Life Savers Candy Cane Ornaments

Life Savers Candy Cane Ornaments

We are always looking for a unique craft this time of  year.  Life Savers always brighten up our holidays (remember getting the books of lifesavers at Christmas?)  This craft is quick and easy and you just need a few minutes in the oven and walla, you have a fun colorful ornament. Directions: Preheat oven to(…)

Sesame Chicken

Sesame Chicken

Chicken breasts ½ C olive oil ½ C white wine ½ C soy sauce 2 Tbsp ginger 1 Tbsp dry mustard 1 tsp ground black pepper 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbsp sesame seeds DIRECTIONS: Divide chicken into portions and put in gallon freezer bags.  Combine remaining ingredients to make marinade.  Pour marinade over chicken. (…)

Top Ten Ways to Explore the Five Rivers MetroParks

Top Ten Ways to Explore the Five Rivers MetroParks

Want to get out and explore this winter?  Check out the Five Rivers MetroParks Top Ten Ways to appreciate habitats in the parks. Take a hike on one of the forested trails. Get inspired for outdoor adventure and the Adventure Summit speaker series or the National Geographic Live program at the Victoria Theatre.  Visit TheAdventureSummit.com(…)

A Mom’s Shopping Trends This Holiday Season

Our good friends over at HatchedIt have done a bit of research regarding shopping this holiday season and we wanted to share it with you.  By the way, many of our readers responded to the survey, so your data is in here.  Tell us what you think!!  How do you fit in to the findings?(…)

Pruning Our Life’s Journey

Pruning Our Life’s Journey

Guest blog post by Robyn Moore I am a week late getting my “reflection paragraph” for this post because life took an unexpected turn.  This past week, I lost a friend,  a young mother of four, to cancer.  This woman during the course of her struggle of almost a year exemplified the sacrifice and grace(…)