Keep Track of Your New Year New Me Goals

New Year New Me is a few weeks away. Many people reflect on their year and determine what they want to fix next year. Unfortunately, New Year Resolution success rates are very low. Part of that stems from lack of planning and accountability. Although most of people walk around with mini assistance (smart phones/tablets/iPads), calendar... Continue Reading →

All I Want For Christmas

Have you ever seen Jack Frost? I don't mean the one about the father that turns into a snow man or the lad from Rise of the Guardians. I'm talking about the Christmas classic that usually comes on during the 25 Days of Christmas on ABC Family. In the movie, the town was very poor.... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Pumpkin

As far as I'm concerned, it's officially pumpkin bread season! I love baking it yearround. During the fall, I make it for friends and family. Sometimes, I add it to the dessert menu for Thanksgiving. Although I've baked pumpkin bread for over a decade, I've only used Jenn Segal's recipe for the last five years.... Continue Reading →

Autumn is my favorite time of year. I love the rich colors and cool weather. It is too chilly for shorts, but too warm for coats. Truthfully, cardigans are a yearround garment. I have lightweight ones for Spring. From September to November, I prefer loose fitting cardigans without buttons. Depending on the material, it feels... Continue Reading →

What to Wear to a Super Bowl Party

It's not Thanksgiving, but comfort foods are everywhere. What holiday is this? It's not an official American holiday, but it is known as Super Bowl Sunday. It's one of the most highly anticipated sporting events in the United States. The game is not the only thing that draws people in. Some watch for the half... Continue Reading →

Perfect Valentine’s Date-Night-In Movies

Valentine's Day puts a lot of pressure on couples to show their love and appreciation in extravagant ways. Sometimes, over the top gifts aren't in the budget, but quality time is. A Date-Night-In is can be as low-key or over-the-top as you want it to be. If you can't be together that day, you can... Continue Reading →

Mommy and Me No-Bake Valentine’s Day Treats

The season of love is coming soon. That's probably why kid-friendly Valentine's Day crafts keep popping up on my Facebook Newsfeed. These unsolicited posts made me think about tasty projects for my children. My eldest son loves to help me in the kitchen. Learning to cook is an importnat life skill. When I take out... Continue Reading →

The Four Gifts of Christmas Takes Gluttony and Greed out of the Holiday season

Some people think holidays are the time to prove their love through a plethora of gifts. Regardless of their financial situation, they will purchase nothing but the best. Is a pile of gifts necessary? Can they get their point across with 4 presents? The origin of the 4 gift rule is unclear, but BBC featured... Continue Reading →

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