Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

Money saving thermostat

Have you ever wished for a smart thermostat? You know, when you get to work and realize you didn't remember to turn down the heat and no one will be home until super late that night?   Honeywell sent us their Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat for this review.  This thermostat is easy to install and quick to register.  ...

What is Kombucha and Why Should I Drink it

Home Brew Kombucha

What is Kombucha and Why Should I Drink It? I always get excited when I know a package is being delivered.  But, when I got my tracking information from GetKombucha.com for my Kombucha Continuous Brewing Kit, I obsessively tracked the package.  Dave at GetKombucha.com is a wicked upbeat guy who loves to share the benefits of ...

Say Hello to Office 365 Personal

office365 personal

Say Hello to Office 365 Personal I LOVE Office 365.  It's made my life- personally and professionally- so much easier. Things are just in sync with one another and having things available no matter where I am, without having to save or whatever? Priceless. Now it's available in a personal version so for those of us ...

Lemon Lime Pudding Bars Recipe

lemon lime pudding bars recipe

Jenni whipped up (there's a pun there, let me know when you get it) these fun Lemon Lime Cooler Bars to keep with our theme of easy, fun dessert recipes this week. Since I came down with some icky virus I've been in bed for a few days unable to do anything and she came ...

Dreaming of spring weather with flowers and color!

why we don't garden in spring

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Last week, my daughters and I stopped in at Dollar General to pick up some Lawn & Garden items.  Winter seemed to last forever here in Connecticut, and we needed some fun flowers and some color to give us a feel for spring. ...

Luau Pina Colada Cake Recipe

luau pina colada cake collage

Jenni and her oldest were kind enough to come up with this fun- and delicious- Luau Pina Colada Cake Recipe- for us.  You remember how easy the Boston Cream Pie Recipe was that my daughter and I made earlier in the week, right?  Well, this is just as easy.  Jenni's son is a big foodie ...

Going green in the bathroom #Moms4JNJConsumer

green bathroom for earth month

Happy Earth Month, my friends. We try to make all months Earth Month, but especially in April, it's good to raise awareness and see what's going on in the world to protect this beautiful planet we live on.This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and ...

Super Simple Boston Cream Pie Recipe

super simple boston cream pie

Listen, my friends. My kids are on vacation this week.  ALL week.  All three are home, wanting to have things to do, and-well, just expect maybe a lot of recipes this week.  Easy, kid friendly ones.  Maybe crafts.  It's for my sanity. I've not had them all home together in a long time!  Today's recipe ...

Parmesan Herb Spaghetti Squash Recipe #MenuIdeasMonday

spaghetti squash label

If you haven't tried substituting spaghetti squash for spaghetti noodles in any of your favorite dishes yet this is a great simple recipe.  When you are trying to cut  back on calories one of the best ways to do it without feeling deprived is to make sure you incorporate lots of flavor into your dish. ...

5 tips for hosting a garden party #Giveaway

tips for hosting a garden party

Hosting a garden party can be tons of fun. Garden parties are great because they are almost always laid back and casual. Kind of like a perfect ladies' night. I have this idea in my head that I want to have a Garden Party with my girlfriends this spring. Parties are fun. Parties have food. ...