Chicken Sicilian & Toy Story 3 Mr Potato Head #Giveaway #WinWednesday

Proceed with caution, this recipe is hot! And by hot I mean it rocks but it also has quite a kick. What you need: Chicken cutlets (6) Onion (sliced thin) Six Potatoes (sliced in wedges) Two green bell peppers (sliced in strips) Six cherry hot peppers (sliced) two eggs 1/4 c. milk 1 c. bread […]

There is no such thing as a bad meal in Italy… Mangia Bene!

Luckily, we live both in the States, as well as Portovenere, Italy. My husband Mario, who is from Parma and we purchased our amazing villa just outside Portovenere in 2001, thus, we manage to explore Liguria, along with our family and friends, over the summer and at Christmas time. Food is central to the Italian […]

Labor Day- How It Started

When I think of Labor Day, I think of picnics, closing the pool, kids getting back to school, and fall being right around the corner. I never researched why we celebrate Labor Day. After researching it, here is what I found: Per  Wikipedia.  Labor Day is an American federal holiday observed on the first Monday […]

Migraines – The Truth About Home Remedies and Medicines

I have been suffering with migraines since I was twenty five, I’m now forty three so you do the math. One migraine is too many if you ask me. A migraine takes away many hours and sometimes days out of your life. A migraine can come quickly and it basically feels like someone is stabbing […]

Have Your Cake And Eat It Too..How To Custom Order A Cake

The popularity of over the top and whimsical cakes that only your fantasies would allow are all too real these days.  The major players in this field have been in televised competitions, highly visible magazines, major newspaper articles and published books. When ordering a custom cake, there are a lot more  “Cakers” to chose from […]

At What Age Should You Begin to Make a Big Deal About Your Child’s Birthday?

  Back on July 19th, my daughter, Savannah turned two years old. Leading up to her birthday, both family and friends kept asking when and where we were having her birthday party. In addition, they asked what I would be having at the party – pony rides, moon bounce, face painting, etc. As I sat […]

Summer Shopping Program #RedLaser

Have you ever been out shopping and wondered if you’re really getting the best deal? Well now you no longer have to guess. I downloaded this application called RedLaser and thought I’d give it a try. In order to see if it really worked to my benefit I had to go shopping, ( At least […]

Flair ~ Three Tips for Inexpensive Summer Entertaining

Who does not love to throw a summer bash? With a little attention to details, you can make your guests feel special without spending a fortune. I love to use what I have in a new way and I also love to scour my dollar stores for ideas to make summer outdoor parties rock. They […]

Finding Bliss Wherever You Can

Earlier this week Rachel wrote a post entitled, “Why You Should Unplug.” It stuck in my mind and I decided to do something about it…it was time for action, I mean inaction! 😉 For me bliss is often found in the simplest moments and the tiniest pleasures. This morning I took the time to pamper myself […]

David Arquette and EcoMom Fight Childhood Hunger #It’sAllGood Campaign

Did you know that David Arquette & Ecomom.com are partnering in a major way to help fight child hunger in the US?  Although most people associate hunger with 3rd world countries or the homeless, many working US families struggle knowing where their next meal will come from.  In many ways America is the land of plenty […]