A Busy Mom’s Guide To Feeling Pretty – In 5 easy Steps!

Have you ever had one of those days where you didn’t feel very pretty or you felt that there just wasn’t enough time in the day to pamper yourself?  If you answered yes to either one of those questions, you are definitely not alone – which is why I’m delighted to share with you today’s […]

Featured Recipe: Easy spicy chicken and vegetable bake

  Healthy, filling, easy to make dishes  is what I look for in a meal so I was excited when Lucy of  Lucy Loves to Cook agreed to share with us one of her delicious dishes.  This is a one to definitely try, I hope you enjoy! This is a dish that gets made pretty […]

Take Care of Your Aging Parent with Home Care

How to Take Care of Your Aging Parent  The following is a story on a subject that may be close to the heart of many and for those living in California, this story could possibly help you.   Those of us with elderly parents understand the emotional trauma that can come with the realization that […]

Engagement Double Check

    Becoming engaged is a major life event, and one that will make you giddy with happiness. However, you have to be somewhat practical as well. There are some things you will need to ensure you do or have during this exciting time. Of course, the first thing you will need is a ring. […]

Mini Crustless Pumpkin Pies

With the holidays coming up, I thought it was only appropriate to share a recipe that is easy to make, great for holiday entertaining, and delicious. I know we all have busy schedules that somehow get even busier around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Holiday entertaining, Christmas shopping, Christmas cards, baking, baking, and more baking, traveling to […]

9 awesome things to do with chalkboard paint

    There’s something about chalkboard paint that I just love. It reminds me of my childhood and days spent at school, all happy memories. Nowadays it would be difficult to find a classroom that still relied on it’s chalkboard but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a place at home. In fact I was […]

Recipe of the Week: 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 […]

Alternative England must-dos

Don’t just stick to the tried and tested sights and landmarks next time you’re in England. Swap getting snap-happy at Buckingham Palace for happy hour cocktails in the West End; ditch country road trips in favour of canal barge breaks and exchange southern coastal escapes for northern B&Bs. Cocktail hour When it comes to drinking […]

Plan Your Budget: Saving Money on Entertainment this Fall

      Let’s face it; the working class family has a hard time getting out these days. If it’s not an issue of finding the time, affordability always factors in. So if you want to do something with the family other than playing Scrabble or watching TV on a Friday night, stayed tuned. A […]