Enjoy a Refreshing Drink with Santa Cruz Organic Juices!

Enjoy a refreshing drink with santa cruz organics

It has been a very hot Summer for Michigan this year!  I think the temperature is supposed to reach 100 degrees this week!!  On hot days like this it is very important to stay hydrated so that you do not develop any heat related complications.  My kids are starting to play all their sports in […]

Top Tips for Surviving Road Trips with Kids

Top tips for surviving a road trip with kids

My family just got back from a two week road trip across the U.S.! We started in Michigan and traveled all the way to California and back stopping at most of the big National Forests and sites to see.  This has been a trip that we have wanted to do for years and decided about […]

Enjoying the 4th of July Festivities BUG FREE!


*This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see Disclosure statement for more information*   I was super excited to be able to try out the all new Thermacell Patio Shield Mosquito Protection Lantern!  As soon as I found out about this product I had the perfect idea to test it out!  We decided to take […]

Homemade Pizza Rolls

Homemade Pizza Rolls

Growing up I lived on the prepackaged frozen pizza rolls.  Little did I know that these things would end up giving me the health problems that I am battling today to erase out of my body!  I vowed after learning the horrible ingredients in them that I would never ever feed those things to my […]

DIY Strawberry Fruit Roll Ups

DIY Strawberry Fruit Roll Ups

Last week while shopping at Sam’s Club they had huge things of strawberries for just $4.98!  I was craving strawberries at the time and couldn’t resist buying it!  Problem is I couldn’t get them eaten fast enough before they started to go soft.  So today I had a half container full of strawberries (about a […]

Egg Salad BLT Wraps

Egg Salad BLT Wraps

My family has made it a priority to get in better health and to eat more nutritious food.  We had some extra eggs this week and I decided to make an egg salad sandwich that was healthier by eliminating the bread and using turkey bacon instead of regular bacon.  We have found that we all […]

Never worry about bugs biting you again with the Thermacell Lantern!


Want to enjoy the outdoors with your family uninterrupted? Thermacell Trailblazer and Scout Camp Lanterns provide hours of bright light and proven protection from mosquitoes, black flies, and other biting insects. Thermacell products are effective in warding off biting insects. The repellent creates a 15 x 15-foot zone of protection against mosquitoes, black flies and […]

How to Make your own Raised Garden Beds

how to make your own raised garden beds

This year we decided to make raised garden beds for our garden after a pretty much complete failure last year.  Last year was our first year in our current home and I really wanted a garden so that we could have fresh vegetables.  We got out our rototiller and tried to create a decent size […]

How to Start Composting at Home


Today we have a Guest Post! I’m super excited to learn some more information on how to compost at home! How to Start Composting at Home By Katherine Oakes   Via Modernize Nearly 28% of solid waste is compostable material. That means that the things we throw out on a daily basis—specifically organic waste like […]

Haus & Garten Pruning Shears Review


Today we received the Haus & Garten Pruning Shears to review!  I was super excited to try these out and will get a ton of use out of these in the future! A little bit about these Pruning Shears: Resists Rust & Corrosion Made for General Cutting Has a High Performance Titanium Blade Aluminum Body […]