Need A Recipe? Check Out Our Handy Recipe Index!

Manic:  The recipes on my blog!  We have quite a few good ones, but the dinner ideas, cocktails, lunch recipes and more were all scattered about my website with no placement order. Managed:  My awesome webmaster, Mattbob with Greenish Orange, organized my recipes into handy categories that include breakfast, dinner, snacks, desserts and more.  So the […]

Amazing Easy 3 Ingredient Chicken & Scrumptious Salad Recipe

Manic:  Trying to eat right every day and finding healthy recipes that my picky family also enjoy. Managed:  I put this one together by accident because I couldn’t find a certain spice, so I used what I had on hand instead and this is truly the tastiest and easiest chicken recipe that I have ever […]

Mom Knows Best All Natural Home & Food Tips

When my morning show producer told me that our next show was Mother’s Day themed and that the hosts were bringing their Moms to help co-host, I knew I couldn’t have my mother join us on camera since she lives 2,000 miles away, so I did the next best thing — I showed her picture […]

To Celebrate Earth Day: Green & Good Beauty & Home Items

Manic:  Trying to find products that work well and are green and good since our family strives to be earth friendly. Managed:  Just in time for Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, I put together a list of green and clean beauty and home items that are green and good quality, too.  Check out […]

Yummy Spring Dinner: Lemon Chicken Orzo Pasta & Spring Veggies

Want a yummy and healthy recipe that is packed with veggies AND is kid friendly?  Then you have to got to try this amazing recipe for Lemon Chicken with Spring Veggies and Orzo Pasta.  A huge thanks to Celebrity/Professional Chef Chuck Wiley from Hotel Valley Ho’s Cafe ZuZu for letting me share his recipe that is perfect for Spring. […]

All Natural Kitchen Cleaning & Food Tips From the Manic Managed Mom’s Mom

On a recent trip to see my mother, I sat in the kitchen and watched her show me tip after tip about all natural recipes, cooking, cleaning and more when it comes to a healthy kitchen.  No wonder I make a living showing tips in my weekly morning show segments.  I get it from my […]

Clutter Cutting Get Organized Tips & Tools for 2014

Manic:  My clutter!  Just when I think I feel organized, a new pile of papers, laundry, etc appear. Managed:  Did this segment and found some cool tools to get my home and life organized.  Plus I’ll share some top tips that make such good sense when it comes to cutting clutter in your home, kitchen […]

My Top Product & Food/Recipe Picks from my 2013 Segments

Here they are….my top picks from all of the things that I tested for my lifestyle morning show segments in 2013.  My favorite family on-the-go snack bar, favorite healthy homemade snack recipe, my favorite fashions, beauty products, get organized tool and more.  Take a look and let me know if you tried any of these […]

Wonderful Wine Caddy Decor Idea Inspired By Garage Sale Find team member and writer, Bridget, owner of D.O.A. Interiors who is our resident design on a dime expert, recently turned a good garage sale find into the perfect cool home decor item.  This is such a clever idea and it would be super fun to give as a gift to a wine loving gal […]

At Home Spa Stuff For Her

Manic: A lot of my gal pals (and me) now that the busy school year is back in session.  I’m also hearing from my friends who don’t have kids that they are crazy busy, too and with the holiday season quickly approaching, it is only going to get worse. Managed:  Took some time out to […]

Cord Controller Controls My Clutter

Manic:  The amount of clutter that our family has accumulated!  So we set out to do some organizing and decluttering this summer. One thing we ended up with was a bunch of cords.  Ugh! Managed:  Heard about a smart new product called Cord Controller and it has made a difference in my home.  I love […]

Refreshing Party Drinks For All That Can Be Made In Minutes

Manic:  Throwing a party (or attending one that is BYOB) and spending more time mixing drinks and less time sipping and enjoying the party because you are busy in the kitchen preparing cocktails and mocktails. Managed:  Lisa Gylling with her Popcorn Served Daily YouTube channel!  She recently showed two tasty drink ideas, one for the […]

Bugged By Bugs? What To Do About Our Desert Pests

Manic:  The number of Facebook posts that I noticed the last few weeks that talked about the unwelcome visitors that have arrived with the Spring season.  It seems like everyday I’m reading about scorpion sightings, worries about bee stings, black widows and more.  Speaking of those three pests, in the 8 years that we have […]

Earth Day 202 Magazine Article: Best Green Products For Moms

Happy Earth Day!  Celebrate today by striving to be green today and all year long.  For my monthly column in 202 Magazine, I decided to share my favorite family products that are earth friendly.  Take a look at my monthly column in this month’s issue of 202 Magazine to see the stuff that is perfect […]

Green & Clean: How To Dispose Of Those Spring Cleaning Items & Make Money, Too

Manic:  Me this Spring as my family and  l dove into Spring cleaning like we’ve never done before.  Managed  Figuring out what to do with all of the clutter we cleaned out like an old computer, clothing, piles of hangers, old furniture and more that would be earth-friendly and profitable, too.  We discovered a lot […]