Teaching Kids About Money: It Is Never Too Early  

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When you think about all the things you need or want to teach your kids, where does money fall for you? At what age do you think it is best to teach your kids about money? While your elementary school-age child may not understand about balancing a checkbook or paying bills, he or she is ...

5 Reasons to Take an RV Vacation

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So you thought you may like to take an RV vacation this summer? The idea of hitting the road with your family seems like a great way to spend a few weeks, a month or maybe even the entire summer? Well, you are among a large number of baby boomers who are doing just that. ...

Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa

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My new go-to side dish. It's tasty AND healthy! Plus, quinoa is high in protein so it's a great side dish for the family...and leftovers lunches for me! Fun fact: Qunioa is the only plant-based protien to contain all 9 essential amino acids. It's a really versatile option for us to serve because it works well with ...

Rosemary Thyme Herb Butter

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I am trying to mix things up a bit, in the kitchen. Trying a few new flavors, new twists on family favorites. Just to see how things go. With growing season about to start and grilling season right behind it, I've decided I want to really take advantage of my herb garden and experiment with the ...

Vanilla Blueberry Banana Shake

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Renew Life Formulas for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m working hard to get a whole lot healthier this year.  I started with a DietBet with some friends on Facebook…turns out money is a great motivator for me. I hate wasting it, and I'm ...

5 Cool Ways Kids Can Help Homeless Pets

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I'm going on a field trip with my Junior Girl Scout troop to Our Companions to learn about homeless pets and ways we can help them.  My girls all love animals and we're going on this field trip as part of the process to earn their Bronze Award for Scouts- their chosen service project is ...

24 ways to keep your house running smoothly

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There are 24 hours in each day. Sometimes that seems like a LOT of time, and other times, like it's not possibly even close to long enough...but most days, well, they are in between. As a mom, wife, Executive CEO of running this house... there's a lot that happens every day to keep this place ...

Dollar Store DIY: Bunny Dish Towel Craft

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Are you looking for a cute,simple craft to do with the kids for Spring or Easter? This easy  craft will be an adorable addition to your kitchen! If you have felt,pompoms and glue on hand in your arts and crafts supply this DIY will only cost you $1.00 for the towel. Otherwise all items needed ...

Celebrate Spring Snoopy Style

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Happy Spring!! It finally is starting to look a little bit like spring may make an arrival here in Connecticut soon. Most of the snow is even melted at long last... Snoopy = Spring! Celebrate the end of cold weather (if you had any—looking at you, Californians!) with a perfect Peanuts springtime package. The ...

Family adventure vacation Gulf County, Florida

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. How do you plan a vacation for a family that wants different things (and yet the same things)? How do you pinpoint a location that will give you everything you are looking for all in ...