Recipes

Delicious Banana Muffins

We all have been there . . .  buying too many banana's. Sure, they are only $1.49 for a huge bunch at Costco. Sure, you start the week eating them pretty rapidly but there are always a few stranglers that no one wants. Those ripe bananas make for perfect moist delicious muffins. Follow these steps… Continue reading Delicious Banana Muffins

Crafts

6 Steps for an Easy Valentine’s Gift

I have never been more excited about a craft as I am for this adorable Valentine's craft I tried with Dylan.  I bought a mug paint kit from Michael's. I figured they would be good presents especially since Dylan is really into crafts lately. I was looking at a canvas craft we have hanging up… Continue reading 6 Steps for an Easy Valentine’s Gift

Recipes

A Healthy Spin on Taco Tuesday

Who doesn't love a good old taco? It's even better when it's Tuesday and you have Taco's! Let's make it a healthy option for the parents anyway . . . Ingredients: Ground beef (amount depends on how much you will need for your family, I wing it) Taco seasoning (I used the Trader Joe's option.… Continue reading A Healthy Spin on Taco Tuesday

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10 Things I learned, Living in LA for 10 Years

I have always dreamed about living in Los Angeles. I had given up my dream and decided to settle with living in NY/NJ. Until one faithful President's weekend when I went to LA on a whim and never looked back. I was moving. Crazy as it seemed to everyone nothing was going to stop me.… Continue reading 10 Things I learned, Living in LA for 10 Years

Letdowns

No Shop October — Recap

October was a no shop month for Markdowns and Letdowns. And then life and the holidays took over. I am finally getting around to my recap. As a self-proclaimed shop/saleaholic no shopping other than food/Halloween started off a nightmare for me.  Not adding items to my shopping cart in the store or online frivolously was… Continue reading No Shop October — Recap

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2020, Goals

No one is good at keeping New Year's Resolutions. I always do my best to make some major change that would ultimately make me a better person. But we all know major changes done drastically are impossible to keep. This year I decided to create a list of goals and try to maintain them throughout… Continue reading 2020, Goals

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2019, You Were Exceptional

By the end of last year I was feeling deflated -- 2018 was a difficult year for us, lots of stress, nothing seemed to go in our favor. This year was exceptional. It started with a trip to Big Bear for a snowy getaway. It was the perfect few days with lots of snow, more… Continue reading 2019, You Were Exceptional