Were you aware that National S’mores Day is coming up soon? Yep, it is celebrated every year on August 10! As I mentioned in my last recipe post, s’mores always make me think of summers when I was growing up. After sharing my Sweet & Salty S’mores Brownies with you, I couldn’t stop thinking about […]
I’ll admit it, I have great in-laws. What makes them great? They stay out of our marriage. Sure, it’s easier for them because my husband is one of nine children, but it’s something we certainly appreciate nonetheless. I realize though that not everyone is as lucky. However, I also credit my husband with making sure […]
It is funny how food can bring back memories. When I think about summers growing up, I remember ice pops that turned my mouth strange colors and nibbling on those little candy dots attached to a paper strip. You know the ones I’m talking about? You’d bite them off and end up swallowing scraps of paper in the process. But most of all, I think of s’mores. The taste of chocolate and marshmallow always reminds me of summers at my grandparents’ cabin in the Poconos.
The hot July weather is ramping up! I love the summer and really enjoy the warm weather. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I don’t look for ways to cool off. We love going to the pool and our air conditioning is pumping the cool breeze indoors. When we’re outdoors during the day, I like […]
Sometimes you just need to sleep in and spend quality time on the couch with your sweetie. These t-shirts are for those weekends! Cozy up and settle in for some Netflix while wearing one of these comfy t-shirts with a little sass. Which is your favorite? 11 Lazy Weekend T-Shirts I Just Can’t Women’s Relaxed […]
Writer D.H. Lawrence, who called New Mexico a second home, once said, “Touch the country (of New Mexico), and you will never be the same again”. The capital city of New Mexico touches hearts and souls of visitors and residents alike. From artistic glory to sunsets that you can barely put into words and decadent […]
Every time I am at the grocery store I discover a new product I want to try. I go through this conversation in my head that usually ends with me convincing myself not to spend extra money on something I’m not sure we are even going to like. The “saver” in me always seems to win out! That is why I love when I can get free samples of products.
Now that you are married, one of the biggest changes in your life will be your finances. This is probably why money is one of the most common reasons that couples get divorced. It is very important that you make sure to start off on the right foot with your newlywed finances so that you can avoid possible disagreements in the future. Here is a financial to-do list that will help you and your spouse navigate some of the tough financial decisions you now need to make as a couple.
Summer afternoons call for one main cooking event–an outdoor barbecue. The roasting (using charcoal) of succulent meat, and the fondness of beer, are all in a day’s work of newlywed bonding. Come dinnertime, you and your spouse could be wallowing in the sweet fruits of your labor. Unfortunately, this traditional method of slow-cooking meat is […]
For a special treat, I will make something more than coffee and Dan and I will eat breakfast in the sunroom. We open all of the windows and enjoy the breeze while we eat. Recently I made these awesome grain-free waffles for breakfast in the sunroom. I like making waffles during the warm weather because it doesn’t involve sweating over a hot stove.