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 …

Are you prepared for an Emergency? #EPWeek #TrustIsPower

Nobody is ever truly prepared for an emergency. Spring is here and I look around and see lots of flooding outside. As the snow thaws in the higher elevations and the rain comes, the rivers rise at a rapid rate. It is incredible how Mother Nature can drastically change in such a short period. ManyContinue Reading …

Celebrate all the Moms in your life this Mother’s Day with Hallmark! #LoveHallmarkCA Giveaway

I first became a mom in 94 on Mother’s Day weekend. Up until that day, I had always celebrated my mom and grandma as the mother sin my life. I was a young mom, scared and excited without a clue of what was ahead. What I did know was I loved this baby more thanContinue Reading …

Fun Times for all in La Jolla San Diego #VisitSD

Last month I had the pleasure of joining a few travel media professionals in San Diego California. I had never been before and was quite excited. We had a great visit and I quickly fell in love with the area. One neighborhood in particular I was so excited to visit was La Jolla. La Jolla,Continue Reading …