My favorite Fall Diffuser Blends

  I came home from a week long trip to Disney and my house smells like dog.  Not cute, freshly washed dog either.  The first thing I did when I walked in the door is put some oils in the diffuser.  The only hard part was picking which blend to use. Autumn Hike Blend does […]

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DIY Deck Build

Step one – Buy land. Step two – Build Deck and Boat Dock. Wait, what?  You built your deck and boat dock before your house?  Yes, we did.  We have our priorities.  And they include fun stuff first, then the house.  We will be living full time in our RV while we take our time […]

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Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix

Can’t get enough pumpkin spice?  Well, then this is the trail mix recipe for you.  My youngest is a pumpkin spice aholic.  And because she is ten and can’t drink coffee yet, we have to find other pumpkin spice recipes.  Not that there is any shortage.  We made this one because it will be a […]

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Haunted Jail Tour in Charleston, SC

We had a hard time deciding which tours to do on our last trip to Charleston!  After much deliberation, we decided on a carriage ride around the city with a tour guide and visiting the Old City Jail.  I’m a big ole scaredy cat, so it’s sort of strange for me to want to do […]

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Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

This is one of my favorite ways to cook spaghetti squash.  I love it plain with butter, but add some garlic, tons of cheese, spinach and a little more cheese, and it feels sinful. Cooking spaghetti squash is super fast if you have a pressure cooker.  Instead of baking in the oven for 45 minutes, […]

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Ten Awesome Vacations for Families

The Grand Canyon – I am terrified of heights.  Seriously.  I don’t like to climb ladders.  So this was a tough one for me.  But you don’t have to stand close to the rail to enjoy the beauty of the Grand Canyon.  We didn’t do have a long visit, we just went for the day […]

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Inks Lake

Inks Lake is the smallest lake in the Highland Lakes chain.  It is only 831 acres, compared to Lake Buchanan at 22,333 acres.  Don’t let it’s small size fool you.  Inks Lake is worth a trip!  It has an amazing State Park with 200 campsites and 22 cabins. A very popular area in Inks Lake […]

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