How to Choose a Safe Full Spectrum Sunscreen

Do you know if your current sunscreen is a safe full spectrum sunscreen? Do you know why it should be? The weather is getting warmer again, and our local beach has opened for the season. Watching the waves against the sand and listening to the gulls is one of the most peaceful ways I know […]

Why You Aren’t Sleeping and How to Fix It

Do you know why you aren’t sleeping? It took me a while to figure this out, but now that I have, it’s made a huge difference. Not getting a good night’s sleep can have a huge impact on how my day goes the next day. It makes me sore, cranky, short tempered, and just generally […]

Easy Healthy Tips For A Healthy Life

It’s almost summer time and I’ve started to take out my capris and shorts for the warmer weather. I’m much more sedentary during the colder weather because I don’t like to walk when it’s below freezing outside. I also tend to eat more comfort foods and baked goods over the holidays. As the temperatures warm […]

How to Grow Roses for Cutting Gardens

Learning how to grow roses for cutting will allow you to have fresh flowers to display all through the summer. I love walking outside in the summer and smelling the roses growing in my backyard. Flower gardening is one of my favorite pastimes. Not only are roses beautiful, but they’re also wonderfully fragrant. They can […]

15 Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas To Make In No Time

Today I’m sharing 15 easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas that are perfect for that last-minute Mother’s Day gift. It’s always a struggle when it comes to knowing what to give my Mother for Mother’s Day. She loves plants and flowers, but I also like to give her something personal that I’ve made. I’ve shared […]

How To Have A Stress Free Gluten Free Party

Having a gluten free party requires a bit more advanced planning than a traditional party. It’s not as easy to put together food options when you’re dealing with food allergies and sensitivities with guests. Since Sarah was diagnosed as being gluten intolerant, it’s changed the way we eat, cook and entertain. When I first started […]

How to Clean Fast With These Quick Kitchen Cleaning Tips

I’m sharing these quick kitchen cleaning tips with you because spending time cleaning is probably one of my least favorite things to do. I love to cook and bake and I enjoy making recipes from scratch but cooking from scratch generally results in a lot of dishes.  When I’m done making a meal, the sink is […]

How to Enjoy National Happy Siblings Day

Have you heard of National Happy Siblings Day? If you haven’t, you aren’t alone. Siblings Day isn’t a date that I was familiar with either. As a matter of fact, the day came and went much like any other day. National Siblings Day is a holiday that is celebrated every year on April 10th. Mark […]

How to Keep Gardening Simple and Fun

Do you know how to keep gardening simple so that it remains something you enjoy rather than something that becomes overwhelming? I have wonderful memories of filling my little red wagon with cucumbers as a child and pulling the wagon from my father’s garden to the back door of my home where my mother was […]

How to Make Easy Pickled Asparagus

This easy pickled asparagus recipe is a great way to welcome spring. I love asparagus and since my parents have some growing in their yard, I always seem to have a bit extra to use up. Most of the asparagus recipes I find have added breadcrumbs or cheese, and I was looking for something a […]