• How to Avoid Razor Burn Even With Sensitive Skin

How to Avoid Razor Burn Even With Sensitive Skin

This discussion about how to avoid razor burn is part of a sponsored conversation for SheSpeaks and P&G but all opinions are my own. Having been blessed (or cursed) with fair skin and dark hair means that even after a day of not shaving, I have very visible stubble.  What's even worse is that I HATE the feeling of stubbly legs rubbing up against one another.  If you want to be one of those empowered women who refuses to shave and dyes their underarm hair pink, you go right ahead.  ME?  I … [Read More...]

Do You Eat Flax Seeds Daily? Here’s Why You Should Start!

I have been trying to clean out the pantry this week to clear out the junk and restock the healthy stuff.  I found a container of flax seeds in there that was getting seriously neglected.  I would have to eat flax seeds daily for the rest of the year to make a dent in this container so I've been doing some research.  There are tons of health benefits of flax seeds, right?  So, what exactly are … [Read More...]

Easy Falafel Sandwich Recipe

After the amount of meat I have eaten in the last couple of weeks, I was craving a vegetarian dinner this weekend and whipped up this easy falafel sandwich recipe. My family just got back from a 2-week road trip to visit family up north.  What do you do when you get a bazillion people together to eat in the summer?  You fire up the grill. And my family is not known for grilling portobello … [Read More...]

Consignment Sale Tips from a Veteran Shopper

With summer quickly passing by, these consignment sale tips will come in handy as the school year approaches.  After traveling for the last two weeks, the last thing I want to think about is back to school shopping but I have no choice.  My kids start school again in only a few weeks. When my husband and I moved to the Atlanta area 17 years ago I was 7 months pregnant with my first child.  My … [Read More...]

Lemon and Thyme Gardener Hand Scrub Recipe

This gardener hand scrub recipe will help any gardener tackle the hand mess that happens while playing in the dirt. While there are a lot of things I love about Georgia, the red clay soil is NOT one of them.  Sweet tea is awesome.  Peaches are delicious. Red clay soil stains socks, gets tracked in on dog paws and leaves your hands a mess after you go outside to pull up weeds from the garden!  I … [Read More...]

Must Read Tips for Cleaning Out the Garage

My husband and I have a 2 car garage that is rather overflowing with stuff.  And most of it is not our cars!  The garage holds one car, one motorcycle, a lawnmower, the kids bikes, an extra fridge and so much other stuff that we can barely move in there.  A few weeks ago, my husband and I decided that we needed to to some major cleaning.  Cleaning out the garage is not something I look forward … [Read More...]

Cooking

Italian Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe with Fresh Basil

When I think of summer recipes, one of the first things that comes to mind is pasta salad.  I … [Read More...]

Make Apple Pie Crescent Rolls for an Easy Snack Idea!

These apple pie crescent rolls disappeared in minutes yesterday and I think I will be making another … [Read More...]

Strawberry Shortcake Jars and Healthier Outdoor Entertaining Tips

One of my favorite places in my house is not actually IN my house.  Our stone patio is my family's … [Read More...]

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Parenting

How to Read to a Child: Tips and Tricks to Get Them Engaged

Have you ever thought about how to read to a child to really get them engaged with a story? When my children were young, I was passionate about … [Read More...]

Online Safety Tips for Children No Parent Should Ignore

All parents should familiarize themselves with an assortment of online safety tips for children given the amount of questionable content that is … [Read More...]

How to Stop Bullying in Schools: What Can Parents Do?

Have you ever wondered how to stop bullying in schools from affecting your child? My son started high school last year.  He is 16 years old and I can … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean Even with Kids!

Every time my husband gets in my car he starts complaining.  Why is the seat so far up?  Why is the radio so loud?  Why are their food crumbs … [Read More...]

Upcycled Dog Treats Jar to Keep Fido’s Treats Fresh!

Up until now, I have been keeping the dog's treats in the box they come from the pet store in.  It rarely closes properly and her chewy treats end up … [Read More...]

Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub Recipe with Green Tea

This lemon sugar hand scrub recipe is just the thing I need now that spring has arrived. This weekend I spent a bit of time outside weeding the garden … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

How to Read More Books for Less Money

If you ask me how I want to spend my free time, the answer will always be reading books.  Ever since I was young I have tried to figure out how to … [Read More...]

Protecting Kids from Questionable Content on TV

This post about protecting your child from questionable content on TV has been sponsored by XFINITY but all opinions are my own. Are you worried … [Read More...]

Why You Need to Start Live Streaming TV Channels Online

This post about live streaming TV channels online is part of a paid partnership with XFINITY.  All opinions are my own. When my kids were little, … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Must Read Tips for Cleaning Out the Garage

My husband and I have a 2 car garage that is rather overflowing with stuff.  And most of it is not our cars!  The garage holds one car, one … [Read More...]

How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard

If you are looking for a fun and educational activity to do with your kids, you definitely need to learn how to attract birds to your backyard. Bird … [Read More...]

How to Feel Young Again Even if You’re Getting Old!

If I had access to a magic lamp, the first thing I would ask that genie is how to feel young again. I hit that magical age of 44  last month and it … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

How to Avoid Razor Burn Even With Sensitive Skin

This discussion about how to avoid razor burn is part of a sponsored conversation for SheSpeaks and P&G but all opinions are my own. Having … [Read More...]

Consignment Sale Tips from a Veteran Shopper

With summer quickly passing by, these consignment sale tips will come in handy as the school year approaches.  After traveling for the last two weeks, … [Read More...]

Summer Foot Care Tips for Beautiful and Healthy Feet

Summer is almost here and with temperatures rising I am looking forward to tank tops and flip flops.  In fact, a lot of the time I don't even bother … [Read More...]

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