Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival
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Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival

The Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry farm is a great time for the family and perfect for foodies!! I grew up eating ripe Boysenberries fresh off the bushes in my grandparents’ backyard in Southern California. Fast forward 30 years and I now I have a thriving garden lined with Boysenberry plants. Warm, ripe berries over…

DIY Gnome Rocks – an Easy Way to Image Transfer
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DIY Gnome Rocks – an Easy Way to Image Transfer

This post is sponsored by Paramount Pictures. All opinions are 100% my own. Everywhere I look this spring, I am seeing gnomes and painted rocks. And there’s no mystery why! The painted rock trend took off big time last year and it’s still going strong. Let’s be honest: I don’t know if the kids and…

Clay Pencil Topper – Soccer Craft Idea for Kids
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Clay Pencil Topper – Soccer Craft Idea for Kids

This post was created in partnership with Lionsgate. All opinions are 100% my own. Dinosaurs, cave men, wooly mammoths … and soccer? All of these elements and more come together in Early Man in theaters February 16, 2018! My son and I wanted to create a craft project in the spirit of Early Man, using clay…

How to make Tamales for Las Posadas the easy way
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How to make Tamales for Las Posadas the easy way

Have you ever wanted to know how to make tamales? It’s easier than you might think, especially when you use quality ingredients like HERDEZ® sauces and chiles. Today I am sharing TWO tamale recipes: Green Chile Easy Chicken Tamales and Red Pork Tamales. We celebrate Las Posadas loosely in my family. We make food and…

Steak Quesadillas Recipe –  Beefsteak Quesadilla and Poblano Peppers
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Steak Quesadillas Recipe – Beefsteak Quesadilla and Poblano Peppers

Post sponsored by Mirum but all opinions are my own. During the holidays it can get really busy quick! With the busy holidays, it’s tempting to just grab some fast food and skip the dinner table. But you don’t have to! This yummy beef quesadillas recipe is easy to make in under 30 minutes and…

6 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Under $20
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6 Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Under $20

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #doingthe99 #99yourholiday #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year when somebody is going to come by your desk and tell you about Secret Santa gift exchange sign ups. Don’t shake in your boots, because I’ve got you covered with…

Thanksgiving Meal Plan for Under $50
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Thanksgiving Meal Plan for Under $50

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This content is intended for readers who are 21 and over. #doingthe99 #99yourthanksgiving #CollectiveBias In our home, one of the best holidays for family memories around the table is Thanksgiving. It seems like Thanksgiving is the holiday when…

DIY My Little Pony Party – My Little Pony: The Movie
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DIY My Little Pony Party – My Little Pony: The Movie

This post is in partnership with Lionsgate Hold on tight, everypony! My Little Pony: The Movie is blasting to theaters on October 6! We are so excited for the My Little Pony: The Movie that we threw a party for all of our Bronies and Pegasisters. No matter the time of year, it’s always a good…

DIY Dia De Los Muertos Shrine for under $10
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DIY Dia De Los Muertos Shrine for under $10

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #doingthe99 #99yourhalloween #CollectiveBias Growing up, my family didn’t celebrate Dia De Los Muertos. It wasn’t until became an adult that I started to learn about the traditions behind the special day of recognizing those who have passed on….