Reasons Kids Need Music


As a parent, it’s easy to focus only on the things we can do at home and think that schools will take care of the rest. We focus on getting our kids to church, keeping the house clean and making sure everybody is bathed and fed. We leave it to the schools to teach reading […]

Manwich Memories & a Sloppy Joe Cheese Dip Recipe

sloppy joe tacos

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my favorite meals my mom would make when I was growing was Manwiches. For her, it was a quick and easy meal option after a hectic day, especially on those busy Mondays of getting us […]

7 Meals and Recipes to Make from a Precooked Rotisserie Chicken

7 meal ideas and recipes to make from a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken

Can I be honest here? (Of course I can, it’s my blog.) I really do not like to cook. I love to eat though.  I am trying to eat healthier foods and avoid processed foods. One way I have been able to do that is by buying the precooked rotisserie chicken’s from Walmart and my local […]

Easy, 5 Ingredient Homemade Strawberry Bread or Muffin Recipe


This recipe for homemade strawberry bread is really easy to make. It is an adapted version of the Bisquick Muffin Recipe that I tweaked. It only takes 5 ingredients. While I made it with strawberries, you could use any fruit or berries to make homemade apple, blueberry, raspberry, cherry, peach or even pineapple bread. You could also use […]

Cardboard Heart $4 DIY Valentines Wreath Tutorial

valentine heart wreath door

I love to make wreaths, especially non traditional ones with items purchased at the dollar store or that I find around the house. Most all the wreaths I make cost me less than $5 or $10. This Valentine’s Day DIY Wreath was no exception. I had purchased the mesh, burlap ribbon, sheer ribbon and flowers […]

The Ultimate DIY Bundle plus bonus offers ends Jan 26!


I don’t know about you but I find my center, calmness and so much joy in crafting, creating and doing DIY things around the house. The great thing about crafting and DIY is that there’s so much to get involved in! You may have started with decorating, or creating gifts, or photography, but there’s this […]

Caribbean Sweet and Spicy Salsa Recipe

Caribbean Sweet & Spicy Salsa Recipe

This is Caribbean Sweet and Spicy Salsa Recipe is one of my most favorite salsa recipes! It is really good with fresh from the garden tomatoes, but canned tomatoes work too.  This salsa is great with chips, rice, on fajitas or with chicken! Ingredients: 2-3 regular size Tomatoes (or 1 large can of diced tomatoes) […]