Do you love crafts? Are you crafty and creative?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My kids love crafts and just being creative in general. They love building and creating. Give them a tub of paper, markers, crayons, glue, etc and they’ll be busy for hours. We […]

Is Your Eyesite Failing? Need Eyeglasses or Contacts?

dog eyeglasses

It seems, every year I go to my routine eye appointment and wait for the doctor to tell me that it’s time. The time that I finally hit that age where I need glasses. I’ve been lucky so far. My doctor says that I’m still on the border line but I should be good for […]

Kitchen Tip: Microwave Corn on the Cob


Here is a great Kitchen tip for quick, easy, no husking corn on the cob! All you do is cut off the stem part of the cob. Leave the husk on. Put 2 cobs on a microwaveable plate and set for 8 minutes. I did 3 for 12-13 minutes. They will be super hot when […]

Do you have a Savings Account?

piggy bank

My savings account balance has never been very large. It seems like I always need the money for something. So instead of saving and pulling it out when we need it, we just spend it as we need it. Probably not a very smart thing to do. I think having a savings account that you […]

I have a Fairy Hobmother!

fairy hobmother

That’s right! I have a Fairy Hobmother! I’m guessing he doesn’t look anything like the picture above though! Maybe more like the guy on the right. So just who is this elusive Fairy Hobmother? I’m not really sure actually but I do know that I LOVE having him on my side. I, like you are […]

Kitchen Tip: Getting Rid of Fruit Flies

Having issues getting rid of fruit flies? Check out this great post over at Mommy Needs Her Coffee. My kitchen has been infested with fruit flies. It seems once they show up, it’s harder than heck to get rid of them. So I went on the search for a way to get rid of those […]

My Favorite Wines

Jacobs Creek Reserve

I’m a big wine fan. I love both red and white wine and I’ve had my share of both. Reds are my favorite, but I could be persuaded to have a glass of white wine. The best bottle of wine I ever had was on my first wedding anniversary and we went to a local […]

My Dad is a Father


We all get those email forwards right? Honestly, my email box is so full that I don’t usually even read them…but I stopped to read this one and really got a good chuckle. Though I’d share. My Dad is a Father A little boy got on the bus, sat next to a man reading a […]

Thrifty Tip: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

mother's day

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gift ideas. Mother’s Day doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg to make it meaningful. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that most moms will appreciate hand/home made gifts more than expensive ones. Especially if […]

Hunter Moon Book Tour and Giveaway!

Hunter Moon (Lupine Moon Series) by Cait Lavender Bawling cattle tore Shelby Flint from her bed. With lawyer fees to pay in her struggle to keep her ranch from the clutches of her greedy cousins, she couldn’t afford the loss of even one calf. When she sees a large wolf circling her cows, she aims […]