Monthly Archives: April 2015

Freshen Up Your Fiesta with a DIY Taco Bar!

I spent most of my childhood in Texas (shout out to the Rio Grande Valley!) immersed in it’s rich culture and amazing food. My dad was a terrific chef and we frequently had one of his specialties – fajitas – marinated in his secret blend of magic.  Our family also […] Read more…

Vegetable Garden Basics for Containers, Raised Beds and Plots

I created a raised be in my yard last year and also had a few buckets with tomatoes and peppers set up next to it.  Things went pretty well and I’m encouraged to try again this year.  I found that adding marigolds to the borders really kept the mosquitoes and […] Read more…

(ENDED) Verilux HappyLight Energy Lamp – #Giveaway

I’ve recently injured my Achilles heel.  You know what they say…it’s all fun and games until someone winds up in a walking cast.  After six weeks of that mess, I had to move into the super fun physical therapy phase. Yikes. I was surprised at how weak my ankle had […] Read more…

Try the World – Marrakesh

When you mention Morocco, most people think Casablanca.  The fact is, there is so much more to Morocco and I was lucky enough to grab a little piece of it with this beautiful Try the World box. Indulge in exotic Moroccan foods and feast on a variety of vibrant spices with […] Read more…

Healthy Waldorf Salad-Spring Forward with Liberte #YogurtPerfection #Giveaway

Discover #Yogurt Perfection with the decadent new flavors from Liberté® Méditerranée at Publix! I received samples of this for free, but the opinions are my own. Make sure to enter the CASH giveaway at the bottom so you can try the new flavors, too! As things heat up this spring, […] Read more…

all free clear – #FreeToBe

  This is the time of year that many people have allergy flare ups. Everything is beginning to blossom and bloom sending pollen everywhere. Well, one of the problems we have here in north Georgia is the ridiculous amount of pollen from oak, pine, sweet gum, birch, and sycamore trees. […] Read more…

Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

Pepperoni Chicken Parmesan

My husband is technically Irish.  I’m not sure where he got this Italian streak, but I see it every time I ask him what he wants for dinner.  Ziti, spaghetti, lasagna, linguine, pizza, clam sauce, calzone…you name it, he loves it. As he is also diabetic, I really have to […] Read more…

April is #Autism Awareness Month

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On March 27, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new autism prevalence rates. According to the CDC report, the prevalence rate for autism is now 1 in 68, which is an increase of over 30% from the 2012 CDC report.  (Read the full report here.) April is […] Read more…

World #Autism Awareness Day – April 2

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Thanks to a United Nations Resolution, April 2 is now recognized as World Autism Awareness Day.  The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Have an Autism Hero in your life? Know someone who works hard to make sure families living with autism have the support they need? […] Read more…