Tipsy Pumpkins?

I wanted to make a couple “pumpkin mummies.” I had the perfect gourds but could not figure out how to make them stand upright. I had the idea to hot glue a halved wine cork behind the pumpkin.  It worked so well! This “spidey pumpkin” was alot of fun for our toddler! I used wax […]

Pumpkin decorating alternatives

October 1st Has Arrived!

I have been waiting for this day! Although the Fall season officially started September 22nd, I thought it would be socially acceptable to wait  to post my “Octobery” ideas. Honestly was anxiously waiting to post my all time, relate-able Fall quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald, but most of my pumpkin spice latte loving friends have […]

Travel Journal

Farewell Summer

So, Autumn is right around the corner, September 23rd to be exact! Although I am extremely excited for fall blog posting, The season also marks the one year anniversary of DomesticatedDiva.net I am very thankful I was able to spend the last bit of the summer weather up north. Top five things I LOVED about this […]

The Real Deal Travel Journal

Let’s talk about Groupon..

TGIF Guys!! I wanted to share with you, my experience with Groupon. I have recently met people who have never used it, or they’re just skeptical of the site..don’t be! I myself have purchased 44 Groupons and counting! I have taken trips, purchased clothes, and used plenty of the beauty services..there really is no reason […]


Save it for a rainy day..

Hey guys!! I am sharing tonight a throwback for you:)! Have a great weekend! Baylor and I will be taking our 12 hour voyage to the south this Wednesday!! I’ve started thinking of easy portable ways to entertain our toddler for that time. A simple portable indoor outdoor sandbox:)) With all the rain were having […]


Peanut Butter Strawberry Smoothie

  I have shared on the blog how much I love our Magic Bullet Blender, and my smoothie talent would not be nearly as great with out this appliance. Today I have discovered an app that I can use to show you just how easy it is to use the blender and create a healthy, […]


All Fools’ Day

Happy April 1st!! Instantly thought of April fools day…Where does this day stem from? 🤓☝🏽️👀 I #Googled ||On this day in 1700, English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other. Although the day, also called All Fools’ Day, has been celebrated for several centuries by […]


Trisha’s Buffalo Chicken Dip

Nothing to bring to the table for The Big Game?! Here is a simple 5 ingredient buffalo chicken dip, for the fans that like a little kick in their food! ENJOY! Ingredients One large can of chicken, drained One block cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup ranch 1/2 cup hot sauce (I add a little more) 1 […]


Skinny French Toast

Ingredients 2 slices whole wheat bread 1/4 cup milk (nonfat) 1/2 cup egg beaters tsp cinnamon tsp vanilla extract tsp splenda Directions Mix together all ingredients in a bowl (except bread) Dip each slice of bread on each side into mixture. Coat pan with non-stick spray & turn stove on med/low heat. Place in pan […]