How to Host a Cinco de Mayo Party


Cinco de Mayo (the 5th of May) the holiday that commemorates the day the Mexican army defeated France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867) in 1862. Is it a big deal in Mexico?  No, not really. It's more of a way for us to honor Mexican traditions and culture. Or a [...]

How to Host a Cinco de Mayo Party2019-03-02T11:21:56-05:00

Don’t Drown Your Container Garden!


Watering and Drainage in Container Gardens Spring is here and it's time to think about your patio container garden. There's nothing better tasting than the fresh herbs and vegetables that you grow yourself! Here's some ideas on how to get started if you are considering a container garden this year. Choose the right pot Plastic [...]

Don’t Drown Your Container Garden!2019-03-02T11:21:40-05:00

Not Your Mom’s Grilled Cheese!


In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12th I thought I'd include some tips on how to make an awesome grilled cheese sandwich! Let's face it, grilled cheese sandwiches are personal. You can make it a 1,000 different ways.  There is no "best" grilled cheese because we all have different tastes. The one thing [...]

Not Your Mom’s Grilled Cheese!2016-11-03T12:54:08-04:00

Oh My Achy Feet!


Swollen Ankles, Legs & Feet? If you're on your feet all day or do a lot of driving, chances are your feet and ankles pay the price and can be uncomfortable and swollen. This is more common when the warmer weather and humidity kicks in. Lucky for us, there are several essential oils you can [...]

Oh My Achy Feet!2019-03-02T11:23:24-05:00

Grocery Delivery Taken Seriously


Many people like professionals, busy moms, and active seniors, spend a lot of time getting groceries. If you've had an unfortunate injury or illness and are cooped up at home you dread having to get to the store to re-stock or satisfy a craving of chicken soup or ice cream! The new Amazon Dash device [...]

Grocery Delivery Taken Seriously2019-03-02T11:21:32-05:00

Delicious and Guilt Free Artichoke Dip


Prep time: 10  min Ingredients 8 ozs reduced-fat sour cream 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise 1/2 cup artichoke hearts (chopped canned) 1/2 cup spinach (frozen, thawed squeezed and dried) 3 scallions (diced) 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes (finely chopped) 1 tbsp asiago cheese (shredded) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine ingredients in an oven-safe casserole dish, sprinkling cheese on top. Bake until heated through and cheese is [...]

Delicious and Guilt Free Artichoke Dip2016-07-25T10:20:34-04:00

Spring Shedding Tips for your dog or cat!


Dogs and cats shed winter coats in the spring. That leaves more hair all over you, your furniture, and what I call "dust bunny tumble weeds" around the bare floors. This, the heaviest of shedding seasons, begins when the weather gets warmer and can last from between three weeks to two months. Here are a [...]

Spring Shedding Tips for your dog or cat!2016-11-03T12:54:09-04:00

Dogs Prefer Toys That Squeak…


but not for reasons you think! Coming home from the pet store is probably one of the most exciting moments in a dog's life. Here, he gets to enjoy his bounty of treats, pillows, and most of all, loud, squeaky toys. But why on Earth do dogs love the sound that could drive nearly every [...]

Dogs Prefer Toys That Squeak…2020-06-15T13:49:18-04:00

Spring Cleaning – Start with a plan!


It's spring, well technically it is anyhow! We all have some sort of spring cleaning we do and it can be overwhelming and easy to procrastinate if you try to do too many projects.  The first thing you should do is make a list of things that you notice right away that need to be [...]

Spring Cleaning – Start with a plan!2020-06-15T14:02:23-04:00

Why an Electric Kettle Will Change Your Life


Let's face it: A home-cooked midweek meal isn't happening if it requires an unscheduled trip to the grocery store, learning to use a new gadget or spending an hour chopping and measuring before you even light the stove. Getting dinner on the table in under an hour without fuss or frenzy takes planning, practice, and, [...]

Why an Electric Kettle Will Change Your Life2019-03-02T11:21:13-05:00
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