Category Archives: Blog

Cool Off And Have Fun!

Ratings: Summer is here; it’s hot and the kids are home from school – two things that need to be dealt with. How do you keep the kids cool and busy on hot summer days? A trip to a water park is a great family activity,...

Fabulous and Frugal Flip Flop Fashion

Ratings: I am the queen of belated birthday wishes. In fact, I feel like belated birthday cards were made up with me in mind. I’m not a bad friend or relative- I really want to wish all those special people well on their spe...

Free Life Lessons

Ratings: Do you see life as a gift? Sure we all have our off days, but with the right perspective, you’ll have them less often. And when you are having a bad day, or going through a rough patch, a good attitude can help you ...

DIY Anti-Aging Treatments

Ratings: My young and beautiful friend texted me this morning, asking what to do about the dark circles around her eyes. I haven’t noticed them, but she is a new mom, so it’s possible that on some mornings she might se...

Beautiful On A Budget

Ratings: Looking through a fashion magazine is enough to make almost anyone’s self esteem plummet. The models and celebrities are slim and gorgeous, the clothes are gorgeous, the hair and makeup are gorgeous. “Sure,...

Seeing Is Believing

Ratings: Who here wears glasses or contacts? You know that moment when you put them on and the world suddenly becomes clear? How great is that? Even better when your glasses are clean. There’s a great freebie up on the Healt...

Memorial Day

Ratings: I’m excited for Memorial Day! First of all, it’s the official start of the summer season… SUMMER!!! And, of course, you can’t beat a day off! I’m planning a fabulous barbecue and I want every...

Make Your Own Soda

Ratings: When I was a kid, my mom made everything from scratch. This was before DIY was all the rage and artisanal products were trendy. In my house this was all done in the name of health and nutrition. If my mom made everything ...

Mother’s Day

Ratings: What to get for Mom for Mother’s Day? Without trying hard at all, you could find endless lists of suggestions for the best Mother’s Day gifts, or tutorials on crafty DIY options. Those lists are full of great ...

Go Bananas!

Ratings: What a cliché title! Go ahead- roll your eyes- I’m actually rolling my own, but I just couldn’t help myself! I’ve always thought that bananas are just about the most perfect snack. Okay, I mean: bananas ...