Happy Sweetest Day 2013

Sweetest Day 2013

The calendar says it's Sweetest Day. Wow.  Another holiday created by the big greeting card company, huh?  Oh well. I get it. … [Continue reading]

Sometimes You Just Need to Make a To Do List


I don't know about you, but when I'm feeling overwhelmed, it helps to sit down and make a list of all the stuff I need to do. Today, at work, was one of those days.  I have several BIG projects going on. My head has been spinning all week. … [Continue reading]

Hanging on to Summer … And a new blog about tomatoes.

Tomato garden in the morning

  My (self-diagnosed) ADD is getting the best of me. : ) Read on for details! The weather is teasing me with the warm, almost summer-like days.  I love it, don't get me wrong.  But it cannot last. Can it? The tomatoes are still … [Continue reading]

Produce For Kids and Meijer have Teamed Up Again for Great Meal Ideas

PFK Blueberry Banana Pancakes

My good friends at Produce for Kids and Meijer have teamed up once again for some super-great recipes. If you're tired of the same old food, week after week, then  you owe it to yourself to check these out! … [Continue reading]

Here’s a Home Security Idea for You


    Make Your Home a Safe Place for Your Family When creating a home for your family, it's important to put a focus on home security. A burglary is a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only are your belongings stolen, but so is … [Continue reading]

Pasta Salad Recipe — with Chicken

pasta salad with chicken

Here's an Easy Pasta Salad Recipe.  This one with grilled chicken! This  is one of the College Boy's favorite foods.  He made a surprise trip home this weekend so we made a batch of Pasta Salad today and sent him back with a big container of … [Continue reading]

Paleo Recipe :: Breakfast Tuna Salad

Tuna Breakfast Salad

Breakfast meals need to be quick and easy -- especially during the work week.  All of the breakfast food choices that you see on the blog (and on my Instagram account) are a cinch to make. Here’s a top-of-the-morning option for you to try.  It’s a … [Continue reading]

Are You Ready for Fall or Autumn? I’m not!

We need rain.  Big time! My lawn is looking a bit parched around the edges. The flower beds only get partially watered by the sprinkler system. I'm NOT ready for Fall or Autumn (or whatever you prefer to call it).  I don't have any trouble with … [Continue reading]

Paleo Recipe: Super Simple Egg + Salad Breakfast

breakfast part one

Another Super-Easy Paleo Recipe for You! Granted, weekends allow a bit more time for cooking.   But seriously, cooking breakfast shouldn't take very long no matter what day it is. Case in point:  this morning's scrambled eggs with onions and … [Continue reading]

What’s your Life Purpose?

Whats your life purpose

Preface:  This post is a bit longer than most.  But…it’s an important topic and I had to get it out there.  Thank you for taking the time to read it.   Over the past weeks, months, and (yes) years, I’ve been asking myself (and others!) what my … [Continue reading]