Archive for April 2014

Why you shouldn't brush off your kids

Why you shouldn't brush off your kids
I was enjoying the nice weather with Franky today. We decided to take the dog for a walk at one of our favorites walking paths. We were just gallivanting around without a care in the world when all of a sudden Franky started screaming, “There’s a bug in my ear! AHHHHH!” Now, mind you, at... Read more »

Unique Easter egg idea: blow the egg out of its shell

Unique Easter egg idea: blow the egg out of its shell
If you’re looking for something unique to do with your Easter eggs, try blowing the egg right out of its shell! The gross factor here is kind of high, but the finished product is worth it. Also “gross” is in the eye of the beholder. The kids actually thought it was hilarious and overall a... Read more »

Can the French diet help your heart and your waistline?

Can the French diet help your heart and your waistline?
A couple of years back I got my family on the plant based food train (fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes and the like). I still stand by this, but I’ve been intrigued lately by French cooking. I’m no stranger to French cheeses and I recently made a French vegetable soup recipe that I defrosted and ate... Read more »
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Ode to my 5 favorite discount stores

Ode to my 5 favorite discount stores
It’s no secret that I like to save a buck. I love outlet malls and anywhere I can get away without paying full price. When I was little we got some of our clothes from the Salvation Army and in high school my friends and I used to buy everything from Unique thrift store. In... Read more »

Take your taste buds to the tropics with Magnolia ice cream

Take your taste buds to the tropics with Magnolia ice cream
Sometimes life is tough. Take today for example. I had to taste test six different ice creams and it was…the greatest day of my life! Alright, slight exaggeration, but you would have thought it was Christmas in April today. First off, a delivery truck arrived this morning to drop off free samples of Magnolia™ ice... Read more »

10 things you should know about writing every day

10 things you should know about writing every day
It’s been nearly a week since I wrote my last post. Last Monday we celebrated our completed challenge to do something new every day and then write about it for an entire year. That’s right. I wrote one blog post daily for 365 days in a row. The day after, I headed out to the... Read more »
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