Hildene in Manchester Vermont

Hildene in Manchester Vermont

My Mom and I took a day trip to Hildene in Manchester Vermont.  Hildene is the family home of Robert Lincoln. Robert Lincoln was the only child of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood.  As an adult, he returned to Vermont and purchased 500 acres of land to build what would become […]

College Planning Tips for Kids with ADHD

College Planning Tips for Kids with ADHD

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Kaplan Test Prep. I received compensation to write this post, and any opinions expressed are my own, and reflect my actual experience. Sarah is a senior in college and David is a senior in high school this year. That means that this year is going to have some […]

Tips for First Time Runners Over 40

Tips for First Time Runners Over 40

I have been working on expanding the different types of workouts I do. While I have been walking for exercise for years, I have never tried running. In the beginning, it was because I was too out of shape to run. I’ll admit that visions of me, overweight and out of shape, running up the […]

Back to School Teacher Survival Kit DIY

Back to school teacher survival kit DIY with free printable

I’m starting to get excited for back to school time!  Our kids go back to school at the end of August so I have a few more weeks to get organized and prepared.  I’ve already gotten that HUGE stack of papers in the mail that I have to fill out every year. It seems like […]

Brita Back to College Twitter Party 8/14 2pm EST

This post brought to you by Brita. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know that1,500 plastic bottles are used every second in the United States? Can you picture what 1,500 plastic bottles actually looks like? Did you know that means that 86,400 plastic bottles are used every day in the United States? There is […]

Healthy Dorm Cooking

Tips for healthy dorm cooking

One of the challenges of healthy dorm cooking is the limited number of ways you can cook in a dorm room. You don’t have a full size refrigerator or a full size stove in your dorm room so many people don’t even think that healthy dorm cooking is possible. Most of the time, college kids […]

Honeymoon Cystitis Relief

Honeymoon cystitis is basically cystitis that’s caused by romantic activity. Why is it called honeymoon cystitis? … because women on their honeymoon are generally more active romantically than those of use who have been married a long time. Face it, 25 years of him leaving dirty clothes on the floor in the bedroom or forgetting […]

Dangers of Clay Cat Litter

Dangers of clay cat litter

This post has been sponsored. We’re very lucky to have three cats as part of our family.  I admit that they are totally spoiled and we see them as part of the family.  They’re like little fuzzy children and each of them has their own distinct personality.  Just like I want the kids to be […]

Must Have Fitness Gear for Busy Women

Must have fitness gear for busy women

This post has been sponsored. Staying in shape is something that’s important to me. When I am in shape, I like the way I feel and I like the way I look. I won’t lie to you, looking good in my skinny jeans is a big motivator for me.  I’m not going to tell you […]

What to Wear for Bladder Leakage

Thank you to Depend for sponsoring today’s post about the #dropyourpants for #underwareness movement. I remember a lot of firsts in my life: my first kiss, my first car, my first job. You get the idea. There are a lot of great firsts that I look back on fondly. I don’t look back with fondness […]