Easiest Bruschetta Salad Ever

Easy is good. Easy is great, but only if easy is also delicious. Well, this salad is oh-so very delicious. On top of all of that? It is a beautiful! I love how simple it is to put together this Bruschetta Salad, how delicious all the flavors are as they layer together in every bite, and… [Continue Reading]


Where to Eat in Monterey, California

The fall weather in Northern California has been simply wonderful! We are finally getting a bit of much needed rain, but two short weekends ago the sun was shinning and the ocean breeze was blowing warm in Monterey. My husband and I got away for two short days and one night to celebrate his birthday.… [Continue Reading]


6 Caregiving Tips From Leeza Gibbons

November is National Caregivers Month, but for my friends that are caring for aging loved ones, it is a way of life all year long. Luckily my parents are doing great and while they, like me, keep on celebrating birthdays each year, they are living a very independent life. But that does not mean that I… [Continue Reading]


A Few of my Favorite Thanksgiving Sides

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone! Thanksgiving is my husband’s all-time favorite holiday! Gavin really loves Thanksgiving the most because he loves the large meal, the table surrounded by loved ones, and no gifts to be bought, wrapped, and dispersed. I don’t have a favorite – I simply enjoy them all. To me it is all about being with family… [Continue Reading]


5 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Most mornings I make myself a bowl of oatmeal, chopped apple and cinnamon. This is one of the quickest, filling and healthy breakfasts that I enjoy on an almost daily basis. For each serving I simply toss  1/2 cup of regular oats and 1 cup of water together into a small sauce pan. I mix… [Continue Reading]