Travel Juneau: The Shrine of St. Therese

Shrine of St. Therese

Travel Juneau: The Shrine of St. Therese Little Crab and I visited the Shrine of St. Therese for the first time the other day. I had heard about it, but wasn’t sure what to expect. What a quiet, peaceful place to reconnect with nature and God.  I spent some time in South Bend, Indiana and one of my favorite places was the grotto at The University of Notre Dame. Although I am not a catholic, I think that finding a quiet place to connect with … [Read more...]

Pineapple Whip – Disney Hack

Simple Pineapple Whip just like at Disney!

As the Dog days of summer are here we are finding new ways to enjoy cool treats. Milkshakes, Ice cream and fun cool things to eat are always on the menu at my house. I recently tried this Disney favorite and I have to say "wow that was easy"! You all know I won't do it if it is labor intensive! This is a fun, easy way to bring the taste of Disney to your backyard! Pineapple Whip • 1 can 15oz Dole brand pineapple chunks • ½ container of … [Read more...]

Glow2Go Self Tanning Towelettes

Thise toweleets are great for sunless tanning!

I live in Juneau, Alaska. Juneau is a temperate rainforest, which means it rains. A lot. Whenever the sun come out we try to drop everything and get outside, but that does not mean that I get a tan. Sometimes I like to look like have been kissed by the sun. Especially in the summer months even though I stopped going to the tanning bed years ago to help protect my skin. I don’t what it is, but there is something about having a bit of color that … [Read more...]

Grill Packs- Ranch Onion Potatoes

Grill Packs

It's grilling season! I'm always looking for new recipes to try on the grill. We grill out several times a week in the summer time. Since we don't have A/C here in Alaska, when temps get up above 70 degrees it  gets hot in the kitchen. So I like to take the kitchen outside. Grill packs are a simple way to keep your grill clean and still have yummy food to eat! My mom called me with this recipe and it is super easy and so delicious! Grill … [Read more...]

A Penis is a Penis

Disclaimer: this post will contain the words penis and vagina. If this offends you stop reading now. I am haunted. Haunted by a case I worked on directly out of college about 20 years ago.  I had just graduated a year earlier with a degree as a Paralegal and landed my first job for the Prosecutors Office in a small county in Southern Indiana. I worked for an Assistant Prosecutor, mostly processing Misdemeanor cases and traffic Tickets. Until he … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Minions!

Make your own minions

My son is totally into Minions! With the new Minions movie out, I bet there are a ton of people who are crazy for them. I see them everywhere I go. On facebook, at the store, at the movies on clothes and even my son's underpants have minions on them. So I go to thinking, is there a way that I can make some at home? I had some help, my mom is a genius! She cam up with most of this and together we put them together to make a garland to decorate my … [Read more...]

ProChef Metal Clip Hooks

lost socks

Disclaimer: I received these metal clips for free in order to conduct this review. My opinions are 100% my own (and my son's). Who doesn't need some metal hooks to help organize around the home. I found tons of uses for these fun sturdy hooks. My fie year old and I had fun putting together this cheeky video (seen below) basically because the company said "you can't ruin these clips". They are very sturdy and made well. If you use them as … [Read more...]

Pizza Rolls

pizza rolls

One day I was looking in the fridge wonder what to have for lunch. It was one of those weeks when we had to eat from the pantry. You know, the non shopping weeks. As I scoured the fridge I came up with this "new" recipe. Pizza Rolls 1 can of crescent rolls 4 sticks of string cheese pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce (I had leftover spaghetti sauce) garlic powder Roll out the crescent rolls. I kept two together so they looked like rectangles … [Read more...]

AquaFruit Infusion Bottle

AquaFruit Infusion Bottle

I received this AquaFruit Infusion Bottle for free in order to write this review. My opinions are 100% my own. So I need to drink more water. I think everyone can stand to drink a bit more water! The body is composed o 60% water, there-fore its important you have a good amount of it in your diet. Drinking water has many health benefits that I am sure have been gone over time and time again. Water effects everything from your skin, to your … [Read more...]

Easy Cloud Dough – Fake Sand

Super Easy Cloud Dough

A few weeks ago Little Crab and I needed an activity to do outside. It rains a lot here in Juneau, so when the sun is out we try to be outside as much as possible. I wasn't up for a hike, but still wanted him to have something to keep him entertained. So we made Cloud Dough or Fake Sand! This was super simple, just two ingredients! I used a container with a lid to keep it contained. I had one that was a bit larger than a shoe box but not as … [Read more...]