How to Clean Windows in 5 Easy Steps

With the holidays fast approaching – S L O W   D O W N, please – it’s time to do some deep cleaning.  I’m talking about the type cleaning you do when you’re expecting company.  Yeah, that kind.  There’s just something about guests coming over for a holiday dinner that gets me in the […]

Is Your Tap Water Safe To Drink?

Is your tap water safe to drink?  I recently received a detailed in-home water testing kit and I have to tell you that I was a little bit nervous about what I’d find in my tap water.  I took a deep breath and took the plunge. After performing all the tests within that one kit, […]

Big Football Bash & Coca-Cola Pecan Tassies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareYourSpirit #CollectiveBias It’s time to pull out the pom-poms, megaphones and cowbells.  It’s football season and here in the south, we know how to throw a football party. Tailgating is fun, but more often than not, you’ll find […]

Throwing an Award Winning Viewing Party

This post is sponsored by Applebee’s.  All opinions are my own. Throwing An Award winning viewing party is the perfect time to bring out the glitz and glam!  Are you preparing for the red carpet watch parties?  Are you getting your voting slips ready and thinking of the best food to serve? Throwing an Award […]

Gift Wrapping Tips

You may or may not have all of your gifts wrapped by now, so this is for all of you that still have miles and miles of ribbon and bows and a closet full of presents to be dressed and readied for the big day. Some years I’ve been rushed and toward the end of […]

Top 10 Holiday Party Planning Tips

Tis’ the season for non-stop holiday parties!  It seems as if it’s a never-ending celebration from Halloween to New Year’s Day!  Are you hosting any events this season?  Here’s my tips on how to make it through the party season with your sanity intact!  Top 10 Holiday Planning Tips 1.  Plan ahead It’s vital to […]

Let’s Talk Facebook

I’ve seen many bloggers griping and complaining about Facebook, even more so in the last few months, and I completely understand the frustration.  Facebook is constantly changing its algorithms and, to be frank, it messes with a blogger’s head when we see our posts not being seen by the loyal people that follow us.  Just […]

How to Set a Formal Dinner Table

As a southerner and a stickler for proper table manners and table settings, one of the first things I taught my kids was how to set a formal dinner table and I always added, “You never know when you’ll be invited to dine at the White House!”  I’m still holding my breath on that one, […]

Choking Hazards for Kids & Adults

Today is the last day of  Baby Safety Month, so I thought it fitting to share this information in order to help keep babies, children and adults safe! Have you ever been eating and swallowed a big chunk of food and it got stuck in your throat?  It’s a horrible feeling! [Tweet “Each year, more […]

Easy Way to Add Images to Your Sidebar

You all know I hate coding with a purple passion!  I avoid it if at all possible because it seems I always get it wrong and have to keep on trying to make sense of it. Recently I had to insert an image into my sidebar and I didn’t have a code.  I tried to follow […]