One Bowl Granola Bars with Dark Chocolate, and a Giveaway

Homemade Granola Bars 1

You know we’re all about the healthy snacks over here.  Granola bars are one of our favorites for snacking any time of day.  I think most parents feel the same way because my original granola bar recipe has been one of my most read articles since I posted it four years ago.  Those granola bars […]

Crock Pot Philly Cheese Steaks

Crock Pot Philly Cheesesteaks

Weeknight dinners don’t get any more simple than this.  You can prep everything for these Crock Pot Philly Cheese Steaks over the weekend, then toss it all in your slow cooker a day or two later.  You’ll have an effortless meal that everyone will love.   When I’m using the crock pot to save time […]

Spicy Buffalo Pretzels

Buffalo Pretzels

My husband is from a small town near Buffalo, NY so he brought his love of wings into our family when we were married.  I love Buffalo wing sauce with a passion, but the actual chicken wings, eh, I’m not a huge fan.  I’ve managed to find ways to keep both of us happy by […]

20 Minute Tomato Basil Soup

Vegan Tomato Soup

There are times in life when only soup will do.  When your whole body craves a big spoonful of steamy warmth and comfort in a bowl this Tomato Basil Soup is exactly what you need. As soon as the weather turns cool in the fall I crave soup and it doesn’t let up until sometime […]

Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites


Let’s start off the new year with a treat, shall we?  But not one of those guilt-ridden, wipe out your new year’s resolutions in one fell swoop kind of treat.  That’s not how we do things around here.  Around here we do treats better.   Let’s take a healthy snack, like say a banana.  Then […]

Essential Oils Every Home Needs: Peace and Calming

Must Have Oils

A while back I shared with you guys about how much we love our Young Living Essential Oils around my house.  Not a day goes by that I don’t use at least one or two oils, usually it’s more like five or six.  The fact that I have all these 100% natural solutions at my […]

Ordering Young Living Essential Oils


I’ve had a number of questions about ordering the Young Living premium starter kit, so here is a quick graphic to help you see what you get in the starter kit.  It is by far the best way to get started using essential oils in your everyday life.  You will be amazed at how often […]

Essential Oils: Lavender Oil for Sleep Problems

Sleep Solution for Kids

Over the years of writing this blog I’ve answered thousands of questions about the ADHD Diet.  And over the years I can easily say there is one type of question that has been asked exponentially more than any other.  While finding acceptable substitutes for favorite foods is fairly easy, it is difficult to find resources […]