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Cooking is Therapeutic

I love cooking, it’s therapeutic for me. When I worked in a fine dining restaurant I was always looking at what the chefs were doing and asking questions, trying to figure out what they did and what tools they were using. I love trying out fancy recipes. I have grand visions of being the next […]

The Danger of Drinking and Driving

My kids are getting older, and so far I can’t figure out how or why. But I am working on a way to stop and even reverse the process. No luck yet, but I am hopeful. In the meantime, I have to face the awful reality that my kids will soon be facing some pretty […]

Ingle & Rhode Reviews

Human exploitation, conflict diamonds and environmental damage are all major issues facing the jewelry industry today. Many, if not most, jewelers do not deal with these and turn a blind eye. Introducing Ingle & Rhode, a jeweler that not only recognizes these issues, but has created a solution. Ingle & Rhode have extensively investigated and […]

Back to School – Are You Ready?

Does anybody remember this ad? It’s that time of year again…the most wonderful time of the year for parents who have tons to get done and kiddos with too much energy!  Getting my kids prepared to go anywhere can be a challenge –  Even though they’re younger, I want to make sure that they’re ready […]

Austin Food and Wine Festival Review

What is it? The Austin Food and Wine Festival is a three day celebration of cuisine, wine, spirits and music in Austin, Texas. This in the second annual festival and will be held April 26-28, 2013 at the Auditorium Shores. It is presented by FOOD & WINE Magazine and is a collaboration of Texas’ most […]

Hotels & Bed Bugs

If you didn’t already know this, I’ve spent the last 10 months living outside my own home. You probably remember my posts about moving to Florida, and maybe you saw me mention how much I love summer all year round (78 degreees in January?! Yes Please). Our original plan was to find a house quickly […]

Parents in Retirement

I’ve reached an interesting point in my life where my parents have gone from their prime earning years to a time when they no longer work for new income but instead live off money they have saved over the years.  So far, their retirement has been an interesting experience as they have gone through a […]