Starbucks “Secret Menu” Frappuccinos!

Did you know that Starbucks has a secret menu??  Well, it does!  As usual, my kids keep me up on the latest trends and sayings- I love that!  One day my daughter ordered a Cotton Candy Frappaccino at Starbucks and I just looked at her and then looked at the menu and then looked back […]

5 Steps to Increased Productivity

source If you’re just joining me now, it might be a good idea to go back and read post 1 and post 2 in this series.   Today we are going to talk about PRODUCTIVITY.  What does it mean to you?  To me, it means getting tasks done in the least amount of time so […]

5 Steps to Organize a Space

What does being organized mean to you?? For me, being organized means finding things that I need quickly.  To do that, everything needs to have a home, so I can find it!  Being organized might mean something totally different to you!  Maybe it means not being embarrassed when someone drops by the house unannounced.  It […]

5 Steps to De-Cluttering

source Anyone who knows me knows that I get all “geeked up” about any article on Organizing ! I am passionate about simplifying things in my life to reduce stress and produce CALM in my house and in my head.  One of my organizing mentors (Lisa Woodruff) wrote an article that I really love.  She […]

Winter Favorites 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some of my favorite things, so here’s what I’m loving this Winter! Let’s talk breakfast!  I’m a morning person and I wake up hungry- sometimes HANGRY! I kind of rotate through breakfasts and I shared one of my favorites last week, Peanut butter overnight oats.  Egg white and […]

Why I gave up Scrapbooking

Yep, I QUIT!!  After years and years of making scrapbooks, one day I just stopped. Why did I make this decision after spending hundreds of dollars on all of the equipment, paper and actual books? Well…….. Because I found a better way to store pictures! Here’s the scoop about scrap booking… It was expensive. It […]

Christmas Decor 2016

Countdown: 2 days until Christmas!!!  Are you ready????  I’m not quite there but it won’t take much if I can get a little help from the family!!  Once again, we didn’t go all out to decorate this year.  I’m so thankful that hubby loves to decorate the trees and put wreaths up, etc!  Alright, let’s […]

My Favorites at Costco

  When you have 4 hungry men in your family, Costco becomes your best friend!!  Even though some of those men have grown up and moved out of the house, I still like going to Costco! ( not on the weekends, though!!)  I really enjoy hearing what others like purchasing at Costco, so I thought […]

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

    Hi and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!  No blog today- I’m spending the day with family!  I’m so thankful for all of you who take the time to read this blog!!  Your comments and emails encourage me to keep sharing!  Enjoy your day and remember to count your blessings!!!

Sweater Weather Tag!

  SWEATER WEATHER TAG QUESTIONS: 1. Favorite candle scent?  Yankee Candle “Apple Cider.” 2. Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate? Hot Chocolate!! 3. What’s the best fall memory you have? My kids in the backyard catching leaves as they fell off the trees. 4. Which makeup trend do you prefer: dark lips or winged eyeliner? Dark […]