Recent Posts

Why A Spa Day Is The Perfect Gift For A Loved One

Why A Spa Day Is The Perfect Gift For A Loved One

One thing that’s so important to keep in mind when it comes to gift giving, no matter if it’s a birthday, wedding milestone, anniversaries, or whatever, is the fact that you should try to be economical with gifts when possible.  There needs to be this…

Luxury FluffCo Pillow Review – Soft or Firm Down Alternative?

Luxury FluffCo Pillow Review – Soft or Firm Down Alternative?

Pillow shopping can be anxiety-inducing. Do I want soft? Firm? What type of sleeper am I? It turns out, I’m all over the map – I sleep on my stomach, my side, and my back. Picture a Tasmanian Devil, but in slow-mo, and with way…

Make Gluten-Free Red Lentil Pancakes In Your Blender

Make Gluten-Free Red Lentil Pancakes In Your Blender

Making savory pancakes from red lentils is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy these protein-packed legumes!  I was a little skeptical, but my test pancakes came out great. Next time I’m going to add lots of spices and serve with fun sauces. (more…)

Childhood Chills and Clawfoot Tubs

Childhood Chills and Clawfoot Tubs

I prodded my daughter for childhood fears, expecting giggles and vague “monsters under the bed” answers. She surprised me with a dramatic eye roll and a tight-lipped, “Oh, lots of things!”

Fennel & Spinach Soup

Fennel & Spinach Soup

I’ve often been at a loss as to how to use up the fennel I receive in my seasonal CSA box. Looking for something new, I stumbled upon a fennel soup recipe. I’ve modified it a bit to really punch up the flavor, but everyone…

Traveling with Kids: Packing Practical and Kid-Friendly Clothing

Traveling with Kids: Packing Practical and Kid-Friendly Clothing

Aside from education, travel is another priceless gift that parents can give to their children. Traveling together as a family strengthens the bond between one another and builds lasting memories your kids will treasure as they grow older. However, there are often challenges involved when traveling with children, especially if they are still young.  (more…)

Winter Season Borrego Day Trip

Winter Season Borrego Day Trip

While most people typically head out to the California deserts during the Springtime to see the Super Bloom desert flowers, we opted for a quieter wintertime visit. The Anza-Borrego Desert is only about 70 miles (113 kilometers) east of downtown San Diego, so this makes…

Ditch the Plastic with a Re-Fillable Soap Dispenser by Canary Clean Products

Ditch the Plastic with a Re-Fillable Soap Dispenser by Canary Clean Products

I was sent a re-fillable glass soap dispenser bottle and fragrant soap ‘chips’ by Canary Clean Products to make my own bottle of foaming handwash and I just have to say, where have you been all my life?

Pesto Recipe That Packs A Punch

Pesto Recipe That Packs A Punch

I’ve not eaten a lot of pesto sauce by choice simply because I thought it was boring. I love fresh basil, but for some reason, the nutty herbal sauce has often fallen short for me. Determined to make a version that levels up, I think this pesto recipe does the job! By adding lemon and red pepper, my version adds a layer of excitement to the nutty blend that coats pasta du jour. (more…)