Getting your kitchen organized and in shape doesn’t just save you time when it comes to cooking, meal planning, and grocery shopping, but it could also save you a good bit of money. With a few simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to kitchen organization heaven and saving some dough! Clean it up […]

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I am also participating in a contest as an additional aspect of this campaign. #CollectiveBias Now that it is mid-July, it is starting to get pretty hot here in Pennsylvania. This means that any time spent outdoors results […]


New Intimate Apparel on Your Doorstep Every Month

July 8, 2014

The post is brought to you by Wantable. I’m sure that most of you are familiar with the subscription box craze. If you aren’t, you need to check it out. You can sign up for all kinds of subscription-based monthly mailings. There are ones for your baby, your pets, your man, you… clothes, food, wine, […]

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Oatmeal Recipe

June 25, 2014

I don’t know about you, but out of all of the meals, breakfast is the toughest for me. I wake up and I’m not always hungry. Some mornings, just the thought of eggs makes me feel sick! Of course, I could down 2 bowls of sugary cereal no problem. I have had to be creative […]

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My Go-To Carryall Tote + a Giveaway

June 21, 2014

Last week I told you what was in my beach bag. You may have been wondering “how the heck does she fit all that in one bag?” Well, we used to take multiple bags, but this year I discovered Vine Street Market USA. They provided one of their canvas totes for me to try, and […]

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Backyard Tourist: Elmwood Park Zoo

June 17, 2014

When you go on vacation, you tend to go to tourist locations: historical sites, aquariums, museums, zoos, and adventure excursions. However, you don’t need to be on vacation to do these things. Have you visited these “tourist” locations in your own backyard? That is what I plan to do over the next few months. My […]

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What’s in My Beach Bag? Necessities for a Day of Fun

June 12, 2014

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media® and Klondike, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #KandyBar My husband and I go to the beach for a week every year with my parents, my sister and niece. Every day, the six of us put on […]

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Bay Area to Seattle: Creating a Home After Moving

June 6, 2014

When hockey is playing on the pub’s screen, men wear kilts because it’s Wednesday, and young women speak to each other in Russian on the sidewalk I know I’m not in my home state of California anymore. But does that mean that I change radically to fit in? No. But borrowing cool best practices, gradually, […]

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5-Ingredient Lavender Shortbread Cookies

June 1, 2014

According to WebMD, lavender contains an oil that seems to have sedating effects and might relax certain muscles. That explains why it is often used in spa products and aromatherapy. As you may know, I suffer from migraines, and have tried many things to prevent and treat them. Too many to list here (maybe one […]

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How to Remove Pet Stains and Odors Around Your Home

May 29, 2014

Our little furbabies can add so much to our lives; however, sometimes they can add a little too much – like stains and odors! We allow our beagle, Honey, on the couch with us, and enjoy cuddling with her while watching TV. Of course, the couch pays the price. Hair gets everywhere, and the blankets […]

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