Inspiration from Fall Scents: Roasted Pears Recipe

Roasted Pears Recipe

This roasted pears recipe is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Febreze inspired by fall scents. I love everything about fall. The cooler weather, the changing leaves. The impulse to put the big kids on the bus, close my laptop, throw something delicious in the oven and enjoy a cup of tea while it bakes, letting the […]

Summer movie nights with Kool-Aid popcorn and our favorite fruit drink!

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop about movie night and your favorite fruit drink has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #KoolOff #CollectiveBias When my husband and I were dating (okay ONE of the times we were dating) he […]

Decorating ideas for summer parties despite the Seattle rain

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. I’ll be the first to confess to you my back yard is a bit of a hot mess. It’s slowly coming together but it […]

So many uses for an immersion blender!


I’ve wanted an immersion blender for over a year thanks to my friend Angela. She swears by hers so I was always so jealous of it. They sound so versatile and fabulous. I’ve been using one for the past month or so and I’ll be honest, I don’t remember my life in the kitchen before […]

Easy summer entertaining thanks to BACARDI cocktails


Now that summer is here my husband and I like to escape to the back yard after the kids have gone to bed for some “adult time”. Obviously these includes an adult beverage (so if you’re under 21 you need to stop reading now) made with some of our favorite alcohol, which usually includes Bacardi […]