I am trying to eat more protein these days. Handsome Hubby eats chicken and salsa almost every morning for breakfast. The boys are eating more and more and more…. everything. What’s a girl to do? Well, one of the things is to make sure there’s plenty of chicken on hand and ready to eat. This […]
Packing up Christmas (and ready for next year!)
The best and easiest way to organize and store Christmas decorations? Organize them by color.
Basic emergency supplies you should keep in your car.
I had a different post on tap for today, but I am feeling antsy and wanted to get this off my chest. I do not panic easily… I am not a hysteric, but I firmly believe in being organized and being prepared. We have been having a lot of little earthquakes here in Southern California, and there […]
Summer’s here! How to choose a sunscreen.
Sunscreen. This isn’t anything new or earth-shattering… but I cannot, for the life of me, keep it straight.I figure that there might be other people like me, who for some reason can’t manage to retain this information. Every year, I ask myself these same questions: What does SPF stand for…? (And what do the different numbers […]
Make ahead, stuffed French Toast
One of my favorite breakfast/brunch recipes is for Stuffed French Toast with Pears and Cream Cheese. I serve it every Mother’s Day and have made it for Christmas morning on several occasions. It is delicious, but what I like best about it is that you can put it all together the night before and simply […]
Plan ahead using frozen herbs.
After being out of commission since Wednesday night, I finally am feeling like I’m on the mend. I haven’t gotten to any projects, but I did want to share a quick tip with you. Do you know what this is? It’s frozen cilantro. We use fresh herbs frequently, and I have a trick for keeping […]
Easy ways to organize your Christmas decor and be ready for next year.
Packing up Christmas always makes me feel a little sad. (Also a little tired, there is a lot to pack up.) I have been asked how it is possible to change my color scheme every year… it’s all about color coding and organization, baby! It’s so simple, it’s kinda stupid. Store the decor by color. […]
Recycle your Christmas cards into gift tags for next year.
Every year we receive beautiful Christmas cards. Every year I save a few special ones, but I hate to throw the rest away. The solution? Recycle them and make beautiful gift tags.