Stocking Stuffers For All Ages

Christmas morning is just around the corner so don’t forget to get the stuff for the stockings.  I found some great stuff for all ages.  Let’s start with the guys because they can be hard to shop for… For Him: *Swiss Tech Credit Card Multi-tool ($5 at Walgreens) — This credit card shaped tool kit […]

Quick & Easy Foods To Bring To A Holiday Dinner

Manic:  You have been invited to a friend’s Thanksgiving dinner but you don’t have a lot of time to prepare something elaborate.  Or perhaps you have a long road trip planned to get to your family’s Christmas celebration.  In both cases, you want to bring something festive and fun, but you don’t have a lot […]

Bewitching & Bootiful Beauty Products & Giveaway, Too!

October is a spooktacular time to check out what’s hot in Halloween and fall makeup, so you have to see the bewitching and bootiful beauty items I found at Walgreens!  Thanks to our managedmoms.com team beauty expert, Bianca for showing me these super cool items to share!  This stuff is all limited edition so they […]

Dad’s Day Gift Ideas!

Father’s Day is this Sunday so if you need some gift ideas, check out my recent morning show segment on KTVK’s “Your Life A to Z” show.  This aired last week so there are some excellent last minute ideas, but also a few that it may be too late to order, but most of these […]

Celeb Loved Jewelry Line, Wonderful Wine Accessory, Personalized Healthy Herbal Tea Line & More Mother’s Day Gift Ideas!

Check this out to see my favorite fitness tool, a wine carafe that keeps wine chilled, a hot jewelry line that is a celeb fave and more in my Mother’s Day gift ideas TV morning show segment.  This is part 2 that follows part 1 that I ran yesterday.  Mother’s Day is coming so get […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It is coming!  Mother’s Day happens on Sunday, May 10th so here are some gift ideas that are unique…

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For All

Yep, February 14th is right around the corner, so here are some fun gift ideas for him, for her, for the kids, the teacher and some stuff to make your gal pal smile if heart day has her bummed out.  So check this stuff out.  And do you like my crazy specs….

Fun & Festive Stocking Stuffer Ideas For All

AZ Local: Christmas Carol Tradition & ACT Continue On Thanks To Sponsors!

Ahwatukee Children’s Theatre’s (ACT) annual production of “A Christmas Carol” had a very successful two week run these last weekends to crowds that both laughed out loud and teared up during the 12th annual musical production. And behind the curtain were relieved performers and directors since ACT was in financial danger of completely shutting down. […]

Easy Enchiladas Made With A Little Holiday Flair

Had a ball shooting this video in my kitchen to show you how to make these Green Chicken Chile Enchiladas that are a crowd pleaser.  Plus we add a little red and green to the mix to give this dish some holiday color, so take a look and make this recipe for your holiday company. […]

4 Delicious Ingredients that Multitask for Easy Holiday Cooking

Manic:  Figuring out how to cook smart when making the big holiday meal so that we can get out of the kitchen to spend precious time with family and friends. Managed: Using these four ingredients that include Shamrock Farms Half & Half, Zesty Jalapeno Sour Cream (yum), Shamrock Farms Calcium Plus Milk and eggnog to make […]

Keeping Kids Entertained At The Holiday Table

Manic:  Restless kids at the big holiday table resulting in stressed parents, bored kids and chaos. Managed:  Brainstormed with the folks from Shamrock Farms and one of my gal pals about how to keep kids entertained at this holiday season’s big meal and we came up with some good stuff for parents everywhere. It’s hard […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme & More Delicious Holiday Recipes

Three of my favorite recipes are featured in my most recent Shamrock Farms video that we filmed in my very own kitchen, so take a look to learn about Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme (my sister-in-law Stephanie’s amazing recipe from her South Texas family cookbook) and a super simple and smart breakfast idea called […]

Simple & Scrumptious Holiday Recipes

Manic:  Coming up with new and unique recipe ideas every holiday season.  Hard to believe that the holidays have rolled around again. Managed:  Worked with wonderful Shamrock Farms to share some terrific holiday recipes from our family and friends’ cookbooks using yummy Shamrock Farms ingredients like festive eggnog, creamy half and half, the irresistable Shamrock […]

Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List, Even Pets!

Just in time for your Black Friday shopping, check this out.  Gifts that give back, for the pets, truly unique and sentimental items and more!  Happy Thanksgiving, too!