Gifts in a Jar for Christmas: Friendship Soup Gift Mix

Are you hoping to make a few homemade Christmas gifts this year? Have you considered gift mixes in a jar? Most of the mixes I see people make for Christmas are for things like cookies and brownies. But, what if you want gifts in a jar for Christmas that aren’t sweets? I’ve got a great […]

Menopause Awareness and Relief of Menopause Symptoms

This blog post is sponsored by Equelle #Ad I’m hoping that by sharing my story I can help improve menopause awareness. One of the first questions I asked my mother about menopause was about how to find relief when experiencing menopause symptoms. It’s not a subject that a lot of women feel comfortable talking about, […]

Tips for Protection Against Viruses and Flu for Caregivers

This post is made possible by the American Lung Association, in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Protection against viruses, especially flu, for caregivers and others who work with the disabled and elderly is very important. Since my […]

Great Hostess Gifts for the Fall Season Everyone Will Love

Are you looking for great hostess gifts for the fall season? It’s always nice to thank those that do something nice for us. Cozy sweaters, beautiful leaves, football, and pumpkins everywhere—there are lots of reasons to love fall! The season brings with it so many fun reasons to gather such as fall festivals, bonfires and […]

Apple Cinnamon Jam Recipe Using Fall Apples

You are going to love this apple cinnamon jam recipe! If you’re looking for a recipe using fall apples, this is so simple to make. We love going apple picking in the fall. And, thankfully there are a lot of apple orchards here in rural Vermont that allow people to pick their own.  Apple Cinnamon […]

Self-Care Tips for Busy Women That Really Work

  These self-care tips for busy women actually work! I know self-care is all the rage right now. It’s a buzz word that we hear everywhere. And, there’s a good reason that’s true. It’s important to take time for ourselves so that we cant continue to care for others around us. This post is sponsored […]

Real Simple Sweet Potato Pie Recipe From Scratch

You are going to love this real simple sweet potato pie recipe! While pumpkin pie may be traditional for Thanksgiving, there are other alternatives that are just as good. My husband is from Texas where sweet potato pie is a popular dessert throughout the year. Real Simple Sweet Potato Pie Recipe This recipe is very […]

How I Save on Incontinence Products

 This post about incontinence product savings was made in partnership with Depend® brand. All opinions are my own.  If you experience incontinence and are looking to save on much-needed solutions, keep reading for an option you can rely on. Women deal with bladder incontinence for a variety of reasons. I never really gave a lot […]

Visit Wilson Castle Vermont in Rutland County Today

My latest day trip was with my Mom to Wilson Castle Vermont. We don’t really travel in the summer except locally. I love taking day trips to see everything that Vermont has to offer. It really is a state with a rich history and lots to see whether you prefer museums or natural attractions.   Wilson […]

DIY Soy Candle Tutorial with Fresh Lavender and Mint

Check out this easy DIY soy candle tutorial! Now that summer is on the way out, you might be just a little bit overwhelmed with fresh herbs from your garden. I know I always have too much mint and basil by this time every year. So, if you’re wondering how to make a soy candle […]