November Holidays, Causes and Events to Celebrate

November Holidays, Causes and Events to Celebrate

A new month is here, welcome November! I’ve compiled another list of some fun, unique, serious, and interesting holidays for you to consider this November. There is much more than just Thanksgiving in this month! Special Days in November 2 – Deviled Egg Day I’m going to have to make Hubby some of the Bacon Deviled Eggs again 3 – … Continue Reading →
Halloween Fun for Your Smartphone or Tablet #VZWBuzz

Halloween Fun for Your Smartphone or Tablet #VZWBuzz

It is Halloween season which means lots of parties, festivals, and of course, trick-or-treating. Most of us are using our smartphones these days as our primary camera, but there is so much more you can do for Halloween fun with your smartphones and tablets. I will be using my Moto Z smartphone and mods from Verizon (I’m a #VZWBuzz ambassador) … Continue Reading →
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 →