Easy Summer Grilling Dinner Menu

Memorial Day is right around the corner, and for me, this is the unofficial start of summer and backyard parties! I was happy to chat with Chef Jeff Anderson this week to hear all about a flavorful and easy-to-put-together grilling menu. I was so intrigued by the mix of flavors, that I headed to the… [Continue Reading]

A Dozen Cheap or Free Family Outings

We moved to California from the midwest when I was just a young child. At the same time, my dad was busy starting a new business. To say that the money was sparse in our family at that time, would be an understatement. My parents though, loved to be out and about. Maybe it was… [Continue Reading]

Easy Mango Salsa – Freestyle Recipe

Scrumptious, easy, and zero points? Yes – it’s true! My easy Mango Salsa – Freestyle recipe has you covered. Top any dinner with a scoop of this mango salsa, and you immediately elevate your dinner to a whole new level. I am totally loving my weight loss journey with Weight Watchers Freestyle program. I started… [Continue Reading]

What are Vogue, Cosmo, and Emily Foley Saying About Summer Fashion?

What are Vogue, Cosmo, and Emily Foley saying about summer fashion?  Well, come along and find out! Those that know me and follow my blog know that I am not the fashionista! Oh, I do try, but life gets in the way sometimes. Funny thing was that I grew up with a dad that was… [Continue Reading]

A Weekend Get-Away To Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara is one of my favorite cities to explore and enjoy. Recently, I surprised my husband with a weekend getaway to this beautiful seaside destination. And as always – it did not disappoint. For us, Santa Barbara is a four hour car drive from our home – making it easy to get to, and… [Continue Reading]