Gluten-Free Apple Crisp + Sweet Cravings Book Review #glutenfree

Sweet Cravings

Anyone who knows my daughter Lydia knows one thing: she loves the show Cupcake Wars! While watching an episode recently, she told me she chose a favorite baker, Kyra. Kyra Bussanich is the first & only gluten-free Cupcake Wars winner. Gluten is a protein that develops in flour that creates the … Continue reading

Improving Children’s Lives with Smile Train #PowerOfASmile

Power of a Smile

As a special education teacher for many years, I have met children with a variety of special needs that impacted their lives in many different ways. While progress toward a better quality of life for children with special needs often takes the support of a team of teachers, therapists, and … Continue reading

Giveaway: $500 Children’s Place GC & Nickelodeon Swag Bag (ends 4/30)

Bloggin Mamas giveaway

*This is a sponsored post through Bloggin’ Mamas and Hollywood Swag Bag.  Ever watch one of those award shows on TV and wish you could score some of the awesome swag that the celebrities take home? Bloggin’ Mamas & Hollywood Swag Bags have teamed up to make that wish a reality. … Continue reading

Conserve Energy & Save Money with GE LED Power #LEDSavings #shop

GE LED Energy Smart

Earth Day is April 22, 2014. In preparation, I am writing several posts regarding ways to reduce waste, reuse items, and conserve energy. A great way to conserve energy (and money) is to find more energy-efficient products, like light bulbs with LED power. One LED bulb lasts as long as 15 … Continue reading

Feelin’ so Fabulous for SoFab Con: 2nd Follow-up #cbias

SoFab follow-up

Wow, I cannot believe SoFab 2014 is less than a month away! I feel so ready to go — but I still have so much to do. Here’s an update on my progress toward making some improvements to my life before the conference. Work-life balance is always a challenge, but … Continue reading