Mr. Pete, Where Are Your Feet? – Book Review

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“I participated in a review of Mr. Pete, Where are your Feet. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.” I had the opportunity to review a copy of Mr. Pete, Where are your feet? by Katherine Bartlett. My kids and I really enjoyed it. It’s a cute charming story about a parakeet that

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Isis Wallet – the way to pay #Paysmarter

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting #MC for Isis Wallet. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.”   Recently I was given the opportunity to use Isis Wallet. I had not heard of it before I was approached to try the mobile wallet. My first question was,

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Cheese Cake Bites Recipe

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Cheese Cake Bites Ingredients: Crust: 9 Graham Crackers, Finely Crushed 4 ½ Tbsp. Sugar 4 ½ Tbsp. Butter, softened Filling: 5 8 oz. pkg. Cream Cheese, softened 1 ¼ Cup Sugar 4 Tbsp. Flour 1 Cup Sour Cream 4 Large Eggs 2 teas. Vanilla ½ Pint Strawberries ½ Pint Blueberries Instructions: Preheat oven to 350˚.

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Cogito Watch – Perfect for Fathers Day

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Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15, and that means it’s time to find an awesome gift for Dad. Something special that will show how loved and appreciated he is for being that caring, wonderful guy that looks out for the whole family. What does the 21st Century Dad need? Something as special and unique as

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Healthy substitutes for cravings

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Healthy substitutes for not so healthy cravings Yes, it’s sad but true: eating is much more of a worry now than what it used to be. What with additives, GMO crops, masses of sugar being added to processed foods, it’s hard to make a sandwich without thinking about one’s final Will and Testament. And all

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Lemon-Berry Infused Water Recipe

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Looking for an alternative to juice or soda for summer? Infused water is the way to go. With no added sugar, just natural sugars from your fruits, they are a healthy choice in the heat. There are so many ways to customize infused water. Herbs and teas, to vegetables, and many fruits make great flavors.

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Quick Hamburger Veggie Soup

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Recipe: 1 pound hamburger 2 TBSP Knorr Beef Bouillon (it’s in powder form) 1 small bag of mixed veggies OR 1 can string beans, 1 can corn (depending on your health preference) 1 can tomatoes with green chili’s 1 can diced tomatoes 1 packet beef stew seasoning mix Instructions: Cook your hamburger and drain grease

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Five Stratagies to get kids to eat veggies

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Snacking on Veggies: Beyond Carrots and Celery A healthy body and mind rely on many factors, and for children, even more than adults, diet is a critical factor. Children not only use food as fuel but to build their bodies and minds. Proper nutrients are essential to physical development, including brain development. Clearly, there is

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Annie’s Homegrown Frozen Meals #RealFoodTastesBetter

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“I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.”    As many of you know Girl Scout cookie time has come and for us is almost done. We have been so busy selling cookies since the end of February. Every weekend in March we were out in the cold selling cookies. Thankfully this weekend

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Why You Should Consider Natural Deodorants

Deodorant is one of those personal items that most people ever considers going without, but it might be worth considering a product that is natural and even drop the use of antiperspirant entirely. When you know a little more about the products that you are applying to your skin, what they include and how they

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Mother’s Day is coming up

May 11th is Mother’s Day. That’s a little over a month away. And if you are like me you have not found the perfect gift yet for the Mom in your life. So I went browsing Amazon for a few gift ideas. My favorite is the first one. I will probably purchase that one for

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Protect your trees

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Deer like eating trees, especially new, young trees that you have just purchased and planted. It happens all the time and most gardeners don’t protect or know how to protect their trees until after it has already happened. Instead of waiting for a deer to come along one morning and strip your tree down to

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