Valentine PEEPS


I know when you hear the word PEEPS® you think of Easter right? Well PEEPS® now has delicious treat for other holidays like Christmas and Valentine's Day. This year you can get all your sweet Valentine PEEPS,  delicious tasty PEEPS®. Valentine PEEPS : Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Crème Flavored Chicks (3 ct) Cherries Drizzled and Dipped in Chocolate (3 . . . continue reading

Downtown Disney – Holiday Shopping

I am spending a good part of my day here in Downtown Disney. We were here a month ago and I found a few things that I wanted for Christmas gifts. Ok in all fairness I can never get enough of Disney, so if I must shop to see more than hey ... this girl is gonna shop! Yes at forty... erm... uh... I mean 21 again, I still get little girl excited at the sights and sounds of . . . continue reading

Happy New Year! How do the McConnell’s plan to celebrate?


Well it's New Years eve and as of this very second the McConnell household is still undecided as to how we're going to ring in the New Year! I know... crazy right? We had planned to do what we've done for the past 5 plus years, which is to go over to our friends house and just hang out. We've always enjoyed ourselves and we love it that it's always family/kid friendly. To . . . continue reading

Holiday Parties and My Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress - Dress First

I love the holidays! I love spending time with family and gatherings with friends. I also love all the holiday parties we attend each year. We normally attend 2 dressy type parties and a casual party. The casual party is always the easy one I normally will wear a nice pair of slacks and a holiday colored blouse. I've even been known to wear a nice little black dress . . . continue reading

Meet our LEGO Minifigure Family

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you seen the cute Holiday season app from LEGO yet? I'ts called LEGO Minifigure Family allows you to create a LEGO minifigure Holiday card. It's super cute and easy to use.  I created our families LEGO minifigures in less than 4 minutes, each . . . continue reading

Proudly Honoring All Who Served this Veterans Day


Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. My granddaughter's school is honoring Veterans by placing a star on their classroom bulletin board for every Veteran(s) each student knows. Each star has the name of a Veteran, their military division & years . . . continue reading

Easy DIY Halloween Costume Ideas


It’s time to say goodbye to summer and embrace all that autumn-winter has to offer – and if there’s one exciting prospect of the end of the year, it’s party season; starting with Halloween! If you've already got a Halloween event in your diary, you’ll probably be thinking about how exactly you’re going to wow the crowds with your costume? Here’s a look at some easy, and . . . continue reading

Wordless Wednesday ~ Happy Birthday Noah & Welcome Alivia


This past weekend we celebrated Noah's 13th Birthday. It's hard to believe that he's a teenager, it seems like only yesterday I has holding him like he holds his niece Alivia. Happy Birthday Buggie!! We also got to meet our grand daughter Alivia for the first time since she brightened our world with her arrival in Nov. She is such a sweet chunky baby, it was such a . . . continue reading