DIY Star Wars Hair Bow

    My family and I had the pleasure of going to see the new Star Wars film in 3D.  It was a wonderful opportunity to introduce both of our sons to the movie franchise and a nostalgic experience for my husband and I.  Not only did we love the film, but we began to look for anything and everything that was Star Wars themed.     I've always loved adorning my hair with fabulous accessories.  Although I don't have any daughters, I am able to spoil my Sister in Law's niece during the holidays and for her birthday.  That is where the inspiration came up to create a Star Wars hair bow for her to wear. DIY Star Wars Hair Bow: Materials- 1/4 yard Star Wars fabric Needle and thread Hot glue/hot glue gun Iron/ironing board Alligator clip 7/8" ribbon (any color) Scissors Directions- Cut out three pieces of fabric: -6"x4" -5"x3.5" -1"x3"  Iron the long sides of your fabric over about 1/2" Using your largest … [Read more...]

Bring The Fun Back To The Breakfast Table! #StarWars @GeneralMills #Giveaway #Ad

    I'm excited to announce that I have already purchased our family's tickets to see the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, during opening weekend in November.  I rarely geek out over any movie but this film is a favorite one from my childhood.  My husband and I are very eager to share our excitement over all of the original Star Wars characters with our boys and our nephews.       General Mills is helping to add to this nostalgic experience by bringing the Star Wars fun back to breakfast!  If you are like us, you remember the good old days when cereal boxes used to come with a prize inside of them.  Half of the fun was digging through the box for the prize or waiting until the box was finished to fish out whatever was inside.     We also want to get our kids excited about breakfast because it truly is the most important meal of the day.  Studies show that eating a balanced breakfast helps kids to perform better … [Read more...]

Big G Cereals and Star Wars Review and Giveaway

        We are huge Star Wars fans in my home and I really don't know anyone who doesn't love Star Wars.  This February, General Mills Big G cereals want to help celebrate the 3D launch of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace  by featuring collectable Star Wars pens in packs of participating cereals.      You won't have to travel to foreign galaxies in order to see exciting Podraces or watch the thrilling lightsaber battle at the end.  Instead, you can collect all eight exclusive Star Wars pens that feature iconic Episode I characters including: Anakin Skywalker, Obi Wan Kenobi, Queen Amidala, Yoda, R2D2, C3PO, Jar Jar Binks and Darth Maul.  These pens will bring the force right to your breakfast table!     All you have to do is purchase any participating Big G cereals and find one of the eight collectable pens inside each box.  Big G cereals are made with whole grain and are an excellent source of calcium for your entire family. Participating Big G cereals include Cinnamon … [Read more...]