Tag: family

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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Top Spring Break Locations

It’s that time again when the holidays are in the rearview mirror and daylight savings time is in our future. If you have children or grandchildren, spring break is something you need to plan. Will you have a staycation, road trip, visit the beach, the mountains, or relatives? Don’t forget, spring break can be used to…
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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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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

Decluttering Checklist

Everyone is familiar with spring cleaning, but there is such a thing as cleaning any time of the year to declutter your home. Did you know that deep cleaning or decluttering your house gives you endorphins and refreshes your living spaces? Sure does. Here are some things in your home to declutter this month. Pick…
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Yummy Pumpkin Cookie Cakes

I heard a pumpkin a day keeps the goblins away. Changing leaves and cool air calls for some warm, delicious cookie cakes. Make these yummy pumpkin cookie cakes with your family this week. They are calling your name. Ingredients: Directions:

A Page for Prayers

Are you a person who loves prayer and knows there is a prayer for every situation? A Page for Prayers was designed with you in mind. Spoken by a woman who has had her share of trials and tribulations, this page is your one-stop for all prayers. From prayers for yourself to your husband, friends,…
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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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Travel Plans for the Summer

Summer and fall trips are booked in the winter and spring. Many people plan their trips and family vacations six months, nine months, or even a year in advance. A few benefits to booking sooner than later are decreased prices, off-season discounts, and the ability to make payments towards your trip if you do not…
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Peanut Butter Balls

These yummy energy balls are a must in the Phillips household. I found this recipe online last year and have made them a few times a month. Each time we make them, we add something different. We add mini M&M’s, raisins, or nuts instead of chocolate chips. I also put one cup of oats instead…
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Disaster preparedness starts with the mindset that many calamities cannot be foreseen or can be foreseen but are inevitable. Anything could happen. It is your job to take care of yourself and your household before, during, and after disasters. Our family has maintained our survival bags for over eight years. Here is a definitive list…
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Homemade Sticky Sweet Treats

Yummy, simple, and sticky. MJ and Khaleb helped me make this twist on our monthly energy balls. These are easy to make and make great snacks when refrigerated. Add these Sticky Sweet Treats to your weekend plans. Ingredients: Directions: 1. Combine all listed ingredients into a large bowl. Ensure ingredients are well combined. 2. Use…
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