Autumn Essentials 2021: The Best Gifts for Fall Lovers

autumn essentials 2021 guide

When I turn my calendar page to September, I immediately thinking about pulling my hoodies and sweaters out of storage, getting my candles ready to light, and wondering what I need to buy for the autumn season. This year, I founds loads of items that will be making a permanent home in house and are highly recommended by me and my family. From pumpkin spice and everything nice to cozy loungewear and products to keep your skin looking its best, here’s my autumn essentials 2021 guide!    Disclosure: Many of…

Unexpected Things to Bring to College: Dorm Room Essentails

college dorm essentials

When you’re getting ready to start buying things for a college dorm, it’s easy to remember the usuals. But, there are plenty of items you may not have thought about. Some are created to simplify the college life. Some have a unique way to remember your life at home. And some are just practical and cool. To help you get started, here’s my guide for unexpected things to bring to college: dorm room essentials.  Disclosure: Many of the products photographed were gifted to me for the sake of this post.…

Complete Nolah Evolution Mattress Review: Honest Opinion and Photos

Nolah Evolution cover

The Nolah Evolution 15″ mattress has been given multiple awards for its comfort, but how good is it when you already love your mattress? Here’s my full Nolah Evolution review featuring unboxing and sleeping experience.  Disclosure: I was graciously given product for the purpose of this Nolah Evolution review. All opinions are my own! Nolah Evolution – The Basics   Technically, there is nothing basic about the Nolah Evolution. With a 15″ height, it packs in both AirFoamICE™ to keep you cool and patented HDMax™ eco coils to keep the…

The Best Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

Best Father's Day Gifts 2021

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so you know what that means – it’s time to find a gift for Dad. And whether he’s artsy, outdoorsy, quirky, or downright traditional, we’ve got you covered this year. From products you’ve never thought of to items to enjoy family time, here are our top picks for Father’s Day 2021 gifts! Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I’ll make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for…

2021 Mother’s Day Gifts that Will Put a Smile on Her Face

essential Mother's Day gifts

Not sure what to get Mom? Want something unique that also shows her how much you care? I’ve got you covered! I combed the internet looking for adorable, practical, funny, and unique 2021 Mother’s Day gifts that offer something for everyone. Here are my top picks for this year. Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I’ll make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for supporting sand and Snow! Also, several of the products were…

Spring Gnome Garland DIY

DIY gnome garland

If you’re like I am, you can’t get enough of gnome decorations in the house. I, personally, have been adding to my collection as much as possible, but I was coming up shorthanded for affordable gnome garland. So, I created this spring gnome garland DIY that’s both cost effective and super easy to make.    Want a fun tutorial for and Easter DIY? Here’s how to make a Minnie Mouse Easter wreath using supplies from Dollar Tree!   Spring Gnome Garland DIY: Supplies To make this spring gnome garland, here’s…

The Best Mandalorian Gifts on Amazon for Star Wars Fans

star wars gifts for Mandalorian lovers

To add to “The Mandalorian” craziness, plenty of companies have released this year’s hottest toys in honor of the Disney+ series. Sure, there are plenty of The Child (aka, Baby Yoda) goodies for this holiday season, but there are some cool products revolving around the entire show as well. Here are my best picks for The Mandalorian gifts on Amazon for 2020.    Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link for one of these Mandalorian gifts on Amazon and make a purchase, I’ll make…

Easy Halloween Smoke Bomb Photo Tips

purple smoke bomb pumpkin

If you’re anything like I am, each Halloween you’re seeing more and more pumpkin smoke bomb photos online and social media. So, this year I wanted to create my own Halloween photo shoot and, I think, it turned out beautifully. What’s my secret? It’s a combination of secrets, actually. Here are easy Halloween smoke bomb photo tips so you can have the spooky images of your dreams, too.    Order Colored Smoke Bombs Early. I Mean Early!   I started thinking about a Halloween smoke bomb photo shoot this August.…

7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Hair Healthy when Traveling

how to protect your hair when traveling

If you’re concerned about how your hair will behave when you’re on a trip, you’re not alone. It’s taken me plenty of miles on the road to learn what to do with my extra long hair when I’m away from home. From what to pack (or not pack!) to tips for keeping your style in check, here are 7 easy ways to keep your hair healthy when traveling.   This post was sponsored by Gray Away as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are…

August 2020 Aldi Candles Review from Huntington Home: Worth Every Penny

August 2020 Aldi Candles

When I see a new batch of three-wick Aldi candles in my weekly flyer, I make it a point to be at my local store on the morning they hit the shelf. I’ve been so impressed with every batch over the last year, I couldn’t resist this month’s scents. Here are all four August 2020 Aldi candles from Huntington Home and which ones you better make a beeline for fast.    Over the past year, Aldi has impressed me every time it brings out a new batch of three-wick candles.…