5 Tips for Beating the Heat

1. Who is susceptible to Heat Illness? Children under the age of 4 and adults over the age of 65 are at most risk of becoming ill from the heat. Obesity, certain medications, some chronic illnesses and being overdressed all further increase the risk. Today, I’m focusing on kids but the idea is pretty much the same […]

Sugar High: DIY Cute Cupcakes!

Whether it’s for a small get-together or you just want to celebrate a nice afternoon, there is always a reason to make cupcakes. Make them memorable with this inspiration. Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes The kids will love these” ice cream cones” that won’t melt made with yellow cake mix in muffin tins from Taste of […]

Bee Stings-What To Do When Stung By A Bee

How to avoid bees, and treat a sting if that doesn't work.

Why Talking To Someone is a Good Idea

I didn’t grow up in a culture that encouraged talk therapy. Psychiatrists and therapists were for the insane or the weak, not for regular people who were simply dealing with the normal ups and downs of life. Old school tough was the way to go — shut up and stand up. In my high school […]

I Want to Be Alone on Mother’s Day – not why you may think

Every year, I tell my kids I want no presents for Mother’s Day. Without a mother or a mother-in-law, sadly, I have no one to visit, and so, all I usually want is a quiet day with my kids and Larry — maybe a nice brunch and a family movie night. Not this year. This […]

75+ Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

Everything You Need for Cinco de Mayo Fiesta… Celebrate your South-of-the-Border side. We have you covered with Tex-Mex recipes for drinks, dinner, appetizers and 10 Fiesta-Worthy Desserts! Start with One of Our  CINCO DE MAYO COCKTAILS …while you enjoy one of our  TEMPTING APPETIZERS What’s for Dinner? MEXICAN-INSPIRED DINNER & SIDES Save Room for Dessert! OUR 10 FAVORITE CINCO […]

Take a Virtual Trip to One of These Museums or Parks

Going stir-crazy and need to get out of the house? Take a trip to a museum…a virtual trip, that is: 1. Go on a trip and see the largest creatures that ever walked the earth at the Smithsonian. 2. Climb the spiral staircase at The Guggenheim Museum in New York. 3. See exhibition “Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists at The Whitney. 4. Visit […]

35+ Things to Do with Bored Kids

With “Shelter in Place” happening everywhere and homeschooling ending at 12:30 or 1pm, there are A LOT of hours left to fill in the day. When you’re all feeling cooped up, and have filled your quote for screen time, try one of these ideas to spark some indoor activity. 1. Have a House Party! I never thought […]

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