World’s Best Oven Roasted Salsa

This amazingly delicious recipe for what, in my opinion, is the World's Best Oven Roasted Salsa, is a recipe I've been making a lot lately, practically all summer long. I keep making it for two reasons: first, because it's so amazingly delicious, and secondly, because we finally found a … [Read More...]

Rosemary’s 5 Step Herbal Skin Program Review

A few months ago, while exercising my rights as a Licensed Skeptic ®, I asked the Facebook group of Homeschooling Moms I've been a part of for over 10 years if facial masks really do anything. (Did  you just think, "She was probably scrolling through Pinterest again?" Well, you'd be right. … [Read More...]

Making It Up As We Go Along

Have you ever felt kind of like a “fake” adult? Like you don’t know exactly what you’re doing? Or where you’re going? Maybe even felt at a loss as to what your next step should be?   My mom died when I was 30. My dad, when I was 42. Each died right around the […]

Serve As Beauty and Feminine Products Advisor to Church and Dwight: Earn Amazon Rewards

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I started my career as a stay-at-home Mom 22 years ago. This pic was taken when my Baby Boy, who is now a young man,  first discovered the pleasures of reveling in the joy that is Blueberry Pie. I, […]

Tinga de Pollo (Shredded Chicken Tacos)

Tinga de Pollo may not fall trippingly off of *your* tongue, but Shredded Chicken Tacos is easy enough for any English speaker to say, and understand. What I love about these tacos is that they are full of rich, wonderful flavors! I’m always looking for recipes that are relatively quick and easy, and while this […]

Grilled Pork and Grilled Romaine Salad with Toasted Sesame Vinaigrette

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrillPorkLikeASteak #CollectiveBias    This recipe for Grilled Pork Chops and Grilled Romaine Salad with a Toasted Sesame Vinaigrette is a 30 minute meal, and who doesn’t need a delicious recipe like that in his/her back pocket? I adore having […]

Fresh Corn Carbonara with a Quick Cleanup

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubbingPower  #CollectiveBias Frying bacon, cooking pasta, and pouring a creamy corn sauce can lead to both a delicious meal, (Fresh Corn Carbonara) and a big mess to clean up at the end of the meal. That’s why I’m […]

3 Reasons To Go to the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC2017)

Wondering if attending a food blogger conference, like the International Food Blogger Conference, might be right for you? I just got home from Sacramento, California, (America’s Farm-to-Fork-Capital) where I attended the International Food Blogger Conference.  I’d like to share with you my thoughts on why I attended. I’ll also tell you why I probably will go back again […]

Carnitas Made in my Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven

I have ordered (and loved!) carnitas tacos before in a restaurant, but have never made them myself. I’ve always hesitated to do so, because all the pork shoulder (Boston Butt)  roasts we’ve ever purchased have been devoted to my husband smoking them, outside.  After several summers dedicated to the Smoking of the Butt, he has […]

My Story for Chico’s, or How to Find a Dress that is Twirl-Worthy

Chico’s gifted me with this outfit, but all opinions in my story are my own. This is my story for Chico’s, and I hope you might see a little bit of yourself in here, too. Here’s the thing about women. We’re beautiful. Whether we’re talking about inner beauty, or outer beauty. And women have a […]

Sweet Impact Truffle Cups/Fudge Giveaway

Sweet Impact sent me product to try, and asked for my honest review. So here they are. Other than getting to try the product for free, I received no compensation. I have a friend who has a sweet dream. She dreams of making a real difference in this world on the lives of women and […]

Help Advise Best Buy; Earn PayPal Gift Codes

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. ATTENTION TECH SHOPPERS!!! I know it feels like school just ended, and we ~just~ got some of them graduated, but you know what? Before you know it, it will be the beginning of a new school year, and many […]