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 →
St. Louis Area Festivals

St. Louis Area Festivals

I love the fall season for festivals around the St. Louis area. Usually the weather is much nicer so it is nice to stroll around the event and enjoy the day. Here are some of festivals happening soon in and around St. Louis, Missouri. I’ve included links to the event sites so you can can detailed information and schedules. St. Nicholas Greek Festival September 1-4 St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, … Continue Reading →
#MobileLiving Twitter Chat Recap – Emergency Preparedness

#MobileLiving Twitter Chat Recap – Emergency Preparedness

This past Friday I hosted the #MobileLiving Twitter chat about emergency preparedness. For those that attended, or if you missed it, I wanted to share all the tips, bookmarks and resources I shared. Below you can see my tweets from the chat. The purpose of this chat was to help all of us prepare ahead of time for disasters and emergencies. Hopefully no one has to use this, but if … Continue Reading →
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 →