Hearty Steak and Black Bean Chili on Rice

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I’m sharing this Hearty Steak and Black Bean Chili recipe with you today because it’s the perfect busy weekend meal. I’m on a blog trip right now, but before I left, I made a big batch of this for the […]

Teaching Teens Manners: Is It A Lost Cause?

Is teaching teens manners a lost cause? I’m beginning to think so. It’s not like I didn’t teach them these skills when they were younger. I think that they’ve just forgotten over the years. I decided that before they move out completely, we needed to have a discussion about manners and etiquette. This post has […]

How a Discount Prime Membership Can Help You Eat Healthy

This post was sponsored by Amazon as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Have you been wondering about a discount Prime membership? I’m a huge fan of Amazon Prime, and I’ve had it for years. There are tons of different benefits you get […]

Emergency Preparedness for Cats and Other Pets [6 Tips]

Have you considered emergency preparedness for cats and other pets? Marty and I believe strongly in being prepared for emergencies. We’ve created bug-out bags for our family and put together food storage lists. While we’ve added cat food and litter to our supplies, we haven’t really prepared for emergencies for our cats beyond that. This post […]

How to Recaulk Your Bathtub So It Really Lasts

Have you ever wondered how to recaulk your bathtub? We had our bathroom remodeled last year extensively including ripping out the floor all the way to the basement level. At that time, the bathtub was caulked when it was reinstalled. But, for whatever reason, it needs to be caulked again. The caulking that was used […]

Free Online Weight Watchers Recipes and Chicken Paprikash

Over the years, I have lost 43 pounds following the Weight Watcher’s plan. A lot of what I cooked were free online weight watchers recipes. Mostly, it was a combination of healthy eating and exercise which is really how any weight loss needs to work. I don’t generally buy pre-made foods so I focussed on […]

Make Your Own Flavor Infused Beverages [20+ Recipes]

Wondering how to make your own flavor infused beverages? Flavor infused beverages are a great alternative to sweetened summer beverages. It’s really easy to pack on the extra weight by drinking sodas, sweet teas, and other flavored beverages. Since I’m trying to keep the weight off this year, I wanted to share some of my […]

Best Core Training Exercises for Women Over 40

By finding the best core training exercises, my aim is to improve my balance and stability. Your core muscles are those in the center of your body excluding your arms and legs. They are involved in almost every movement of your body including balance, a healthy back, and good posture. Disclosure: This is a sponsored post […]

4 Personalized Photo Gifts Dad Really Wants This Year

Here are a few personalized photo gifts Dad would love to receive! It’s always a struggle to shop for my father. He really does have everything that he needs. It makes no sense to get him another t-shirt or a tie or even a bottle of cologne. The one thing that he does enjoy receiving […]

How to Have a More Eco-Friendly Vacation This Year

Wondering how to have a more eco-friendly vacation? We don’t tend to take all that many trips that require traveling. Most of our vacations involve short day trips in our area seeing local sites.  Every now and then I have to travel for business but in those cases, the traveling arrangements are generally handled by […]