How to Recover From an Injury More Quickly

Abbott partnered with influencers such as me for its Ensure Program. As part of this Program, I received compensation for my time although thoughts and opinions are my own. Injuring yourself is never fun, especially as you age. Not only do you have the pain to deal with, you need to figure out how to […]

How to Choose the Best Hardwood Kitchen Table Set

Now that my remodeling is almost done, it’s time to add a hardwood kitchen table set. If you’ve been following my Instagram account lately, you’ve probably noticed that we’re remodeling the kitchen. We took out the floor, cupboards, counters, and replaced two walls. It’s been a huge process that will take about a month before […]

My All Time 5 Favorite Survival Reality TV Shows

One of my favorite ways to relax after a long day is by watching a few survival reality TV shows. While I don’t enjoy most reality TV, I do love the survival shows where people are left in the wilderness to survive. Years ago, one of the things that we wanted to do was to […]

5 Safe Summer BBQ Tips You Need to Know Now

It’s summertime, and I wanted to share these tips to make your next cookout a success. My father is the BBQ king of our family. If there is a get together in the summer, you’ll find my father behind the grill. While the meat preparation is all his responsibility, everything else falls to my mom […]

ASPCA Shop With Your Heart Initiative

Years ago, I watched a movie that really helped me understand how poorly animals are treated by factory farms. It was a real eye opener, and at that time, I made a promise to myself that I would stop purchasing traditionally raised and slaughtered meat. When I shop now, I try very hard to purchase […]

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gum Health

If finding ways to improve your gum health can keep me out of the dentist’s chair, count me in. I’ve never been a big fan of the dentist, and when I was younger, I didn’t spend enough time on oral care. I’ve had oral surgery, braces, and a few cavities in my past, but the […]

How to Pack Light While Traveling Prepared

Learning how to pack light while traveling is a must when you have arthritis or any other health challenge you’re managing. Since my arthritis is in my shoulder and elbow, carrying heavy carry-on bags just isn’t possible. I need to minimize what I bring along with me, but I also need to make sure that […]

How to Make Sun Tea Safely

Do you know how to make sun tea safely? Years ago, it was very popular to make sun tea by placing tea in a jug of water and letting it sit out all day in the sun to brew. I had no idea that this wasn’t a safe practice. After reading about people who got […]

How to Choose Green Tea for Quality

Have you ever given any thought to how to choose green tea? Green tea has a lot of health benefits, but if you aren’t purchasing the best quality, you’re missing out. Do you know what to look for when you’re shopping, or are you just picking based on the price at the grocery store? Today I’m […]

How to Experience Health Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

So what are the health benefits of Turmeric Curcumin? About all I knew about Turmeric until a few months ago was that I used it in Indian curry recipes. Since I am not a fan of curry at all, I didn’t give Turmeric much thought. I was reading an article online about the health benefits […]