Making Family Movie Night Memories with Guardians of the Galaxy + BLT Skewers!

by Chrystal Johnson December 12, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser – Guardians of the Galaxy. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias My husband travels a lot. I think he’s been gone half of this year. While we all miss him, the girls and I do make the best of it and have […]

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Mama’s Stress Buster: Relieve Stress & Anxiety Naturally Using Essential Oils

by Chrystal Johnson December 12, 2014

Stress. It’s a reality of my life. I am a mother of a 4-year old and a 6-year old and a wife. I blog professionally. I run a social marketing company that works with natural brands. I do freelance writing in the medical technology industry and for websites like Earth911. And I am a Wellness […]

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How to Creatively Make Your Teen’s Bedroom More Stylish + Organized

by Chrystal Johnson December 12, 2014

Sponsored Article Teens need a place to call their own where they can not only store their stuff but also go to relax and be by themselves. The following tips will help you and your teen transform a dull bedroom into their very own space. Maximize Space It is not uncommon for teens to have […]

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Dessert Ideas and Supplies for Your Next Gathering

by Chrystal Johnson December 12, 2014

Sponsored Article Social gatherings and youth activities are a great time to share the cold, refreshing and healthy desserts. Depending on the size of the group involved, the dessert need not be exotic, just good tasting, easy to serve and fun to eat. Homemade Ice Cream We all scream for ice cream. Creamy and delicious, […]

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Prepping for Pregnancy: It’s Not Just About the Woman

by Chrystal Johnson December 11, 2014

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. When most people think about prepping for pregnancy, they think about the […]

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How to Create a Fresh Holiday Centerpiece Like a Pro

by Chrystal Johnson December 11, 2014

Do you want to add some fresh greenery to your holiday table? If so, take a peek below to see how you can craft one just like the pros. When you follow this step by step tutorial, you can craft a fresh holiday centerpiece that looks great and lasts for days. Here is how you […]

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Gift Smart for the Techie in Your Life with RadioShack

by Chrystal Johnson December 10, 2014

Thank you to Radioshack for sponsoring this post about how to #GiftSmart this holiday season. How many gifts do you buy every Christmas? Do you always know what to get everyone on your list? If there’s a techie on your list, then we have some suggestions for you! Do you know someone that is always […]

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas for Crunchy Families

by Chrystal Johnson December 10, 2014

I have a confession. I could not find our Elf on the Shelf anywhere. I scoured the Christmas boxes and anywhere else I may have tucked him away. The girls were getting desperate. Worried about where their precious Elf was. So I finally broke down and ordered another Elf on the Shelf. This time I decided […]

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5 Mess-Free Craft Projects for Small Children

by Chrystal Johnson December 9, 2014

Sponsored Article Believe it or not, crafting with tiny tots doesn’t have to leave you knee-deep in mess – at least not all the time. There are plenty of ways to have some artistic fun without ending up head to toe in paint, so why not stock up on crafting supplies from sites like Homecrafts […]

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Make a Resolution to Read More with Kobo {Plus a $100 Kobo Gift Card Giveaway!}

by Chrystal Johnson December 9, 2014

Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Kobo and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. Before I had kids, I was a reading machine. I constantly had my nose in a book. I read at least one novel a […]

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