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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 »

10 Day Detox Diet

Sugar Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free – Who Me? OH YES!

Apologies for the crazy title – but I can not believe that in a span of 15 days I have gone from craving carbs, sugar, and covering everything with cheese to some one who is very happily eating sugar-free, grain-free   Read More »

Gluten Free Cheesy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

Gluten Free Cheesy Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

Years ago anytime I would make chili, I would ALWAYS make cornbread, but when I started eating gluten free that tradition kind of fell by the wayside – until today!! Why did I need to give up my favorite cornbread   Read More »

Pink Christmas Tea from American Tea Room

Tea is Always Better Shared with a Friend

¬† A friend of mine is doing a very special event that has gone world-wide and although it started as a “one-day” thing, it was so popular they are continuing it daily. It is Tea with Ahmie. See, Ahmie has   Read More »


What’s Your Cup of Tea

As much as I love coffee, I still think I drink more tea. Growing up in a family where “tea time” was at least 5 times a day and needed to be made with care every time, I have learned   Read More »


Post Workout Smoothie Recipe

The girls and I have been going to the gym a lot more frequently, they are both taking dance classes now, and my son is right in the middle of high school swim season. In other words, we are all   Read More »


Is Lasik Eye Surgery Worth the Cost?

Growing up I always considered myself lucky – my eyesight was 20/20 and I never had issues with my eyes. I recently started wearing glasses – but more for reading than anything else. My brother, on the other hand, always   Read More »

30 day beginner workout

Printable – Hooray for Little Victories Workout

Earlier this fall I had surgery on my foot and have not been able to do my normal walking routine. As a result I have gotten quite frustrated and feel out of shape! I saw someone post a neat workout   Read More »

swirl effect fall leaf cookies

Fall Leaf Sugar Cookies Recipe

I love to make sugar cookies, they are easy and people are always so impressed by them. One of my favorite times of year to make them is in the fall when the leaves are changing. Here is how to   Read More »

Eco Friendly Lunch Solutions for Kids

8 Eco Friendly Lunch Storage Solutions

  ¬†   As my kids prepare to go back to school, the big discussion in this house is not whether to pack or buy lunch – that is clearly a pack – but whether to use disposable or eco-friendly   Read More »