Heartbreak and the Holidays Losing MacLean swamped me again last night. We were driving aimlessly with our kids Zachie and Zoe, looking for Christmas light displays. Like most parents who have lost children, my life is separated into “Life with MacLean” and “Life without MacLean.” As we drove, we kept up our annoying Collard commentary […]
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You and a $100.00 Target gift card: what a good idea! Oh, wait: first, congratulations to Darla1195, our winner for last week’s $100.00 Walmart gift card. Enjoy your shopping spree, Darla! While you’ll find that we’re doing a big push for supporting local businesses this holiday season, there’s sometimes that you just find yourself […]
(Image credit: Pexels) “I Need HOW Many Lights?” A Guide To Decorating Your Christmas Tree. I know I’m not the only frustrated Martha Stewart wanna-be who’s done the Decorating Walk Of Shame to the store at midnight, buying 16 more packages of lights for the tree because I ran out halfway through. And you can’t […]
What Makes a Woman Beautiful? Ask a Pin-up “Goddess” Photographer. What makes a woman beautiful? It takes a lot of courage to pose as a luscious, pouting pin-up girl when you’re not a size 2. Who better to ask than photographer Alyssa Chambers, owner of “Bonnie’s Joy Pin-up & Boudoir.” While we’ve been sharing the gorgeousness […]
Giveaway! bean bliss All-Natural Skin Care Variety Gift Bag. You! A lovely gift bag of bean bliss heavenly smelling skincare! Taneasha’s giving away a mini body balm variety pack. (I’m still clutching my delicious candy cane lip balm, this stuff has changed my life.) just stop by her Facebook page or Instagram page – or […]
(Image credit: Pixabay) Five New Holiday Traditions To Try. I’d forgotten the excitement the twins used to show when we’d open the boxes filled with Christmas decorations. Now they’re 19 and too cool (I think they still dig it) to show it. But 8-year-old Zoe is all about asking “where did we get those stars?” And “is […]
Todd & Erin’s Shop Locally Guide – bean bliss All-natural Skin Care. I must admit I have a terrible weakness for skin care products that smell good enough to eat … and frankly, some of the bean bliss goodies smell so glorious that my eight-year-old Zoe buried her nose in my neck. “What IS that?” […]
Todd & Erin’s “Shop Locally” Holiday List – Utah DIY Wedding. Meet Kathy Cushman, entrepreneurial Queen, and owner of Utah DIY Wedding. I’ve been to Kathy’s weddings before, and the woman is amazing. She’s created Utah’s largest wedding decor rental inventory. I’m not kidding: 3000 sq ft showroom 20+ backdrops 1200 inventory items You can […]
(Image credit: Bruce Mars) Controlling Christmas Expectations: Free Printable “I Want” Tags I’ve battled expectations from my eight-year-old Zoe, (and thank you, parents of classmates who give bikes for Easter and an Xbox for getting a flu shot!) and this is the time every year we start really, really controlling what she watches. Every kid’s […]
(Image credit: williamlind) The Todd & Erin “Shop Locally” Holiday Guide – Rogliano’s Italian Dressing. I have a 6’6 mountain of a brother that’s a hard-core carnivore. He was “Keto-friendly” before there was such a thing. So I buy him a case of Rogliano’s Italian Dressing every year for his Christmas gift. Aside from being […]
About Todd & Erin
Twenty years of marriage, three kids, an emotionally needy Portuguese waterdog and the long-running Todd and Erin Show - we're about as Utah as you can get. The Todd is the master DIY genius that might save you or sink the boat. Erin is the Comic Con regular with celebrity chats and film and entertainment news. Be sure to enter our weekly $100.00 gift card giveaway - everyone deserves a little extra luxury in their lives, and we're here to give it to you, missy! Stick around, let's be friends. Life is good here!