Super Easy Italian Sandwich Recipe


 I think we've discovered the quickest way to do dinner. I have my new "dinner arsenal" growing by the week.  But these sandwiches ... four minutes, with warm, crusty bread?  They are going straight to the top of the list.  Warm, crusty bread AND ready in literally under 5 minutes.  Add some veggies or salad [...]

Summer Birthday Party Tips for Kids


Summer is the perfect time for planning children’s birthday parties, as the weather is typically nice and kids are in the mood to have some fun. If you are planning a birthday party for a child this summer, you might be wondering how you can make it special and get away from the typical beach [...]

Join us for the #Flipp4BTS #TwitterParty 8/12


The countdown to school starting is ON!  Whether you love back-to-school or hate it, it's coming...  and if your school lists are anything like mine... you want to find ways to save on all of those supplies!! My fave way to save? Using Flipp app to find the best deals! Join us on August 12th at [...]

Minions Energy Bites


Make some fun Minions Energy Bites for the kids' lunches (or your own!)- they'll get some extra protein and energy-rich foods, and they will love the fun Minions theme! The bonus? It's just as fun to make these as it is to eat them- and who doesn't love the minions? 1 C. old-fashioned oats (not [...]

Tips For Fueling Your Body {Pre and Post Workout}


My workout regime has come to a screeching halt the past several weeks.  Well, I shouldn't say screeching halt. Actually, it has kicked down several notches and changed up, which is not a bad thing.  Having the kids home all summer with me full time has resulted in my slowing down my working out.  However, [...]

Apple Bacon Arugula Bites

apple bacon arugula bites

Fall's coming, friends.  And with it, crisp, fresh apples.  Pair those apples with the bitter of arugula and the savory of bacon and you have an amazing flavor combination that will wow everyone you share these apple bacon arugula bites with. It's a simple recipe that packs a lot of (flavor) punch... and is ready [...]

5 Best Windows Travel Apps For Summer


Whether you are single, in a relationship or have a family, summer is the time many people travel. Do you have a list of summer destinations to visit? Why not go ahead and put those dreams into action and plan your summer vacation. I know making travel plans can be stressful, especially if you have [...]

Easy Ham & Egg Cups


Having chickens means we have a LOT of eggs in the house almost always. Eggs, eggs and more eggs.  Pair that with 3 kids who really love to help in the kitchen and want to be part of the action and, well, we've had our share of egg messes.  So many egg messes.  I hate [...]

Having Trouble Seeing? 4 Signs You Are Farsighted


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Alcon. All opinions are 100% mine. I have been blessed with a lifetime of great health. And then at the age of 39, it happened! The words in the book I was reading were a bit blurry. I have always been an avid reader [...]