Fun & Fabulous Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day happens on June 17th, so here are some gift ideas that I showed in my segment today on the Your Life Arizona morning show.  Many are sold at local retailers for good last minute ideas.  I also found some unique ones that can be ordered, so take a look at this now so […]

Marvelous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so here are some fun, festive, sweet and unique Mom’s Day gift ideas!  Some can be ordered just in time for Mom’s Day and others are available at your local drug store.  Plus there are two hot brands, Tory Burch and philosophy that are now sold in a […]

Personality Perfect Gift Ideas & Stocking Stuffers!

Time to get your holiday shopping wrapped up with only two weeks left until Christmas!  Here are some unique ideas to help you along that I showed in my segments on the Your Life Arizona show.  Stocking Stuffers from Walgreens! *Giant sized Grand Ferrero Rocher – for the fancy chocolate lover!  Sells for $2.49 on […]

For Furry Family Members: Day 3 Holiday Giveaway Drawing

As we progress through our holiday giveaway week, today’s prize is for the dogs…and cats! Even if you have one or the other, still enter the drawing because you can give the other pet gift to a family member or friend who has a cat or dog.  First the feline prize, a cute and yummy […]

My 3TV Segment – Holiday Gift Ideas

If you saw my 3TV segment on the KTVK “Your Life A to Z” show this week, you will know that I showed lots of gift ideas! Ideas for everyone, like teachers and even the furry family members. Here is the information for each item I showed with links on how to purchase, too. Meaningful […]

Homemade Holiday Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Who says ice cream is just for summer?  How about homemade holiday vanilla bean ice cream to serve with pie or all by itself with a little red and green flair. If you own an ice cream maker, this recipe is for you.  Your holiday guests will cheer when they see that ice cream is […]

Different Than Pumpkin Pie…Try Pumpkin Supreme!

If you are not a pumpkin pie fan, but like pumpkin desserts or if you want something a little different from the usual pumpkin pie, try this scrumptious pumpkin supreme recipe.  Several years ago, I asked my sister-in-law for her Texas family’s recipe for my all-time favorite dessert that she makes for us every Thanksgiving […]

My Thanksgiving Table Decor Deals & Ideas

Warm and inviting Thanksgiving table decor can set the mood and get the festivities going.  After I posted a quick picture of my Thanksgiving table on Facebook, I had a lot of compliments and some questions about where I found my festive items.  Love that and love my holiday table! So I decided to share in […]

Holiday Gift Ideas Shown In My 3TV Morning Show Segment

If you caught my morning show segment on KTVK’s “Your Life A to Z’ show today and want to know where to get the cool gift ideas I showed, here is the information…   I found quite the find at FOUND By Domestic Bliss store in Chandler.  I love locally owned unique boutiques and FOUND is so […]

Overnight Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal in Mason Jars

Here is a cool holiday breakfast idea for your guests.  Make pumpkin spice oatmeal the night before.  Prepare in individual mason jars that can be simply set out in a breakfast buffet the next morning, warm or cold. Such a fun, festive and flavorful idea with a recipe that is healthy clean eating.  And some […]

AZ Local: AJ’s Thanksgiving Dinner PreOrder: How It Works

A few year ago, I tried the AJ’s Fine Food’s holiday dinner pre-order meal plan and it worked well, tasted great and happily fed all.  And no one guessed that I had a little help from AJ’s Fine Foods.  If you are considering cooking Turkey Day dinner, but need a little help, check out this […]

Quick, Easy & Inexpensive Halloween Make It Yourself Mask Idea

Sometimes it’s what’s behind the mask that gets attention.  I love sharing cool ideas that I see other moms brainstorm.  I saw just that this morning in my Sunday school class.  One of my students was very excited to show me her Tweety Bird mask that her mother crafted for her. I love the front […]

My 3TV Everything October Segment

Here is my Everything October 3TV segment.  My segment is only 2 minutes long, but I was able to include several cool items because October brings so much fun. Traditions like pumpkin everything, Halloween, the beginning of gift shopping season and more.  And most importantly, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, too. So take a quick look […]

Terrific, Tasty & Thrifty Holiday Photo Recipe Gift Idea

Manic:  Thinking of holiday gift ideas that are festive, inexpensive, thoughtful and unique.  It is that time of year again! Managed:  While working on a food segment with MealGarden (you have got to try this healthy online meal planning tool!), I discovered that a festive food holiday card can easily be created to accompany a […]

Ahhmazing Autumn Sangria Recipe

Perfect for fall.  Tasty for your October gatherings.  Nice beverage for your adult Halloween party.  This Autumn Sangria recipe is the perfect combo of not-too-sweet with a little spice.  I recently served this to my gal pals and they asked for seconds…and thirds.  Everyone commented how unique, refreshing and tasty this particular sangria tasted.  One […]