Dairy Free Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream

During these summer months, I find it to be a less than ideal situation to be roasting away in a steaming hot  kitchen, and this is especially true this summer. So I have decided that it is time to increase my recipe bank for smoothies, ice creams and home made custards!...more

The One Mistake Parents Make Every Summer And How To Avoid It

It’s the end of the school year and up down the halls of school, parents and kids alike are asking each other the same question, “What are you doing this summer?”There are as many answers given to this question as there are different people, but as often as I have personally participated in such conversations, I have never heard one single person give the following answer; “I am going to make memories”....more

The Secret To Successful Blogging

As a blogger, there is one question I get asked over and over again, '' What do you have to do in order to build a successful blog?" This is a tricky question and one that is more difficult to answer than you would think. Here's Why....more
Great post. I definitely agree about having fun when you blog. It is the most important thing. I ...more

How to Write Amazing Blog Comments

Writing a post is only half of the blogging experience. Community building is the second most important part of the blogging equation. An important component of community building is the art of blog commenting. ...more
Thanks for the tips, I believe I do follow most of these. I can certainly understand sometimes ...more

To Ban Or Not To Ban Yoga Pants

 I am a big fan of stretchy yoga pants.There have been many a day where I have both began and ended my day wearing them with no change up in between....more

Just a Mom

Sometimes there are conversations that you are a part of or overhear that leave you thinking about them for days....more

How You Choose To Fight Is Important

Social media has been buzzing this week because of a recently released video of “Potty Mouth Princesses”. If you haven’t seen the video it features little girls dressed as princesses saying the “F “word for feminism. At least that is what the title and description of the video says....more

Jack-O'-Lantern Pudding Cups

Check out the original post here!I love Halloween! I love the goop, the messiness and all of the fun this Holiday brings. During this time of year I try to involve my kids in as many fun crafts and cooking activities as I can. Here's a fun and simple little dessert idea you and your kids will both have fun making, Jack-O'- Lantern Pudding Cups!...more

Dear Blogger: You Are Totally Missing The Boat

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Great tips!  I joined Klout following this post.  I can see the score going up slow-ly.  I'm on ...more

Why You Should Be Concerned About What’s Happening at the Arizona Border

My recent visit to the Arizona-Mexico border showed me that the situation is not what I thought it was....more
RufflesAndRain There are quite a few roadwork construction projects going on and more in ...more