Watch This To See My Return To Live TV Making Autumn Sangria & Candy Corn Crunch Mix

It’s has been over a year since I have done a morning show segment back on a live television set, so when AZTV Channel 7 invited me to do a festive fall segment on the Arizona Daily Mix show, I jumped at the chance.  Plus, I got to reunite with the always hilarious and high-energy […]

3 Ingredient Festive Fall Cinnamon Candy Corn Peanut Tasty Treat

Because you don’t have a lot of time (who does?!) here is a managedmoms super-fast quick tip recipe.  This festive fall treat recipe only uses three ingredients, looks cool and tastes like a yummy Payday candy bar with an added twist. See my super short video below to see how to make it and creative […]

3TV Show Video-Our 3 Ingredient Festive Fall Cocktail Recipes

Let’s toast to the change of seasons with these two festive fall cocktail recipes that are fun and colorful to serve.  This was a boozy blast to shoot for my recent Your Life Arizona morning show segment.  A big thank you to my soon-to-be daughter-in-law, Hannah who made these for my birthday and agreed to […]

AZ Local Quick Tip-Reserve AJ’s Thanksgiving Dinner Kit Now

Manic:  Happily confirming that my Thanksgiving Day dinner crowd will consist of ten people.  Bring on Turkey Day! Managed:  Working smart and planning the bulk of my holiday dinner with a preorder of AJ’s Fine Foods Grocery Store Thanksgiving prep meal kit.  I recommend this tip that allows the host to plan a traditional Thanksgiving […]

Fall Calls For My Festive Autumn Sangria Recipe

Whip up a pitcher of this for your fall festivities.  This recipe is perfect for fall and tasty for your October gatherings.  This Autumn Sangria recipe is the right combo of not-too-sweet with a little spice.  I recently served this to my gal pals and they asked for seconds…and thirds.  Everyone commented how unique, refreshing […]

Thanksgiving Favorite Pumpkin Dessert-My Family’s Pumpkin Supreme

I share this Pumpkin Supreme recipe every November and every year my blog readers and morning show viewers tell me that they love it!  A bit different from pumpkin pie, this sweet treat will have you going in for seconds.  With a light whipped topping over a pumpkin and cream cheese layer that lays on […]

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 […]

Last Minute Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Christmas is next week!  Are you ready?  Don’t forget about my favorite part of Christmas morning, the stockings.  Here are some festive and fun suggestions to help you stuff those stockings.  I showed this cool stuff in my Your Life Arizona morning show segment today. For Her *More Than Magic Macaroon Bath Bomb Set ($5 […]

Rachel Recommends – Give This Recipe A Try For Twist On Traditional Pumpkin Pie

It’s not pumpkin pie.  Something a little sweeter, and better, in my festive holiday opinion!  With tasty ingredients like pumpkin, whipped cream, cream cheese, vanilla pudding, cinnamon and more, this one is a crowd pleaser! Thanks to my sweet sister-in-law, Stephanie Harris, this yum yum has become my longtime favorite pleasing pumpkin decadent dessert.  I […]

Rachel Recommends – My Favorite Thanksgiving Quick Tip!

My favorite festive Thanksgiving Day quick tip ever is so good it’s like butter!  Plus, this will definitely butter up your Turkey Day guests, too.  What am I talking about?  The best buttery butter you can put out on your Thanksgiving Day table because this butter is perfectly shaped like a perfect turkey.  Love this.  […]

Creative & Cool Holiday Gift Ideas

Excited to share my recent video segment on the Your Life Arizona morning show because these ideas include some that give back to a variety of charitable organizations and some are also earth-friendly.  Also included is a cool and cultural cooking gift idea for kids plus lots more for all ages.  Take a look and […]

Unique Gift Ideas For All Ages

How did November get here so fast?  Time to holiday shop so here are some unique gift ideas to get you started.  Let’s help Santa get his list done early this year! For The Holiday Season Lover For the folks who stay in the holiday spirit year-round.  You know who they are…those pals of yours […]

Yummy Autumn Sangria Recipe

Whip up a pitcher of this for your Halloween party or autumn get together.  This recipe is perfect for fall and tasty for your October gatherings.  This Autumn Sangria recipe is the perfect combo of not-too-sweet with a little spice.  I recently served this to my gal pals and they asked for seconds…and thirds.  Everyone […]

Everything’s Coming Up Pumpkin!

Everything’s coming up pumpkin now that October has arrived!  I love pumpkin season.  Today I celebrate this fall seasonal delight with favorite pumpkin treats, some pumpkin beauty treatments and even a delish pumpkin cocktail.  Take a look at what I showed in my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment this week and celebrate the […]

Perfect Party Festive Fall Food That You Have To Know About

Everyone at the party wanted to know about my fun fall themed appetizer.  It wasn’t the dip they were interested in.  They had all had the Cowboy Caviar Dip before.  The dip was just fine, but all eyes were on the tasty tortilla chips that accompanied the dip. I was asked repeatedly, “did you make […]