Home Remedies For UTI (10 Treatments I Tried)

Home remedies for a UTI – fact or fiction? I recently had a UTI and didn’t want to take unnecessary antibiotics. Wondering if there was any truth to home remedies, I did some Internet research. What follows is my own experience with 10 different home remedy treatments to see if I could cure my UTI […]

Delicious No-Sugar-Added Blueberry Strawberry Smoothie

In this world of candied ever’thangs, may I present: a delicious no-sugar-added blueberry strawberry smoothie. It’s as good as it looks. Frosty. Thick. Tasty. Filled with nutrition. Fun! I’m not a fan of store-bought smoothies. I want to know every detail of what I’m putting in my body. Plus, if I’m going to drink my […]

foodgawker: Is It Still Worth The Effort?

What the heck is foodgawker and is it still worth the effort? Most every online foodie, almost every food blogger with a site, knows the highs and lows of submitting their work to foodgawker. From their site: foodgawker is an online platform that enables its users to search and share recipes, techniques, and ingredients with […]

Do Grandparents Get Jealous of the Other Grandparents?

Do Grandparents Get Jealous of the Other Grandparents? Yes, yes they do. Who else just got uncomfortable? If you are a parent, if you are a grandparent, you know that there can be some jealousy between grandparents. It’s okay. While jealousy between grandparents is absolutely normal, it doesn’t have to signal war. Do grandparents experience […]

Portuguese Sweet Bread (Pao Doce)

I’m a sucker for carbalicious bread, in any form.  Tell me you have a loaf of Portuguese Sweet Bread (or as the Portuguese call it: Pao Doce) hot out of the oven and I’m in! I’ll bring the butter! You get the knife! This Portuguese bread recipe is not a quick bread. Quick breads are […]

Perimenopause Can SUCK IT! #3: Caffeine is a No-No

Our peek behind the women’s health curtain of all thangs perimenopause continues: let’s take a look into the world of caffeine and perimenopause. * Disclaimer: All information in this series is based on my personal experience and is not intended to take the place of your doctor’s advice. Perimenopause Can Suck It #3: Caffeine is […]

Easy Crock Pot Country Style Pork Shoulder Ribs

Who else just had a yummmmm reading that mouthful of a title? You should. Slow-cooker country style ribs (boneless pork shoulder) are easy and delicious to make, especially if you have a Crock Pot. Burgers, BBQ, hotdogs – they’re all good, but some days you need ribs. And right after that mmmmm, you need to […]

DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial

Cliffs Notes of a DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial DIY your own backyard fire pit in three easy steps! #1: Chop down a big ash tree. #2: Have the stump properly shaped for burning. #3: Burn ALL THE THINGS! After writing this fire pit post, I was shocked to find it’s one of the […]

The Best Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

I’m a Southern gal and that means I’m polite (mostly). I will politely (mostly) decline ice in my smoothies, strawberry or otherwise. The best Strawberry Smoothie recipes do not require ice! Ice is reserved for a Coconut Slush, a rainbow snow cone, or as rocks in my whiskey. Ice in a smoothie? Oh, mah dear, […]

How to Make Breadcrumbs At Home Fast! {VIDEO!}

  Today’s lifehack is one I use all the danged time! Once I realized how easy this hack was, I never looked back. If you’re short of time and can’t get to the store – this method to make breadcrumbs fast works! {Video at bottom of post!} No Breadcrumbs in the Pantry? How to make […]