Get Inspired! 6 Easter Basket Themes For Tweens & Teens

Beauty Brite Disclosure

There is always something about Easter that my kids never get tired of no matter how big they get. We love decorating eggs using the Egg-Mazing & of course our ‘slightly competitive‘ annual Easter egg hunt. After all that running around hunting for candy filled eggs, they get to dig into their personal Easter baskets.

I usually try to create a basket based on what my kids enjoy. So to help out with creating an Easter basket for tweens & teens, here are some great ideas to help you get started.

[read more]

A Fun New Easter Tradition

When Easter comes around, my kids love 2 things; Easter egg hunts & decorating eggs. A day before Easter, I pull out all the egg decorating kits, cover my kitchen table with newspaper, and my kids get decorating. As a family we have so much fun. As a momma who is forever cleaning, I can only eyeball the mess. Yet the smiles & goofy fun they always seem to have, makes this activity a keeper & part of family tradition.

As with any tradition, small tweaks always make them more interesting & fun each year. From adding new ornaments to your Christmas tree or setting up new spooky decorations for Halloween, why not a new & fun addition to Easter?

A No Mess Easter Egg Decorating Kit??

[read more]

Sharing My Easter Traditions With My Kids

Sharing My Easter Traditions with My Kids

Beauty Brite Disclosure

Growing up Easter was always one of my favorite holidays. Not for all the treats but for the time we got to always spend with family. For us, Easter was always about making the most of the time we had with family and celebrating the real reason for Easter. These are my reasons for sharing my Easter traditions with my kids.

[read more]

Easter Crafts And My Go-To Chocolate Favorites

Easter Crafts And My Go-To Chocolate FavoritesBeauty Brite Disclosure

Ever since I was a child I have always looked forward to holidays of all kinds, especially the ones that involve candy. Easter has always been a much-loved day in our home, I remember my mother buying my sisters and I matching dresses and going to Easter Egg hunts at church as a child. And waking up to our Easter baskets was always very much anticipated as we were always eager to see what the Easter Bunny had left for us!

All my life, Hershey’s chocolate has been a huge part of all of the major holidays for my family. It’s no different now that I’m a parent myself, Hershey’s is the most prevalent candy I utilize to celebrate every holiday that we love. My kids’ favorite has always been Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups…. [read more]

Love Is In The Air

Love Is In The Air - Valentines Day 2017

All holidays are a fun time at our house. We don’t get all crazy and plan huge splashy, fancy parties. But, I do always do a little something for my kids for holidays from Valentine’s Day and Easter to Halloween and Christmas.

I’ve always made little Valentine’s Day themed treat bags, buckets or baskets for each of my three children. They are all probably a little too old for this now being that they are 13, 17 and 23. But, I still enjoy making them and they love receiving them, so I don’t plan on stopping this tradition anytime in the near future!… [read more]

Heavenly Holidays Start With Chocolate

Heavenly Holidays Start With Chocolate - Hershey's Chocolate Kisses

Beauty Brite Disclosure

Do you have any holiday traditions in your house? No matter what holiday it is, from Thanksgiving and Christmas to Valentine’s Day and Easter, Hershey’s Kisses are a staple ingredient of holiday prep for me. I always have a candy dish full of Hershey’s Kisses themed for the relevant holiday and I usually use them to make cookies or desserts, too!

Christmas is a huge holiday, even though the kids are getting older and don’t get sucked up in the magic of making holiday cookies or decorating very much anymore. Still, every year I like to find cute little treats to make for my kids (and my nieces and nephews) that will bring a smile of delight to their faces…. [read more]

Easter Goodies From My Moms

Easter Goodies From My Moms

Easter is already upon us… eek! Where did the time go?! I love to pretty up my house for all the different holidays, but I’m kinda lazy about it. You will never find me scouring the stores in search of holiday decor. If I happen upon something cute at a great price, I will snag it, but it’s always an off-the-cuff kind of purchase rather than a planned one.

Fortunately, my mother-in-law is practically INSANE for all things holiday. Therefore, I can always count on her for some little holiday themed items when holidays roll around…. [read more]

Holidays With People I Want To Punch In The Throat

Spending The Holidays With People I Want To Punch In The Throat by Jen Mann

Print Length: 224 pages

Publisher: Ballantine Books (October 13, 2015)

Publication Date: October 13, 2015

Spending the Holidays With People I Want to Punch in the Throat

  author — Jen Mann

Buy Links: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Beauty Brite Disclosure

If you are looking for a fun read for the holiday season that won’t be all-consuming and interfere with the caroling, get-togethers, cookie baking, gift shopping or any other holiday related activities… here it is. Get reading.

[read more]

Easy Easter Crafts

Easter Crafts 1 & 2 - finished products

Easter is right around the corner, less than a week away. If you are like me, you always have great ideas for holiday crafts or decorations that you’d love to make. Though I have all of these great ideas that I gather from various sources, I always seem to find myself leaving the actual execution of these ideas until the last minute – often until it’s too late to actually complete them. For once, last year, I actually was on point and got two easy, fun Easter crafts completed (with my daughter’s assistance) before the Easter holiday passed me by.

Even though there is less than a week until Easter, these two crafts are so easy (you may even already have the items required in your home) that you can probably get them done very quickly. However, even if you don’t, anything you may need can very easily be found in your favorite local stores…. [read more]

Chapstick Pomegranate Gumdrop and Citrus Jelly Bean

Chapstick Pomegranate Gumdrop and Citrus Jelly Bean

Beauty Brite Disclosure
I received samples of Chapstick Pomegranate Gumdrop and Citrus Jelly Bean to review in exchange for my honest opinion. I have doing reviews in the past for Chapstick products, so I am very happy to receive more from them.

[read more]