Category Archives: Creative Gift-Giving

Book Review: The Complete One Pot Cookbook

I received a review copy of this book; all opinions expressed are mine.

Cooking the one-pot or one-pan way is so easy and convenient, whether you’re using a Dutch oven, slow cooker, sheet pan, or Instant Pot®. And to help make meal-making even easier, there’s a new cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen that includes 400 one-pot recipes! It’s called The Complete One Pot: 400 Meals for Your Skillet, Sheet Pan, Instant Pot®, Dutch Oven, and More. It’s touted as the only one-pot cookbook you’ll ever need, and after looking through my review copy, I have to agree!

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Bunny Treat Cups

With Easter coming up, you may be looking for fun craft ideas for the kids and grandkids. Even if you’re separated by distance, you can share the fun of doing crafts together via Skype, FaceTime, or other ways of connecting! The Bunny Treat Cups I’m showing you are so fun and easy to make! You just need a few craft supplies to put these together and, of course, some springtime treats to fill the cups with! 🙂

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A Merry Little Gift Guide 2019

AMerryLittleGiftGuide2018@NancyCLooking for some gift ideas? This little gift guide may help you out! And all of these items can be purchased online if you don’t like fighting the holiday shopping crowds! There’s about 3 1/2 weeks before Christmas, so all of these items should be easily available! Continue reading

Summer Fun with Green Toys

I received review samples of the toy products shown above; all opinions are mine.

Summer is going by much too fast—time really does fly when you’re having fun! And one way to make summer more fun for the kiddos in your life is with Green Toys®! If you’re not familiar with Green Toys®, this company creates super-fun, super-cute toys—all made in the USA and all made out of 100% recycled materials (mainly plastic). Isn’t that great? So not only do these toys provide loads of fun for kids, they help reduce waste in the environment. Continue reading

A Basketful of Fun!

Basket of Fun @ NancyCI received review samples of the toy products shown above; all opinions are mine.

Want to make your child’s Easter basket extra fun? Or maybe you have grandchildren or nieces and nephews you’re shopping for. Consider these super-fun toys that make a great addition to an Easter basket, and also make wonderful gifts for birthdays or other special events or holidays throughout the year. These toys encourage play activity as well as help develop learning skills. There’s a great selection of toys shown here for children of all ages, and I’ll tell you a little more about them! Continue reading