The Legend of the Bayberry Candle and Its History

Being from New England, the legend of the Bayberry Candle is one of my favorite Christmas legends.  I thought it was one that everyone knew until I met my husband who grew up in Texas. He had never heard of the legend of the bayberry candle.  For those of you who may not be familiar […]

How to Have a More Environmentally Friendly Christmas

I’ve been giving some thought to how to have a more environmentally friendly Christmas.  As much as I love Christmas, it isn’t always the most environmentally friendly holiday.   I don’t want to enjoy the holiday less, I just want to be more conscious of how my decisions impact our environment.This post may be sponsored. Post […]

Heart Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner Tips That Taste Amazing

Have you ever tried to put together a heart healthy Thanksgiving dinner? Both my Mom and my husband have heart and high blood pressure issues. So, when I prepare foods, I try to keep in mind dietary restrictions and adapt the recipes that I use.This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may […]

What are Your Television Options Without Cable Subscription

Have you ever wondered what your television options without cable are? My husband and I have been working on cutting back on our expenses. And, one thing we’ve been talking about getting rid of is our cable television subscription.This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a […]

Creating a Minimalist Entertainment Center For a Family

Check out these tips for creating a minimalist entertainment center that works for families. My husband and I have been downsizing for a while now. But, the one stumbling block we keep coming to is our entertainment center.This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase […]

Make Your Stainless Steel Sink Shine With These Tips

If your sink is looking a bit dull and dingy, you might want to keep reading. Learn how to make your stainless steel sink shine again by following a few simple tips. I’m not a big fan of housework but I like living in a clean home. Sadly, we don’t have a fully automated self-cleaning […]

Eating Healthier Meals When You Have No Time to Cook

Eating healthier meals when you have no time to cook isn’t as impossible as you think. I’d love to tell you that seven days a week I prepare healthy and nutritious meals for my family but it isn’t always true.  There are days that I’m not feeling well and days that I forget to defrost […]

How to Decorate the Living Room on a Budget With a Bang

If you’re interested in how to decorate the living room on a budget, keep reading for a few ideas that will transform your room without breaking the bank. My husband and I have been working on remodeling our home for several years. While our living room doesn’t need a complete remodel like our kitchen, it […]

Healthy Baking Substitutes for Allergy Friendly Cooking

These healthy baking substitutes will make cooking for people with food allergies much easier. When my daughter was diagnosed as being gluten intolerant, it had a huge impact on how I cooked and prepared meals for my family. I was completely amazed by all of the products that contained gluten. If you’re struggling with preparing […]

Quick Kitchen Cleaning Tips to Get Out of the Kitchen Fast

I’m sharing these quick kitchen cleaning tips with you because spending time cleaning is probably one of my least favorite things to do. I love to cook and bake and I enjoy making recipes from scratch but cooking from scratch generally results in a lot of dishes.  When I’m done making a meal, the sink is […]