Cooking, How-to's

Handmade Strawberry Milkshake Popsicle

April 23, 2018

One of my favorite things during the warm months is ice cream.  Seriously, who doesn’t love ice cream? This weekend the husband and I took a break from working on our guest room and headed out to get popsicles.  Not just any popsicles; gourmet ice cream popsicles with pieces of cookie inside. We have been living about 15 minutes away…

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How-to's

Router Maintenance You Didn’t Know You Needed

April 11, 2018

source ROUTER MAINTENANCE YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU NEEDED Did you know that the internet router from your cable company needs monthly maintenance?  I didn’t know either until I found myself without WiFi signal for nearly a week.  The maintenance process is easy and only takes a few minutes.  Read on and I will fill you in on how to do…

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Cooking, How-to's, Live Simply

5 Simple Tips for Cooking Something New

January 13, 2018

A good friend of mine shared with me that she is interested in adding new foods to her cooking routine this year.  Mushrooms have not been kind to her in the past, but she is ready to give them another chance.  As we were swapping kitchen war stories, she asked me for advice on how to best cook mushrooms.  She…

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Cleaning, How-to's

How-To’s | Tips for Disposing Your Christmas Tree

December 28, 2017

The husband and I spent the week leading up to Christmas sick.  I had high hopes of spending my week of vacation finishing my Christmas cards, putting the final touches on my pom-pom wreath, and working on the master bathroom makeover.  So none of that happened.  (Yes, The Organized Wife did NOT send Christmas cards out this year. It happens…

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Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar Reveal | Kahlua and Coffee

December 24, 2017

There is 1 more day until Christmas! It is time to leave cookies and milk out for Santa Claus.  It is also time to open another bag! ADVENT CALENDAR | 1 DAY UNTIL CHRISTMAS Today’s advent bag contains Kahlua. THE DRINK | KAHLUA AND COFFEE Today I got into the advent calendar early.  Like right after I woke up and…

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Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar Reveal | Peppermint Bark Martini

December 22, 2017

There are 3 more days until Christmas! It is time to finalize your table decor for the holiday. It is also time to open another bag! ADVENT CALENDAR | 3 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS Today’s advent bag contains Smirnoff Peppermint Twist vodka. THE DRINK | PEPPERMINT BARK MARTINI Today I got creative with the Peppermint Twist vodka.  I had some Godiva…

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Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar Reveal | Kinky Gold

December 21, 2017

There are 4 more days until Christmas! It is time to make hot chocolate. It is also time to open another bag! ADVENT CALENDAR | 4 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS Today’s advent bag contains Kinky Gold vodka. Kinky Gold is a vodka mixed with peach and tropical flavors.  Kinky is great because it is a drink already mixed in the bottle. THE…

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Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar Reveal | Avion Silver Margarita

December 20, 2017

There are 5 more days until Christmas! It is time to hang stockings above the fireplace. It is also time to open another bag! ADVENT CALENDAR | 5 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS Today’s advent bag contains Avion Silver Tequila. THE DRINK | AVION SILVER MARGARITA The husband’s drink choices for the advent calendar continue.  However, I think this is the last…

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