2017 National Park Free Admission Days

Looking for a a great hiking trip or a just a national parks trip for your family?  How about some help keeping a low budget for your trip?  How does free admission to a national park sound?  Hint…the first one is January 16!  Start making plans to take advantage of […] Read more…

The Latest in 34 Years of Bon Jovi

34 years. I’ve had this thing with Bon Jovi for 34 years. Outside of family, that’s the longest relationship I’ve ever had with any man. I have to credit my brother for the initial discovery, but thank goodness he shared that record (or maybe it was a cassette) with me. […] Read more…

Banana Pudding Squares

Growing up, my grandma and my mom made the best banana pudding ever! Yes, ever. Their secret was Jell-o Custard like this:  or this: This stuff made the most remarkable banana pudding, but Jell-o doesn’t make it anymore. Boo!  Kraft, however, has shared this yummy recipe that makes a suitable […] Read more…

Roasted Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

Easy Healthy Quinoa Recipe

There will be looks of envy from the meat-eating crowd when you serve this colorful and delicious entree of roasted bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, mushrooms, carrots, spinach, and cashews. For a beautiful presentation, choose a combination of green, red, orange and yellow bell peppers. Ingredients:  1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Sugar Cookie Chex Party Mix

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chex®. The opinions and text are all mine. We have a variety of get-togethers at my office that begin in November!  There’s a breakfast, a department lunch, a girls group that meets for coffee, appetizers after work with the suite […] Read more…

Chai Snickerdoodle Cookies

Chai Snickerdoodles

I still remember the first time I tried Chai tea. My daughter, a tea fanatic, had a chai tea latte from our local coffee shop and insisted that I taste it. She promised that is was nothing like regular hot tea and that I’d love it. I was skeptical, but […] Read more…

Easy Creamy Creme Brulee

Ask me to tell you what my favorite desserts are and I will most definitely say homemade vanilla ice cream, old fashioned banana pudding,  coconut pound cake, gooey chocolatey brownies and creme brulee. I get creme brulee anytime I can and have had some yummy ones here and there. They […] Read more…

Keepsake Ornament Giveaway from #LoveHallmark

Hallmark Giveaway

Christmas just isn’t the same without Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments and we pick some up every year. We’ve just hung our “Baby’s First Christmas” Hallmark ornament for the 26th time!  Hallmark’s Keepsake Ornaments feature classic cars, traditional Christmas themes and favorite characters from Disney, Star Wars™, Peanuts® and more. I’m so […] Read more…

Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup with Shrimp

Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup with Shrimp Whole Foods has done it again! Savor this Thai-inspired soup, with a base of creamy coconut milk, rich butternut squash, a hint of spicy peppers and succulent shrimp. For a shortcut, look for peeled and cubed butternut squash in the produce or frozen […] Read more…

Sports and Outdoor Gift Guide

Sports Gift Guide

*this post contains referral links Sports and Outdoor Gift Guide Keeping fit and enjoying the great outdoors isn’t just a fad anymore – it’s a passion. Enjoying sports that you participate in – plus exercise and fitness pursuits – have produced thriving businesses ready to meet the needs of every […] Read more…

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