Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie Recipe

One of my weaknesses is cheesecake. I don’t need it all fancy. Just give me a slice of cheesecake with some fresh strawberries on top and I’m happy. One of the challenges I face with making cheesecake for the family is the crust. Graham crackers are definitely not gluten free and any of the grain […]

Pelvic Floor Exercises to Improve UI

This post has been sponsored. Remember those pregnancy classes? The ones where they told you how important it was to do your kegel exercises? Did you do them? I did – or at least I did until my daughter was born. Then I was too busy juggling diapers and 2am feedings to worry about kegel […]

Removing Cat Odors from the House

8 Tips for removing cat odors from the house

This post is sponsored by petMD and ARM & HAMMER™ Clump & Seal™, and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about The petMD Cat Care Center, but I only share information I feel is relevant to my readers. ARM & HAMMER™ Clump & Seal™ and petMD […]

Finding Time for Exercise as a Working Mom

Finding time for exercise as a working mom

This post has been sponsored. I am part of the Mira Blogger Panel. Finding time for exercise as a working mom can be a challenge. Would it surprise you to hear that I didn’t exercise at all last week? I know it surprised me. I had every intention of walking after dinner, just as soon as I […]

Basement Maintenance Tips

Basement maintenance tips

The summer and fall is the time that we take care of the household maintenance, repairs and upgrades.  The winter and spring are too cold to be outside or leave windows open for ventilation. We’ve got several projects scheduled for this year and a few that we have completed. One of the areas we’re focusing […]

Simple Breakfast Ideas – Dragon Fruit Parfait

Simple Breakfast Ideas - Dragon Fruit Parfait

Finding simple breakfast ideas that are healthy can be a challenge. In the morning, I’m rushed for time. I’m trying to make sure that everyone gets off to work or school while starting up things for my work day. My normal go to breakfast on a busy day is yogurt and fruit. Sometimes I make […]

Staying Healthy During Allergy Season

Staying Healthy During Allergy Season #BeGreater

This post is sponsored by GSK Flonase via Mode Media. Sunshine, melting snow and allergy season have all arrived here in Vermont. Spring is my favorite time of the year, but it’s also the time of year that my allergies are at their worst. I end up feeling stuffy, run down and not quite myself […]

Natural Laundry Boosters

4 all natural laundry boosters to whiten whites, remove odors and eliminate stains

Women have been doing laundry for thousands of years. Some days, it feels like I’ve been doing laundry for thousands of years myself. Since the kids are now 17 and 22, some of the laundry has now become their responsibility. I’m the first person to admit that I should have started them on laundry years […]

Sustainable Home Renovations

Sustainable Home Renovations

My home is a New England Farmhouse and was built in 1865. I’ve always been fascinated with history so when we first bought the home, I learned all that I could about the previous owners. I found out that our home was owned by a man that owned a sawmill in our area and that […]

Baked Eggs in Portobello Mushroom Caps

Baked Eggs in Portobello Mushroom Caps

I’m almost past the stage where I need to worry about back to school. I admit that after years of backpacks, crayons and stacks of forms to fill out, I’m almost ready for it. David graduated high school last year and he’s searching for full time employment. Sarah has one semester left at college and […]