Win $500 in Reebok’s Fall Fitness Giveaway!


**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Who’s more fit than me? Okay, lots of people, but that’s not the point! The point is you want to get fit and look good doing it! Or you can just look good, like me! Reebok agrees and […]

Leukemia Warrior Gets Human of the Week


Yesterday, I told you Bella was awaiting CAT scan results for a lump that was growing in her throat. Luckily, it was just a swollen lymph node. Powerful statement – “just a swollen lymph node”. Nothing is just anything when your child is battling a deadly disease. Everything becomes a potential set-back, a sleepless night […]

Bella’s Battle With Leukemia


It always starts out simply, a cold, minor body aches or the flu. As parents, we don’t want to push the panic button but we have a responsibility to our kids. When Isabella had a fever of 103.5 2 weeks after recovering from pneumonia, her parents rushed her to the ER. Two days later, on […]

Living in the Garden of Depression

Robin Williams Depression

  Robin Williams died today in what is being called an ‘apparent suicide’ after battling severe depression recently. It is shocking, sad and in some ways, disturbing. After all, Robin Williams committed suicide. I usually don’t pay much attention to celebrity deaths, as far as I am concerned they are just people, nothing more or less special than […]

Kinsights Health Record Keeper is Giving Away $250 Amazon Card


This $250 Amazon Gift Card is Sponsored by Kinsights Brought to you by Mom Powered Media and A Little Bit of Everything Kinsights is an online Pediatric Personal Health Record Keeper for parents. Gone are the days where you’re being held responsible for keeping track of slips of paper or lugging files and folders containing […]

The Best Blueberry Bread EVER!

Blueberry Bread

If you read my zucchini bread recipe, you know we take our bread seriously – refining the recipe over the years. This blueberry bread recipe has not only been honed to perfection, it has been kept super secret. Every summer I get requests for this bread and spend hours baking. There are 3 reasons not […]

My Husband’s Zucchini Bread

zucchini bread

We take our garden seriously, so when we cook with the fruits of our labor, we take the recipes even more seriously. Don’t believe me? These are the notes my husband has taken over the years while perfecting his recipe.   Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 2 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups grated zucchini 1 cup […]

Got Their Own Place? Do They Get Their Own Beer?

underage drinking

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Anheuser-Busch’s Family Talk About Drinking Program.  I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   We’ve talked about the importance of communication and why you should start talking to you kids about drinking here. Now it’s time to reinforce […]