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Dog Nutrition + A Homemade Dog Treat Recipe!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  #ProPlanPet #CollectiveBias.  All opinions are mine alone. #ProPlanPet. #CollectiveBias   Being a dog mom is serious business! As the mom of a dog and a growing puppy, I am constantly concerned about their health, growth and development.  I try my best to make sure our dogs are well fed, get enough exercise and aren't exposed to anything that might make them sick!   When the folks at #CollectiveBias offered me the opportunity to tell you about Purina #ProPlanPet, I jumped at the chance. Years … [Read More...]


Monday Mixology: Cocktails from Cointreau

These last long, dark days of winter have got me down. That and the time change. I hate springing forward. To help you spring forward, and shake those winter blues, I wanted to share two recipes that I received from Cointreau. these cocktails are fun and yummy. Just what you need as you sleep less and anxiously await the arrival of spring! Last year, Cointreau hosted a cocktail making seminar with Kyle Ford {Celebrated Bon Vivant, Thirsty Revivalist of Potent Potables, Mixologist Extraordinaire, according to his LinkedIn profile} and The Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von … [Read More...]


Epcot: Lots To See, Do & Drink!

Years ago, I absolutely hated coming to Epcot. Let's face it: it was boring. But lots of improvements have been made to the park, new rides have been introduced and its layout and design make it feel spacious, even when it's really crowded. This was the better Disney park for us. I had planned to visit Epcot and drink around the world. I felt reasonably confident that DH and I could do it. Our friend told us that she goes to the gift shop, buys herself a passport (generally sold to small children), drinks in each country and gets herself a stamp. A full passport at the end of the … [Read More...]


Using The Undercover Tourist App To Save Our Sanity!

Are you spending the Easter holiday in Orlando during the craziest time of the year to visit???!! Like any visit to Disney or Universal, pre-planning and a flexible attitude are essential. If you're not already aware of your iPhone's sanity saving potential, please allow me to educate you. You need the Undercover Tourist apps. You're welcome in advance. Log onto the app store to download the Undercover Tourist apps. They're free and have a frog in an Indiana Jones style hat as the logo. There's an app for both Universal Theme Parks in Orlando and an app for the Walt Disney World Parks … [Read More...]


Restaurant Review: Coney Island

Coney Dogs are Pure Michigan. Never, ever tell anyone that you have eaten in Detroit unless you have eaten at a Coney restaurant.   Eating at Coney restaurants are so Detroit, that every time DH or I fly through the Detroit airport we starve ourselves and then send each other food shots that say, "Look where I am!! Look what I'm eating!!!" These images serve as unofficial proof that we are really in Michigan. Coney Island restaurants have Greek origins. True "coney joints" serve Gyros, Greek salads, Shish Kebobs and of course {the not-so-Greek} Coney Island hot … [Read More...]