Personal Safety Tips for Walking Alone at Dusk or at Night

If you love walking, check out these safety tips for walking alone. I really enjoy walking as a way to exercise and a way to relax. Marty is disabled and not able to join me on my walks. So that means I generally walk by myself, and that’s OK.  I’ve turned it into a little […]

5 Tips to Make Your House Look Cleaner After a Long Day

Check out these tips to make your house look cleaner. I am the first person to admit that cleaning the house is not something that’s high on my list of fun things to do. After I have worked all day, made dinner, and washed the dishes, the only thing I want to do is relax […]

Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese & 25 Mac n Cheese Recipes

This three cheese macaroni and cheese is one of my favorite Easter side dishes. One of the first recipes I learned to cook as a child was homemade macaroni and cheese. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods today although I don’t eat it as often. Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese Three cheese macaroni and […]

Simple Irish Cheese Board Ideas and Healthy Pairings

I decided to put together a simple Irish cheese board for St. Patrick’s Day this year. We’re having my daughter and her fiance over for corned beef and cabbage. And, I decided it would be nice to offer a cheese board in case they wanted to snack before dinner. Irish Cheese Board There are a […]

Tax Season Stress Tips and How to Keep Tax Documents Safe

It’s tax season time and if you’re feeling the stress, check out these tax season stress tips! As a small business owner, tax season is not my favorite time of year. It’s important that you keep tax documents safe when deciding how to file. That’s why I’ve been using the same tax preparation service for […]

How to Make a Frittata to Use Up Leftover Veggies and Meat

If you hate food waste as much as I do, keep reading. Once you learn how to make a frittata using leftovers, you’ll find you’re wasting a lot less food. All those scraps of meat, cheese, and vegetables finally have a use. How to Make a Frittata A frittata is an Italian egg dish that […]

Help Protect Against Flu Virus With These Simple Tips

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. If protecting against flu viruses is high on your list this year, you’ll want to keep reading for a few simple […]

Creative Tips to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables Without Arguing

These tips to get kids to eat vegetables may help make mealtime a little bit easier for you. When my kids were little, I cannot tell you how many arguments we had to try to get them to eat what was on their plate. If you have the same struggles with your children, keep reading. […]

Growing Citrus Trees Inside: 5 Helpful Growing Tips

Have you ever tried growing citrus trees inside? Our growing season in Vermont is only about six months long. On a good year, we can start lettuce at the beginning of May and harvest pumpkins at the beginning of October. Growing indoor plants is an absolute must if you want to have green growing things […]

Health Benefits of Avocados and How to Use Them

The health benefits of avocados are what originally made me try them.   Avocados are a great source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C, K, folate, and B6.  Did you know that half an avocado has only 160 calories, 15 grams of heart-healthy unsaturated fat and only two grams of the saturated fat?  You can […]