Summer On A Budget

It’s been raining in the midwest almost every day recently. I’m a city girl, but I learned from my husband prior to reading news, that it has been too rainy and damp in general for many farmers to plant. Hopefully, that gives a bit of perspective on this lame spring weather. I’m excited about summer,…

Learn to Save

Saving isn’t always easy. Life can be expensive and sometimes we want to treat ourselves to special treats that aren’t in the budget. It’s important to understand the necessity of saving and make your best effort to save daily. Below are a few great tips for getting on track. Create a Budget On the first…

4 Ingredients: Acapulco Fantasy

Acapulco Fantasy is another 4 ingredient dish. Keith picked this one as his first to try from a recipe book we got from my mom. He added everything to our grocery list and fixed it mid-week! I was definitely a hit. Simple and quick meals are a must for us, some weeks and this one…

What to Offer as a Virtual Assistant

Having been an Executive Assistant to C-Suite executives for over a decade now, I understand the wants and needs of many executives. Unless there is something out of the ordinary that is expected, I have a pretty good handle on how to provide optimal assistance. Virtual Assistant responsibilities are manageable and even simple at times….

Keep Warm This Weekend!

Keep Warm This Weekend! I’m not sure where you are, but here in the Midwest, it’s freezing and we’re supposed to get quite a bit of snow this weekend. I’m thinking we’ll be watching football from home tomorrow! For a bit of weekend entertainment, check out these links. True Detective Season 3 Is Mahershala Ali’s Show…

The Types of Insurance You Need

The Types of Insurance You Need After having a home broken into, family members pass away, and having been hit by an uninsured motorist, I decided that it’s a good idea for you to know about different types of insurance, and which will be most useful for your life today. Auto Insurance Aside from the…

Have A Great Weekend!

Have a Great Weekend! For a fun start to the weekend, we post links to things we found fun or interesting this week. Some of them may even prove to be helpful! This week’s roundup runs the gamut! Nothing too exciting to launch the weekend, but we got informative, found some tips and tricks to…

How I Paid Off $34,000 Of Debt

How I Paid Off $34,000 Of Debt It was just a little over a year ago that I decided to get my finances in order. I’m a little late to the game, having surpassed 30. I’ve had many fluctuations in life that have contributed to my debt, so the situation is intricate, yet easy to explain….

Couples Cooking Together: Our First Try

Couples Cooking Together: Our First Try Cooking with my sweetheart is one of my favorite activities! He and I both enjoy eating healthy and trying new recipes. You will find our recipes on the blog. I promise we will only share the good ones! The first time Keith and I cooked together, was amusing. Our place is tiny,…

Get Healthy With or Without Your Partner

As you know, this is not a fitness blog. I don’t claim to be a fitness expert. I love food! And Keith and I enjoy making food and drinks together. It’s a fun activity that (usually) ends in a delicious, nutrient-packed meal. Yes, I mentioned nutrients, which is healthy, right? So why are we here?…

Website Hosting with InMotion in 3 Simple Steps

I have put this post together to provide you with a review and guide to setting up your own blog. You will find information about the best hosting service and blogging platform. This differs from the usual Bluehost posts that are often found in the blogging community. Although Bluehost is a valuable service, I have…

Travel Beauty Tips

Over the years, I’ve caught on to a few tried and true travel beauty tips. After trying the tips and tricks offered by everyone from my grandma to the editors of countless beauty magazines, I have my faves. Below I share five of my healthy skin and beauty items I cling to when traveling, aside…

Top Low-Cost Date Night Activities

Keith and I truly enjoy our time together and with our underlying goal of a fairly cost-effective lifestyle, low-cost dates are a favorite! Going out without the stress of how much is coming out of your pocket is a great feeling. Check out some of our favorites below. If it suits you, enjoy the indoor…

White Wine Shrimp Bruschetta with Sweet Basil

Guests truly enjoy this dish! When I fix this Shrimp Bruschetta on Ciabatta, I get requests to make it again. It’s easy to make and you don’t have to hover over the stove the entire time for it to turn out tremendous! Everyone needs a quick and easy dinner in their back pocket for those…

French Macarons With Sweet Buttercream

This recipe makes it easy to bake one of the most popular French pastries! French Macarons aren’t new, but they are always in style. Many people find it very hard to bake these lovely pastries and it can be cumbersome, but the recipe below makes it pretty easy. The first time I tried baking them,…