Maple Glazed Ham: Easier Than You Think

Maple Glazed Ham - easy dinner recipe at

Maple glazed ham is one of those family meals that look & taste like they took a ton of effort, but is actually really easy to make. Maple Glazed Ham Ingredients 1 bone-in ham (size to fit your needs – approx 3/4lb per person) ½ to ¾ cup pure maple syrup (depending on the size of your ham) ½ cup water Directions Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. In a small sauce pan, reduce the maple syrup to a thick {Read More}

How to add Google Analytics to WPtouch Plugin

How to add Google Analytics tracking to your WordPress site when using WPtouch

I recently discovered that I did not have my Google Analytics properly set up for my WPtouch plugin, which means my stats weren’t accurately capturing my site’s mobile traffic correctly. Regular readers – you can ignore this post. Bloggers – if you’re on WordPress and using WPtouch, you’ll want to follow these steps to add Google analytics tracking to the plugin. (and yes, you still need to do this even if you have your GA code installed in your < {Read More}

$500 Karina Dresses Giveaway


Earlier this week I shared a style post for my latest look from Karina Dresses, so you know what that means… It’s time for another giveaway! As in past months, I’ve teamed up with other Frockstar™ bloggers to share our love of Karina Dresses. The latest addition to my closet is the Kate dress in Triangle print. It has a full skirt that I couldn’t resist twirling around in. In case you haven’t heard, Karina Dresses recently dropped the prices {Read More}

Meet Kate – Flirty Fun from Karina Dresses #Frockstar

Twirling in my Kate dress

Meet Kate – the newest addition to my closet full of Karina Dresses. (I’m part of their Frockstar™ blogger team & have included affiliate links below.) The Kate style from Karina Dresses is inspired by the classic look of Audrey Hepburn. It has a slight boat neck and knee-length full skirt. When I was browsing the Karina site, both the style and pattern caught my eye. This is the “Triangle” print, and I love that it is colorful and bright without {Read More}

Marbled Deviled Eggs Recipe

Learn how to make fun, colorful marbled deviled eggs

Marbled deviled eggs are the perfect appetizer to make when you’re looking for a fun, colorful recipe that’s sure to impress your guests. Since one of the steps of this recipe is to add cracks to your hard-boiled eggs, this is a great use for Easter egg dye “rejects” that crack while boiling. The more cracks, the better – they are what give the eggs this unique marbled effect. Getting these gorgeous colors is easy, but just to warn you, peeling is {Read More}

The Illusionists: Should You Leave The Kids At Home?


Yesterday Mykl and I had the pleasure of attending a media night for The Illusionists at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. The show bills itself as a high-tech magic extravaganza, and I think it delivers. There’s a variety of magic acts with something for everyone. Well, almost everyone… Should You Bring Your Kids? There were children of all ages in the audience last night. They seemed to enjoy the show, but as a parent of kids ages 4.5, 9, {Read More}

Backup & Access Your Phone Photos From Anywhere Using Dropbox #VZWBuzz


As part of the VZWBuzz influencer team, I take a ton of photos with my phone. One of the things I used to struggle with on a daily basis is how to backup and access those photo photos. Especially when I need them for a blog post. Image: GotCredit on Flickr Enter Dropbox. This free app works on your phone, tablet, and computer to backup & sync your pictures and files so you can access them from anywhere. (FYI – {Read More}

Preschool Activity: Painting With Trucks

Painting with trucks on

Painting with trucks is one of those super easy preschool activities I wish I would have thought of myself. Luckily, Levi’s preschool teachers are awesome and introduced me to this fun art project earlier this week. The premise is simple enough for any parent to recreate this easy preschool art project at home. Simply gather up your paints, trucks, and paper, and let your child’s imagination take the driver’s seat! As a head’s up, I’ve included a few affiliate links {Read More}

Bonus March Karina Dresses #Frockstar Giveaway


That’s right, the Karina Dresses Frockstar™ team has a SECOND awesome giveaway for you this month. One lucky reader from the US or Canada will win SIX gorgeous Karina Dresses to stock their spring wardrobe. That’s up to a $1000 value! I’m a huge fan of Karina Dresses and am totally jealous I can’t win the prize myself. If I could, I’d get the Penelope dress I posted about earlier this month in a bunch of different prints. Like the {Read More}

Cinderella: Disney Magic Races Against the Stroke of Midnight

Cinderella 2015 Glass Slippers

I was able to attend an advance screening of Cinderella last week, and let me tell you, Disney magic is still alive and well and able to beat the stroke of midnight. Mykl is planning to take the girls to see Cinderella this weekend as a daddy-daughter double date, and I have no doubt they’re going to enjoy the movie. It’s everything we expect of the Disney classic we’ve all grown up with, with a few more down-to-earth moments that {Read More}