Cheribundi 7-Day Challenge

Cheribundi 7-day Challenge

  I was given the opportunity to try Cheribundi’s Tart Cherry Juice and participate in their 7-day challenge.  I was excited to learn that tart cherry juice is proven to improve sleep – something I have problems with.  I do like tart juices and Cheribundi’s tart cherry juice was very good, especially cold.  So, what is [...]

Melted Crayon Pumpkin

Melted Crayon Pumpkin #fall #pumpkin #alternativetocarving |

  There are so many different ways to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween/fall.  S has painted several pumpkins which always turns out beautifully.  She has covered pumpkins in stickers and we have carved pumpkins.  This year we decided to take the pumpkin that we had received at the pumpkin patch  and make a melted crayon pumpkin. [...]

Disney Prep: Disney Autograph Book

Disney Prep: Making an Autograph Book for Characters #WaltDisneyWorld #DIsneyWorld #DIsneyCruise |

  When S become old enough to want to start obtaining autographs from the Disney characters, I started thinking and researching different ways to collect autographs.  I love the idea of the official Disney autograph books, however we usually see around 60 characters during our trips which means we would need multiple books and they are [...]

Earning Cash Back with Ebates

Earning Cash Back when making purchases online with Ebates #savingmoney #cahsback #rebates #ebates |

Have you heard of Ebates?  Ebates allows you to earn cash back for making purchases online.  You search for the store you want to shop at on their website and then click the Shop Now button.  You will see a screen that says you are being redirected to xyz company and then up pops their [...]

Barkbox September 2014 Unboxing

Barkbox Subscription Box: September Unboxing

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  Have you heard of Barkbox?  It’s a monthly subscription box for your dog.  Well in my house it’s really for S because she loves to spoil our dog with treats and toys.  When you sign up you choose the size of your dog so that the toys and treats [...]

Halloween Slime

Halloween Slime #halloween #fall #slime #sensory |

Halloween is the perfect time of year for slime!  It’s ooey, gooey and oh so much fun!  We decided to make orange slime with black glitter in it for Halloween.  Making slime is so easy and you should have most items on hand already. Glitter Slime1 bottle of Elmer’s Glue 4oz1 Tablespoon of waterRed & [...]

Boo at the Zoo, Baton Rouge Zoo

Boo at the Zoo #BatonRouge #Louisiana #BREC #Halloween #fall |

*Photos taken 2011 and 2012, we were unable to attend last year’s Boo at the Zoo. Does your zoo have a Halloween celebration?  Our zoo has Boo at the Zoo, where children aged 12 and under get to trick or treat at numerous stations throughout the zoo.  Boo at the Zoo at the Baton Rouge [...]

Skinny Caramel Apple Ice Cream

Skinny Caramel Apple Ice Cream #recipe #dessert #fall |

Disclosure: My Big Fat Happy Life is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to One day I was walking down the baking aisle at Target and noticed that there was a caramel [...]

Citrus Lane: September 2014 Unboxing

Citrus Lane September 2014 #subscriptionbox |

  We received our September 2014 Citrus Lane box last week.  I do not have a picture of the box or the products in the box because our box was delivered on a day that was raining and the mailman placed the box on the edge of my porch.  Therefore the entire box was soaked [...]

How to Have a Backyard Scavenger Hunt with FREE Printable

Fall Scavenger Hunt with FREE Printable #fall #outside #kidsactivity |

I introduced S to scavenger hunts a couple falls ago, when we first moved out to the country.  It was instant love and she has repeatedly asked to do more. We have done scavenger hunts in a couple different ways 1) creating a chart with photos and words on the computer (see below for a FREE [...]