Best No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Best No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

These are seriously the BEST No-Carve Pumpkin ideas out there! Halloween time is almost upon us and that means time for pumpkins, ghosts, and ghouls galore!  Unfortunately I’m horrendous at carving pumpkins.  Luckily, there’s so many beautiful no carve pumpkin options that I’m sharing with you the BEST no carve pumpkin decorating ideas that I’ve found!

No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

The BEST No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Decorative Pumpkins for Halloween

So every year I have these great intentions and visualizations of an artistically carved pumpkin sitting at my front door.  I have quite lofty aspirations of these intricately detailed designs….do you have these day dreams as well?  I know you do….with all of the pumpkin carving kits and those easy to copy templates to print out. (more…)

Disney On Ice presents FROZEN

Disney on Ice presents Frozen…coming to an arena near You!

FROZEN by Disney On Ice

Family Fun for all ages!

My kids LOVE Frozen! Like most children under the age of 18, we’ve seen Frozen at least 100+ times…and that’s just the number of times we’ve watched as a family! Before Moana came out on Netflix, my kids watched Frozen everyday for 6 months straight. We have the soundtrack playing in the car….and the kids are constantly performing “Let It Go” and Olaf’s “Summer.

Well, now that Frozen on Ice is coming to Charlotte, we are excited to go and counting down the days!

If you’re not in Charlotte I’m sure it’s only a matter of time til Frozen makes an appearance at an arena near you….so watch for it. This is such a fun event for the whole family!!


Feld Entertainment’s Disney on Ice is back in Charlotte October 5 to 8 at Spectrum Center! This year’s show features one of Disney’s most popular animated films,Frozen.


Disney On Ice Presents Frozen features everything you know and love about the Academy Award® winning film. Audiences of all ages will enjoy seeing their favorite characters from the animated film including Anna and Elsa, along with Olaf, Kristoff and Sven, live on ice and will love to sing-along with all of the popular songs. This heart felt story of true love between two sisters resonates with anyone who has a special relationship in their own life, with any family member or friend.

Spectrum Center – 333 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Date and Time of Performance:
Oct. 5 – 7 p.m.
Oct. 6 – 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.
Oct. 7 – 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 8 – 12 p.m., 4 p.m.
Tickets start at: $20
To order tickets by phone: (704) 688-9000
To order tickets online:
*Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand.
For a complete list of tour dates, visit the Disney On Ice website (

WIN a Family 4 Pack for FROZEN on Ice at the Charlotte Spectrum Arena…simply leave a comment telling me which character is your kid’s favorite and why!

A winner will be chosen Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5pm EST. Winner will have 24 hours to claim tickets before a new winner is chosen.

10 Water Fun Activities for Kids

10 Water Fun Activities for Kids

This summer promises to be a hot one and there’s no better way to keep the kids entertained than with water-related activities. Water games guarantee a quick cool-down and a lot of fun. It doesn’t matter if you have a big backyard or a lot of outdoor space for these activities, as even a small patio can be the perfect spot to play. The best part is that the water activities below don’t require a lot of prep work or expense. Having a summer picnic or backyard BBQ? These kid-tested water play ideas are perfect for that too! So, whether you’re inviting the neighborhood or just want an activity to escape the summer heat, these 10 water games are a great summertime boredom buster!

10 Water Fun Activities for Kids

Water Activities for Kids

Have fun in the sun this summer with these fun water activities!


How to Make Chores Fun for Kids

How to Make Chores Fun for Kids

Making chore time fun doesn’t have to be a battle of wills!  In fact, you can actually learn how to make chores fun if you start early enough! Plus, a free Chore Chart printable at the end of this post!

How to Make Chores Fun

Making Chores Fun for Kids Doesn’t Have to Be a Struggle

Getting Kids Started With Chores

How to Make Chores Fun for Kids!


How to Store Essential Oils

How to Store Essential Oils

These tips on how to store essential oils will help any oil newbie understand the best way to store oils to keep them fresh longer.  By storing essential oils correctly you’ll maintain the integrity of the oils’ components.

How to Store Essential Oils

How to Store Essential Oils

The Secret to Keeping Essential Oils Fresh Longer

One of the most important things to know after going through Essential Oils for Beginners you need to know the proper way  of how to store essential oils. (more…)

How to Pick a Cantaloupe

How to Pick a Cantaloupe

How to pick a cantaloupe that’s ripe, flavorful, and delicious!  Learn the secrets to choosing the perfect cantaloupe at the market.

How to pick a cantaloupe

How to Pick a Cantaloupe

Tips for Choosing a Ripe Cantaloupe

Now that spring is here it’s time for delicious melons….one of my favorites is cantaloupe.  Did you catch my post about all of the health benefits of cantaloupe?  Well, go check it out…seriously, during spring and summer I eat cantaloupe every single morning with my breakfast because of all of the benefits!

Did you know that cantaloupe is one of the most popular melons in America? While cantaloupe is deeply loved by so many, it’s equally disappointing when you get a cantaloupe that either isn’t ripe yet or has passed its prime. So to make sure you don’t suffer from this disappointment, here are some tips for how to pick a cantaloupe. (more…)