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I Did Not Know That! Genius Parenting Tips & Tricks

So, in the Good Old Days, everyone had a cool Nana that lived with them and basically told everyone what to do. So Parenting Tips & Tricks weren’t really needed.  Nana knew all this stuff. Then, we all decided to start moving around and multi-generational families weren’t so common.  And all of a sudden, it’s […]

5 Tricks To Make Your Produce Taste Better & Last Longer

5 Tricks To Make Your Produce Taste Better & Last Longer. Well, no wonder produce is so blasted expensive!  Simply between getting it out of the store or from the Farmer’s Market and into my fridge has been enough to make some of these nervous nellies expire right in the grocery bag.  Spend the extra $ for […]

Hot Weather Helpers – The Best Body Care Products For 100 Degrees

Hot Weather Helpers – The Best Body Care Products For 100 Degrees “Lady Anti-Monkey Butt?” My best girlie Caryn stared at me like I’d just slapped a dirty diaper in her outstretched palm. “Trust me,” I promised, “you’ll thank me for this.” I know there are blissful little spots where summer temperatures never move above […]

The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar

    The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar So, it turns out all those mason jars I bought for handy crafting (go ahead and laugh, I’m waiting for it) will come in handy after all!! There’s so many “first responders” that I want to thank- not only medical workers (we’ve had a stream of […]

Homeschooling During the Coronavirus Confinement? Five Sanity-Saving Resources

Homeschooling during the Coronavirus confinement? Five sanity-saving resources. The true horror of my daughter’s situation just hit her today when I came home with her packet from school. “What is that?” “This is your school coursework while we’re homeschooling during the quarantine.” “What?” Zoe’s voice rose to a pitch that could shatter glass. “This isn’t […]

5 Streaming Experiences That Make Quarantine Fun (Almost)

5 Streaming Experiences That Make Quarantine Fun (Almost). Yeah, I know we’re all going nuts. Our family was quarantined early with Todd and our son getting sick right away … so we’ve had 26 days to get used to rattling around the house together. I’m not proud of it, but there’s times I’ve hidden on […]

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Have you been thinking about making a homemade hand sanitizer? With hand sanitizer gel currently sold out everywhere, there is a homemade option I got from a friend of mine who’s a doctor with UNICEF – they use this formula out in the field where there’s no Walmart just around the corner. But she emphasizes, […]