adI recently heard from a representative of Ugly Christmas Sweaters, asking me to help them promote their amazing products for the holidays. If you’re like me, you’ve seen the invites for the parties where it’s a requirement to wear a sweater that […]

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Is Your Fashion Fave Trendy or Classic? 4

Thank you Tobi for partnering with me on this blog post!Is Your Fashion Fave Trendy or Classic?#fashion #classicI’m seeing so much lately about trendy Spring fashion, and what’s new and hot. I, myself, like classic and what is able to be worn again, and will continue to be able, even after the so-called “fashion” goes out of style. Being one on a budget for clothing, […]


We Whisk You a Merry Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog 16

We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Gift I saw something like this on Pinterest and thought it would be so fun to make and give to friends.  The pieces were super inexpensive, and you could make a whole bunch to give to special people in your life this Christmas.  Most of the ones I saw had the same kind of candy in them.  I figured […]

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Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase I saw something like this online and thought it would be super simple to make, and you could add anything you wanted to make it personal, etc.  This one is easy, inexpensive and is great to decorate any room, or even give as a gift!  I just got some artificial flowers to put in it, but you could add […]


Make a Glass Bowl Snowman #TigerStrypesBlog 8

How to Make a Glass Bowl Snowman It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  These days seem to be flying by, and I’m thankful that I start shopping for Christmas on December 26th of the year before.  Saves me time and stress of having to make sure that everyone has their gift on time.  Being in another state than most family, we have […]

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Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 8

Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the table with.  I saw something like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to make.  Having a chance to use my Cricut Explore is always a great one.  This craft was inexpensive to make (with supplies that I already […]


Great Book for the True Meaning of Christmas 2

Thank you FlyByPromotions for partnering with me on this Christmas Love Letters blog post & the great giveaway! Great Book for the True Meaning of Christmas #FlyBy #ChristmasLoveLetters I received the Christmas Love Letters from God Bible Stories book from FlyByPromotions.  I know that my son is older and really not into sitting down and reading stories together much anymore.  Unless they are about computer […]

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Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging #TigerStrypesBlog 27

Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging I saw this type of craft on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to do for my home.  I found almost all of the needed materials at the dollar store, so it’s very inexpensive to make.  You could change it up however you wanted and use it for your home, work, classroom or wherever you want […]


Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers #TigerStrypesBlog 21

Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers I saw something like this on HGTV and thought it would be so fun to do in my yard.  During the Fall season, the oak trees lose all of their leaves and the pine trees don’t really look very bright.  Having something in our yard with a pop of color, that will look great when snow is falling was something […]

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Have Fun With Christmas Ornament Table Decor 5

Have Fun With Christmas Ornament Table Decor With Christmas just around the corner, we got the house all decorated just after Thanksgiving.  I love the Christmas season, and living in the mountains makes it feel even more festive.  Well, as we were going through the ornaments that we got out of the attic, I noticed that my Christmas Ornament Wreath (post here) that I made […]


Make Some Snowman Soap Bottles 4

Make Some Snowman Soap Bottles With Winter almost upon us (or so we’re praying here in the mountains of AZ), I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the bathrooms and kitchen.  Having friends and family over for the holidays makes this a perfect craft that you’re actually able to use!  They are really easy to make, and would be perfect to […]

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Create a Christmas Snowflake 20

How To Create a Christmas Snowflake Since it’s already December, and we’re praying for snow up here in the mountains, I figured for now, I would just make my own!  The temperatures have been very low, but without the moisture, there’s not any of the white stuff.  This was fun to make, and could be done in any color, glitter added to it, etc.  Would […]


Make a Turkey Out of Mittens 16

Make a Turkey Out of Mittens This week, I’m going to make a turkey from mittens.  I was recently looking around on the web, and came upon the site called Family Corner.  They had so many cute ideas for crafts, and many other things.  I saw one like this and thought that it looked like fun!  With Thanksgiving just next week (can’t believe it’s already here, […]

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Make a Thanksgiving Table Topper 27

Make a Thanksgiving Table Topper So, being that Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away, I thought it would be nice to have a centerpiece for our dining table.  I always love having something special on our table, while we enjoy a meal together as a family.  Having one for Thanksgiving makes it even more fun!  We had recently gone on a Fall Colors […]


Create Some Pallet Art for Harvest Season 45

Create Some Pallet Art for Harvest Season I’ve been seeing a lot of these pieces of art using pallets lately, and thought this would be fun to try.  We were driving by a local store, and I saw a pallet leaning on their outside wall.  Headed inside to see if they needed to get rid of it.  They said yes, so I put it in […]

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Learn How To Build a Shoe Hanger #TigerStrypesBlog 40

Learn How To Build a Shoe Hanger We had a small plastic tray in our entry way, for those with dirty shoes, etc. to hang them when they came into the house.  I was so tired of shoes just being thrown and other things being added to it, I wanted to make a change.  I had seen something like this in a home improvement magazine and […]


Let Kraft Help You With Tailgating Season!! 8

“This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.” Let Kraft Help You With Tailgating Season!! It’s tailgating season! Let Kraft help you plan the perfect tailgating celebration with the Kraft Draft! On the Kraft Hub, you will be able to download coupons for Kraft products as well as find the perfect recipes for game day! For […]

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How To Create Some Easy Fall Decor #TigerStrypesBlog 28

How To Create Some Easy Fall Decor So the Autumn/Fall season is almost here.  Living in the White Mountains of Arizona, it’s one of my favorite times of the year.  The trees begin to change, the air begins to cool, and like I’ve heard from others and never knew what they meant, until living here, you can just smell it!  Being surrounded by oak, birch and […]