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]

Slow Roasted Vidalia Onion Soup with Top Chef Star Kevin Gillespie

As someone that loves the sweet tanginess of Vidalia onions, I had no idea that they could only be grown in Georgia! I look forward to adding Vidalia onions to my summer menus every year. I totally understood that like strawberries or oranges – they have a season and that season is now here! How lucky… [Continue Reading]