5 Christmas Holiday Safety Tips To Keep Everyone Safe

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Erie Insurance. Thinking about Christmas holiday safety tips may not be the first thing that comes to mind as the snow starts to fall. But, I promise that they are even more important than remembering to pick up extra batteries for the kid’s toys.  After all, […]

4 Important Christmas Health Tips for Busy Women

If you’re already running around like a crazy woman, these Christmas health tips are what you need to read. I mean it. Put down the coffee and that cookie and take a second. Christmas is one of the busiest times of year for many women. There are far too many things to do and we […]

Healthy Christmas Treats Kids Will Love to Make

Healthy Christmas treats kids will love? Do those words even go together? As soon as November arrives, my Pinterest feed fills up with all sorts of Christmas recipes. While they’re cute, they aren’t generally recipes I’ll be making for my family. I try to limit sugar, carbs and artificial coloring for health reasons. I received […]

How to Prepare Prime Rib Roast for the Holidays

Are you wondering how to prepare prime rib roast for your holiday dinner? Cooking the perfect roast takes a bit of practice. In the past, I’ve left it up to my husband to prepare beef for our dinner. He just seems to have a knack for preparing it properly that I haven’t managed to grasp […]

Best Cookbook Gifts for People Who Love to Cook

Are you looking for the best cookbook gifts? My Mom and I both love to cook and each year we enjoy adding a cookbook to our collection. Of course, we try to be mindful of the cookbooks we choose. We only want cookbooks we’ll refer to regularly with recipes we are excited to try making. […]

Easy Roasted Asparagus Lemon Recipe in the Oven

I made this easy roasted asparagus lemon recipe on a blog trip I went on last week. It was so simple and delicious that I wanted to let you know about it so you could try it. I’m always looking for simple recipes with great taste I can make for the holidays. There’s enough craziness […]

Healthy Dark Chocolate Bark Recipe for the Holidays

I recently had a chance to make this healthy dark chocolate bark recipe on a blog trip I went on. I loved being able to create a traditional holiday recipe and tweak it a bit to make it healthier. Most of the chocolate bark recipes I’ve seen before use milk or white chocolate and a […]

Stress Free Holiday Hosting Ideas for Busy Women

I hope these holiday hosting ideas will help you have a stress free holiday season this year. We’ve hosted Christmas at our home for several years now. My parents live about 30 minutes from us so it’s easiest for us to have Christmas at our house rather than have Marty, me, the kids and their […]

Tips for Dealing With Chronic Pain During the Holidays

This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Dealing with chronic pain during the holidays can make an already stressful time of year even more difficult. Marty hurt his back years ago and has had several failed operations […]

How to Take Care of Fresh Evergreen Wreaths

Do you know how to take care of fresh evergreen wreaths? There was another frost this morning, and I’m starting to get in the holiday mood. This weekend, I put up a fresh evergreen wreath on our front door and the door to our garden shed. I love how festive it makes our home look. Like […]