Empty Nest: Recipes

Senior couple cooking lunch at home

Life changes. Just when you get used to having things one way, something happens and things have changed. My husband and I have been empty nesters for the last year and although I was quite hesitant to begin this chapter of our lives together, it didn’t take me too long to get used to it. […]

Tech Tuesday: Nest Thermostat

Nest Thermostat

Are you wondering how to save money on your home heating and cooling? Are you frustrated with the limitations of your programmable thermostat or find it too confusing to set? You should seriously consider buying a Nest thermostat. The Nest thermostat is amazingly easy to use. If you can operate an iPod, you can operate […]

Get Better Sleep With 5 iPhone Accessories


Most of us have a permanent place on the bedside table for our iPhone – why not make use of that technology to improve the time you spend sleeping? Check out these five iPhone sleep accessories that might help you get a better sleep and start getting more out of your nights. WakeMate The WakeMate […]

Healthy Snack Ideas


Trying to lose weight is a difficult endeavor and one that becomes harder as we get older. Snacking between meals can be a real hazard to your weight loss efforts. Here are some healthy snack ideas for low-calorie snacking. Remember: even snacks that are low in calories can be hazardous to your weight loss plans if […]

Getting Organized: The Freezer

woman  holding foul food

My upright freezer has been one of the most useful and also one of the most neglected appliances in my home. Shortly after the birth of our first child my in laws bought us our first upright freezer. What a great gift. Suddenly we had extra storage space for food and could take advantage of […]