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Vino & Vows

Spring Inspired Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie

April 09, 2014
Food & Wellness
Vino & Vows

Some Updated Home Pics

August 17, 2017

Classic Makeup Look How-To

August 12, 2018
Most days I skip a full makeup routine and settle for just a few items; concealer, a bit of blush and mascara, I quickly fill in my brows with a bit of pencil and add a swipe of lip gloss or lipstick. If I want to feel really pull read more

An Update On My Hashimoto’s

August 07, 2018
Food & Wellness
This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for awhile, and since I’ve recently received several requests for an update on my thyroid and Hashimoto’s, I took it as a sign that there was no better time than the pres read more

Grilled Salmon & Shrimp Skewers With Jalapeno & Bacon

August 01, 2018
Food & Wellness
Our favorite local seafood restaurant has been our go-to since I began dating Art over 20 years ago. Originally his family chose it as the destination for every birthday and special occasion that arose, and I dreaded going there b read more

A Few Things I’m Loving Lately

July 31, 2018
We rolled into our driveway yesterday around 6:30 am, after 6 days spent in Hawaii. We all went back to sleep after getting a couple of hours on the red eye, and made progress on unpacking, laundry, getting groceries. etc. Hayden read more

Things From Around the Web #3

July 07, 2018
I’ve been writing a weekly round up for years now. The names may change over the years, from Week In Review, to Weekly Recap, to Links I Love, but the sentiment is all the same; sharing the things I’ve recently discovered that read more

Managing Time: Common Strategies & Book Recs To Make the Most of Your Days

July 05, 2018
It occurred to me the other day that my recent experiment with breaking up with my phone had just as much to do with my concern over the addictive and distracting affects of technology, as it did with how I spend my time. I’ read more

Simple Solutions for Common Sleep Issues

June 29, 2018
Food & Wellness
I’ve been a troubled sleeper for as long as I can recall. My earliest memories of insomnia are from childhood, starting around 10 years of age. My father typically worked swing shift, and I remember quite often being woken i read more

Making the Most of Summer & Avoiding Burnout

June 19, 2018
For the past few years since I’ve been working part time from home and had kids out for Summer vacation, I’ve taken a very wing-it approach, and it hasn’t always worked out so well. Yes, the kids always have fun read more