National Slow Cooking Month – Recipes and Tips

National Slow Cooking Month – Recipes and Tips

Welcome to National Slow Cooking Month! I grew up watching my mom use her slow cooker, mostly to make roasts, and it was one of the first wedding gifts I used when I set up my own kitchen as an adult. I know that the HotPot (aka pressure cooker) is really big right now, but I still love my Crockpot (aka slow cooker) even more. The best thing about a … Continue Reading →
Cook Once, Eat Twice – Pork Chops with Balsamic Mushrooms and Pepperoncini-Pork Sandwiches

Cook Once, Eat Twice – Pork Chops with Balsamic Mushrooms and Pepperoncini-Pork Sandwiches

One of the easiest ways to make your time in the kitchen easier is to cook once and eat twice. Not just plain leftovers either but a second meal that is just as delicious as the first. For example, these “Cook Once, Eat Twice” recipes from CanolaInfo start with pork chops that double as the base for lunch or dinner the following day. “The more you cook your own meals, … Continue Reading →
Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive technology can improve everyday life for people of all ages. We think often of assistive technology and assistive items to help with those who are older but they can help people of all ages who need help in everyday life. Many think of “technology” as new or hi-tech items but in fact there are both advanced and simple assistive technology tools of all kinds. With Americans staying in their … Continue Reading →
Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter [Infographic]

Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter [Infographic]

Hobbies that will make you smarter are possible! In the middle of winter we all tend to get a little bored on occasion and cabin fever sets in. However, picking up a new hobby can make you smarter as well as fight off that boredom in winter. This week’s infographic only shows you 9 hobbies but, to be honest, I think any time that you engage your mind in just … Continue Reading →
14 Tips on How to Get More Twitter Followers

14 Tips on How to Get More Twitter Followers

Have you wondered how to get more Twitter followers. Twitter has evolved quite a bit since it started but there are many basic things that remain the same in gaining a larger Twitter following without buying followers. Twitter is still one of the strongest social media networks to use. I have been on Twitter for many years now, follow me @RobynsWorld, and have just under 25,000 followers and these are organic … Continue Reading →
National Missouri Day

National Missouri Day

I am proud to be born and raised in Missouri and today is National Missouri Day which celebrates my great state of Missouri as the 24th state to join the union. I live in the St. Louis area, on the eastern edge of Missouri. Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet were the first Europeans to set food in the land that would become Missouri during their voyage down the Mississippi … Continue Reading →
2018 Trends, Forecasts and Predictions for Our World

2018 Trends, Forecasts and Predictions for Our World

Welcome to 2018! Here are some 2018 trends, forecasts and 2018 predictions for our world. 2018 Global 7,632,819,325 is the projected world population for 2018. Source:  World Population Clock Jing-Jin-Ji is forecast to become the largest city in the world. The city would be over 82,000 square miles, about the size of Kansas. The new supercity will have approximately 130 million people and incorporates the current city of Beijing. Source: … Continue Reading →
Free New Year’s Printable Forms and Questions

Free New Year’s Printable Forms and Questions

Happy New Year! We are about to ring out 2017 and ring in the new year of 2018. I have created another free printable for the New Year again this year. A few years ago I had done this and it was quite popular so I updated and added to it for the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018. You can use these printables at a party on New … Continue Reading →
Italian Beef Rolls

Italian Beef Rolls

I made these Italian Beef Rolls the other night for dinner and posted it on Instagram and folks asked for the recipe so here you go. This came about with me just playing around with items I had on hand. You could really make the stuffing with whatever you like. Using thin cut beef steaks, look for “breakfast steaks” is where I started. They were thin, but I still pounded … Continue Reading →
Chicken Jalapeno Quesadillas

Chicken Jalapeno Quesadillas

These Chicken Jalapeno Quesadillas are quick and easy to make and sure to be a family favorite. They are great for a family dinner, snacks on game night or even for a crowd. I suggest using a store-bought cooked rotisserie chicken but you can use any cooked chicken, freshly cooked or  leftover, as you like. Use all white meat, all dark meat, or a combination of dark and white. Just … Continue Reading →