The Pumpkin Spice Chronicles – Week 3

Each week I grow more and more excited walking into a store and seeing the Back-to-School displays coming down and the Halloween/Fall decorations coming up. With great hope, soon the temperatures will cool and the leaves will change color and begin to fall after being safely nestled on the branches of the trees since Spring. … [Read more…]

The Pumpkin Spice Chronicles – Week 2

As we inch closer to the beginning of Autumn I get more and more excited. I’m longing for cooler weather, feeling the crunch of brown leaves under my feet as I walk, and decorating for Halloween, then for Thanksgiving. I’m also excited because I am starting to find more things Pumpkin Spice and everything nice…er…well, … [Read more…]

How to Make a Strawberry Daiquiri For One

Today is National Daiquiri Day. I figured what better way to commemorate this even than by making my personal favorite: Strawberry Daiquiri. Now, this recipe makes either one huge daiquiri (if you have one of those awesome goblets like at the restaurants) or a couple of daiquiris if you are using “regular” glasses. You know, … [Read more…]

Back-to-School: My First Money-Saving Mini-Haul

Please note that all opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with any brands/stores mentioned in the following. Walking into my local Walmart for a quick errand, I was greeted with Back-to-School displays. Sheesh, I guess it is coming quicker than I thought! Naturally, this made me feel … [Read more…]

Summer Activities and is it Good to Keep a Schedule During Summer Break?

Please note all opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am not affiliated with any product, service, or person(s) mentioned in this post.  I hope you all are having an awesome week so far! But man, it is HOT outside. In my part of Texas yesterday, and over the weekend, the temperatures reached … [Read more…]