National Seat Check Saturday – Information and Resources for Child Passenger Safety

National Seat Check Saturday – Information and Resources for Child Passenger Safety

Today is National Seat Check Saturday (September 23) as part of Child Passenger Safety Week. The purpose of this day, and week, is to remind those of us with children in our family (parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.) that many deaths and injuries of children can be prevented by proper use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. This week’s infographic provides a lot of useful and important information … Continue Reading →
Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe – Delicious and Packed with Protein!

Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal Recipe – Delicious and Packed with Protein!

How good does Nutty Blueberry Quinoa Oatmeal sound? A perfect breakfast for those cool mornings headed our way. Just imagine holding on to that warm bowl of creamy oatmeal and the comforting, rich scent of cinnamon plus with the burst of brightness from the blueberries and the extra crunch of nutty pecans. Mixing in quinoa with the oatmeal only changes the texture a bit so even the pickiest of eaters … Continue Reading →
Vaccinations for Adults

Vaccinations for Adults

Most of us think of kids when we hear about vaccines and immunizations. However, adults need vaccinations too. Just like we want our children to be protected, we need to protect ourselves as well. Adults need regular vaccinations to help keep them healthy. There is a lot of information out there on pros and cons of immunizations of all kinds. You should always talk to your doctor about which ones are … Continue Reading →
10 Security Targets in the Internet of Things – Infographic

10 Security Targets in the Internet of Things – Infographic

Have you hard the term “Internet of Things” also known is IoT? Even if you have not heard the term you are already living in a world full of IoT. Think about your smart devices that you connect to like Hue lighting, Arlo security cameras, Nest thermostat, Jawbone UP fitness band, and the like. While these devices are amazing we all also need to be aware that there are security … Continue Reading →
When and Why You Should Upgrade Your Phone or Not

When and Why You Should Upgrade Your Phone or Not

How do you know when it is time to upgrade your smartphone? Should you repair any issues with your current phone instead? Should you limp it along? Or is now the time to take the plunge and upgrade to a new device? Our world is a busy place and we are very much an on-the-go society. Over the past 10+ years we have come to rely on our smartphones more … Continue Reading →
Sunday Suppers Cookbook Review

Sunday Suppers Cookbook Review

The idea of a Sunday supper with your family and friends is always comforting. It does not matter if it actually happens on a Sunday either. For my family these meals happened on Monday evenings. My grandma cooked up comfort food every single week for all of us and I loved not only the food but also the time spent with the family. Robert Rose books just sent me a … Continue Reading →
National Suicide Prevention Week September 10-16, 2017 #NSPW17 – Tips, Resources, Facts, Hotlines and More to Help

National Suicide Prevention Week September 10-16, 2017 #NSPW17 – Tips, Resources, Facts, Hotlines and More to Help

National Suicide Prevention Week 2017 is September 10-16. Please take some time to learn the facts about suicide and the warning signs of someone who may be thinking about suicide. Reach out to those you think are at risk. Share this information on your social networks. And if it is you that is in crises please know there are people who love you and can help you. This week’s infographic … Continue Reading →
Enjoy Moments and Edit Photos Later

Enjoy Moments and Edit Photos Later

Yesterday I took my twin granddaughters to the St. Louis Zoo. Yes, I wanted some fun photos of our visit but I also did not want to spend the entire time worrying about getting just the right photographs and miss out on enjoying our time together. Our zoo is amazing and beautiful and there are tons of things to take photos of from the animals, landscaping, statues, architecture and art … Continue Reading →
Family Fun and Educational Too!

Family Fun and Educational Too!

I’ve curated this collection of products which are great for family fun but at the same time educational. Some of the items are orginally designed for at home and others are targeted toward teachers. Regardless of that, taking time to add to learning time at home by way of playing games is a great way to encourage learning in your kids, supplementing skills being taught in school, refreshing adult skills … Continue Reading →
Easy Foil Packet Recipes and Cooking Tips – Main dish, side and dessert!

Easy Foil Packet Recipes and Cooking Tips – Main dish, side and dessert!

Foil packet cooking is becoming a trend, again. Putting your ingredients in foil packets lets you pack in a ton of flavor and clean up is much easier. “En papillote”, which is French for “in parchment” is the style you are actually using when cooking in foil packets. The pouch that is formed allows steam to build up for cooking the ingredients which leave food very moist and the flavors … Continue Reading →