Football is Back and I’m making my Game Day Chili

Football is back. And I’m here for the snacks! Chili is one of my favorite meals to make during football season. It’s an easy one pot meal and I usually make a batch for the guys that attend our yearly Fantasy Football draft or for any football game day, really. It’s always a hit. My…

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A Mother’s Day Gift Guide for every kind of Mom

Every year Mother’s Day rolls around and my husband asks me what I want and to be honest, other than sleep and just a stress free day, I really have no idea what to ask for. This year, I decided to ask a few of my fellow moms for some ideas on what they would…

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Our stay at the new Disney Riviera Resort

I’ve been eyeing the new Disney Riviera Resort for some time now. Obviously, Covid put a lot of our travel plans on hold, but when Vera’s birthday rolled around in February, we finally got a chance to check it out. We’ve actually tried to make it a point to stay at each hotel on property…

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5 Tips for Disney During Covid

5 Tips for Visiting Disney during Covid: Every time one of those Disney commercials comes on my kids stop everything they are doing. They stare at the TV, mouth open, watching it until the end. “We can’t go there, Vera,” Alec our oldest tells his baby sister. “It’s because of the virus.” Vera doesn’t understand…

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Catching Coronas: A Covid Bride’s Makeup Mexican Bachelorette

It’s March 11, 2020. The world had just shut down. All of us were going into quarantine and our best friend’s bachelorette was scheduled for the following week. A month after that, we had our whole party booked on a cruise for her wedding and one by one all those plans were shattered. One year…

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2 Purrfect Cat Cafe Birthday

Vera is a cat lady. She’s obsessed with cats. It’s actually always been this way (although, I’ve been in denial for awhile since we are solid dog people) but beginning as far as back as her pointing out stray cats during her neighborhood stroller rides, to her most recent request for Disney’s Aristocats to stay…

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