So let me ask you a question. Do you consider listening Audiobooks “reading” ? I ask because I have recently bought a subsription to Scribd. I love to read but findign the opportunity to sit down with a book can be a challenge. I have found I really do enjoy listening to books, especially when…
Most of us probably wish we had more hours in the day. Between the kids sporting events, and my own commitments, I am just busy. Having a busy lifestyle means sometimes other parts of your life may sometimes have to take a backseat and sadly that can include your home. Because I am hosting a…
If the long dark days of winter have you craving a little green and you are not finding the houseplants you want locally, is it a good idea to order houseplants online?
Upstate New York organizations that support students and make prom dreams come true to those who may not be able to afford a dress for prom.
This quick and easy yeast bread requires no kneading! Baking in a hot Dutch oven is what gives this loaf a beautiful crusty exterior and deliciously soft and chewy interior.
The picture-perfect blanket of pristine white fluffy snow has been replaced with a slushy sloppy mess that is a dirty mix of snow, salt, and sand, and there is almost an instinctual need to see something green and alive.
An update on my progress with Powersheets.
5 Simple Ways to Show Yourself Some Love this Valentine’s Day!
Try one (or all of these) this Valentine’s Day to spark some self-love.
A rich, dense, dark chocolate bourbon pound cake recipe from Chef Paula Stadtmiller of Premier Pastry in Rochester.
The best books I read last month; a thought provoking memior, and 2 edge of your seat suspense books.
Served at both Mario’s Pizza & Pasta and Mario’s Via Abruzzi Customers would often line up waiting for freshly baked rolls to be brought out directly from the oven to the salad bar.
It’s one of the most frustrating parts of raising kids. Getting them to eat healthily can feel like a battle of wills, especially if you don’t practice what you preach. We all want our children to grow up healthy and have a good diet, but if you’re not doing this yourself, it’s time to make…
When most people think about blogs, they think about the written articles, the words on the screen. But images and photos play a huge role in blogs, they capture the reader’s attention, and quickly. Usually, people check out the images before reading the post and make a snap decision about whether they will stay or…
I don’t know what it is about winter, but every year I find myself craving a cozy relaxing area to retreat to at the end of the day. Last year I created a cozy reading area, but this year I am all about recreating that sensation of the day spa in my own bath, but…
Hygge is often a term you will now hear bounced around. It is either on social media, accompanied by a picture of a cozy fire and someone looking warm and comfortable. It is in blog posts, perhaps such as this, and it is in the media. It is a Danish way of living that has…
It’s officially 2019 today, and there is nothing like the fresh start of a New Year to set some goals or intentions.
A vision board is a tool to help remind you to invest time and energy into your goals, and also helps you visualize what your future will look like. This is how I made my vision board in Canva
Before we turn the page to 2019, I thought it would be fun to look back at all the books I read in 2018..
A very Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating today! I hope your day is filled with warmth, laughter, and delicious food.
These Butter Tea Cookies from Oak Hill Country Club are buttery and mildly sweet, perfectly accented with a dollop of raspberry preserves.