With Spring well underway you are probably considering, if you haven't already, breaking out the grill. There is nothing that solidifies the beautiful weather more than a freshly grilled meal. But that doesn't mean you have to stick to hamburgers, hot dogs, or steaks. In fact, there are a number of fantastic vegetarian meals that can be prepared on the grill. One of my favorite things to grill is asparagus. Asparagus is simple, tasty, and perfect for adding a little elegance to your grilled ... Continue Reading
Grill some fresh asparagus for a tasty side dish to any meal.
Here are 30 suggestions to simplify your summer, have time to pursuit more fun and meaningful activities and to get the most out of your days.
By getting rid of excess, staying organized, and embracing simplicity - Moms can find more time to focus on what really matters. Here are 30 suggestions to simplify your summer, have time to pursuit more fun and meaningful activities and to get the most out of your days. Not everything is for every family, so feel free to pick and choose Get rid of all clothing anyone in the house hasn't worn in a year. Donating is the way to go. Keep simple charts with chores each child must do rather ... Continue Reading
Add some flavor to your grilling with rubs, marinades, and bastes.
With the summer upon us, it’s time to enjoy the great weather, the outdoors, and start grilling. There are so many options for upping the flavor while grilling your food. You can use a rub, marinade or just do some basting while your food is on the grill. Rubs Rubs are spices mixed together that you rub on your food before you grill. I love a simple rub, combine enough spices and herbs that your meat is covered. Many places sell great rubs - Arthur Bryants is a favorite of ours. Here ... Continue Reading
Get your Memorial Day BBQ off to a great start with these simple grilling tips and tricks.
Even if the official start date of summer isn’t until June 20, Memorial Day weekend is an opportunity to relish all that the season has to offer - get-togethers with friends and family, warmer (hopefully) weather and most importantly the beginning of barbecue season. Whether you’re having an intimate get-together with a few people or a big blow out with a bunch of friends, here are some tips to get your Memorial Day BBQ off to a great start: Get Minty Iced tea, soda and water are ... Continue Reading
A few simple ways to entertain your summer guests and have time to enjoy them too.
Memorial Day Weekend is almost here and for most of us that marks the unofficial kickoff of summer. So as we preen our outdoor oasis, clean off our grills and get ready to chill with friends and family, I wanted to share a few simple ways to entertain your summer guests and have time to enjoy them too! Whim It All year long we’re running our lives around schedules but with the kids off from school, in day or sleep-away camp, and the summer breeze keeping everyone relaxes - it's fine not ... Continue Reading