What to Have When the Power Goes Out

This is not a practical guide about what a gal needs to have on hand to survive a power outage, but rather a discovery of a couple fun items that will make the darkness more fun!  At this time of year, rain, snow and ice storms often find many without power for hours.  We were in … [Read more...]

How to Teach Your Daughter to Shave Her Legs For the First Time

Smooth legs in a summer canoe! You want your daughter's experience to be this carefree.

Getting your daughter to shave her legs is not an automatic task to think of when going over your mental list of things to do to get her ready for high school.  Many girls may have shaved their legs long before this point, but I'm one of those mom's who has a daughter that could … [Read more...]

Planning A Dream Garden

I love that the App lets you make notes on top of your designs.  I'm already planning the menu for a dinner under my garden lights!

I'm having some fun with the new Garden Sketch App, created as a garden design tool. I've been inspired to create a visual wish list for a future landscape that I WILL achieve one day thanks to their #DesignThis contest.  They will be holding a contest each week and this week's … [Read more...]

Do We Attract What We Are Afraid Of?

The pillow says it all!

It's no secret that I've had an interesting array of experiences with critters, but recently things have gotten a little crazy in the spider department. I'd like to know why they like to visit me so much, and not someone who might happen to love them! I'd also like to know why … [Read more...]

Fruit Skewers

Summer Fruit Skewers

I was quite pleased with myself when I was able to make the teen girls at my son's birthday party go, 'Oh my gosh! Those are SO adorable!'  I'd like to give you the same power by sharing this really simple recipe for fruit skewers. All you need is a watermelon, a large … [Read more...]