Tag: family time

Easy Chicken Recipes

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf. Starting this blog years ago was one of the best decisions ever. I have made so many recipes over the years, and it is excellent that there is one place where they can be found at any time.…
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Throwback Feel-Good Movies

No matter what time of year it is, nothing is better than cuddling on the couch with a blanket to watch a good movie. With so many series to binge-watch and new movies coming out, an oldie will always be a goodie. Here is a list of some of my favorite throwback feel-good movies. Which…
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How to Stick with New Years Resolutions/Goals

At the beginning of every year, Dry January starts, the gyms are packed again, and we go into hitting reset on the things we want to start over with or improve. When making New Year Resolutions/goals can seem like an endless cycle, how do we stick to them? Here are two ways to stick with…
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Crab Fried Rice

Remember my Health Chicken Fried Rice recipe (search my Food tab)? Well, I put a spin on it with this Crab Fried Rice creation. It is super easy for seafood lovers, and it is definitely a hit for my family. This also makes the perfect leftovers. Ingredients Directions

Back-to-School Tips

Can you believe it is almost that time again? Summer is almost ending, and children will soon return to school. Whether elementary, middle, high school or college, there is a process of jumping back into the back-to-school routine. Here are some things I have done over the years that made the transition smoother. Ease Your…
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Family Fun Staycations

Have you ever wanted to get away for a family vacation, but either time or money would not allow it? What about some fun staycation ideas that make your family feel like they are getting away?  Indoor Activities How can we bring the fun inside if the weather is too hot or cold? Easy, you…
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Traveling with Children

Traveling can be a hassle if you do not do it often, from booking flights and hotels to arriving at the airport hours before departure, praying for no cancelations, arriving at your destination on time, and long road trips. Adding children into the mix makes this process that much challenging. I have traveled all over…
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Homemade Shredded Chicken Chili

No matter what season, I could make this delicious chili year-round. Add some fresh ingredients like avocado, cilantro, or sour cream, and my goodness. You have some yummy, cozy, flavorful chili that is sure to have leftovers. Ingredients: – 1 cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded without skin (I picked up one from Walmart, which was really…
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Goals for Every Area of Your Life

Each day is the first day of the rest of your life. Every day is another opportunity to become a better you. We are in control of our lives and how we live them. Let’s discuss several areas of our lives we can begin to set goals. Family Here is some food for thought: Are…
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Inexpensive Valentine’s Day (Couples and Family Edition)

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Valentine’s Day is this month. The day of love and all things Valentine’s in Target, Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, and every grocery store in the world. Heck, they could not wait to slay the…
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Pros and Cons of Having a Pet

“Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.” Growing up, I remember having dogs, birds, fish, and hamsters as pets. I have had dogs, cats, lizards, snakes, fish, and hamsters as pets as an adult. I will be the…
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Tips for Surviving the Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is the official start of the holidays. This is where family and friends gather to fellowship, eat, and make memories. This year will probably look a little different than other thanksgivings because of the pandemic. With, that still does not stop all the delicious foods from being eaten. Here are a few tips to…
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