Mom’s Strawberry Vinaigrette – Quick and Easy

Mom’s Strawberry Vinaigrette is delicious and easy to make. This is my favorite way to dress my salads during the spring and summer.  My mom and dad would always “come up” for a visit during the spring to watch my grandsons (their great-grandsons) play baseball on family day at the local sports complex. The entire […]

Cheapo Faux Snow Is The Best Fake Snow

When I’m decorating for Christmas events, I’m always in need of some faux snow. And I’ve never been too crazy about the imitation stuff found at craft stores. I finally found the best cheapo faux snow ever!  Best Cheapo Faux Snow So, let me introduce you to the best cheapo faux snow in the world. […]

Chocolate Martini Body Scrub Is Easy To Make

Do you love body scrubs as much as I do?  Homemade Chocolate Martini Body Scrub is one of my favorites!   Recently, I made 50 of these to give as favors at a ladies-only party. I received several comments on how awesome this scrub is! Well, thank you very much! This body scrub is all-natural […]

Whole 30 Approved Homemade Mayo

Several members of my family are living the Whole 30 lifestyle. It simply means they eat whole foods – natural, non-processed foods. So I set out to make Whole 30 Approved Homemade Mayo. Before my foray into the business of making my own mayo, I had never, ever done it before. I’ve always purchased store-bought […]

Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Hey, everyone!  I’m excited to have a guest post on the blog today.  Enjoy! I’m happy to welcome Jason Feller as our guest today.  Jason is an experienced journalist and writer who now blogs about couponing techniques and money-saving strategies for popular stores such as Macy’s on If you’ve ever tried to eat healthily, […]

Top 5 Snack Ideas for the Beach

Thanks to Sverve & Smucker’s® for sponsoring this post.  All opinions are my own. #snackation  My family is enjoying one more beach adventure before we officially wave goodbye to summer and begin our countdown to fall.  I shared plans for our last hurrah when I posted Snacks for End-of-Summer Adventures and mentioned that Walmart is my #snackation destination. […]

Plenti Greek Yogurt – The Perfect Breakfast

Lately, I’ve been trying to eat a healthier breakfast.  Since it’s way too hot here in the south to heat up the kitchen, I’ve been relying on yogurt to start my day.  Is it just me, or do you ever get tired of having to add so many ingredients to your yogurt to make it […]

Best Ever Mocktails for Spring & Summer

It’s getting hot in here!  I’m sorry if you’re still digging out from under the snow while I’m enjoying 70 & 80º weather.  Because I’m such a summer girl, you’ll never hear me complaining about the heat, even when it nears 100º!  I only complain about the weather during winter. Hot weather requires cold drinks […]

Game Day Recipes with Ritz Crackers & Coke

Game Day Recipes with Ritz Crackers and Coke is sponsored by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertisers. All opinions are mine alone. #PrepareToParty #CollectiveBias  It’s almost time for the big game and I’ve created the easiest, tastiest game day recipes with Ritz Crackers & Coke. For more game day recipes, be sure to check out […]

Tuna Guacamole – Healthy Living Series

Tuna Guacamole is sponsored by Bumble Bee Tuna. All opinions are my own.  Avocados and tuna have been referred to as two of the world’s healthiest foods. What happens when you combine them? That’s just what I did in my Tuna Guacamole. When you combine Bumble Bee water-packed tuna and avocado, add a few spices, […]