Alert-Do This Simple Security 2020 Quick Tip To Protect Yourself

This may be the shortest blog article I ever write and it may be one of the most important ones, too.  To protect yourself financially and otherwise in this new year, follow this one super simple quick tip.  When dating a check or any document be sure to fully write out 2020.  If you just […]

Gift Card Winner!

Thank you for the nice comments and emails I received about my favorite organization tip!  I’m glad so many of you liked the Best Box idea from The Container Store.  I absolutely swear by it. If you missed the helpful quick tip article, you can read it here.  And for those of you who entered […]

Rachel Recommends: My $5 Top Tool For New Year Organization

My favorite new year get organized tool only cost five bucks and I swear by this handy item.  This is my top tip for starting out the new year organized and for keeping it that way!  Believe it or not, it is simply an empty cardboard box…but it fills so many useful needs.  It also […]

Empty Nest Ahead: This Is The New Year I’ve Braced For

As I paid the kind cashier at the restaurant today, he smiled at me and asked, “Do you have any big plans for your new year?”  In previous years, I would have answered with a smile and quick reply.  But today I hesitated for a moment before I answered.  Although I knew the answer, his […]

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 […]

My Son’s Touching LA Times Article Is Fitting For Thanksgiving Week – A Health Must Read For Men

My son’s article today about LA Kings’ head athletic trainer, Chris Kingsley’s prostate cancer diagnosis is a must read for men.  And it is a must read for women to share with the loved men in their life.  Jack was incredibly honored to get to write this piece. First, a little update about my Jack […]

Holiday Gift Box Winner!

Happy Monday and Happy Holiday Week!  As promised, let’s kick off this Thanksgiving Day week with our winner.  Thanks to all who entered the drawing to win this prize box that contains several awesome items that will make a big impression on your gift recipients.  Or keep for yourself and get into the holiday spirit.  […]

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.  […]

Big Holiday Giveaway Drawing!

Big holiday giveaway is the title of this blog post today because this prize box contains several awesome items that will make a big impression on your gift recipients.  Or keep for yourself and get into the holiday spirit!  Today we are a drawing for not one, not two, not three…but FOUR very cool gifts… […]

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 […]

Big Beauty Bag Giveaway Winner!

Happy Monday and Happy Halloween Week!  Lots going on this week so let’s add to the excitement and start the week off with today’s winner!  Who did random.org draw from all of you who entered??  Today’s prize is a bag packed full of all kinds of beauty products… The bag is also pretty enough to […]

Big Beauty Bag Giveaway Drawing!

Happy Friday!  It’s time for a Freebie Friday giveaway drawing for this bag of goodies! This time we are giving away this pretty bag that is packed full of pretty beauty product surprises!  Items like travel sized makeup bags, masks, blush, bronzer, lip stick and more! Try these items for yourself or give as gifts.  […]

See How To Make Pumpkin Cocktail, Pumpkin Hand Cream Plus Holiday Hostess Gift Idea & Pleasing Pumpkin Foods

Watch this video below to see how to make the perfect pleasing pumpkin cocktail that is a crowd favorite and an anti-aging pumpkin hand cream that you can quickly make in your kitchen. Plus, the perfect holiday hostess gift idea that is simple and sweet and my favorite finds in seasonal pumpkin grub.  I also […]