Joy's Life http://joyslife.com Silhouette, Cricut, Sizzix Eclips, KnK Zing, Home Decor, Food, Vinyl & Crafting Wed, 20 May 2015 19:27:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 HomeAway: Why I Rented a Whole House for Our Family Vacation http://joyslife.com/homeaway-vacation-home/ http://joyslife.com/homeaway-vacation-home/#respond Wed, 20 May 2015 19:19:50 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=40123

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HomeAway, which I’ve loved for years.

If you have more than four people in your family, you know how hard it is to travel.  Why?  Because it often means two hotel rooms.  If the kids are little it means that those rooms also need to be adjoining or you and your husband/significant other are sleeping in [...]

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Why I’m Adding Puerto Rico to My Must Travel List http://joyslife.com/puerto-rico/ http://joyslife.com/puerto-rico/#respond Tue, 19 May 2015 20:28:28 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=40102 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’ve enjoyed some traveling lately.  I’ve been home a few days now and all I can think is, where can I go next?  Are you like that?  I love to see the world and am [...]

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Family Night In with Jolly Time Pop Corn http://joyslife.com/family-night-in-with-jolly-time-pop-corn/ http://joyslife.com/family-night-in-with-jolly-time-pop-corn/#respond Thu, 14 May 2015 15:35:50 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=40085 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of JOLLY TIME Pop Corn for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

It’s amazing how popcorn and a board game can bring everyone together.  My daughter is out of college for the summer and had only been home about 12 hours when we pulled out this board game.  She goes to school out of state.  Just sharing some [...]

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NEW Silhouette Curio and Silhouette Mint http://joyslife.com/new-silhouette-curio-and-silhouette-mint/ http://joyslife.com/new-silhouette-curio-and-silhouette-mint/#comments Wed, 13 May 2015 14:31:42 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=40074

Wow!  I go out of town for a few days and whole new line of Silhouette products is announced.  That made for a pretty fun return home!

First, you’ve got the new die cut (and more) machine, the Silhouette Curio.

According to Silhouette, this machine will cut, emboss, sketch, stipple, and etch.  It will emboss three ways: regular emboss, score and emboss, and print and emboss.  The new Silhouette Curio [...]

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The New Xyron Creative Station – What’s New http://joyslife.com/newxyron-creative-station/ http://joyslife.com/newxyron-creative-station/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 16:49:08 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=40058

The new Xyron Creative Station has a brilliant, efficient design.  It has all the functionality of the previous Creative Station but can use both the 9″ and 5″ cartridges.  Do you know what that means? This machine saves you space because it takes the place of two previous machines.

Seriously.  Can you believe the new Creative Station holds all the functionality and ability of the machine in the middle and on the right? [...]

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Great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas with Groupon http://joyslife.com/great-mothers-day-gift-ideas-with-groupon/ http://joyslife.com/great-mothers-day-gift-ideas-with-groupon/#respond Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:56:46 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=39998 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of  Groupon for  IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Do you ever struggle with what to give or even what you want to receive on Mother’s Day?  I know that I’ve found myself stuck for an answer to that question once or twice.  This year I’m thinking, “Why not mix it up a bit?  This [...]

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Mother’s Day Pedicure Gift Basket Ideas http://joyslife.com/pedicure-gift-basket-ideas/ http://joyslife.com/pedicure-gift-basket-ideas/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:24:44 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=39815 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AmopeLovesMoms #CollectiveBias

I look forward to Mother’s Day every year because my family always makes it special for me.  This year, I wanted to celebrate another mom that I know because I wanted to let her know that I notice all the things she does.  She helps out at every event, is always kind and [...]

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Dragonfly Printable Heat Transfer Tote Bag with Graphic Stock http://joyslife.com/dragonfly-printable-heat-transfer-tote-bag-with-graphic-stock/ http://joyslife.com/dragonfly-printable-heat-transfer-tote-bag-with-graphic-stock/#respond Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:24:09 +0000 http://joyslife.com/?p=39877 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of our friends at GraphicStock for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Want to make a personalized gift bag or a unique tote?  Here’s one of the easiest ways!  Using printable heat transfer material, my Silhouette Cameo and this cool detailed dragonfly I got from Graphic Stock I was able to quickly transform this tote [...]

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