What’s Up Wednesday – February 2020

Here’s my first What’s Up Wednesday for this year. As slow as January went February is coming to end in the blink of an eye, it seems. Do you feel that way too? I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating A couple meals we’ve had over the last …

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Top 5 Date Night Ideas You and Your Partner Will Love

Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels Whether you have kids or not you sometimes might feel as though you need some time alone as a couple. Often with the busyness of life, many forget to book a date night with their partner. But this is something that you should add into the calendar regularly. These date …

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Using Desserts To Disguise Fruits & Veggies

Image Source Some kids are notoriously fussy when it comes to fruit and vegetables. While some will happily munch down these healthy foods, many will sulk and eat around the greens on their plate, and this can drive a parent crazy. They need to eat healthy to develop properly, and the work which goes into …

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Perfect Snacks for Movie Night

Movie nights are the perfect opportunity to indulge in some of your favorite snacks. Here, we’re going to take a look at some inspirational ideas to get you started so that you can make your next family gathering in front of the TV something special. Image Source Pretzel Hotdogs When you’re watching a film, you …

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Everything You Need for a Romantic Night In

Romantic night’s in are lovely. If you’ve got kids, or work long hours and struggle to get out with your partner, a romantic night in might be the only chance that you get to spend quality time together. Even if you can go out whenever you want, and get plenty of time with your partner, …

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Reasons To Start Eating More Fish

Fish is one of those things that you either love or hate. I’m a big fan of it, but I know lots of people stay well away. Usually, people don’t like fish because of the smell, and I think it just freaks them out a little bit. But, fish is genuinely one of the best …

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Reducing Your Food Waste

Image Source Reports suggest that around one-third of the food that we buy ends up getting wasted. We buy far more than we need. We cook huge portions which we could never finish in one sitting. We don’t check use-by dates, and so food goes bad before we get around to eating it, and we …

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Making Your Home a Social Hub

When we want to spend time with our friends and family, we usually look at visiting a local bar or restaurant. But let’s be honest: while those trips can be fun, they’re also expensive, and it’s not even as if a good time is guaranteed. They can be a little hit and miss, especially since …

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Date And Cashew Cocoa Bites

When you think about it, the way that the world is set up is hopelessly unfair. It seems like everything that tastes good is bad for you, and vice versa. Chowing down on double-chocolate cake is pure joy. Munching on a stalk of broccoli – not so much. The more you learn about cuisine, however, …

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Currently – February 2020

/loving/ The Netflix series Anne with an E Season 3 came out in early January and feel like it’s been years since I finished watching Season 2.

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Memories of the Month {1.2020}

This month I was happy about: getting to celebrate with Drew’s 22nd birthday in Atlanta and the next week getting to see the Hawks NBA game with Alex. This month I was sad about: having to say goodbye to Daisy. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ …

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A Guide To The Best Coffee

There’s no denying that coffee is something many people enjoy drinking first thing in the morning. Coffee helps us to wake up properly and prepare our minds and bodies for the day’s proceedings. Image Source The thing is, some folks aren’t that well versed at choosing the best coffee for their tastes or lifestyles. Never …

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Considerations To Make Before Your Next Vacation

If you are planning your next vacation, you possibly have a list as long as your arm of things you need to prepare. What you possibly haven’t considered though, is that everything on your list could be needless, and you are avoiding what’s important. Today, we are going to be looking at a few things …

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Mountain West Trip:Colorado Springs

Our older son, Drew, was in Wyoming for an internship for the summer so we planned a trip to the Mountain West; Colorado, Wyoming, Utah in early July of last year. We flew out on a Wednesday evening and landed in Denver, CO, got our rental car drove to Castle Rock, CO where we had …

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How to Have a Great Time in Vegas

Photo: Pixabay Nestled in the Nevada desert, Las Vegas is world-renowned for its hotels, casinos and nightlife. However, there’s more to Vegas than meets the eye. With endless attractions, world-class restaurants and iconic shows on offer, there really is something for everyone. If you’re heading to Las Vegas for the first time, you’ll want to …

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How to Enjoy the Cooking Process More

Everyone knows the importance of eating well and the benefits that it can bring. Many of us don’t make the time to cook. We just run through a drive through so we can get our kids to practice. Either that or order something to be delivered when we get home. When cooking your own meals …

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3 Vacations For Your Family This Year

If you are anything like us, now that we are in a new year, our thoughts are turning to our next vacation. We are daydreaming about sunny days, new adventures and a whole lot of family time. No doubt you are keen to make some amazing family memories this year, but if you are not …

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The Best Hobbies for Nature Lovers

Do you love nature? Is there nothing that you like more than being outside, taking in the great outdoors? Do you enjoy watching documentaries about the world around us, and seek out trips that give you a great chance to explore beautiful and remote parts of the world? Are you someone that’s never happier than …

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Pacific NorthWest Trip Page

This is the landing page for our Pacific Northwest Trip, where we traveled the Washington Coast, Seattle, Part of the Oregon Coast, Cannon Beach, Ecola State Park, Portland, and more! (Click on any of the pics below to see related post.)

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4 Ideas For A Catchup Meal With Friends

Catching up with friends can be tricky nowadays. More often than not, people work long hours, which makes it difficult to organize anything during the week. And everybody knows that weekends are for relaxing, so it’s fair to say that dressing up and going to the restaurant for a catch-up meal is out of the …

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