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 […]

Written By My Son: Touching LA Times Article About NHL Hockey Prospect’s Two Moms Helping Son Realize His Dreams

My son worked on this piece for months.  He traveled to Canada to interview this cool family.  He wanted to share their story in a way that honors good parenting.  It was important to my Jack that he share their story and celebrate this NHL Kings Prospect young man and his parents in just the […]

My 3TV Your Life Arizona Morning Show Banana Breakfast Recipes Segment

Here is my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment with simple and healthy banana breakfast recipes.  I must give a big shout out to my daughter who shared her delish 3-ingredient pancake recipe with me AND shot the video at home for the segment.  It was also so fun to see my friend and […]

Questions About Concert & Sport Event Refunds During Covid19 Crisis? My Son’s Article Has The Answers

Many of us have questions about refunds in light of the many cancelled and/or postponed events due to the Covid19 crisis. My son, LA Times reporter, Jack Harris has the answers in his recent article addressing this question that so many people are asking now…will I get my money back? To read his entire article, […]

How We Made My Daughter’s Virtual College Preview Day Special

When my daughter’s virtual college preview day arrived through our computer screen instead of on campus, I decided to try to make the day special.  With a few little surprise touches, it went well and we had a good time.  Several of my friends told me that they loved what I did so I share […]

Helpful national article written by my son: coronavirus stimulus payments information

My son is currently a sports reporter with The LA Times but yesterday he took a break from sports writing to share a timely piece that matters a lot to many Americans right now.  He published an article for the paper that details when coronavirus stimulus payments will arrive and how the relief plan works.  […]

Super Simple Cleansing Method For Fruits & Veggies

If you saw my segment today on the 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show and want the notes, here they are.  If you missed the segment, here it is…The produce rinse recipe tip comes from my mom and it works well. To clean your fruits and veggies simply combine one part of distilled white vinegar […]

Inspired: Homemade Mask Maker Mom Donates To Medical Personnel

Las Vegas mom/grandmother, Debbie Rydman has been sewing masks left and right to fulfill the many orders she suddenly started receiving as the Covid19 crisis evolved.  We ordered our own batch.  Just in case.  I hope we won’t need these but it is reassuring to know that if one of our family members contracts the […]

Daily Smile Share – This Meme Made My Weary Heart Smile

Weary heart.  I think that describes how a lot of us are feeling.  I see a lot of different memes each day on social media and this one touched my heart.  I hope it makes you smile as we continue to cheer on our country’s fearless healthcare professionals.  Continued prayers to our nurses and all […]

Daily Smile Share: Always Box Over Bed

During this trying time remember to get your rest.  Do what your pet does…take naps.  Our Lucy cat reminded me to get a little rest the other day when I snapped this picture of her preparing to nap.  Of course, the cat bed remained empty as usual because boxes beat beds in a feline’s world.  […]

Daily Smile Share: Simple Six Ingredient Oven Fried Chicken

Today’s daily share hopefully makes you smile because I remembered a yummy recipe for fried chicken that is easy to make.  My family loved this when I made it last time.  You know what?  The last time was a very long time ago because life got so busy that we stopped eating a home cooked […]

Daily Smile Share

Here is today’s daily smile share.  I hope this makes you smile as you continue to hang in there.  I’ve seen a lot of posts from people about their “coworkers” getting in their way.  “Coworkers” meaning those home office mates with paws.  Last night as I struggled through my tax and home refinancing papers (not […]

Daily Share – Several Home Items That Take On A Whole New Meaning

As we work through these trying days, here is today’s short daily share.  I hope this makes you smile.  Today I spied three home items that take on a whole new meaning…         These three items made me stop and think.  No words needed for the shirt and TP. A word about […]