Halloween Treats

We’re breaking out all the tricks and treats this Halloween season! Whether you’re looking for inspo for classroom parties, fall birthday party snack ideas, or Halloween party additions, we’ve got a lineup of Halloween-inspired treats that is definitely spook-tacular and sure to impress your ghouls of honor! See our Halloween treat ideas below. Pretzel SpiderwebsContinue reading “Halloween Treats”

An Adorable Squishmallows Party

If we can find a reason to throw a party, you bet we’re taking it. And a theme party?? Watch. Us. Thrive. Kristy is the queen of party planning, especially when it comes to doing so on a budget, and the results are always FABULOUS! Her daughter just turned 7 and her only request thisContinue reading “An Adorable Squishmallows Party”

Boredom Busters

“I’m bored in the house i’m in the house bored”… Oh sorry, nothing to see here! For my house, I fortunately haven’t had to hear those dreaded two little words. Last summer was my first full summer with kids who weren’t doing some kind of summer camp and were literally on summer break from school.Continue reading “Boredom Busters”

Pool Essentials

There’s not much that beats a day at the pool in your own backyard oasis. In-ground, above ground, Intex – no matter what kind of pool you have, you can never have enough pool floats, toys, and entertainment, and I’ve got the 4-1-1 on all of this summer’s pool essentials! This is a must-have, theContinue reading “Pool Essentials”

Bogg Bag Essentials

Ever wonder what all the hype is about when it comes to the Bogg Bag? I don’t own one…yet…but the word is that the Bogg Bag is durable, leak-proof, it doesn’t tip over, and probably the best-selling point is that it’s washable! The original Bogg Bag averages around $90.00, which for me isn’t a priceContinue reading “Bogg Bag Essentials”

Field Day Fun!

Kristy is not only the face of F&T, she also love love loves contributing to her daughter’s class at school! She absolutely adores being able to relive her childhood through her children, and I am right there with her for sure! Field day is just an absolute classic am I right?! Of course, it wasContinue reading “Field Day Fun!”

Memorial Day BBQ Essentials!

Memorial Day: honoring our veterans and celebrating what many might say is the official start of the summer season! School is winding down and everyone is scheduling their pool openings, cleaning their grills, and filling their propane tanks, gearing up for yet another BBQ season! A friend of mine says that if she can’t putContinue reading “Memorial Day BBQ Essentials!”

Cinco de Mayo

Not that we ever need an excuse to eat tacos, chips, and guac, buutttt there is a whole day on the calendar for it every week…of course I am talking about Taco Tuesday! However, there is one more day that trumps just a regular Taco Tuesday and it happens once every 365 days – andContinue reading “Cinco de Mayo”

May the Fourth Be With You

I am not sure which is more memorable: N’Sync’s “It’s Gonna Be Me” (May) or Star Wars’ “May the force (fourth) be with you!” Either way, both will be sticking around for years to come, and I am here for them both! Star Wars fans around the globe eagerly anticipate the commemorative day to celebrateContinue reading “May the Fourth Be With You”

Pantone Color of the Year 2023: Viva Magenta

The Pantone Color of the Year for 2023 is Viva Magenta: an exuberant shade of fuchsia that calls to mind fearlessness, strength, and bravery. This stunning hue mixes warm and cool tones for the perfect balance of bright and bold. Keep touches of it throughout your home or add into your wardrobe and daily beautyContinue reading “Pantone Color of the Year 2023: Viva Magenta”