No time or energy to cook


Over the last few weeks I have focused all of my spare time on getting this house in order. Why? Because once the heavy lifting is done, maintaining a clean house is a breeze.

But when you come home and move furniture and wash walls, there’s not a lot of energy left when it comes to dinner. About the only thing that keeps me motivated to make dinner is that eating healthier is a priority in my life.

Tonight, I sure didn’t feel like cooking… Continue reading

Disgusting House Cleaning Challenge

An American bathroom of a freshly renovated ho...

This is the size of the bathroom. I vow it will look better than this when I am done! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


I’ve been thrown into a house cleaning challenge that threatened to overwhelm me.


I’ve told you about Bob. For those of you who missed it, Bob’s wife died of a stroke 6 years ago. It is Bob and his 2 should be adult boys in the house.

I’ve been there to clean once in a while. The best I could accomplish was to get the living room, family room and kitchen to where they were at least sort of presentable.


I did what I could in the bathroom, but it hadn’t been really cleaned in years. Believe me, you cannot imagine… Continue reading

Life Management Tips From a Single Mom

Calm Single MomThere’s one person who brings home the bacon, fries it up in the pan- and manages it all without the help of a man. She’s a baker, a banker, a nurse, a mechanic, a handyman, and whatever else life calls for – everyday. Here’s some common sense tips from a single mom – the ultimate time-management professional on how to get through it all, with your sanity in tact; Continue reading

Your break-thru comes when you let go of these

Bikram Choudhury at a book signing in New York...

Bikram Choudhury at a book signing in New York in 2007. Bikram Choudhury (born 1946) is a multi-millionaire Indian yoga guru and the founder of Bikram Yoga, (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you are looking to change your life in some way, the only way to get there is to let go of the biggest thing that holds everyone back –


But there is a funny thing about excuses… Continue reading

Voting for you, or for Monsanto?

Kraft Easy Mac

Kraft Easy Mac (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

You know, I find it so surprising that big companies are getting the message and removing ingredients that you don’t want in the food you feed your family, but congress doesn’t care what you want.

Today, the house passed the so called Dark Act, otherwise nicknamed The Ultimate Monsanto Protection Act. Continue reading

Tomato Salads

English: Tomato, cucumber and onion salad. Бъл...

It’s tomato season!I’m getting my first tomatoes! So exciting :) Except, I gave the first 2 away. I’m anxiously awaiting the next ripe one. Maybe tomorrow! I bought some tomatoes at a small farmstand last week. There were 4 good sized tomatoes in the basket, and I gave 2 away. Sheesh!

I indulged in BLTs a couple of nights last week. OK, BSTs ‘cuz I only had spinach. It worked! So good!

Here are some tomato salads that are so mind numbingly simple!

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