Having The Dreaded Death Talk

The birds and bees talk is always fun, ain’t it? Oh, behave! But, that’s not the talk we’re discussing today (DANG IT!). The one I’m offering, is the talk about dying, and what your wishes might be upon your death, you know, if you go first…or second…or last, even. Having the death talk is important, […]

10 Rules Upon My Death

10 rules upon my death?! For the reals? Think of this as a not-to-be-taken-completely-seriously guide to final wishes, or a fun-time death note. I met a fellow writer for coffee and the talk turned to how I handled my diagnosis with humor. I laughed because it’s pretty much how I handle everything; it’s in my […]

What I Ate During Chemo

Cancer, Cancer, Cancer! There is so much to learn for anyone going through cancer treatment, and one very important topic is nutrition. Fighting the beast is a complicated journey, but the best foods to eat while on chemo, shouldn’t be complicated. What I Ate During Chemo Omgosh, it hasn’t even been that long since my […]

Home Remedies For UTI (10 Treatments I Tried) UPDATED

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Time to Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel

Time to Be Who You Are and Say What You Feel There is no time like RIGHT NOW. I mean it: time’s a’wastin’. Be brave – it’s time to channel your inner Dr. Suess.   Or, as I like to say: it’s time to lean in. Leaning in has always been a method of growth […]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self! Each year I like to bring attention to the fact that it’s important to check yourself for skin cancer. Not a particularly fun topic to nudge you about, but a necessary and serious one. That’s what we skin cancer survivors like to do, you know: nudge you! We […]