Perfect Ice Cream Sundae and What’s In My Beach Bag

Perfect Ice Cream Sundae is written by me on behalf of Mike & Ike. All opinions are entirely my own. I’m counting down the days until we’re headed to the beach for a week with the grandkids. This will be the first time my husband and I take the grandkids without their parents tagging along. […]

Easy and Delicious Loaded Nachos In Less Than 10 Minutes

This post is sponsored by Pace®. All comments and opinions are my own. My favorite day of the week is Tuesday! Why? Because it’s Taco Tuesday! Of course, any day that features Mexican food is my favorite. What can I say? I heart Mexican food and Loaded Nachos with Pace® Snacking Salsa. I remember the […]

The Best Restaurants – Where to Eat in South Caicos

If you read my review of East Bay Resort, you know that South Caicos is a small, secluded island. It’s the seventh-largest island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, with a land area of 21.2 square kilometers (8.18 square miles). South Caicos is known for excellent fishing, both deep-sea and bone fishing, and scuba diving. […]

East Bay Resort South Caicos – A Review

If you ever need to get away from it all and unwind, South Caicos is the place to go and East Bay Resort is the place to stay. East Bay Resort is one of three resorts located on the small island of South Caicos. I stumbled upon East Bay Resort in South Caicos by accident. […]

Cherry-Apple Glazed Grilled Ribs for Labor Day

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #GetGrillingWithSmithfield #CollectiveBias Labor Day Weekend will be here soon and I always consider this as my farewell to summer. I’m reminiscing about all the fun summer cookouts I’ve hosted, so I’ve decided to throw a party featuring […]

Red Velvet Squares – Easy and Delicious Recipe

Red Velvet is one of my family’s favorite flavors. I make delicious red velvet cupcakes and a scrumptious red velvet cake. I also make amazing lemon squares and several of my kids ask for these instead of a traditional cake when their birthday rolls around. What does lemon squares have to do with red velvet squares? […]

Summer Must-Haves for 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

Summer Must-Haves contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commision at no extra cost to you.  OK – you’ve got to brace yourself for this one! My oldest daughter turned 40 last month! I think it was more difficult for me than it was for […]

Birthday Party Ice Cream Cake with Easy DIY Flowers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and I Love Ice Cream Cakes. All opinions are mine alone. #IceCreamCakeBreak #CollectiveBias Family birthday parties are so much fun and it just so happens that we are celebrating my daughter’s birthday. Since the entire family gathers at my house, we’re having a casual party with a […]

Have Fun In The Summertime with these 10 Activities

This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. When I was growing up, I could hardly wait until school was out for summer. Summer has always been my favorite time of the year and when that last bell rang signaling summer vacation, I plunged headfirst into seemingly endless summertime fun. Looking […]

Best Blueberry Yum Yum – An Old Favorite Revived

When I asked my daughter what she wanted me to make her for her birthday, she didn’t hesitate a bit. Blueberry Yum Yum for dessert and Chicken Alfredo for the main meal. You got it, honey! Since all my kids are grown, we usually celebrate their birthdays on Sundays. The family gathers at my house […]