Baby Safety Tips and Infographic – September is #BabySafetyMonth

Baby Safety Tips and Infographic – September is #BabySafetyMonth

September is Baby Safety Month and as a grandma of twin babies this is always of importance to me. The girls are growing fast, but at 18 months they are still babies. This week’s infographic (I share infographics each Saturday) is all about baby safety and making sure you strap babies in safely in all of their gear. Plus I’m sharing a few other tips and useful information and links to … Continue Reading →
What to Celebrate in September – Holidays and Observances

What to Celebrate in September – Holidays and Observances

Welcome to September! While it is not officially autumn until later in the month, I tend to just leap into fall mode at the beginning of the month. Below are some holidays and observances to celebrate this month. I’ve include a bit of history, interesting or useful links, and tips on celebrating for many of these. September 1 – National Food Bank Day A food bank is a charity organization … Continue Reading →
Donate Wisely for Hurricane Harvey – Be Aware of Scams

Donate Wisely for Hurricane Harvey – Be Aware of Scams

Sadly there are some people out there who take advantages of the kindness of others. Right now, with the Hurricane Harvey destruction, is a prime time for scammers to be active. It is important for you to understand how to donate wisely. Beware of the scams so that when you can donate monetarily to the victims that you know the money will be used for them and not just be … Continue Reading →
Why Your Blog Needs a Search Box

Why Your Blog Needs a Search Box

How many times have you remembered that you saw something, a recipe, how-to, article, etc. somewhere online? If you are lucky you might remember the blog you saw it on. I know I am like this myself. Even though I have an extensive collection of bookmarks it seems what I want many times I can’t remember exactly what the name of the post was. This is where blog search boxes … Continue Reading →
Bravo Cucina Italiana Limited Time Menu Review 25 Year Anniversary

Bravo Cucina Italiana Limited Time Menu Review 25 Year Anniversary

Bravo! Cucina Italiano restaurant is celebrating their 25th year with a special anniversary menu. They invited Hubby and I to come in and sample this special menu today. Thank you for the invitation to try out these limited edition items. I always love walking into Bravo! because the atmosphere is just so nice. This makes it perfect for dining any time or for special occasions. The location I go to is … Continue Reading →
Happy National Dog Day! Fun Facts and Cool Dog Products

Happy National Dog Day! Fun Facts and Cool Dog Products

Today is National Dog Day! Woof, woof! Annie is celebrating today here at home. She is our rescue adopted dog who is part Old English Bulldogge and part Boxer – and probably a few other things. She is about 7 or 8 years old, but we have only had her a couple of years. Annie said she wanted me to share some fun facts about dogs with you all to … Continue Reading →
17 Ways for Parents & Students to Use Smartphone Cameras During School Year +6 Super Student Apps

17 Ways for Parents & Students to Use Smartphone Cameras During School Year +6 Super Student Apps

Smartphone cameras can be used as a powerful tool during the school year for both parents and students. Mom and Dad can utilize the camera as a great way to store important paperwork and information, create ways to reinforce learning at home, along with documenting the kids’ journey throughout the school year. Students can use smartphone cameras to get creative with their schoolwork, study, and learn even more. Through my … Continue Reading →
America’s Test Kitchen Complete Cookbook Giveaway

America’s Test Kitchen Complete Cookbook Giveaway

America’s Test Kitchen is one of my favorite cooking shows and I recently purchased the America’s Test Kitchen TV Cookbook. I love this cookbook so much that I am going to give one away to one of you! While I love looking up recipes online, there are some cookbooks that just truly are worth having in traditional book form and this is one of them. In my own copy I … Continue Reading →
Summer Family Fun – Ideas and Recipes for Backyard Family Time

Summer Family Fun – Ideas and Recipes for Backyard Family Time

Even though we are getting closer to the end of summer there is still plenty of time left for summer family fun. Just head out to your own backyard for a day full of fun and quality time together making amazing memories. When it is time for dinner, work together as a family to create a fabulous family dinner of Grilled Panzanella Salad and Cheesy Flatbread Pizzas. Top of the … Continue Reading →
Total Solar Eclipse Roundup: Make your own safe eclipse viewer, crafts, recipes, worksheets and more

Total Solar Eclipse Roundup: Make your own safe eclipse viewer, crafts, recipes, worksheets and more

The world is ending!!! No, no, no, really it is not, it is just a total solar eclipse. While it seems like a very rare occurrence, solar eclipses happen on a fairly regular basis. This one seems bigger because there is a great viewing path across the United States. I am in St. Louis, Missouri and the path goes right over my area so it is huge news here. The … Continue Reading →