Archive for 2012

Worksmart: In Time of Change

If change is happening in your workplace, and it's uncomfortable for you, prepare for growth. Sharpen that saw. That temporary uncomfortable place may not be so bad.

Memorial Day Entertaining Tips

Whether you choose to celebrate Memorial Day with a picnic, spend the time watching the Indy 500, or you are one of the many special volunteers tasked with laying wreaths and flags at the graves of our...

Homemade Spreadable Butter

I really hate paying to much for groceries. I also don't go for processed items, especially if it is something my family is going to eat everyday. So one day, as I was again about to purchase...

Live in the Vineyard: A Weekend of Wine and Music

Live in the Vineyard revitalized my interest in music, and I look forward to making a return visit to the wineries.

The Great Kitchen Remodel Part 3: Crafting a Kitchen

After starting the process and finding a contractor, now it was time to get the kitchen workspace I’ve always wanted. We began a decision process to make that happen. I had to consider my needs...

Mom-Pampering Recipes

Some Recipe Ideas to Prepare for Mom This Mother’s Day Moms: Want Dad to cook this Mother’s Day?  Here’s a list of recipes you might want to share with him and let him do the cooking.  Have...

DIY Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is May 13, 2012. Although some of you will be placing last-minute orders for floral arrangement, consider how much your moms cherished your grade-school art projects and handmade cards. Here are some DIY gift...

Mother’s Day: Tips for the Dads

Tips for Dads for a True Mother’s Day Mother’s Day – A celebration of Mom.  A day meant to honor those with the toughest job in the world.  Ladies and Gentleman it’s a fact.  Parenting in general...

The Great Kitchen Remodel Part 2: The Contractor

I met Steve of Steven’s Kitchens while at he was conducting an estimate of mold repair at a friend’s home. I had driven by his local store front and visited his web site and was anxious...

Mexican Cheesecake

Yes, you read it right, Mexican Cheesecake. Why not try something new for your Cinco De Mayo celebration. Wow your guests with an impressive presentation, and enjoy this savory take on a Live Pretty classic, cheesecake.