Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]

Gifts That Feel Good to Give..& Recieve

Also Read: 50+ Fun Family Games Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving […]

Don’t Toss Your Old Lights!

Also Read:  35+ HOLIDAY COOKIES: From Stained Glass Cookies to Skinny Magic Bars Don’t toss out your broken holiday lights! Recycle them. Holiday lights are not bio-degradable and will not decompose into the earth’s soil. They will take hundreds of years to begin to break down and are dangerous to animals as they get tangled in the strands. If you want […]

No More Blue Amazon Bags: Where to Buy Gifts Wrapped in Paper

I have been searching for places to buy gifts online that actually gift wrap. Remember when department stores used to wrap gifts with shiny paper and festive frills and bows? Part of the thrill of Christmas for me has always been wrapping gifts and opening beautifully wrapped gifts. The blue Amazon bags are hideous. Department stores charge you $5 for a box. I discovered that Mark & […]

Our Picks: 15+ Tech Gifts Anyone Would Love

I am not a techy person (I was still using a flip phone long after I should have been) but this year, there are several tech gifts that have me pretty excited for giving. And I wouldn’t mind if Santa left a few of them under my tree for me too. Here’s the list: 1. […]

How to Embrace Smart Technology in Your Home

Smart technology is a rapidly growing industry which, even now, most homes in the US are buying into. If you have a home assistant, such as Alexa, then you already have smart technology at your fingertips. The assistant tends to be a hub of communication between you and your devices and whilst they are common, […]

8 Reasons Your Zoomsgiving Might Be the Best Thanksgiving EVER!

While this might not be the year to see family in person, there are silver linings–6 in fact! Here’s why your Zoomsgiving might be the best Thanksgiving yet! 1. I Can’t Fit My Whole Family at One Table My extended family would never fit at one table, but we will fit on a zoom screen! 2. […]

Cold Turkey: When to Thaw the Bird!

Also read: 50+ Thanksgiving Recipes I will never forget the first Thanksgiving dinner that my husband decided to take over turkey duty; he wanted to give deep frying a shot. So, I left him to it only to realize on Thanksgiving morning that he had not thawed the turkey yet! Our local grocery store was open–one more thing to be thankful for […]