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Choosing Fall and Winter Evergreen Shrubs and Trees

October 22, 2018

Fall and winter can bring about the cold-weather blues. In fall, the leaves are falling off the trees and when winter settles in, you are often left with just stick branches as scenery. There is a cure for the winter time landscape blues, though. Simply fluff out your landscape your yard with evergreens. They stay […]


Quick and Easy Dairy-Free Chicken Tikka Masala

October 18, 2018

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Silk. The opinions and text are all mine. Harvest time is nearly over, the air is cool and brisk and we’re ready to take long walks to leaf peep in our woods, spend relaxing evenings around our fire pit, and enjoy all the scents […]


50 by 50: Why Am I Counting Calories?

October 16, 2018

This year I started a list of fifty things I wanted to do by the time I turned 50 next year. (If you’ve been keeping up with my reading goals, you may already be familiar with it!) Basically, I was inspired by the 50 states by 50-years-old concept but tweaked it to be fifty things […]


Farm Fresh Breakfast in a Flash

October 15, 2018

Every day that starts with a farm fresh breakfast is a great day! Thanks to my partnership with Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs and Clever Foodies, I have the scoop on a delicious new way to power up your morning with a healthy meal to help fuel your body and mind. We farmers know that […]


Fall Harvest No-Fuss Meal Ideas

October 13, 2018

This post is sponsored by It’s still hovering in the 80’s in Kentucky but the forecast is quickly calling for a dip to the mid-60’s by this weekend. Honestly, I can’t wait for the crisp fall weather to arrive. I look forward to hoodies, bonfires and long hikes through the woods leaf peeping along […]


10 Houseplants You Don’t Need to Water

October 12, 2018

Think you don’t have a “green thumb” or too busy to remember to water your houseplants regularly? No worries!  There are plenty of houseplants you don’t need to water much that will fill your house with the greenery you love, with out the fuss of daily care. Drought resistant houseplants tolerate dry conditions that may […]


STAR VS. THE FORCES OF EVIL: The Magic Book of Spells (Giveaway!)

October 11, 2018

Have fans of the Star vs. the Forces of Evil cartoon in your home? Disney Book Group is partnering with me for a giveaway of the new STAR VS. THE FORCES OF EVIL: THE MAGIC BOOK OF SPELLS book! STAR VS. THE FORCES OF EVIL: THE MAGIC BOOK OF SPELLS (in stores now,) is the […]


Apple Cider Barbecue Chicken Wings

October 8, 2018

Tailgating season is here!  For us, that means wing, wings, and more barbecue wings – one of our all-time fall favorites!  Thanks to my partnership with Mealthy Multipot and my participation on the #MealthyMoms team, I’m bringing you my family’s favorite recipe, Apple Cider Barbecue Wings re-made with the Mealthy MultiPot! Everyone has a time […]