A Salute to Mom!

May 6, 2015 0 Comments
A Salute to Mom!

I am always looking for creative and cute gift ideas for my dear mother, Ann. After all, she did give me life! The least I can give her is a heartfelt present every once in a while. Since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I went searching around the Internet for some do-it-yourself gift […]

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Cinco de Mayo Savings

April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Cinco de Mayo Savings

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday meant to commemorate the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over the French in 1862, but many folks use the day as an excuse to drink a cold margarita and indulge in some delicious cuisine from south of the border. Avocados are traditionally used in Mexican dishes like guacamole, but I […]

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Easter Treats

March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Easter Treats

Hippity, Hoopity, Hooray! The Easter Bunny is almost here! With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of Peeps. I just can’t get enough of these delicious, sugary sweet delicacies that flood the aisles of candy stores during the spring months. Peeps are like the funky cousin of the marshmallow. They now are produced in […]

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Cleaning Up for Spring

March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Cleaning Up for Spring

There is something so refreshing about coming back to a clean home after a long day at work. Now that we are all emerging from our winter hibernation, there is no better time to get out the dust pans and cleaning spray! Spring cleaning does not have to be a long, laborious process. Wake up […]

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St. Patty’s Day Sweets

March 10, 2015 0 Comments
St. Patty’s Day Sweets

If you couldn’t tell by my last name or my extreme affinity for the color green, I’m very Irish! I can trace my heritage way back on the Emerald Isle and even studied abroad in County Cork while I was in college. St. Patrick’s Day has always been a fun holiday for me to both […]

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Thrifty Travel Tips

February 25, 2015 0 Comments
Thrifty Travel Tips

One of the only things getting me through this frigid winter is the thought of my spring vacation to Florida! Sand, sun, and relaxation–here I come! Traveling isn’t cheap though. On the heels of the spring break vacation boom, I have compiled a list of some great tips for traveling on a dime. 1. Maintain […]

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The Happiest Flower

February 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Happiest Flower

In the midst of winter, things can get pretty grey and pretty gloomy. It’s easy to catch yourself falling into a slight depression during these cold winter months when the days are short and the cold is biting. During the winter, it is even more important for us to find little perks throughout the day […]

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Any Excuse For Chocolate

February 5, 2015 0 Comments
Any Excuse For Chocolate

A GREAT excuse to eat lots and lots of chocolate. For me, this is the very definition of Valentine’s Day. Forget the romance, flowers, and hearts. Just give me a big box of chocolate candy! In honor of all things fudgy and delicious, below is a recipe for a delicious two-ingredient chocolate cake, perfect for […]

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Super Bowl Snacking

January 29, 2015 0 Comments
Super Bowl Snacking

Sometimes, the most simple things in life turn out to be the most beautiful. In this case, the easiest recipes I know happen to be the most delicious! On a Superbowl Sunday afternoon, there is nothing more comforting than relaxing in a fuzzy sweatshirt with a big bowl of chips and dip. WARNING: These recipes […]

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A Clever Way to Organize Your Jewelry

January 21, 2015 0 Comments
A Clever Way to Organize Your Jewelry

Question: What do you get when you combine an old cutting board, push pins, and the leftover contents of a craft drawer? Answer: A clever way to keep all of your delicate necklaces organized! This jewelery organizer was born out of necessity, like most of my other “do-it-yourself” projects. About 5 of my favorite necklaces […]

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