Coq au Vin – A Classic Chicken Recipe

Coq au Vin – A Classic Chicken Recipe

Coq au Vin is a classic chicken dish. Actually it was a way to cook old roosters way back when. The French name translates to rooster in wine. These days most of us only have access to regular chickens at the store but this still makes a great dish. It is time consuming but has such a wonderful flavor. I … Continue Reading →
How to Prepare for Voting

How to Prepare for Voting

First off, this is not a political post in the sense that I tell you what my opinions are about different candidates. This post is just to give you tips and ideas to help you prepare to vote in the upcoming election. I know that there are issues with the electoral college and such with voting for presidents, but the … Continue Reading →
Deck Design Made Easy

Deck Design Made Easy

For my family we enjoy our patio and deck areas just about all year long. Our current deck is over 20 years old though and it is time to think about a new one. So we have started planning. My first step has been started a Deck Ideas Pinterest board. (Family Features) While outdoor living season may be winding down, … Continue Reading →
Things to Do in the St. Louis area

Things to Do in the St. Louis area

Grant’s Farm Halloween Fun at Grant’s Farm for the Halloween season each weekend. The event is free, but you do have to pay to park. Bring a flashlight too if you visit. Boo at the Zoo Fun at the St. Louis Zoo for Halloween but in a non-scary way. Ticket prices range from free to $7. Global Hack VI GlobalHack … Continue Reading →
Dictionary Day – October 16

Dictionary Day – October 16

Raise your hand if you love a dictionary! This was always one of my favorite things as a kid – I would scour through our dictionary not just for the words, but the one we had always had tons of great stuff like atlases, word origins, and so much more in the front and the back. So when I saw … Continue Reading →
Chicken Piccata – Recipe

Chicken Piccata – Recipe

Yummy! I love classic dishes and Chicken Piccata (or Veal Piccata) is one of them. There is a bit of variation, but tonight I used thin sliced Sanderson Farms chicken breasts (disclosure: I am being compensated by Sanderson Farms, opinions are my own) and the pan sauce has chicken stock (or you could use white wine), lemon, a bit of butter, … Continue Reading →
Pumpkin Patch Infographic

Pumpkin Patch Infographic

It is that time of year, pumpkin time! There are pumpkins everywhere it seems. Carving pumpkins was a tradition in my family for as far back as I can remember. We still do it now. The twins might be a little young to carve their own still this year, but I’m sure myself or PaPaw will create something on their … Continue Reading →
Women’s ROGAINE Foam – Results so far…

Women’s ROGAINE Foam – Results so far…

Several weeks ago I told you I was going to try out Women’s ROGAINE Foam and showed you my before pictures of my hair. I have been using as directed for 12 weeks now and I don’t think I am seeing any new growth – YET! I’m continuing to use it though as the package states “in as little as … Continue Reading →
Carved Halloween Mummy Watermelon

Carved Halloween Mummy Watermelon

So everyone carves pumpkins for Halloween but why not switch things up this year and try carving a watermelon for Halloween? After crafting your watermelon into an artful mummy, take advantage of the healthy, immune-system supporting qualities of the lycopene leader among fresh produce. At 92 percent water, as well as an excellent source of vitamins A and C, watermelon … Continue Reading →