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Cinnamon Dolce Latte Protein Shake

Cinnamon Dolce Latte Protein Shake with the Nutri Ninja

When I was at the blogging conference, BlogHer, this summer, one of the companies in the Expo Hall was Ninja – the makers of my favorite blender – the Ninja. Before I had a Ninja, I managed to break literally   Read More »


Healthy Halloween Banana Ghost Snack

Hey friends! It is Laura Kelly from Me and My INKlings here sharing a super adorable and healthy Halloween banana ghost snack. SO much of the season is filled with sugar…so much sugar. While this snack has a little chocolate,   Read More »


Popcorn Box Blog Party – My Take

It is a lot fun having very crafty friends, especially when they send you a package of seemingly unrelated items and challenge you to make SOMETHING. This year Laura Kelly’s Popcorn Box Blog Party package arrived and the contents looked like   Read More »

Erin Condren vertical life planner

My New Planner Obsession – Erin Condren

I love to plan – with markers, stickers, color and doodles. It makes me happy and the organization brings peace to my day. I have been making various planner pages of my own for years, but when I discovered Erin   Read More »

Menu Planning for the Busy Mom

Menu Planning for the Busy Mom

I can always tell what kind of a week it is going to be based on ONE thing – did I take 15 minutes over the weekend and make a plan? If the answer is YES, then chances are the   Read More »

Easy Tie Dye Waffles

Easy Tie Dye Waffles

Waffles have been a Sunday morning tradition since I was a little girl. My Dad used to make them every Sunday morning and every now and then he would get adventurous and add a little food coloring to the batter   Read More »

Wrapping a teacher gift with Expressionery

Wrap It Up with Expressionery

One of my good friends is headed off this week to a new home in a new state to start her new career as a teacher. I thought it would be fun to put together a little bag of goodies   Read More »


Easy, Peasy Teacher Appreciation Gift

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week and while you may feel stressed about what to get or make for your kids’ teachers, think simple.  I recently got a custom, self-inking stamp from my friends at and it is the   Read More »

Be Happy Nothing Else Matters

Monday Motivation – Be Happy, Nothing Else Matters

  Happy Monday! What is your motto this week? As we approach the end of the first month in our apartment, I am reminded that no matter what, happiness is the most important item on my to-do list. The property   Read More »

Irish Stew

5 Classic Irish Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

This is an article I originally posted in 2009, but these recipes are still perfect! Ireland is by far one my favorite places on earth! Lucky for me, my grandparents live there and we have made quite a few trips   Read More »