Lemi Shine Cleaning Line Shines…Plus A Giveaway Drawing

Manic:  My cleaning supply closet a few months ago.  The anxiety that Covid19 caused early on had me scrambling to stock up on home cleaning supplies.  Testing different cleaning lines has become one of my unexpected hobbies these last few months. Managed:  My cleaning supply closet today.  It is stocked and organized.  Finally.  I now have some […]

Wonderful White Wine Sangria! My Morning Show Recipe Demo

With everything else in life so out of whack…why not make my autumn sangria recipe now and call it summer sangria?  Cheers to that.  Watch the video below from my Your Life Arizona morning show segment.  I demonstrate this simple recipe for scrumptious sangria with an unexpected twist ingredient.  You will see what I mean […]

AZ Local: EQuip Our Kids! Organization Provides Mostly Free Parenting Resources

Parenting is always a big job.  This year has proven to be even more challenging for moms and dads to stay positive and focused every day.  Kids of all ages watch how parents cope, so the pressure is on to stay as emotionally strong as possible.  A friend of mine told me about a nonprofit […]

Summer Sangria Recipe

As seen in my KTVK Your Life Arizona segment today, here is the recipe for the sangria.  It is actually an autumn recipe but why not do sort of a little Christmas in July twist today since the world is so upside down anyway?!  I hope everyone is hanging in there.  Here is the cheer […]

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Staying home this 4th of July to help curb the Covid19 spread will also make your furry family members happy.  The noise from the fireworks that come with this holiday send many pets running for cover.  Your presence will soothe them and lessen the stress that your precious pooch or kitty cat may experience every […]

Kitchen Cool Tools For Healthy Eating & Multitasking

2020 finds me cooking in my kitchen much more than in previous years.  I noticed that I’m using a lot of my tried and true kitchen tools to prepare healthy foods for my family.  I also noticed that I’m multitasking with a lot of these cool tools.  Most of what I show are simple items […]

Cool Tools In The Kitchen For Healthy Eating & Multitasking

As seen in my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment that aired today… Like most people, I have been cooking a lot more lately.  As I spend more hours in the kitchen these days, I noticed that I have some favorite cool tools that I swear by.  All are ordinary kitchen items that you […]

Written By My Son: Touching LA Times Article About NHL Hockey Prospect’s Two Moms Helping Son Realize His Dreams

My son worked on this piece for months.  He traveled to Canada to interview this cool family.  He wanted to share their story in a way that honors good parenting.  It was important to my Jack that he share their story and celebrate this NHL Kings Prospect young man and his parents in just the […]

My 3TV Your Life Arizona Morning Show Banana Breakfast Recipes Segment

Here is my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment with simple and healthy banana breakfast recipes.  I must give a big shout out to my daughter who shared her delish 3-ingredient pancake recipe with me AND shot the video at home for the segment.  It was also so fun to see my friend and […]

Go Bananas For Breakfast: Two Simple 4-Ingredient Recipes

Here are the recipes I showed in my Your Life Arizona morning show segment on 3TV this week. Our family has two favorite breakfast recipes for healthy banana oatmeal and nutritious banana pancakes that have no added sugars.  Plus, a quick tip on how to ripen bananas in mere minutes. Go Bananas For Breakfast:  Two […]

Questions About Concert & Sport Event Refunds During Covid19 Crisis? My Son’s Article Has The Answers

Many of us have questions about refunds in light of the many cancelled and/or postponed events due to the Covid19 crisis. My son, LA Times reporter, Jack Harris has the answers in his recent article addressing this question that so many people are asking now…will I get my money back? To read his entire article, […]

How We Made My Daughter’s Virtual College Preview Day Special

When my daughter’s virtual college preview day arrived through our computer screen instead of on campus, I decided to try to make the day special.  With a few little surprise touches, it went well and we had a good time.  Several of my friends told me that they loved what I did so I share […]

Tasty Tomatillo Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

As we continue to social distance and stay at home, I have been checking my blog to access some of my family’s favorite recipes. This recipe for tasty tomatillo chicken enchiladas is a good one. I was thrilled to receive all the ingredients I need for this dish in my online grocery delivery yesterday. Since […]

Helpful national article written by my son: coronavirus stimulus payments information

My son is currently a sports reporter with The LA Times but yesterday he took a break from sports writing to share a timely piece that matters a lot to many Americans right now.  He published an article for the paper that details when coronavirus stimulus payments will arrive and how the relief plan works.  […]

Super Simple Cleansing Method For Fruits & Veggies

If you saw my segment today on the 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show and want the notes, here they are.  If you missed the segment, here it is…The produce rinse recipe tip comes from my mom and it works well. To clean your fruits and veggies simply combine one part of distilled white vinegar […]