Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

Lately I’ve been in a cookie making mood. I love these cookies that have chocolate chips, rice crispy cereal, and toffee bits. Such a yummy combination and a fun way to mix up your everyday chocolate chip cookie. The toffee bits add a flavor punch and crunch, along with the rice crispy cereal that adds …

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The Weekly [11.1-14.2020]

This week’s weekly is actually from the last 2 weeks. I started writing this post last week, but didn’t have a ton to share. I ended up deciding to just combine the 2 weeks. PICS & GOINGS ON Here was my 2nd day in a row to watch LaX, but this time it was to …

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Things To Bring on a Road Trip

Although the COVID-19 pandemic may have pulled the brakes on your 2020 travel plans, there’s no reason why you can’t start planning for your next road trip. Whether you are driving coast to coast, stopping off for a day trip, or exploring Amish country you need to ensure that you head out with everything you …

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Making Money From Your Love of Cooking

They say that if you’re doing something that you love, then it’ll never feel like work. The money will be an incidental side effect; if anything, it’ll be a novelty that you’re able to make money from doing something that you’d be doing anyway. The thing that many people forget is that there are more …

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Make Ahead Meal Ideas

Are you getting sick of having to face meal time? This could be for a variety of reasons. Maybe you’re tired of wasting food, because you make too much and you can’t stomach those leftovers one more time. Maybe you don’t have the energy to cook, and you feel like your diet is taking a …

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5 Tips For Cooking after an Exhausting Day

Cooking meals from scratch is the easiest way to be in control of what you’re eating. However, we all have days when we want to be done with the cooking as quickly as possible. We all have days after work where we don’t think we can put one foot in front of the other, much …

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Currently – November 2020

Happy November, ya’ll! It’s time for another Currently post, and I’m just going to jump straight in. appreciating just all the simple things. Life, health (for the most part), a nice warm house, a family that I love, jobs that provide, good school for my high schooler…During this month of Thanksgiving, I thinks it’s important …

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More Sight Seeing in Colorado Springs, CO

Today I’m continuing on with my posts about our Colorado Trip. All the posts from this trip will be here>>>>Colorado Trip Another day to explore on my own, while Rob was in his conference. This is the gorgeous view of Cheyenne Mountain as I left the hotel. As I was driving to my 1st destination …

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The Weekly [10.25-31.2020]

How are yall doing today? I’m honestly in kind of a funk this morning, but I’m giving my best effort to let it go and be in a good mood. Here’s my weekly recap from last week. 🙂 PICS & GOINGS ON Last week Hurricane Zeta brought us lots of wind and rain. Wednesday night …

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5 Top Camping Destinations In The USA

If you’re looking for a stunning camping destination, the USA has plenty to offer. Sometimes a camping trip is just what you need to escape the city and unwind in the natural world especially during these COVID times. For a little more inspiration, check out these five camping destination ideas. 1. Rocky Mountain National Park …

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Memories of the Month {10.2020}

This month I was happy about: continuing to get to work from home at least for a little longer. Getting a negative cancer result of my Endoscopy. Getting work done to the house. Refinancing our house with a much lower interest rate. This month I was sad about: more house issues that we have to …

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October Monthly Musings-Thanksgiving

Have you ever written a post and then for some reason it doesn’t get saved as you’re writing like it usually does? You just have a couple things left to do before you post and then, poof it’s gone. Then you’re so mad. You don’t want to have to rewrite the thing and you just …

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14 Simple Tips To Prepare For A Road Trip

Road trips can be one of the best types of vacation. You have the opportunity to explore several beautiful vacation spots while having adventures on the open roads. Imaginably it’s best to get yourself organized before you go on a road trip; there’s a lot to get ready, so make a start with these 14 …

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What’s Up Wednesday ~ October 2020

Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating I’ve been trying to make items off my Fall Food Bucket List. Apple Walnut Oatmeal Muffins Jalapeno Popper Dip Jalapeno Poppers – Repurposed Leftovers What I’m Reminiscing About Again I’m reminiscing as I go through old travel photos. Lately I’ve …

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Tips for a Better Sandwich

During this time of being home for a lot of us during COVID has meant a lot more cooking. I found myself relying easier meals especially for lunch, so I have embraced the sandwich! My family isn’t really big sandwich eaters, but these tips below I have been able to make my sandwiches so much …

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Hiking and Driving – Colorado Springs, CO

Again, here we are. Still in COVID times. Not traveling. Blah blah blah. I’m taking advantage of this time to continue to catch up on travel posts! Today I’m continuing our trip to Colorado Springs. Rob was there for a conference. I was there for fun and relaxation. After getting up, eating breakfast with Rob …

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The Weekly [10.18-24.2020]

Here’s my run down from last week that I call “The Weekly.” How was last week for you? I worked from home and didn’t really have a lot going on, which if you know me…You know I love! Oh I almost forgot. Last Sunday I got together with a few of my friends from Cookbook …

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Easy Ways to Add Vitamin Rich Foods To Your Diet this Winter

With the cold and flu season around the corner, it is more important than ever before to try and stay healthy as it’s not just colds and flu you need to be careful of this year but COVID too. One of the best ways to prevent illnesses, in general, is to eat well and to …

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Jalapeno Poppers – Repurposed Leftovers

Hey guys, I’m here with the follow up recipe for you to use up that Jalapeno Popper Dip if you didn’t finish it off. I know sometimes when I bring a dish to a potluck and there is so much food. A lot of times many of the same type dish shows up and your …

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Fall Scavenger Hunt

I’ve said this so many times, but I really do love Fall. A few weeks back I decided to embrace the fact that I’m late writing and sharing these fall posts. I wrote a Fall Food Bucket list as well as a Fall Fun Bucket list. This week I thought it would be fun to …

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