Do you Know what you’re eating? The 2016 EWG Shoppers Guide for Pesticides in Your Produce is out

Thanks to the 2016 EWG Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ for the information shared in this post.  All opinions expressed are 100% mine and have not been solicited. There is a growing concern among consumers about the use of pesticides on fruits and vegetables in the United States.  As a Consumer we're pretty much treated like mushrooms. … [Read more...]

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning and I’m going to Sam’s Club!

Spring is in the air and my friends at SamsClub.com have asked me to help share the joy of Spring Cleaning with all my friends!  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sam's Club. All opinions are 100% mine.  Winter is finally over and Springtime is here! I think spring has always been my favorite season.  After a cold hard winter … [Read more...]

Have you Heard about Charlotte’s Web CBD For Your Health #WHYCW

If you haven't heard of Charlotte's Web CBD, get ready.  More and more people are talking about hemp, CBD, and its possible positive health effects.  As a source rich in vitamins and nutrients like Omega(s) 3,6,9, antioxidants and neuroprotectant, to its ability to help with general muscle and joint aches. Then there is its possible ability to … [Read more...]

Let’s “Take Back Opening Day” – Baseball is an American Pastime

Take Back Opening Day! Remember when life was simpler?   America's Pastime, baseball is part of that simpler life we've clung to over the years.....it's our happy place.   Maybe you're not a die-hard fan or a fan at all, but baseball is part of who we are and where we came from.   A hold over from days gone by, when life was easy and a day … [Read more...]

Thrive Market – Healthy Lifestyle Products at Great Prices

Have you heard of Thrive Market? If you're answer is no, you need to keep reading to find out more about this socially conscious online store offering the world's best-selling natural and organic products at wholesale prices. We all love our Whole Foods Stores but honestly the prices can be pretty steep on many of the products we need.    But … [Read more...]

When it’s time for a new Kitchen Faucet, I turn to Kohler

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kohler. All opinions are 100% mine. When it's time to replace that old kitchen faucet, it's time to turn to Kohler.   Turning to Kohler for my new kitchen faucet was an easy decision to make, the hard decision was picking which one of their faucets to use in my kitchen.  You don't have to wait … [Read more...]

Great Tangerines Just Don’t Grow on Trees #DrinkNoble

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Noble Juice. All opinions are 100% mine A lot of work goes into growing tangerines and even more work goes into producing consistently delicious tangerine juice. Since 1910, the Roe Family has been in the business of providing customers with an exceptional citrus experience. From humble … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Reasons to Drink Tangerine Juice

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seminole Pride Noble Juices. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know that the tangerine, a variety of mandarin orange, takes its name from the city of Tangier in Morocco,?  It was originally imported from China where the tangerine has been cultivated for over 3000 years. Oh Sweet Tangerine … [Read more...]

Uncommon Goods for Uncommon Sustainable Gifts This Holiday Season!

Recently I was approached by uncommon goods to help promote their Website and share their mission statement with my readers.  While I normally don't do this type of blog post, after seeing the gift ideas that uncommongoods sells and reading their mission statement about their commitment to sustainability and the environment.   And while I am being … [Read more...]

My Favorite Kitchen Hacks using Pam Cooking Spray

PAM Cooking Spray sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine. I've spent most of my life in kitchens, working as a cook, waiter, manager and finally as a professional chef and culinary instructor.  Shifts can be long and grueling in a professional kitchen and working quickly and efficiently is a must! Everyone's got their … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk About Heirloom Tomatoes #SavetheFlavors

Do you know what an Heirloom Tomato is?  Do you know what the difference is between heirlooms and hybrid tomatoes? I wasn't prepared to answer those questions a few months ago when I was accosted by a family member refuting the authenticity of heirloom vegetables, specifically heirloom tomatoes.    Just a bunch of bunk (thats the nice … [Read more...]

Do you Blab? It’s the Next Best Thing in Social Media!

It never ceases to amaze me at the never ending stream of new social media that's being developed and implemented for use in for business and for social interaction on this great blue marble we call planet earth.   And as each new platform arrives the planet get smaller and smaller.   We find friends in parts of the world we've never seen and … [Read more...]

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