Cooking Up Memories with GE Appliances


  Growing up, some of my best memories were time spent in the kitchen. I come from a rather large family so when we gathered around it was all sorts of storytelling, loud laughter, and lots of cooking going on. I remember my mom cooking almost 7 days out of the week, so you could […]

10 Family-Friendly Service Projects

Family Picking Up Litter In Suburban Street

Ever since our kids were small, my husband and I have made it a priority to do acts of service as a family. It’s something that my parents did, and some of my fondest childhood memories are from spending time as a family as we did something kind for our friends or neighbors. I’ve noticed […]

20 Healthy Spooky Holiday Treats

healthy halloween treats

Who doesn’t love sharing lots of tasty treats during the holidays? Enjoying festive goodies can easily mean eating too many sugary sweets, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Go ahead and indulge with these ideas for fun, spooky, holiday treats that are also healthy!  Serve a spooky, savory snack with these Cheesy Fingers […]

10 Ways with Pumpkins: Food Ideas, Halloween Décor & Everything in Between

white pumpkins with vines

Hey you little pumpkin, it’s pumpkin season once again and you’re likely to be seeing orange wherever you look! Why not grab this chance to have some fun and get into the fall and Halloween spirit with this lovable little orange treat?  Here are some delightfully brilliant ways to use pumpkins in everything. Trust us, […]

Recipe of the Week: Rustic Apple Tart

rustic apple tart

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the colors, the smells, the cooler weather and putting the garden to bed.  I also love that I can get back into baking without worrying about an overheated house.  Although I don’t grow my own apples, I enjoy going to the local orchard and picking them (usually too […]

Top 5 Free Traveling Apps Every Traveler Should Have

hotels tonight travel app

Planning your next trip or vacation soon?  If so, here is a list of the top five free apps every traveler should have on their smartphone to reduce stress while traveling.  All of the apps listed listed here are compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. TOP 5 MUST-PACK TRAVELING APPS: HotelTonight— HotelTonight is an […]

Candles and Candleholder Ideas for Home Décor


Candles are a beautiful and inexpensive way to decorate your home. Available in just about every size and color you can think of, they’re an easy way to add a seasonal touch year round. Candles also fill your home with a gorgeous warm and welcoming atmosphere. For many candle lovers, finding the perfect candle holder […]

Good Sleep for Everyone


Over the past few months, I’ve been sharing some sleep tips and trying to incorporate them into my own life. I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for Pernix Therapeutics. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. All thoughts and opinions shared here are my own. The […]

Seven of the Most Delicious Alcohol Lemonade Cocktails


To mark the end of summer, we have put together seven recipes for alcoholic lemonades. Were sure everyone will find a favorite here. 1. Vodka Limoncello Lemonade 1 oz 31Dover Handmade Vodka 1 oz limoncello 1 oz sweet and sour mix 1/2 oz agave nectar 2 lemon wedges Add Belvedere 007 SPECTRE Vodka, limoncello and sweet […]

The Ultimate Body Weight Routine: Simple 20’s, Tough 10’s, Holding 15’s


Fitness has always been a key part of my life, especially post-children so I am always looking for new ways to tighten up and stay in shape. There are some routines that have worked for me and then there are some that I could just not stick with. So now it’s time to try something […]

Home Decor: How to Display Wall Art without Ruining Your Walls


Wall art is something you’ve probably tried before. But, how many times have you hung it up only to damage your walls with holes and cracks? Here’s how to save your walls and still enjoy the art. Command Hang Strips Command Hang Strips are a godsend for renters, because they allow you to hang pictures […]

5 Free Alternatives to YouTube That You Probably Don’t Know About

free alternatives to YouTube

When most people think “video,” they think YouTube. But, the truth is that there are a lot of other video sharing sites on the web, and you might be surprised by what they have to offer. Flickr This one surprised us too. Flickr branded itself as an image-sharing site early on , and no one […]

Comfort and Confidence with Depend


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Depend. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #Underwareness I had heard horror stories about all about the weird things that happen to your body after giving birth, and it was enough […]

Fitness Motivation: Tips To Get You Up, Get You Out & Get You Active


I don’t think I’m alone when I say my exercise intentions are much better than my exercise actions. I have big plans to hit the gym, train for a race, and get active, but life gets busy and the first things to slip are my workouts. Now that my kids are back in school, I’m […]