Sep 282016
 

Fall means a lot of things – hoodies, pumpkins, falling leaves.  But it also means fall premieres of both favorite shows and new offerings.

Notorious is a new crime drama in ABC's Thursday night lineupThis post was sponsored by the Role Mommy Writer’s Network.

While I normally find myself checking out ABC for their comedies, their new fall premier of Notorious caught my eye.  If you haven’t checked it out yet here are some reasons I think you should. Continue reading »

Sep 202016
 

Beauty & the Beast is one of my all-time favorite Disney movies.  I actually did my high school French class project on it, translating the song “Tale as Old as Time” into French.  I still can’t hear the song without “belle et la bête” running through my head.

Whip up a batch of The Grey Stuff Brownie Bites to celebrate the release of Beauty & the Beast 25th Anniversary Edition

The live action version of Beauty & the Beast will be in theaters soon, and I can’t wait.  But classics will always have a special place in my heart so I’m very happy that the 25th Anniversary Edition of Beauty & the Beast is available on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital combo pack today! Continue reading »

Sep 062016
 

The other day I shared my secret about not loving to do the dishes.  So meals that require minimal pots and pans and bowls are right up my alley.

Make dinner a snap with a one pot pasta dish! Easy, cheesy ravioli with sausage is ready in 15 minutes

One pot meals are even better.  Having just one pan to wash speeds up the clean up and lets me get back to hanging out with my family. Continue reading »

Aug 312016
 

Summer is winding down but you’d never be able to tell by looking at the temperature.  It’s been consistently in the 80s and 90s every day, with no end in sight.

The perfect dish to bring to an end-of-summer party, this Pizza Pasta Salad is extremely kid-friendly, too!

Even with the heat we’re still enjoying the last few summer days through visits to the park, splash pad, and at least one cookout per week.  One thing I’ve been serving is my Pizza Pasta Salad. Continue reading »

Aug 292016
 

This shop and my DIY sponge holder & soap dispenser have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. Opinions are mine, more joyful cleaning can be yours too. #ScotchBriteSponges #CollectiveBias

Small confession: I really don’t like doing the dishes.  Laundry, vacuuming, dusting – I can do those all day long.  But the dishes?  Eh.

Make a cute matching DIY kitchen set that includes a mason jar sponge holder and mason jar soap dispenser

In the past I would have said I hate doing the dishes.  But as I’ve gotten older I’ve learned a few tricks to make tasks you dread a little easier. Continue reading »