Stitch Fix #3 Review


Okay, I admit it, I'm a little addicted to Stitch Fix. When its almost time for shipping I'm checking the site over and over again to see if it has shipped yet. I get so excited when its on its way.

Peanut Butter & Molasses Dog Cookies (Gluten-Free)


I have two senior dogs one of which has issues with allergies and the other has lost most of her teeth. So I need treats that are gluten-free and that are not too hard to chew. So I was excited to see this recipe from doggydesertchef.com as it meets both requirements.

Classic Hummingbird Cake


If you have never tried Hummingbird Cake, you are in for a treat! First let me assure you that despite its name there are no birds of any kind in this cake! But its said that it was named for one. The cake supposedly was first created in Jamaica maybe in the late '60's and apparently was first named "Doctor Bird Cake" after a variety of Jamaican hummingbird called the red-Billed Streamertail. The way the bird probed flowers with it's long beak reminded people of a doctor inspecting a patient. It is believed that this cake was sweet enough to attract hummingbirds and the sttreaks of banana was also resembled the bird's plumage. And so "The Doctor Bird Cake" began.

Overnite Oats with Chia



You may already be familiar with my Overnite Oats in a Jar recipe (if not see it here). I love this very simple and healthy way to prepare an easy ready to go breakfast.


But now I've stepped it up a notch...by adding Chia Seeds. Chia Seeds have been growing in popularity over the last few years due to their high protein, omega-3 fatty acid, and fiber content. Not only are they loaded with antioxidants, but the added value of their vitamin and mineral content have caused them to be labeled a superfood. Chia Seeds have been called the healthiest food on the planet because they are loaded with nutrients that can have important benefits for your body and brain.

Stitch Fix #2 Review


I was a bit apprehensive about getting my second Stitch Fix. I had loved everything in my first shipment so I was thinking my second box would surely contain items I would just hate. But I was wrong...

Stitch Fix #1 Review


Have you gotten your fix? Your Stitch Fix that is....

Stitch Fix is a service that shops for you. I was skeptical, but after receiving just one shipment, I am very impressed. The first step was to go to their site and fill out some information. They wanted to know the basics like my sizes, but also asked questions about my style preferences. They even had pictures of several groups of clothing and asked what I thought of each group so my personal stylist could determine my likes and dislikes. Yes, I did say personal stylist, she picks out clothes for me. Wootwoot!

Snow & Ice 2015


We rarely get snow here, maybe once a year or so, so its a major event when we do. Even a sprinkling will result in school closings and delayed workplace schedules. People are even advised to stay off the roads if possible. We really don't get freezing temperatures often so seeing things like icicles and snow covered yards is a short treat for us.

How I Stop Canine Seizures with Essential Oils


My little Italian Greyhound, Sadie, is epileptic. Fortunately her seizures have never been severe enough for her to need medication. Still, it's heartbreaking to watch her go though one.

I read on Camp Wander that Caesar Millan uses essential oils for canine care (not cats!) and that one of her friends had used Frankincense and Lemongrass to control canine seizures. I had both of these essential oils so I put them both where I could quickly get to them and waited.

Fog on the Water


Hi everyone, today I'm taking it really easy and just posting some pictures I took today. After what the weather people called a "polar blast", aka unreal cold spell, we are having a wonderful weekend and enjoying temps in the upper 60's.

Stitch Fix #1, My Personal Review


I kept seeing this thing called Stitch Fix on social media pages like Facebook. I just passed it over thinking it was just one more ad or endorsement I didn't need to see. But finally I decided to take a closer look and I liked what I saw.