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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Celeb Loved Jewelry Line, Wonderful Wine Accessory, Personalized Healthy Herbal Tea Line & More Mother’s Day Gift Ideas!

Check this out to see my favorite fitness tool, a wine carafe that keeps wine chilled, a hot jewelry line that is a celeb fave and more in my Mother’s Day gift ideas TV morning show segment.  This is part 2 that follows part 1 that I ran yesterday.  Mother’s Day is coming so get […]

4 Delicious Ingredients that Multitask for Easy Holiday Cooking

Manic:  Figuring out how to cook smart when making the big holiday meal so that we can get out of the kitchen to spend precious time with family and friends. Managed: Using these four ingredients that include Shamrock Farms Half & Half, Zesty Jalapeno Sour Cream (yum), Shamrock Farms Calcium Plus Milk and eggnog to make […]

Keeping Kids Entertained At The Holiday Table

Manic:  Restless kids at the big holiday table resulting in stressed parents, bored kids and chaos. Managed:  Brainstormed with the folks from Shamrock Farms and one of my gal pals about how to keep kids entertained at this holiday season’s big meal and we came up with some good stuff for parents everywhere. It’s hard […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme & More Delicious Holiday Recipes

Three of my favorite recipes are featured in my most recent Shamrock Farms video that we filmed in my very own kitchen, so take a look to learn about Sour Cream Banana Bread, Pumpkin Supreme (my sister-in-law Stephanie’s amazing recipe from her South Texas family cookbook) and a super simple and smart breakfast idea called […]

No More Hectic Holidays: 4 Things You Can Do Now to Streamline the Season

Manic:  Holiday planning!  Be honest: How often do you actually sit back and kick up your feet between November and January? Does the “most wonderful time of the year” feel more like a nonstop cycle of bake, clean, shop, wrap and repeat?!  Most years it does for me, especially since I had kids! Managed:  These four […]

Shop & Think Pink With Products That Give Back To BCA Month

Every October, I look for holiday gift ideas, and other items, that give back to Breast Cancer Awareness month.  I found some terrific and unique items, so take a look and think pink to support a good and important cause….

Time For Holiday Gift Ideas!

Manic:  The holiday season is sneaking up on us, as usual! Managed:  Found some cool and unique gift ideas for the different personalities on your list and some of these items are personalized and can be ordered online.  Do it now to avoid those costly last minute shipping fees as we get closer to December. […]

Fun & Festive Family Holiday Traditions Ideas

Lately my festive daughter has been into starting new and carrying on existing holiday traditions, so as I discussed this with my gal pals, we started sharing each other’s seasonal traditions and they had such good ones, that I decided to make a segment out of it.  Check it out because I’m guessing that you […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for All

Manic:  Another holiday is coming up!  And it is Valentine’s Day, a fun love day that I don’t want to forget, but I don’t have a lot of time to spend on it this year. Managed:  Found some unique and easy ideas to celebrate your sweetheart, cheer up your single gal pals and more.  Take […]

Holiday Shopping Deals: Ten Under Ten Drug Store Beauty Buys

Manic:  It is December 1st!  Have you started your holiday shopping?  I have only scratched the budget-tight surface! Managed:  Got our monthly top ten drug store beauty picks that all sell for under $10 from our managedmoms.com writer and drug store beauty expert Bianca!  And this month she chose items that make perfect holiday gifts […]