#grilling, #salad

Charred Romaine Salad with Burst Tomatoes

Grilling is most often associated with applying large amounts of heat to beautiful hunks of meat.  Growing up, I can remember seeing my father outdoors, grilling chicken, steaks, sausages…whatever, and my mother, inside, preparing whatever side dish would accompany our charred, smokey meat. As much as I love a cold side dish with grilled food, […]

3 apps to help your child in school

3 Apps that will help your child in school

If you have ever wondered how you could help your child in school, think digital. Everything for children is geared toward technology, so help your child learn through it. Here are three app recommendations that are some of the best for helping your child before and during school to really boost their love of learning. […]

Spring Garden Project - Before

Yard Maintenance with Spectracide

Homeowners have a lot on their plates when it comes to caring for their homes. One activity that seems to never end is yard maintenance. Mowing, weeding, seeding, digging, planting, chopping…! The list goes on and on. When we first moved into our home 7 years ago, our garden beds were small and pushed right […]


Seventh Generation Toxin Freedom Fighters

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating. #MC We are excited to partner with Seventh Generation to help spread awareness about the importance of chemical reform in the United States. #FightToxins We are on the path to make small changes in […]

Spring is Here ... Stop and smell the daffodils!

Even a bulldog stops to smell the daffodils

Spring finally feels like it is here. My sister captured this great picture of one of her bulldogs, Enzo, stopping to smell the daffodils in their yard.  YAY for Spring finally being here. Bring on the flowers, bring on the leaves … let’s take a minute and enjoy that before we realize this means that […]

Fresh Take-3

Making Springtime Produce Shine with Kraft Fresh Take

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #collectivebias It has been a hard winter.  I am very excited that things have started to warm up and that spring veggies have started to come […]

Easter Basket Filler Collage

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Are you looking for a few filler items for Easter Baskets? Let Amazon bring it right to you. Here are some great ideas that will make for fun Easter baskets (not stuffed with candy!) … Get these Fisher-Price Musical Pop-Up Eggs for only $14.99! Shipping is free with Amazon Prime or on orders over $35. […]


Kohl’s Brings You Peter Som Fashion

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Kohl’s. I received a gift card as a thank you for participating. I love shopping at Kohl’s. I admit it started with buying the kids clothes there. Now you will find clothing from Kohl’s in both my wardrobe and Brian’s. It is my […]