• Ham and Cheddar Frittata Squares Recipe with Fresh Herbs

Ham and Cheddar Frittata Squares Recipe with Fresh Herbs

This Ham and Cheddar Frittata Squares Recipe has been sponsored by Eggland's Best, however, all opinions expressed here are my own.There are certain flavors that I love putting together.  Peanut butter and chocolate (obviously!), lemon and blueberries, and my all time favorite is ham and cheddar cheese.  With an absolute abundance of fresh herbs in the garden right now, I decided to whip up a ham and cheddar frittata recipe with fresh herbs.  However, instead of doing a traditional frittata, … [Read More...]

Healthy Dog Coat Tips and Nature’s Recipe Launch at Walmart!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Nature’s Recipe®. The opinions and text are all my own.For the last 20 years, my husband and I have owned a breed of dog called the Dutch shepherd.  Similar to a German shepherd, Dutchies are hyper, high drive, protective and incredibly smart.  They are also very hairy!  With a double coat to protect them from cold, winter … [Read More...]

How to Add Me Time Back Into Your Daily Routine

If you are pulled into too many directions and feeling stressed out, chances are that your internal resources are running low.  You need to learn how to add me time back into your daily routine.  It isn't always easy.  Moms are constantly being pulled into too many directions. However, when we forget to stop and recharge our batteries, our health (both physical and emotional) tend to suffer.  When … [Read More...]

Spring Yard Care Tips to Increase Curb Appeal

With the onset of spring comes an intense need to get my yard cleaned up.  After months of neglect, the grass, trees, and shrubs are all screaming for some attention.  My teenage son is thrilled to start some spring yard care since it means that he can once again get paid for mowing the lawn.  It's a chore that neither my husband nor I really enjoy. Paying the boy to do it is a win/win for all of … [Read More...]

Kids Sports Tips: Surviving a Season of Chaos

Over the last decade, my children have been very active in a number of different kids sports.  This caused quite a bit of chaos around the house some days.  Sometimes we were pulled in a million different directions and the bills, gear, and time commitments were overwhelming. We managed to survive (thankfully!) and now that the kids are teens, our lives have stopped revolving quite so much around … [Read More...]

How to Be More Optimistic and Improve Your Outlook on Life!

I am not the most optimistic person.  I tend to be skeptical of things that seem too good to be true.  Planning for catastrophic events happens regularly in my head.  Rarely do I go into any situation expecting things to run smoothly.  I envy optimistic people. They must be much more light-hearted than I am, right? I really want to learn how to change my slightly negative views on life and when I … [Read More...]

Cooking

This Cheddar Cheese Cookie Recipe is the Perfect Savory Treat!

Need a savory treat? This cheddar cheese cookie recipe was inspired by a product I received from … [Read More...]

Honey Macaroonies: An Old Fashioned Cookie Recipe from Mom

From the time I was a little girl, I remember my mom baking cookies in the kitchen. My all time … [Read More...]

Easy Bourbon Ball Recipe Full of Rich, Smooth Bourbon!

Every year I make about 15 different kinds of homemade candy and one of my husband's favorites is … [Read More...]

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Parenting

Hey Kids, Did You Hear That? Probably Not!

Have you ever stood in the room with your child, spoken to them, and have them completely ignore you?  I cannot tell you how many times something like … [Read More...]

Life Tips for Millennials When Choosing A Professional Path

For those of you who are not aware of this, I am the parent of one teen who is beginning his search for the right college and thus, the right career … [Read More...]

How to Connect with Your Teen and Bring More Peace to Your Family

When my children were small, it was relatively easy to connect with them.  A few minutes building a LEGO castle or coloring in a princess coloring … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

Homemade Milk Bath Recipe with Dried Red Rose Petals

A few weeks ago, I bought a bag of dried red rose petals and I have been scouring the Internet for creative ways to use them.  I chose to get an … [Read More...]

Lavender DIY Lip Scrub Recipe for Soft, Kissable Lips!

Valentine's Day is coming up quickly and this easy DIY lip scrub recipe is the perfect way to ensure that your lips are soft, smooth and kissable for … [Read More...]

DIY Sensual Massage Oil and How to Give a Romantic Massage

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and this DIY sensual massage oil will be put to good use! To be honest, my husband and I really don't spend a lot … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

In If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan, Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. But Iran is a dangerous place for … [Read More...]

A Cell Phone for Teens Only Works When It’s Charged!

This discussion about charging a cell phone for teens has been sponsored by ANKER but all opinions expressed here are my own.Everyone has their … [Read More...]

Olloclip Photo Lens for iPhone Macro Photography

Since I started blogging, I have become quite a passionate photographer.  I seem to take my DSLR camera everywhere to take photos of my family, … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Spring Yard Care Tips to Increase Curb Appeal

With the onset of spring comes an intense need to get my yard cleaned up.  After months of neglect, the grass, trees, and shrubs are all screaming for … [Read More...]

Kids Sports Tips: Surviving a Season of Chaos

Over the last decade, my children have been very active in a number of different kids sports.  This caused quite a bit of chaos around the house some … [Read More...]

How to Be More Optimistic and Improve Your Outlook on Life!

I am not the most optimistic person.  I tend to be skeptical of things that seem too good to be true.  Planning for catastrophic events happens … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

Valentines Day Gift Ideas For Kids That They Will Love!

Looking for Valentines Day gift ideas for kids?  I have certainly bought a lot of them over the last 15 or so years so I thought I would share a few … [Read More...]

10 Easy Winter Care Tips for Hands

Now that the weather is getting chilly, are your hands looking a little rough around the edges?  These winter care tips for hands might be just the … [Read More...]

What is the Secret to Eternal Youth? (When Beauty Becomes an Obsession….)

What is the secret to eternal youth?  What exactly is 'youth' anyhow? Is it how you look or how you feel?  I hit 40 a few years ago and all of a … [Read More...]

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