Think Pink: Getting A Mammogram In 2020 Plus A Pretty Pink Giveaway Drawing

What’s it like to get a mammogram amid the craziness of 2020?  Since it is Breast Cancer Awareness month and several of my friends have been warriors as they battle the disease, I decided to take their advice and stop delaying my own appointment. Was it different like everything else is in 2020? A little. […]

Quick Tips: Five Fab Finds For Home Life

2020 has forced many of us to spend way more hours at home than ever before.  Since my hubs and I both work 100% out of our home for now, I have discovered several items that have made life easier.  Some old and some new.  Here are my most recent five fab finds and why […]

It Happened To Us! My Quick Tip To Prevent Thieves From Hacking Car Key Fob

It happened to us!  See my short 1 minute video below to see our story about how I busted a couple of thugs who had hacked our remote key fob to break into my husband’s truck. What happened, how we thwarted the would-be thieves and my important quick tip on what you can do to […]

Checking In With My Son & His On Camera LA Kings Analysis

Since some of my blog readers have asked me how my kids are doing and many of you watched my kids grow up on this blog, here is a little update on my son, Jack Harris.  He has been a sports reporter with the LA Times for one year.  He also turns 23 next month (hard […]

Checking Back In Hotels During Pandemic – My Marina del Rey Hotel Stay

I love to stay at hotels.  Always have.  Always will.  So when I decided to finally venture back out there in the midst of the pandemic we are forced to continue to still live with, I decided on The Marina del Rey Hotel located in pretty…you guessed it…Marina del Rey, California.  So, what is travel […]

Quick Tips For Flying During The Pandemic

Last week I did two things that I have missed so much.  I flew and I checked into a hotel.  It was great!  But it was different.  Now that I’m back home, I want to share my personal quick tips for flying during this pandemic.  I also want to compliment the two businesses that I […]

Peachy Keen Recipes For Peach Cake, Yogurt & Sparkling Drink

Scroll down to watch the video segment of the peachy keen recipes that I recently showed in my morning show segment on KTVK’s Your Life Arizona.  I showed how to make three peach recipes that include a refreshing peach sparkling water beverage, healthy peach yogurt and a decadent peach cobbler dump cake that can be […]

Quick Tips Peachy Keen Peach Recipes

As seen in my Your Life Arizona morning show, here are my favorite quick tips for peaches during peach season. Yay for peach season!  To celebrate this fabulous fruit that satisfies a sweet tooth while providing fiber and antioxidants, here are three recipes.  The first two recipes are healthy and the third one lets you […]

Freebie Friday Prize Winner!

Thanks to all who entered this week’s drawing for the most relaxing prize that is one of my favorite items!  Our winner is listed below but first a little about this awesome prize.  Today’s prize rocks for several reasons.First these essential bath oils remind us to breathe and do things to relieve our stress like […]

New Chapter, New Blog Direction & Prize Drawing This Week!

My favorite compliment that many of my readers and morning show viewers tell me is that they love my quick tips.  Now that I am an empty nester, I am excited to have time to share more of those quick tips.  Lifestyle quick tips about beauty, cooking, health and more that make our manic lives […]

Helpful, Heartfelt & Some Humor, Too…My Ten Tips For Empty Nesting Adjusting

Last week my husband and I became official empty nesters.  23 years later and it is an adjustment. I am blessed.  My family and friends have checked on me with loving messages, texts, phone calls and some gifts, too.  They all want to know the same thing… HOW AM I ADJUSTING TO AN EMPTY NEST?  […]

Emptying The Nest With Our Daughter’s Bittersweet LA Launch College Move

Our nest became empty last weekend with our daughter’s bittersweet move away to college that I call Lexi’s LA Launch.  I haven’t blogged about my lastborn in a while.  Unlike many mom bloggers, I chose not to post anything about our Class of 2020 child the last few months.   Like many mom bloggers, we were […]

Lemi Shine Drawing Winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered our drawing for a chance to win a gift box with products from the Lemi Shine cleaning product line. Lemi Shine has become my new favorite cleaning brand. I especially like how lemon extract is used in the products to get things extra squeaky clean. So who is our winner […]

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 […]