Monthly Archives: October 2014

An Adventure in Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

Well, the fall and winter will be here before you know it, as are many days (and nights) of cold, rain, snow, ice and wind.  Thanks to a trunk load of firewood we got this weekend – courtesy of my dad – our fireplace is at the ready, waiting to […] Read more…

#DawnBeyondtheSink and Three Awesome Giveaway Opportunities!

Yes, I love tools! No, I’m not a guy… Of my husband and I, I’ve always been the mechanically inclined half. He handles the yard work, the litter box, the heavy lifting and reaching high things, and I do the tech-y things, the cooking, and build and fix stuff. In […] Read more…

Aunt Tracy Checks it Out! Disney Infinity Marvel Super Heroes Review

    Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Video Game Starter Pack 2.0 Review This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small percentage (at no cost to you) that I use to maintain this website and the services for […] Read more…

Aunt Tracy Checks it Out! Skylanders Trap Team Video Game Review

When I first started playing video games, it was on an Atari in mostly black and white. We played Pong and Space Invaders.  We really thought we were special when we got Centipede and then the Indiana Jones video game. I would have never imagined what video games would evolve […] Read more…

Last Minute Halloween Treats for the Class + A BONUS Recipe for You! #PumpkinFest

Mandarin Oranges Halloween Treats

Costumes?  Check. Candy?  Check. Creepy decorations?  Check. Creamy Tacos?  Check. (BONUS! Our traditional Halloween dinner – see recipe at the end of this post.) Dang.  There was one more “C” on my list…  Oh my gosh!  Classroom treats! Having a moment like that this week?  Here’s a super simple, adorable […] Read more…

Halloween Ghost Truffles #EasyRecipe

Today is Saturday, and I’m having coffee and really thinking hard about all the stuff I need to get done today. You know, all the usual things…laundry, change the sheets, clean the bathrooms, mop the kitchen floor, things like that. Not my favorite things to do by a long shot, […] Read more…

Georgia Coffee is now @GoldPeakCoffee! #sipofhome AD

It’s so important to a coffee lover like me to have a fabulous brew that is full-bodied and has a nice, warm roasted flavor. I enjoy coffee every day and will typically have the same thing every day…because that’s what I love. I have been known to keep three (yes, […] Read more…

#GoProAtBestBuy with @BestBuy – HERO4 is a Memory Maker!

I have been compensated for this review in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card, but the opinions expressed are my own. I have just over a year before I turn 50 years old. 50!  How did that happen? Well, I’ve decided to say goodbye to my first half-century […] Read more…

Easy 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Cake with Apple Cider Glaze #PumpkinFest

2 ingredient pumpkin cake

Pumpkin-palooza is on! I don’t know who originally came up with this idea, but they’re brilliant!  It’s fast, easy and amazingly moist and delicious.  I always have to be sure I’m not the only one here when I make it – I just can’t be left alone with this cake. […] Read more…

Aunt Tracy Checks it Out! Penny Complete Skateboard Review

I remember when I was in the 5th or 6th grade and I got the coolest skateboard for Christmas. It was yellow with metal wheels – did I mention that this was in the 70’s? I truly thought I was the most awesome kid in the whole neighborhood until two […] Read more…

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