Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

A few years back I totally cut out most oils. We never deep fry anything as I can not stand the smell and usually use our hot air fryer. The odd baking recipe calls for oil, so I do keep a little on hand. But for the most part, I do all of my cookingContinue Reading …

Stay Hydrated & Rejuvenate Your Workout Routines With Gaiam and SPRI

For almost a year now, I have been pretty proactive about my health. I am going to Zumba twice a week, walking around town and walking on my treadmill. I often find YouTube workouts I can do at home and always take the stairs when out. A few simple changes to my day to dayContinue Reading …

Enjoy an Entertaining Date Night at Home with Lottoland

Date nights are a lot of fun, but sometimes parents can’t find a sitter or the kids come down with a little cold and well, bye-bye night out on the town.  However, there is now a way that parents can have fun with their own date night at home.  It is as simple as eventuallyContinue Reading …

Parents with Kids in Sports, GET OVER YOURSELVES!

It is a ranty kind of week and I seem to have a lot bugging me this week. Last week while I was not feeling too hot, I ran into a teacher from my teen sons school. He talked about the weather, my kid and sports. My son plays basketball and at 6 ‘4 he isContinue Reading …

5 Panty Hose Hacks that will Surprise you

Before we start, I must admit I have not worn panty hose in years. For some reason every time I do, I get a run and stopped buying them. However I do still have a few pairs of the knee highs in my drawer. They are great for the Spring and Fall evenings when youContinue Reading …

I am on a Mission to find Age Appropriate Shorts for my Daughter

It has been a while since I have had a rant to write on here. A few weeks ago I was away for work and my youngest daughter was starting cross-country. In true 8-year-old fashion, she told her dad the night before that she needed shorts for  practice. Makes sense as it has been aContinue Reading …

Tex-Mex Turkey Rice Bowl with Avocado Dressing Recipe with Giveaway #TryTurkey

The summer is almost upon us and for my family, that means more time outdoors and less time cooking heavy meals. We are pretty active and enjoy hiking, fishing and camping whenever possible. Being a redhead the sun is not always my friend and I find I am sensitive to the heat. However I doContinue Reading …

Budget-friendly options for an Affordable Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

We have a beautiful deck with an amazing view in the side of the house. I often sit out there and watch the kids play, drink tea with my friends or BBQ with the family. Last year for Mother’s Day I received a beautiful patio set for the deck. Every year we buy a newContinue Reading …