Category Archives: Family

Michigan Peaches and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delightful summer days and lots of kids are back in school. When I heard from one of my favorite moms that she sent her daughters to school the first day and forgot to send their lunches along–oops– the memories of … Continue reading

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It’s Berry Time

Indiana plus June equals strawberries. ‘Tis the season to enjoy the best of the best. When my boys were little, we would make the trip to Johnson’s Farm in Hobart on Ridge Road and ride the school bus out to … Continue reading

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Take a Step…Back

Do you often feel as though you can’t move fast enough? Too much to do and not enough hours in the day, right? We can get so caught up in our “To Do” lists that we barely breathe, and that’s … Continue reading

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Unlock The Door to Your Happiness

I’m working my way through a book entitled Resisting Happiness, by Matthew Kelly. This is a book you cannot simply read. Well, you could, but it would have minimal impact on your life. Therefore, I am working on the principles … Continue reading

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Food Survival Strategies When Your Spouse is Non-Compliant

My husband loves hot dogs. He also loves pasta, chocolate peanut butter cups, and ice cream—with chocolate syrup and bananas. Now for years I knew about the peanut butter cups and ice cream, but the hot dog thing really caught … Continue reading

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Become Empowered!

October is the month to become empowered. It is the time to get your mental game on with food. Once we celebrate Halloween, many typically begin the season of the “mucous mess.” It is all downhill from that point.   … Continue reading

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March’s Healthy Lifestyle Habit

Welcome spring and the month of gusty kite-flying days, a green Chicago River (well, brighter green than usual), and celebrating the Irish. The flower bulbs that were planted before winter are peeking through the dirt, and there are more of … Continue reading

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Happy National Ice Cream Day!

The year was 1984. President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of July as National Ice Cream Day. This year, that special day happens to be July 19th. Hmmm, wonder how we should … Continue reading

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