Halloween Didn’t Used to Be Scary

The first Halloween costume I ever remember wearing was a plastic Yogi Bear mask. It was 1978 and I’m pretty sure I went trick-or-treating with my aunt Jen. We are close in age so in our younger years we trick-or-treated together in Montevideo, Minnesota. I don’t remember anything else about that Halloween. I was three and a […]

FREE Halloween Portraits – No Tricks, Lots of Treats!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored. I’m sharing information in exchange for compensation. All opinions, funny anecdotes, and witty comments are my own.  My name is Candy and I’m the mom-slacker who never takes good pics of my kids in their beloved Halloween costumes. Every. Stinking. Year. This problem isn’t only on Halloween; it’s all year […]

Sharing Cheerios™ with my Sister + Buy a Box Give a Box Promotion

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiveABox #CollectiveBias This might seem odd, but I bought a box of Cheerios™ the other day just for my little sister, who lives in another state and won’t be visiting me anytime soon. My memories growing up with her […]

Is a Multi-Family Vacation Right for You?

Have you ever had that moment when you and your friends are all like, “You know what we should do? We should all, like, rent a big house on the beach together for like a week. That would be awesome.” Well, we did that. First,  a little background on my vacation history. Vacations weren’t exactly in […]

How Simply Prepaid™ from T-Mobile Works for My Family

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias — Thank you for supporting the businesses that make this blog possible. I’m a fan of gadgets and doodads. I’m not sure if they make doodads anymore but I know they make gadgets. Except they are […]