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 […]

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 […]

AZ Local: EQuip Our Kids! Organization Provides Mostly Free Parenting Resources

Parenting is always a big job.  This year has proven to be even more challenging for moms and dads to stay positive and focused every day.  Kids of all ages watch how parents cope, so the pressure is on to stay as emotionally strong as possible.  A friend of mine told me about a nonprofit […]

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 […]

Kitchen Cool Tools For Healthy Eating & Multitasking

2020 finds me cooking in my kitchen much more than in previous years.  I noticed that I’m using a lot of my tried and true kitchen tools to prepare healthy foods for my family.  I also noticed that I’m multitasking with a lot of these cool tools.  Most of what I show are simple items […]

Cool Tools In The Kitchen For Healthy Eating & Multitasking

As seen in my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment that aired today… Like most people, I have been cooking a lot more lately.  As I spend more hours in the kitchen these days, I noticed that I have some favorite cool tools that I swear by.  All are ordinary kitchen items that you […]