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Counting My Blessings

It’s been a perfect Friday in Aruba. Except for the 10 minutes that I was walking home from the beach and it started downpouring out of no where.  That’s island weather...

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Crunchy

In general, I tend to prefer crunchy foods and when it comes to snacks, crunchy is usually where it’s at for me. You can have your bowls of soup and oatmeal....

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Thursday Things

Time for a few Thursday Things.  A few eye-catching items and general ramblings from this week include: 1. Joy’s Bite-Sized Baked Brie on a stick.  Oh Lordy, come to mama.  Good...

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From a Child’s Mouth

Normally I don’t share too many of Skylar’s little quips, stories, and various entertaining bits that come out of her mouth, but she’s had so many gems lately that have had...

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Creamy Cookie Butter White Chocolate Banana Smoothie

This smoothie has become my new best friend. You may have heard of Trader Joe’s Speculoos Cookie Butter Spread or tried it.  And if not you need to get on board....

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Tonight

Happy Chanukah wishes from Aruba to those who are celebrating. Scott said he has no plans to go to Temple after the sun sets and that he’d rather be on the...

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30 Day Home Fitness Program Giveaway

Maybe you’ve been enjoying one too many Eggnog Donuts over the holiday season.. The creators of Home Workout Challenge are offering a chance for one lucky winner to win access to...

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Ho Hos with Cream Cheese Frosting

Today, December 19, is Scott’s birthday.  I did not bake my dear husband a cake. It’s too hot here to turn on the oven. Melting chocolate happens… …without turning on the...

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Just Beautiful

Not to rub it in for those of you in cold weather and at work on a Monday, but it’s beautiful in Aruba today. We had three days of straight rain. ...

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Double Chocolate Caramel Corn & Cocoa Rice Krispies Candy Bars

I could call these everything but the kitchen sink bars. I had all kinds of little bits and pieces of candies, cereals, white and dark chocolate chips, marshmallows, caramel corn, you...