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 […]

Short & Sweet Smile Post

As we get through this world crisis day by day, as long as I’m up for it, I will aim to post what I’m calling a short & sweet smile post.  This will be a sweet picture, image or phrase that I hope will make your heart smile.  Keep hanging in there everyone and feel […]

In This Historic Trying Time, My Perspective & A Few Shared Tips As A Parent Of A Teen Who Is Also A High School Senior

My teenage daughter is supposed to graduate on May 21st.  My son is supposed to graduate from college on May 12th.  My girl’s cap and gown are pressed and hung in her closet.  When senior year kicked off in August, I never imagined in my wildest dreams that it may collect dust before it is […]

Both Videos – DIY Hand Sanitizer & Hand Washing After Care For Hands

Yesterday’s article included the post hand washing care plan to keep hands moisturized.  Here is the other segment with the DIY hand sanitizer recipe.  I didn’t realize that one of the videos was missing until later in the day.  So I’m running both today in case you missed both yesterday and want the information I […]

Hand Care Products & DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

Excessive hand washing (keep it up) can result in very dry hands so see my Your Life Arizona morning show segment below to learn how to keep them moisturized.  Plus, I share the recipe I found to make homemade hand sanitizer.  For the hand sanitizer recipe and list of product links I showed in the […]

Top Tips To Prepare Your Home For Sale

A longtime friend of mine, local realtor, Heather Newman really knows her stuff.  I read that Phoenix is now the #1 fastest growing city in the nation so I asked Heather if she was seeing a spike in home sales.  She told me about what’s called Spring Selling Season.  She also told me that the […]

My 3TV Cold, Flu & Allergy Wellness Segment

My home wellness kit got me through a horrible sinus infection and the Influenza A that I had at the same time last month.  It all worked so well that I decided to show my wellness kit in my recent Your Life Arizona morning show segment.  Wellness is top of mind right now with all […]

Beauty Bags Giveaway Winner

Happy Friday! Thanks to all who entered the beauty bags drawing!  My blog readers like beauty product giveaways!  Today’s winner gets two bags packed with beauty product goodies… It is fun to receive different types of beauty products to try out.  So who is our winner today? Who did random.org draw?  Drum roll please…   […]

Beauty Bags Giveaway Drawing

Let’s start the week with a beauty bags (yep – plural because our winner gets TWO bags) giveaway drawing!  The weather here in Phoenix has turned beautiful so beauty is the giveaway theme this week.  I’m not blogging as much lately because this manic managed mom is very busy going through 22 years of pictures […]

Dangers Of A Sedentary Lifestyle

I just recovered from the flu and a bad sinus infection.  That was not fun and I had to pump a lot of meds in my body to help me recover.  It strikes me that the last time I had the flu was 10 years ago.  That was the year that I didn’t get the […]