Wine delivered? Think Winc! $22 off for new members

I’m 100 percent behind the home delivery trend. Clothing, groceries, skin care – so much can be ordered online now and can be customized to your preferences and schedule. As a working mom, I am so appreciative of any service that cuts out an errand and allows me to place an order in the comfort of my home, usually while sipping on a glass of wine. So how perfect is it that now I have discovered a service that delivers {Read More}

Easy and Delicious Banana Bread

Have you ever wondered what to do with the last one or two bananas that no one will eat because it is “to ripe”?  My mom taught me to just throw them in the freezer and use them for a recipe!  One of her favorite things to make with the over ripe, frozen banana was Banana Nut Bread.  It’s almost like I can smell it fresh out of the oven as I write this. In need of something else to {Read More}

Jet Express – The Best Way to Get to Put-in-Bay

  The Jet Express is the best way to get to Put-in-Bay!  It’s also the fastest, too!  The boats run every 45 minutes and you can enjoy a pre-ride cocktail at the Jetbar Waterfront Watering Hole while you wait for your ride. It’s easy to find and has secure parking while you take your trip to Put-in-Bay.  There are docks conveniently located in Port Clinton and Sandusky, Ohio. https://jet-express.com/ The captains have many years of experience so you can be {Read More}

$22 Off Your First Month of Winc Wine

In honor of National Wine Day, I’d like to share a special offer with you! Winc Wine offers 4 personalized wines each month. Bottles start at $13 each. Winc is not your traditional wine club: it’s a direct-distribution global wine company that personalizes the entire wine experience! Winc is perfecting how wine is made, distributed, perceived and purchased via its Palate Profile quiz, which recommends wine based on your unique tastes. It’s the wine club for a new generation of wine {Read More}

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Looking for something deliciously different to serve at your child’s First Communion party? Struggling to find that perfect treat to spoil Mom on her special day? Do yourself a favor and order a beautiful bundt cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes in Strongsville, Ohio!    Owner, Liz Rowan, and her staff are so helpful and a pleasure to work with when planning the entire event! The store itself couldn’t be cuter with decorations, cards, candles, and tons of flavor options on {Read More}

Make-A-Wish BIG Wish Gala – Transforming Lives

On Friday my husband and I had the opportunity to attend the Make-A-Wish BIG Wish Gala for the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana markets in Cleveland at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. What a phenomenal experience and educational evening about the impact of the Make-A-Wish organization! While I was already familiar with the mission behind Make-A-Wish, which creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, I learned so much more throughout the evening about the power of a wish and how it {Read More}

Easter Brunch Recipes

My cousins wife is hosting Easter this year. She is a great cook and baker. I need to bring something and have been searching for some great Easter Brunch recipes. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. Easter Brunch Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche 2. Mini Ham and Egg Casseroles 3. Pecan-Honey Buns 4. Farmers Casserole 5. Polenta-Veggie Stacks 6. Gruyere Cheese Potatoes 7. Baked French Toast 8. Fruit Kebabs with Honey-Yogurt Dipping Sauce 9. Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

I have heard that people love Apple Cider Vinegar for many reasons and I decided to give it a try about a month ago.  Someone at my workout class said she swears by it for de-bloating and speeding up her metabolism.  I have to say that I notice a difference when I drink it and I don’t think it’s just a mental thing.  I only drink it a few times each week and simply put two table spoons in an {Read More}

Eat More Salads!

Salads are a quick way to get your veggies and all of the nutrients you need to stay healthy.  I am always looking for quick ways to eat at home, and it only takes a few minutes to grab some bagged lettuce from the fridge and whatever other vegetables you would like.  I added some of my daughter’s wheat pasta, some mozzarella cheese, and opened a can of chic peas to mix it up.  Plus, these are all ways to {Read More}

Let’s Make A Cookie Cake!!

It’s party time at our house and I am about to have our family over for my son’s THIRD birthday celebration!  In our house we (meaning I) believe in a month-long celebration! Therefore, we need a new cake idea!  We have had the cupcakes, the ice cream cake and now it has been decided…COOKIE CAKE!  Not the kind that you can pick up from the grocery store…homemade! My mom use to make these for my sister and I when we {Read More}