How to Identify Morel Mushrooms When Foraging for Food

Have you ever foraged for food? Maybe the idea of picking food that you eat from the woods isn't something you think of when you think of food, but if you're looking for new ways to save money on groceries or for a healthier, cheaper way to feed your family, foraging is a … [Read more...]

Genealogy for Beginners – 23 Resources for Researching Your Family Genealogy

Researching my family genealogy is important to me. It's important enough that I've been working on it for years now and don't see an end in sight. I love reading about the people in my family history, their stories, their faults and especially the surprise of finding things that … [Read more...]

Homemade Uncrustables Recipe

I was a super picky child and I'm not afraid to admit it. As a child, my diet consisted of canned pastas, frozen pizzas and of course, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. PB & J had to be done a specific way and for me, that meant no crust. My Mom used to just rip them off … [Read more...]

5 Simple Ways to Care for Your Cat

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Meow Mix for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know about you, but for our family, our pets are very much a part of the family. They're like an extension of our immediate family and as such, I want to make certain that … [Read more...]

The Most Beautiful Woman I Never Saw

I sat in a place yesterday that I wasn’t ready to sit in. It is a place of darkness without being dark; of sorrow and sadness; where tears are the norm and the sound of hearts breaking echo from the halls long after everyone has gone home. I sat in the front row yesterday; tears … [Read more...]

23 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage…BEFORE it Happens!

When was the last time that your power went out? How long was it out for? Did the outage last a day or a week? I read a news article the other day that said months later, almost half of Puerto Rico, is still without power from the hurricanes of 2017 even though it is months … [Read more...]

Genealogy for Beginners – 9 Tips for Researching Your Family Genealogy

Several years ago, I began researching my family genealogy. I have always had questions about my family; in fact, I have never met anyone on my Mother's side. Since I love history anyhow, there seemed to be no better way to get the answers to the questions I've had than to begin … [Read more...]

35+ Must-Have Organizing Supplies for Any Budget

Getting organized is one of those things that almost everyone says their going to do every new year. Some of us actually pull it off while others end year after year still drowning in clutter. For me, getting organized meant (at least in part), downsizing to sell everything we … [Read more...]

Making Caring for a Loved one Easy with Prevail

Thank you Prevail® for sponsoring this post. Visit Prevail.com to get a free sample. When you’re growing up, the thought that someday, you may need to become a family caregiver to a parent usually never crosses your mind. For me though, those thoughts have always been in the … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

Fall is here in Texas and while I'm loving the cooler temperatures, I could do without cold and flu season being just over the horizon. Unless you plan on spending the colder months locked in your home, there isn’t always a way to avoid cold and flu season. There are, however, … [Read more...]