How to Make Tender Beef Shish Kebabs Every Time

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Have you ever wondered how to make tender beef shish kebabs? I’ll let you in on my secret. Shish kebabs are so much fun to make and eat, but if not done correctly, the meat can be overdone and tough. […]

Healthy Drinks For Kids That Aren’t Water [20+ Recipes]

I try to keep on hand a variety of healthy drinks for kids that aren’t water.   When I was younger, my mom’s response to my asking for something to drink was to tell me to drink water. While that’s definitely a great choice, there are times the kids want something else. There are a […]

Cooking the Dutch Oven Way [25 Recipes to Cook Today]

Cooking the Dutch Oven way is the ideal way to cook while camping. I love my Dutch Oven.  In the summer we can cook over an open fire outside.  In the winter I can use it on my wood stove. Or, I can just use it on top of the kitchen stove. A Dutch Oven is […]

Best Cleaning Products for Busy Women That Really Work

What are the best cleaning products for busy women? When I was little, I remember watching an old black and white television program from the 50’s. I’m sure you’ve probably seen them yourself. The thing I remember the most from these programs is that the mom was generally vacuuming, dusting, washing dishes, serving dinner, polishing silver, […]

Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes for Busy Weekday Meals

These vegetarian Instant Pot recipes are perfect for busy nights. We try to do a few vegetarian recipes each week to keep our carbon footprint down and our grocery budget under control. If you’d like to do the same, I’ve included a few recipes below for you to try. My Instant Pot is one of […]

Storage Solutions for the Bedroom in a Small Home

I am always looking for storage solutions for the bedroom. We live in an 1865 farmhouse and for the most part, I really love our home. One thing we are always lacking is storage space. We never seem to have enough room for storing linens or off season clothes because our closet space is almost […]

How to Eliminate Laundry Odor Naturally and Effectively

Do you need to eliminate laundry odor? If you have children in sports or a husband who has an active job, I’m sure you can identify with this laundry problem. I remember when I picked my son up from track practice, I literally wanted to ask him to run beside the car to get home. […]

How to Find the Best Laptop for a Small Business

Finding the best laptop for a small business is one of the priorities as I look to upgrade my current system. Since the kids are grown, I’m no longer concerned with what they need for homework or gaming. As I invest in new technology, it will be for the business that will take Marty and […]

My Honest Weight Loss Journey and Inspiration

When I was asked to partner with Z Living to tell you all about their newest show, The Big Fat Truth, I  thought it was the perfect opportunity to share my honest weight loss journey with you. I’ve been writing about healthy living for quite a while, but I’ve realized I probably never actually shared […]

Cottage Cheese Power Bowl with Chocolate, Avocado and Banana

Have you ever had a cottage cheese power bowl? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat! Check out the fantastic flavor combination I created below. A power bowl is a filling dish that is made with a variety of healthy foods. You may have also heard power bowls called Buddha bowls or glory […]