Best Mosquito Repellent – Make it At Home!

Living in Southwest Florida, stinging insects like mosquitoes and no-see-ums are a VERY real problem, especially if you spend a lot of time outdoors like we do. Although the local county sprays for these pests on a regular basis, people who are just a bit sweeter than others (or O-blood types according to studies I read) are more prone to being eaten alive by these blood suckers. And sadly for me, I fit the profile. In the last few years, I've come home many times with every inch of my … [Continue Reading]

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10 Practical Things You Can Do During the Week to Stay Healthy

Statistics shows that the number of health-related searches both online and off has gone up tremendously over the past few years. People are starting to take responsibility for their unhealthy actions and actively looking for ways to change their lifestyle. If this sounds like you, then you have stumbled onto the right page. The journey to healthy living may sound tedious and daunting to those who are alien to the lifestyle, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, there are easy things that you … [Continue Reading]

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Living Dining Flip Flop

Have you every done something in your home that you thought was fairly innocent and no big deal...and realized shortly thereafter that it would change the whole way you feel about your living space? That's exactly what happened to us a few months ago when we flipped our living room and dining room spaces in our home!   A Little Bit About Our Condo When we bought our condo here in SW Florida, it was completely furnished. We brought a few pieces of furniture with us when we left … [Continue Reading]

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Finding Balance

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10 Practical Things You Can Do During the Week to Stay Healthy

Statistics shows that the number of health-related searches both online and off has gone up tremendously over the past few years. People are starting to take responsibility for their unhealthy … [Read More...]

13 Reasons Why You Should Take Singing Lessons

Doesn't everybody sing? Especially in secret, in the shower, in moments nobody is … [Read More...]

Can you lose weight without loving yourself?

Have you been trying to lose weight but feel like you’re hitting a wall? Have you … [Read More...]

Finding a Healthy Life Balance

It can often be difficult to find a healthy life balance when you are a busy mother. … [Read More...]

Foodie Desires

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Catering For Those With Food Intolerances

With the Holidays just around the corner, you're bound to encounter people who have many preferences and dietary needs when it comes to whatever you're serving. Food intolerance and food … [Read More...]

Jack-o-Lantern Pancakes with TruMoo Orange Scream Milk

This post brought to you by TruMoo. All opinions are 100% mine. With Halloween … [Read More...]

Spicy Thai Butternut Squash Soup

  With fall approaching in so many places (we're even supposed to get a cool … [Read More...]

Succulent Barbecue Ribs in the Oven

Words can barely express how much we love these ribs. No seriously. We make them … [Read More...]

House & Home

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Keeping Cords and Cables from Ruining Your Design Scheme

When it comes to home design, the entertainment area is often the most exciting but also the most problematic. On the one hand, you have hundreds of options for how to arrange and furnish … [Read More...]

7 Raised Garden Tricks Everyone Should Know

Raised bed gardening is one of the more manageable ways to exercise your green thumb. … [Read More...]

How to Mosquito-Proof Your Home

There are few things I dislike more than mosquito...except maybe No-See-Ums. Both … [Read More...]

3 Questions to Ask Before Exterminators Visit Your Home

If you have a pest problem in your home, you may be wondering what you need to be … [Read More...]

Natural Living

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Best Mosquito Repellent – Make it At Home!

Living in Southwest Florida, stinging insects like mosquitoes and no-see-ums are a VERY real problem, especially if you spend a lot of time outdoors like we do. Although the local county sprays … [Read More...]

7 Raised Garden Tricks Everyone Should Know

Raised bed gardening is one of the more manageable ways to exercise your green thumb. … [Read More...]

Starting Your Home Garden (For Cheap)

Nowadays, it’s hard to find someone who doesn’t know the benefits of fresh, homegrown … [Read More...]

Doggie Dope Soap Review

We've been back in Florida about 1 1/2 years now (hard to imagine) and Ayla's skin … [Read More...]