How to Feel Better Faster

When something annoying or downright painful pops up in your life, it’s helpful to know how to feel better faster.  I’m sharing a few tried and true home remedies, as well as a couple new items you might not have considered. Insect Bite Healer Mosquito season is here.  And if you don’t believe me, just […]

Summer Home Refresh

You know the itch to switch has been eating at me for a few weeks.  This week it was time to remove all the spring cheerfulness and do a summer home refresh. Today’s post is all about Target’s Threshold with McGee (not sponsored, not affiliated) and how I used some of their Spring 2024 pieces […]

What To Do In Honolulu When Your Flight Has Been Canceled

You know everything that taking a flight entails.  Starting with a nearly sleepless night waiting for the alarm to ring to checking in bags and finding a cup o’ joe near the gate. Well, after we had completed all those tasks and were waiting to board our plane this week, we heard the dreaded announcement.  […]

Swimming Suit Organization

Dear friends, I’m going to break it to you.  Swimming suit season is almost upon us.  If you’ve been putting off those toning exercises, now is the time to ramp it up. As for me, those days are way behind me and I accept who I am when I wear a swimming suit.  And.  I […]

BBQ Party Meatballs

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleaser for your next gathering, consider these easy peasy BBQ party meatballs. This dish is ideal for entertaining because you can mix and fry the meatballs ahead of time and pop them in the fridge. Then heat them in a crockpot with bottled BBQ sauce for just long enough to […]

My Technical Difficulties

Thanks for checking in on me on a Thursday. Let’s just say the picture I posted is not how I’m feeling right now. No sunshine, lollypops and rainbows anywhere around my computer. My blog did post on Saturday and Tuesday, but emails didn’t get generated. So if you’re a subscriber, you might have missed those […]

Air Fried Beef Taquitos

Homemade air fried beef taquitos are yummy and satisfying with a secret ingredient – potatoes! The taquitos are hearty enough for dinner or whimsical enough to serve as appetizers. Using an air fryer cuts down on the oil needed. It’s just enough to make the tortillas crunchy and firm. My sister gifted me with a […]

Harvest Grains Salad

Want to try a delicious, healthy, satisfying (in that order!) meal? Perfect for a picnic? Perfect for leftovers? Step right up and take a look at my Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains salad. Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains blend contains Israeli style couscous, orzo, baby garbanzo and quinoa. The one-pound bag contains enough grains to make two […]

Energy Bites

The horrible hungries have attacked me this week and I’ve let my sweet tooth control me. Enough! Energy Bites to the rescue. Making my own sweet treat with healthy and real ingredients helps me tame the evil in my diet and get me back on track. It’s been quite a while since I used my […]

Some Advice, Please

Help!  I need some advice, please.  It’s a long, convoluted story, so refill your cup o’ joe, sit back and give a girl a hand here. On the list of things we want to do this year is spiff up our bedroom and better use the vast wasteland of square footage there. A new sitting […]