Here’s What We’re Reading! Summer 2016

My family just got back from a vacation to Arizona to see the Grand Canyon and other attractions!!  It was a nice balance of hiking, shopping, sight seeing and relaxing!  The particular home we rented had an amazing view and a beautiful pool and patio- the perfect set up to relax and read a book!! […]

Summer Favorites 2016

Summertime!!  It’s finally here!  We have a chance to sleep in, rest our brains (and our schedules) and dip our toes in the pool!! School has been out for less than a week and we’re already feeling more relaxed and CHILL.  Over the next week or so, we’ll be making our summer bucket list which […]

5 Habits to Keep Your Home Running Smoothly

  Make your bed. We have a rule in our house that the last one out of bed has to make the bed.  What a great incentive to get up early and start the day!  If you think about it, the bed is the largest item in your room, so making it all neat and […]

Week in Review- Memorial Day Weekend

Why is it that I always get Memorial Day and Labor Day mixed up?  Does that happen to anyone else? Well….Welcome to our Memorial Day, 2016!  Memorial Day usually signifies the start of Summer for us!  When we heard that the weather forecast for the weekend was going to be a rainy one at our […]

Spaghetti Carbonara

Raise your hand if you like pasta!!  Me, Me!! Seriously, who doesn’t like pasta??  Well, I found this recipe to be a nice change from your typical  spaghetti and meatballs with red sauce dinner, and my kids like it too!  And the really great part?  It has bacon in it!  Double like!!!  As you can […]

Week in Review- May 20, 2016

It’s been a busy week here!!  May is always busy!!  After a full day of golf with his team last Saturday in the rain and snow, son #3 hopped in the bathtub to get warm, got dressed and was off to Prom!  He didn’t take a date, but instead met friends for dinner and then […]

Puppy Picks #4- Potty Training Life Savers

I know, I know, it’s hard to believe that this precious little angel was a NIGHTMARE to potty train, right??  Well, it took a full 2 months to train her to go outside to potty, and I felt like a new Mom with a newborn- sleep deprived and crabby!  I was so stressed out that […]

Week in Review- May 6, 2016

Golf and sun, sun and golf- that’s mostly what this post is about this week.  Son #3 has spent a fair amount of time after school on the golf course, playing with his high school team.  He is LOVING the outdoors, perfecting his game AND working on his golfer’s tan! Last week, Hubby took the […]

New Home Building Favorites!

As many of you may know, we downsized and built a new home last year.  Considering that this was a new adventure for us, it would make sense that we would look around at model homes and fill our weekends with trade shows that showcased new and fun products for new homes.  Well, because we […]

Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes

The classic pineapple upside down cake gets a fun breakfast twist in these pineapple upside down pancakes.- I’m always up for dessert for breakfast!  Bring it on!!!  I saw this recipe on Facebook and I KNEW I had to try it!! Here’s the recipe! Print Pineapple Upside Down Pancakes Author: Jill on the Hill Recipe type: Breakfast […]