Simple No Touch Silver Cleaning – How to Clean Your Silver with Simple Household Items!

    Simple No Touch Silver Cleaning - How to Clean Your Silver with Simple Household Items!   So I love silver. I love how it looks sitting in my kitchen curio, but yes, I'm cheap so I refuse to ever pay for it new. As a result, I end up with a lot of silver … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

If you asked me what my favorite restaurant is, I'd tell you Olive Garden and that I absolutely adore a plate of Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo served up. What I don't love is the cost that eating out, especially at Olive Garden costs. So what is a frugal person to do? Make one of my … [Read more...]

DIY Green Tea and Peppermint Bath Soak

I've admitted many times that one of my favorite things to do is to relax in a warm bath with a good soak and good book. One of my favorite bath soaks to use is this Green Tea & Peppermint bath soak. It's so quick to mix up that I really can't see a need to buy anything close … [Read more...]

2012 Kia Rio Review – Kia Rio vs. Public Transportation Bus

2012 Kia Rio Review   So that ^^^ up there is what the 2012 Kia Rio looks like. We had the opportunity to drive one for a week and I have to say, it's a sharp piece of machinery. She's slick, smooth and rides well. She can also absorb an impact better than anything I've … [Read more...]

2012 Kia Sorento Review

    2012 Kia Sorento Review   Kia gave us the opportunity to once again, test out and review one of the autos. This time, we had the pleasure of driving the 2012 Kia Sorento. That's it ^^^ up there, after I decided last week that I needed to go camping. So off we … [Read more...]

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid Review

      2012 Kia Optima Hybrid Review     There she is...sitting in the parking lot of our complex, waiting for the Kia guy to take her far, far away. I seriously wanted to cry. Why? Because I ADORE the 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid! Yes. Adore. I adore the blasted … [Read more...]

To My Love: Ten Things I Want To Tell You (But Never Would…)

    Thomas,   Yeah, I know. Not quite the love letter type. Tough. You'll deal with it. I constantly walk around saying "never mind" when talking to you and I've explained why, I know..it drives you nuts. Guess what? I'm going to tell you what all of those … [Read more...]

To My Daughter: Ten Things I Want You To Know

  Dearest Emma,   I sat at my desk tonight and I took a hard look at you. It's so strange to me to look at you and see you almost 8 years old. I can still feel you, 6lbs 12 oz, as they laid you in my arms that first time. You've grown into a beautiful child and I'm … [Read more...]