Aila Matcha Energy: Subscription Review #4

Disclaimer: I kindly received samples of Aila products in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed below are my own. I am a coffee addict. My bio says so, my husband would probably say so, my coworkers would probably say so, and Starbucks would probably say so. It didn't use to be this way … Continue reading Aila Matcha Energy: Subscription Review #4

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Bullymake Box: Subscription Review #3

BULLYMAKE is a subscription company that will deliver a box to your home each month with treats and toys. Over 100,000+ dogs and their owners receive BULLYMAKE boxes.

Galuskis: The Smell of My Family Christmas

When you think of the smell of Christmas, what does it bring to mind? Maybe cinnamon and nutmeg? Cranberries? Gingerbread? Roasting chestnuts? A fresh cut Christmas tree? Peppermint candy canes? One of my very favorite memories of Christmases past is of waking up to the smell of galuskis, or cabbage rolls, cooking. My mother's family … Continue reading Galuskis: The Smell of My Family Christmas

Grandma Julia’s Cranberry Salad

My grandma Julia's cranberry salad is one of my favorite fruit salads. With only five easy ingredients, it is a snap to put together. This salad is full of fiber and healthier than most Thanksgiving fare. My grandmother and I are both dump cooks, so my measurements aren't precise, but can be altered to your … Continue reading Grandma Julia’s Cranberry Salad

No More, “I’m bored!” a Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List

I love Spring, but Autumn and Winter are close favorites because there are so many activities for a family to do together inside and out! I created an Autumn and Winter bucket list full of fun so you won't have to hear, "Mommmm, I'm so bored!" Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List Rake leaves into … Continue reading No More, “I’m bored!” a Family Autumn and Winter Bucket List

The Five Best Pumpkin Recipes on Pinterest

I love pumpkin: pumpkin bread, pumpkin spice cake, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, pumpkin butter, pumpkin pie... you name it. I even love to add canned pumpkin puree to my oatmeal in the morning. Many people consider pumpkin a seasonal food, usually consumed in the Autumn, but I enjoy it all year long. Below, I have … Continue reading The Five Best Pumpkin Recipes on Pinterest

The Foods That My Kids Actually Eat and Healthier Substitutions for What They Want

I don't want to sound like one of those braggy, better than thou parents, but my kids eat only an organic, non-GMO, low sugar, cruelty-free, free-range, grass-fed, mostly plant-based diet. And they love it! No feeding my kids crap food. I don't understand why you all say it is so difficult to get your children … Continue reading The Foods That My Kids Actually Eat and Healthier Substitutions for What They Want

The View From Rock Bottom

Today I feel like shit. I'm not going to sugarcoat it.  I've done it. I have hit a new low. Today is casual Friday at work, where we are allowed to wear jeans with a shirt embroidered with our company logo. This morning I put on my only clean pair of jeans and to my … Continue reading The View From Rock Bottom

Vogue Parody Questions and Answers

Happy Friday, everyone! The sweet Ami (@Ami_T1995) nominated me to be next to answer the questions for the Vogue parody flittering about Twitter.  I thought it sounded like fun, so here are my answers.  I hope you enjoy and learn a little more about me. 1)What is your usual Starbucks order? Caramel Macchiato 2) What does … Continue reading Vogue Parody Questions and Answers

The Top 5 Unicorn Cakes

My daughter's fourth birthday is quickly approaching. This year she has requested a princess-themed birthday party and a unicorn cake. We recently saw a unicorn cake in the Walmart bakery, but I was floored to see the price. $58.00? Really? I don't like cakes that come from grocery store bakeries because they never taste as … Continue reading The Top 5 Unicorn Cakes