My No Resolution New Year (and a giveaway) #ONatural

My No Resolution New Year (and a giveaway) #ONatural

To Resolve or Not to Resolve I don’t make New Years Resolutions. I never have and I never will. I firmly believe that when you come to the realization that you need to make changes in your life there is…

A Poem To Your Child #FPMakeTimeToPlay

A Poem To Your Child #FPMakeTimeToPlay

Some times it seems that the days go by so quickly that you blink and a year has passed. My little girl is going to be five this year. Five! I’m still struggling to wrap my head around that fact….

Bacon and Devilled Egg Bites #Recipe

Bacon and Devilled Egg Bites #Recipe

Just before Christmas we had a potluck lunch at work like we do every year. Last year I thought I would be different and make fresh rolls because who brings fresh rolls to an office potluck?  Well I do and…

9 Kitchen Myths We Need to Ditch

9 Kitchen Myths We Need to Ditch

1. Rinsing pasta is a good idea This is something I remember my mother always doing (which is surprising because she’s a genius in the kitchen) but don’t rinse all that starchy goodness from your noodles. It helps any sauce…

Oh the Places You’ll Go #FordNAIAS

Oh the Places You’ll Go #FordNAIAS

Where do you want to go? When I started this blog almost 4 years ago I had no idea of the places it would take me, both figuratively and literally. I started writing simply because it’s something I’ve always enjoyed…

The Life We Live and the Lives We Touch

The Life We Live and the Lives We Touch

You haven’t painted a master piece or penned a best selling novel. You didn’t make waves as a Grammy winning artist. You didn’t make an important medical or scientific discovery. Your name is not in magazines nor will it be…

My 9 Social Media Pet Peeves

My 9 Social Media Pet Peeves

I love social media. As a blogger it is an essential part of my business. It allows me to share content. It allows me to engage with my readers and peers. It can be a starting point for business opportunities….

Once a Ford Girl… #FordNAIAS

Once a Ford Girl… #FordNAIAS

About a dozen or so years ago I made a rather large change in my life. After 10 years of being in a not so healthy relationship I finally got the courage to stand up and move on. Everything in my life…

Help My Winter Skin!

Help My Winter Skin!

I am a very fair skinned redhead. We are famous for having sensitive and often dry skin. Even at the best of times I need a good moisturizer to keep my skin hydrated.  And once winter hits I need to…

Talking Tomatoes and the Big Questions

Talking Tomatoes and the Big Questions

I can’t remember exactly at what age I started attending church. I just know that it was as far back as I can find a memory. Every Sunday my parents dropped myself and my older brother off at the church…

Keep Calm and Carry On #ONaturals

Keep Calm and Carry On #ONaturals

Mommy my tummy hurts! This is one of those statements that I’m never quite sure what to do with. My tummy hurts is so vague and hard to diagnose coming out of the mouth of a little one. It can…

Sweet & Sour Spiral Stir Fry #WokStar

Sweet & Sour Spiral Stir Fry #WokStar

I’m not one to give in to fads. I’m not normally one to rush out and buy the latest fashions (even though I am all about style) or the newest gadgets (even though I love technology). But today I gave…

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

Thimble Cookie Cheesecake Recipe

One of my favorite holiday treats growing up was my grandmother’s famous raspberry thimble cookies. My grandma was an amazing cook and could whip up just about anything (she was also famous for her donuts) but there was just something special…

#EFL #TogetherForever Container Drawer Makeover!

#EFL #TogetherForever Container Drawer Makeover!

You’ve just finished dinner.  You’re cleaning up and have some leftovers to put away in the fridge. You go to your container drawer or shelf and the hunt begins. The hunt for the perfect size container. If you’re lucky enough…

#unBOXPossibilities Experience the Gift of Survival

#unBOXPossibilities Experience the Gift of Survival

Well I did it – I made a vlog!  And yes I say ummm. A lot. So I apologize in advance for my awkwardness. Although I’m pretty comfortable with public speaking, being video taped is well outside of my comfort…

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