New Drinkware from Birch Lane {Giveaway}

Birch Lane Drinkware

Let’s face it, summer entertaining is so much fun. I love having friends and family over to enjoy the good weather, some s’mores by the fire pit and some of Chris’s good home cooking. I just love summer (even when our air conditioning is on the fritz). Have you ever heard of Birch Lane? It’s [...]

Sea Crest Beach Hotel Falmouth, MA

Sea Crest Hotel Falmouth, MA

We just returned from a wonderful stay at the newly renovated Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA on Cape Cod. I’ve been a long time fan of Old Silver Beach in Falmouth since I was a kid, visiting with neighborhood friends since I was in elementary school and telling my very own parents they [...]

Party Appetizers: Cucumber Bites

Cucumber Bites Recipe

So we partied it up as we celebrated the Best Summer Ever with friends a few weeks ago. Thank to Hood, we got to try some new flavored cottage cheeses and we even created some of their new recipes and shared them with our guests. So many people felt just like me – “I’m not [...]

Best Summer Ever Recipe Ideas

Cucumber and Dill Cottage Cheese

On Thursday night, I’m having some of my favorite lady friends over for a fire pit, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. It just so happens that we’re also celebrating summer fun, boot removal and mended heel bones! I can’t EVEN begin to tell you how excited I am to get back to normal around here! I [...]

Jumpstart Your Health {Giveaway}

Orchard Valley Harvest GIveaway

Let’s face it, I’ve gained a few pounds with this broken foot. I was SO upset about it at first and definitely a little bit depressed. I had just completed my second ever 5K, purchased some awesome new running sneakers and a fancy new belt for carrying my phone while working out. This boot has [...]

Stop & Shop’s 100th Anniversary {Giveaway}

Stop and Shop Giveaway

Does it feel like summer yet? Are you grilling? Putting on sunscreen? Got any mosquito bites? I’m not so sure what was up with spring around here, but we are SO ready for summer. We’ve been grilling for a few weeks now and we sure are excited for the removal of casts, more swimming, lots [...]

Caribe Royale, Orlando Florida

Caribe Royale Orlando Florida Vacation .jpg

We recently returned from a romantic retreat to Caribe Royale, in sunny Orlando, Florida. The minute we stepped off that airplane we could feel that sultry Florida air and it felt so good. Upon arrival at the hotel, we were treated to goodies galore, and it was perfect because we were starving. We enjoyed a [...]

Shrimp Salad with Green Onion and Goat Cheese Dressing

Shrimp and Goat Cheese Salad

Chris made me the most delicious salad for dinner last night. We had shrimp salad with green onion and goat cheese dressing and it was to die for. Since I’m still sorta kinda on a health kick, this was a healthy dinner choice with a protein amongst lots and lots of greens! You are going [...]

Wonderful Halos {Giveaway}

Wonderful Halos Mandarins

I’m like a new person over here. No more Diet Coke, no more junk food, counting calories and making healthier choices. Speaking of healthier choices, meet the tasty, sweet snack that is Wonderful Halos! Have you seen them in your local grocery store? To be honest, I used to always get clementines and mandarins oranges [...]

How To Make Shrimp and Pork Wonton Soup

Shrimp and Pork Wonton Soup

Can’t let a little puke bug mess with our vlogging efforts! We decided to vlog about Chris’s dinner last night because this #DadCanCook! In fact, Chris can do a lot of things and it’s all because his amazing mother (that’d be my super duper mother-in-law) taught him SO much when he was a little boy. [...]