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Month: November 2017

This May Be the Easiest Appetizer for Holiday Gatherings

  What Is The Easiest Appetizer for Holiday Gatherings? Parties are all about making memories with family and friends. But for the host, it’s a lot of work! So when I had the chance to try out this Hormel Gatherings Party Tray complimentary for review, I realized that this may seriously be the easiest appetizer for a holiday party. And the best part? It’s ready-made so no cooking required! Because who wants to spend half of their own party cooking and cleaning? Not me! What exactly is a Hormel Gatherings Party Tray? You guys are familiar with Hormel, right? For…

White Elephant Gift Ideas

White Elephant Gift Ideas Finding White Elephant gifts can be a daunting task. If you don’t know what a white elephant gift is, it’s basically a gift exchange where people try to walk away with the best present. It is also known in other parts of the world as a Yankee Swap (maybe a little politically incorrect, hmm?) and Dirty Santa. The rules can vary but how it generally works is like this: Each player brings one wrapped gift to contribute to a common pool Players draw numbers to determine which order they will go in. First and last is most desirable best because you have had…

Want to Buy a Car Online? Here’s What You Should Know…

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own and based on my personal experience. Full disclosure policy here.** Everyday I drive over 65 miles to and from work. Yeah, fun stuff – especially when I have to sit in traffic every freaking day. So when I bought my current car, I knew I needed something practical with great gas mileage and had a long warranty. And I did it all online! Here’s how you can buy a car online with the help of Cars.com. My First Car Buying Experience When I was a teenager, all I dreamed…

Ode to the Road – A Tribute to Annoying Roadside Things

Ode to the Road – A Tribute to Annoying Random Roadside Things Road trips can be fun, but daily driving can be a chore. Especially if like me, you have to spend hours every day stuck in traffic. Sometimes I find my mind wandering and like to come up with creative back stories for all of those annoying random objects I see during my regular commute. So without further ado, I give you my “Ode to the Road” aka “Rode”. Er…whatever, shut up. Ode to the Road – The Blanket Oh blanket on the side of the road. All rolled…

How To Update Ugly Oak Cabinets On A Budget

My hubby and I are so happy to be homeowners again! But the house we moved into is super basic. We’re talking beige laminate counters, flat white walls, and ugly oak cabinets. I seriously hate those cabinets!  But remodeling costs a lot of money, and after purchasing this home, we didn’t have much to spare. We certainly couldn’t afford to buy all new cabinets, so we decided to re-stain those oak cabinets ourselves. And here is how you can update ugly oak cabinets on a budget too! It’s time to update these ugly oak cabinets Look familiar? These ugly oak…

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