4/16: Boston Marathon is Today

Running 26.2 miles, WHHHHAAATTTT!  I never knew a thing about marathoning until my husband decided to tackle one for the first time this year.  The amount of dedication and prep it takes to compete in a marathon blew my mind and each competitor deserves some big cheers.

One thing I loved as a spectator was the crowds cheering everyone on.  For my next marathon cheering session I am packing a cowbell, cough drops to help my throat with all the screaming and making some hilarious signs to keep those runners going!

Checkout this link to 50 of the funniest marathon support ideas out there and remember whether it’s the first place finisher or the person bringing up the rear, I think we can all agree that 26.2 miles on foot is beyond impressive so go out and get your cheer on!

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4/12: National Grilled Cheese Day

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Grilled cheese really does make everything magical!  This is my favorite go to treat and there are so many ways to dress up a plain old grilled cheese.  My favorite trick is using a light slather of mayo on the outside instead of butter, when you toast it in the pan it gets super toasty and crisp!

Check out this link to 50 crazy grilled cheese recipes on food network.

4/10: National Siblings Day & Cinnamon Role Day

You know you’ve got cinn-a-bon memories of hanging at the mall chowing down with your siblings… most likely it was your grandparents giving you that luscious treat because no sane mother pumps their children full of so much sugar!

In the US approximately 80% of people have siblings and this holiday is intended to have a dedicated day of celebration!  This holiday has been made official in 49 states, so be sure to not forget your bro or sis today, shoot them a text, give them a call, hug their neck and if you are my brother reading this feel free to send expensive gifts!

Put a special adult spin on today’s celebration by sharing a tasty Cinnamon Bun cocktail with your favorite sibling!

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3/30: National Take A Walk In The Park Day

Life isn’t always a walk in the park, but take a few minuets today to stop by and kick off spring with a stroll through your favorite park.  Make one of these awesome flavor infused waters to keep ya hydrated as you explore!  Click this link to discover National Parks Close to you!

https://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm

 

3/29: Take Me Out To The Ball Game…

I’m no baseball expert, but I do enjoy the occasional minor league ball game.  The crowd, the music and the food all combine for one awesome family fun day and today kicks off the opening day of the 162 game season.  Make a big batch of this easy caramel corn, kickback and soak up opening day!

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3/28 Wine Crush Wednesday: Don’t forget that wine!

I LOVE getting wine as a gift, I know that’s not a shocker, but it’s always nice to remember where that wine came from.  Recently I started labeling wine gifted to me with a short note so I can remember who gave me that special bottle and when.  I just picked up some cute sticky labels from The Dollar Tree and jot the name of the person that gave me the wine and a quick note to the occasion or reason I received it.

It has been so nice to pick a bottle and not just enjoy the wine, but really enjoy the memory behind that bottle of wine!

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3/24: Sips & Tips Mini Easter Treats

Do you have little ones coming to visit for Easter?  Be prepared with these tiny Easter Baskets created from supplies at the Dollar Tree.  For a full Easter Party plan, head over to Amazon by clicking this link and download our $2.99 Easter Brunch Party Plan!

I’ve got a 5 year old son, and believe me, I know how much little ones like treats.  These mini Easter Baskets cost approx $2.25 each.  As you might remember from my St. Patty’s Day front porch post, I LOVE me some Dollar Tree.  They have tons of fun little treats that are perfect for cheap little give aways for kiddo visitors.  Simply wonder the aisles and find what works for you! I suggest scooting to your nearest Dollar Tree and stocking up before your guests come over and be sure to download our Easter Brunch Party Plan for more great Easter Ideas!