Virgin Sangria Recipe and 25 Summer Mocktails to Try

Have you ever tried a virgin sangria recipe? Marty and I don’t drink or serve alcohol to our guests. To offer our guests something a little special when we entertain, these non-alcoholic drinks can be a great choice.  We can always offer lemonade or my Templeton iced tea but sometimes I want something just a little […]

How to Stay Motivated and Be Healthy Each Day

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. It’s not easy to stay motivated and be healthy each day. I’m not going to lie to you. There are days that I walk by the rack of discount holiday candy and feel my willpower slipping. It’s important to focus on your overall […]

Easy Summer Salad Ideas to Impress Your Guests

These easy summer salad ideas are perfect for family parties or cookouts this summer. I always make a few salads when we entertain in the summer because they can usually be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. I hate having to be in the kitchen cooking when everyone else is chatting and […]

Date Night After 40: 4 Simple Tips to Get Ready

Date night after 40? Does such a thing even exist? Marty and I had several years when the kids were little that we never had time for date night together. It was just too busy and finding a sitter was always a challenge when we did manage to have time. Now that we’re older, the […]

How to Prune Thimbleberries in a Few Simple Steps

Do you know how to prune thimbleberries? If you live in the northern part of the US or in Canada, you may have these growing in your backyard. While they aren’t as prolific as raspberries, if taken care of properly, you can get a fair amount of berries. This post contains affiliate links, and I […]

Simple Cinco de Mayo Recipes to Celebrate May 5

These simple Cinco de Mayo recipes will let you celebrate the 5th of May with your friends and family. We eat Mexican flavors regularly since my husband is from Texas originally. But, I like to do something a little bit more festive on Cinco de Mayo. That said, I don’t have a lot of time […]

Baked Brie With Blueberries and Honey Recipe

Have you ever tried baked brie with blueberries and honey? It’s such an easy way to celebrate the return of warm weather. Brie is one of my favorite soft cheeses and blueberries make the perfect flavor combination. If you’ve never tried it, you don’t know what you’re missing. This post has been sponsored by R.W. […]

5 National Strawberry Month Activities to Enjoy in May

You’ll want to leave time in your schedule for a few of these National Strawberry Month activities. Did you know that May was National Strawberry Month? Even though strawberries aren’t ripe here in Vermont in May, we still get excited because we know they will be soon. I received samples of some of the items […]

Easy Southwest Salad with Certified Angus Beef and Fresh Corn

This Easy Southwest Salad recipe is perfect for lunch or a light dinner. I’ve been looking for easy gluten free recipes in an effort to reduce the processed foods in some of the kids’ meals. With kids, they want easy so they usually turn to sandwiches. With a few grab and go salads in the […]

How to Reduce Produce Waste and Make it Last Longer

Have you ever wondered how to reduce produce waste? I can’t be the only one that has gone to the store and loaded up on fresh produce only to find half of it spoiled two days later.  With the price of organic produce, I needed to find a way to stop this from happening. This […]