Ozeri Professional Series Induction Pan

Ozeri Giveaway Ends 8/21

In all my years of cooking, I still have not mastered making an omelet. No idea why, I’ve watched people do it for years, even worked as a cook where I manned the flat top. Still, that skill evades me. If I say that I am making an omelet, Chief Zoo Keeper says everytime without […]

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Beat Depression: One Moment at a Time

Hey all, Crystal here! I have been wanting to do a series on ways to overcome depression. I struggle with a recurring depression and I know how difficult it can be. But I do not like wallowing. I feel like I may have this thing that makes me sad some days. Although I do not […]

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#BloggerOpp BTS Giveaway

 Blogger Opp Back To School Giveaway 1 Winner Sponsored by: Mead Five Star Zest Salon Graphix (more are being added this week) Hosted By Amy & Aron’s Real life Reviews Each blogger will receive up to 3 Free links   for posting and promoting this giveaway  Giveaway Date 8/9 to 8/23 Open to US  Giveaway will […]

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The Christmas Tract & Ten Must Do Crafts

The Christmas Tract & Ten Nativity Crafts You Don't Want o Miss!

    Attention spans for children can be pretty short.  Keeping the attention of a group of them is an even bigger challenge.  If you’ve ever taught, worked in daycare or just have a set of multiples then you already know that.  I absolutely love The True Story of Christmas Tract.  Each set of pages […]

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What they DON’T want you to know about buying used cars!

Don't Buy Another Used Car Without Reading This First

This post is a sponsored post, however my opinions are my own. Always. Finding a new previously loved vehicle can be a pain.  Especially if you are buying out of necessity and need to get one quickly!  We recently had that experience and I can give you a pretty decent list of things I should […]

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Shave Gel Showdown Skintimate vs Aveeno

Shave Gel Shodown: Skintimate VS Aveeno There are so many products out there it’s hard to figure out which are better. They all say that they do different things or offer some sort of ‘different quality, but in the end do we really know which is the superior product? Personally, I end up either picking […]

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Twinkle’s Peruvian Munditos (Yummy Dessert!)

Twinkle's Peruvian Mundito's

This guest post is from Twinkle.  Enjoy! In honor of my Mamamama Rosa and Peruvian Independence Day July 28, 2017….  I would love to share for the very first time my Grandma’s Munditos Recipe. (Grandma and mom pics courtesy of Twinkle’s mom, Amparo Wiener) Ingredients: 1 – 11oz box of vanilla wafers 1 – 14 oz […]

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Part 3: Coping with the Loss of A Child

Coping with the loss of a child is debilitating. These are some things that helped me and my hope is they help you if you or someone you know is on this journey

Before we get started with coping, I have two previous posts that you may want to read.  I certainly welcome and appreciate any feed back you want to leave.  If you are experiencing this, you know there are no answers that work for everyone (or anyone) so we just have to keep going. Part 1: […]

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Part 2: What You Can Do (or NOT do) for a Parent Who Has Lost Their Child

Pare 2 in the Series: How you can help a grieving parent

  If you haven’t already, please read Part 1: What NOT to Say to a Parent Who Has Lost A Child please do so.  That one, in my opinion, is far more helpful to those of us experiencing loss.  I’m assuming that the reason we hear so many things that we feel are stupid is […]

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Part 1: What NOT to Say to a Parent Who Has Lost A Child

Part 1: What NOT to Say to a Parent Who Has Lost A Child

Unfortunately, I have had the personal experience of losing a child.  Twice now.  My first was 11 months old and my second, which was incredibly recent at the time of this post, was 21.  The pain is overwhelming and I don’t know at what point it stops because I have yet to reach that pinnacle.  […]

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