Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe


I’m not usually a fan of pumpkin, but this year, I’ve been loving everything pumpkin – pumpkin spice creamer in my coffee, pumpkin spice cream cheese on my bagels, pumpkin spice marshmallows, etc. – so I stocked up on canned pumpkin a few weeks ago when it was $.99/can at… Read More »

Ningxia Red Blueberry Banana Smoothie


I’ve recently started drinking 1-2 ounces of Ningxia Red on a daily basis, and I’ve noticed a definite difference in my energy levels and overall sense of well-being. While most days I drink the Ningxia Red straight, it also makes a delicious addition to my favorite smoothie drinks. Recently, I… Read More »

Avoiding My To-Do List


Laying in bed this morning, I realized that I’m in avoidance mode. I have a number of looming deadlines, and I’m beginning to feel overwhelmed by the tall task ahead of me. So I’m doing anything but the tasks that will help me to tackle my to-do list. Example #1:… Read More »

50+ Slow Cooker Recipes


My slow cooker becomes my best friend in the fall/winter months, and I’ve been scouring the internet for tried-and-true slow cooker recipes to try this year. Breakfast in the Slow Cooker Hearty Slow Cooker Oatmeal Crockpot Apple Oatmeal Overnight Breakfast Casserole Overnight Apple Pie Oatmeal Main Dishes in the Slow… Read More »

Time Management for Busy Families


Even as I sit and write this post, I’m failing at this very topic… time management. It was my plan to have written this post sometime last week and have posted it yesterday. Instead, I managed to finally sit down and write it late yesterday afternoon and it was finally… Read More »

Do More than SURVIVE this Summer… THRIVE!!


[Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. *A] Welcome Summer!! Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and I’ve discovered a bundle of eBooks [available this week only] that is packed full of inspiration for delicious food, fun activities, and more to help you make this the best summer yet!… Read More »

97 eBooks for Less Than $30!!


[Update: The bundle sale is now over, however clicking on the title of any of the books listed below will take you to a page where you can purchase that eBook.] I’m a bit late to the party – this post was supposed to go up on Monday in order… Read More »