Mamaway Nursing Bra

Do you ever feel like your bra is your enemy?  I do – all the time.  It’s even worse when you’re nursing.  This Mamaway Nursing Bra is so comfortable.

Mamaway Nursing Bra


Breastfeeding is often so uncomfortable (and painful), so a nursing bra that’s comfortable makes a big difference.  You might even forget you’re wearing this nursing bra.  I want to wear it all the time.  Keep in mind, though, that it doesn’t provide a lot of support. If that’s your thing you’ll want to wear a different bra during the day. Continue reading →

Mouthwatering Party Dips

I’m always going to a party or potluck, so I continually look for good choices for appetizers and dips to bring along.  Who wants to take the same dish time and time again?  One of the biggest parties of them all is coming up soon: Superbowl!!  Read on to find Mouthwatering Party Dips that will be a hit at any party!

Don’t forget to check out the links to other great party food options at the end.  You’ll be prepared for any party.

Slow Cooker Mexican Corn Dip

16 Mouthwatering Party Appetizers

If you enjoy Tex-Mex cuisine, you’ll love this Slow Cooker Mexican Corn Dip.  It’s delicious!  Made in a slow cooker, this dip is easy to transport to a party or potluck while staying hot.  Continue reading →

Superbowl Party Desserts

Superbowl is right around the corner, and with it comes parties.  I have to admit that I’m not a sports fan.  My favorite part of the day is the party food.  With all the attention on appetizers and dips, desserts tend to take a back seat during Superbowl.  Folks like me who have sweet teeth will appreciate 7 amazing Superbowl party desserts.

Snickers Rice Crispy Treat Football

Head on over to see Chrysa and the rest of her amazing team at Thrifty Jinxy.  They came up with the delicious (and cute!) Snickers Rice Crispy Treat Football.

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20 Deliciously Healthy Party Appetizers

Have you ever gone to a party and felt like you couldn’t entirely enjoy yourself because all the great food was just too unhealthy to eat?  This list of 20 deliciously healthy party appetizers will allow you to indulge without feeling guilty in the morning.

If you don’t think there will be healthy options at the party, then be a gracious guest and volunteer to bring a dish or two…..choosing from this great list, of course!

Don’t forget to check out the links to other great party food options at the end.  You’ll be prepared for any party.

Soy Sriracha Roasted Mushrooms

20 deliciously healthy party appetizers

If you like mushrooms, you have to try these Soy Sriracha Roasted Mushrooms.  I think they’re better than the breaded and fried version. Continue reading →

Healthy Party Dips

Part of the fun of parties is the FOOD!  If you don’t think there will be healthy options at the party, then volunteer to bring one or two options from this list of healthy party dips so good you’ll scrape the bowl.

Don’t forget to check out links to other options for great party food at the end so you’ll always be prepared.

Harvest Sweet Potato Salsa

healthy dips so good you'll scrape the bowl

Harvest Sweet Potato Salsa looks and smells inviting, and tastes even better! Continue reading →

Silicone Cooking Gloves

I cook a lot at home, for many reasons (to save money, it’s healthier, it tastes better).  So you’d think I wouldn’t be such a wimp around heat.  I hate getting hot casseroles out of the oven!!  I also have arthritis, so it’s difficult sometimes when dealing with heavy items (hello, cast iron skillet!).  I need a good grip on dishware, and these silicone cooking gloves do the trick.

Silicone Cooking Gloves in Action

For years, I used square pot holders, but I have trouble getting a good grip with them.  Oven mitts are big and sometimes get in the way.  And I’m sure we’ve all experienced the nastiness that comes from using potholders and oven mitts that are cloth.  It’s no wonder that silicone cooking gloves are so popular now.  But I need to tell you – they are NOT all the same! Continue reading →

Backseat Car Organizer

I’ve long had a problem keeping my car clutter free.  I can’t help it – there are just too many things I carry around, and I spend far too much time in my car.  Add to that all the things that moms carry on a daily basis, and our cars resemble the aftermath of a tornado!  If you’re like me, you need a backseat car organizer

Fancy Mobility makes a great backseat car organizer.  This product will make your life easier, trust me.  There are many mesh pockets that can hold lots of stuff, so you can easily see what’s inside.  Since this video, I’ve added baby wipes, disinfectant, a couple of diapers, a small activity book, a pencil, and a couple of small toys. In the visor, I added my parking pass for work, a pen, a checkbook, a couple of CDs, and a handicapped parking pass for when my dad travels with me.

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Beat Stress with Lavender Essential Oil

Those of you who know me in real life know that I’m a Type A personality all the way.  I like for things to be a certain way, and I get disappointed in myself when things don’t go as well as I had hoped.  I’m way too hard on myself.  Unfortunately, those of us who are like this have a problem with stress.  Even if you aren’t like me, chances are that you live a very stressful life (because that’s just the way it is now, right?).  I’ll tell you how I beat stress – lavender essential oil!

I recently discovered essential oils.  I admit that I was skeptical, but boy was I proven wrong!  I only purchased essential oils to make a great homemade toothpaste (which I LOVE).  Then a couple of months ago, Sam and I were congested. I used some eucalyptus essential oil, and we were better than if we had used over-the-counter medications.

Lavender Essential Oil

Since I had found success with essential oils, I decided to try to combat all of the stress in my life.  I used lavender essential oil from Avenir Oils and haven’t been disappointed in the least!  I’m telling you, if you have stress, you’ve got to give this a try!!

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil

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