Archive for 2012

Food On Flames: Great Grilling Recipes for Dad

If you are looking for some grilling inspiration this Father's Day, make sure to check out this eBook from The Spice & Tea Exchange - Food on Flames featuring six recipes from the LivePretty.com team.

The Great Kitchen Remodel 5: Trusting the Process & The Reveal

Fifth Installment Detailing the Live Pretty Family Kitchen Remodel: When we packed up the kitchen, family room, laundry room and living room “stuff” and moved out of our house so the kitchen remodel could begin, we embarked...

Crossing the Bridge: Childhood Milestones Celebrated

With both Bridging to Brownies and Pre-K Graduation in one week, I was reminded to stop and pay attention to this moment. It will be gone before you know it, so don’t miss it. Be present with...

Summer Safety Tip: Doggy Swimming Lessons

My dog fell in the pool last weekend, which, as you may or may not know, marks the official start of summer. It's true. At least once a year, usually during a family gathering, one...

Summer Reading Recommendations

Between Good Reads and my Kindle, I've discovered a few books that you might like to add to your summer reading lists. Here they are, in no particular order ...

Food Revolution Day Orlando – Just a Taste ….

Through the dedication of some very wonderful partners, A Local Folkus, Slow Food Orlando and Edible Orlando, we were able to pull together a Food Revolution Day event on May 19 and it was a great success!

Memorial Day Wake Up Call

A non-military family, Memorial Day for us is mostly about the pool, the grill, a day off from work and some delicious family play time. As a newbie to a military community I recently discovered a new...

Grilled Asparagus

Memorial Day BBQ Guide

You know grilling is on the agenda this Memorial Day Weekend. With that in mind, we've put together ideas and resources to complete the grilling aspect of your weekend.

Great Kitchen Remodel 4: Kitchen Considerations 101

After starting the kitchen remodel process, it is time for decisions. It can make one crazy but keep the goal in mind. Having a working floor plan, cabinet placement plan that works for me was...

Oreo Ice Cream Dessert

This no-bake, Oreo ice cream dessert is a long-standing family favorite. So much, in fact, that I used to request it every year on my birthday as a child. This dessert is so easy and...