Monthly Archives: December 2017


Udon Noodle Soup 29
Udon Noodle Soup is a perfect meal on a cold winter’s day. My son just finished his second Whole 30 diet plan (more about that later this month). He lost 49 pounds in 60 days. Unbelievable, right? He was determined to stick to this diet and his auto-immune symptoms felt a […]

Udon noodle soup


healthy homemade dog treats 54
Healthy dog treats Everyone in our home loves to snack, even our dog, Molly. We buy treats for her at the store, but sometimes we want to make a homemade dog treat too. We do not like Molly to have preservatives and additives in her food, so homemade treats allow you to […]

Healthy dog treats


gifts for teens 37
Gifts for Teens   I am a bit of an expert on gifts for teens. As a Mom to 5 I have survived the teen years many times. Choosing gifts that teens will like is just as hard as climbing the tallest mountain. Teens are moody and they act like […]

Gifts for Teens



Tech gift guide 33
Tech Gifts Tech gifts are high on our list for family presents this year. My teens always want the latest and greatest technology. Being early adopters of the latest technology is part of the millennial mentality. I buy the latest technology because it often makes our lives easier. Technology changes by the minute. Just […]

Tech Gifts for 2018


Gifts for girls great options for presents for girls on your holiday list 45
Gifts for Girls This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx and the brands reviewed below Gifts for Girls are so much fun for me to choose. After having four sons my little girl was such a blessing and joy. I could finally dress up my daughter. We can get our nails […]

Gifts for girls


gift ideas for the dog lovers 34
This post is sponsored by BLUE Santa Snacks® and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I was compensated to share information about the Blue Buffalo Santa Snacks., I only share information that I feel is relevant to my readers. Blue Buffalo is not responsible for the content of this article. Gifts for dog lovers […]

Gifts for dog lovers




Metro Cooking DC Ticket Giveaway 36
Metro Cooking DC giveaway This weekend, Washington DC is the place to be if you are a Foodie! Saturday and Sunday you can attend the Metro Cooking show, a foodie’s paradise. Our family looks forward to attending this show every year. We always discover new foods, kitchen tools, and love watching the […]

Metro Cooking DC giveaway


Cheesecake Cookies for National Cookie Day 46
Cheesecake Cookies dipped in Mint Chocolate Cheesecake cookies are a family favorite cookie. When I found some Andes creme de menthe chocolate mint baking pieces I knew that I needed to add them to our baking. We often make mint brownies with the Andes candy pieces. That recipe is really easy too! All […]

Cheesecake Cookies



holiday giveaway 30
Holiday Giveaway Happy December! In honor of this last month of 2017 I am happy to share with you a wonderful giveaway. These prizes are for Grown-Ups and will have two winners! This giveaway from MamatheFox features items that every grown-up will love. Enter for your chance to win hundreds of […]

Holiday Giveaway