Easy and Quick Breakfast solution – Potato Towers

I came up with this creation one Sunday morning. It was one of those mornings where I looked around and we were out of our usual breakfast items. We do have a grocery store just a half mile from us so I could of easliy went and retrieve a few things but it was a freaking freezing -5 degrees out and well I wasn’t going anywhere.

So after raiding the freezer and fridge here is what I came up with. This became a easy and quick breakfast solution that was delicious and gluten free!Continue Reading

My trip to Vegas on a budget and gluten free!

My trip to Vegas on a budget and gluten free!

For a few years now my girlfriend and I have been trying to plan a trip to Vegas to see the Britney Spears show (yes listening to Britney is one of my guilty pleasures). We are both on a tight budget so it had to be on the cheap. I was stalking Southwest and finallyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Back Entry Re-organization

Back Entry Re-organization

The back entry to our house has been an eye sore pretty much since we moved in, but well it’s in the back of the house and you really only see it if you enter the house through the garage or if you go to my home office so this project has been on theContinue Reading

Minecraft Birthday Party

Minecraft Birthday Party

So every year we give my daughter a choice of having a party at one of those jumpy like places or have a sleep over at home… and each year she chooses the sleep over. So I always try to make it pretty special… especially since we save money by not going out! This yearContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Review – Hard Rock Riviera Maya

Review – Hard Rock Riviera Maya

So back in May my husband ‘accidentally’ bided on a silent auction at a work function for a long weekend at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya. We decided to wait till it was cold out so we could fully enjoy the weather, when we left Chicago it was snowy and 20 degrees. When we walkedContinue Reading

Re-Organizing my baking cabinet

Re-Organizing my baking cabinet

It’s a new year and I signed up with a few of the ‘reorganize your life’ groups. The main one being this: 52 Weeks to An Organized Home. So I have been getting organized, well making headway anyway, I’m just so scattered brained! I think I have 3 projects open right now and am also tryingContinue Reading

Need help getting organized? Check out my top 5 organizational apps

Need help getting organized? Check out my top 5 organizational apps

Happy New Year! Time to head into a new year, inspired, refreshed and determined to make this the best ever. So why not start your year off getting organized with the help of these apps. With the invention of the smartphone it has become so easy to carry everything with you so you always haveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How to: Give Yourself the Ultimate At-Home Facial

How to: Give Yourself the Ultimate At-Home Facial

This is a guest post written by Sami Blackford from Love Yourself Naturally How to: Give Yourself the Ultimate At-Home Facial Many people swear by facials not only as a way to feel relaxed and pampered, but also as a means for making their skin healthier. Before you start, gather together everything you’re going to need – thisContinue ReadingContinue Reading

You are not going to believe what it in your Taco Seasoning!

You are not going to believe what it in your Taco Seasoning!

Be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of this post! A few years back I was diagnosed with many many food allergies. It was a complete shock to me since I had never been allergic to anything in my first 35 years of life. So now I had this new chore of finding foodContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Easy Gift for the Holidays – Candle Smarties

Easy Gift for the Holidays – Candle Smarties

I’m always looking for nice, easy, inexpensive gifts for my kids teachers and therapists. My son has alot of great helpers in his school and I always try and give them all at least a little something. The budget kinda gets in the way when you have a teacher, 2 bus drivers, a speech therapist,Continue ReadingContinue Reading