So You Think You Might Need TSA PreCheck? (You’re Right – You Do!)

TSA PreCheck Tips and tricks from a travel pro

Travel tips and tricks about navigating the airport with TSA PreCheck. The TSA PreCheck program has been around for awhile now, although the big push has been in the past couple months. I live in Chicago, and we started having newspaper articles back in January warning us how awful the lines would start becoming. Couple […]

Cereal Crusted French Toast Recipe

Honey Nut Cheerios Crusted French Toast

Wanna hear all about this amazing cereal crusted French toast recipe? You should! I have fun cooking and baking for my family all the time. They generally like what I make, and some of the recipes I post become family favorites that make it into the regular rotation. Then there are the recipes they taste […]

7 Fantastic Reasons to Book Faster To The Fun

Make your vacation easier and less stressful with Faster to the Fun from Carnival

I received a complimentary cruise from Carnival in exchange for sharing my experiences. I was not compensated, and all opinions about Faster to the Fun remain my own. I love cruising. I love the relaxation of it, the uniqueness of it, and the ability to enjoy so many different places so easily. Cruising has changed […]

Dive Into A New Browser Experience with Dolphin Browser

Use the reader view in Dolphin Browser

I participated in an Influencer Activation sharing my experience with the Dolphin Browser on behalf of Influence Central for MoboTap. I received a PayPal incentive to thank me for my participation. All opinions and reviews are my own. I’m one of those people who downloads one app after another on my phone. It isn’t that I […]

Why MOD Pizza Is Our Favorite Restaurant (And They Get Allergies)

The Cooper seasonal Pizza at MOD Pizza

I received a complimentary dinner at my local MOD Pizza in exchange for sharing my thoughts. I was not otherwise compensated, and all opinions remain my own. A MOD Pizza opened up near me late last year, but it wasn’t until a friend of mine mentioned that she thought it was somewhat allergy friendly that […]

Explore Pirates Birds and Monkeys in Honduras

Hang out with the monkeys in Honduras

I enjoyed a free Caribbean cruise with Carnival in exchange for sharing my experience. All thoughts and opinions remain my own, and the excursions we chose to join, like Pirates Birds and Monkeys on Isla Roatan, we paid for ourselves. In Honduras, it can be a challenge to decide what to do when you leave the […]

Jacky Ha-Ha Book Review

Fun of Jacky Ha-Ha

I was compensated for this review of Jacky Ha-Ha, but all opinions remain my own. Links are affiliate links that earn me some pennies if you buy after clicking through but cost you nothing. My family and I are readers. We sneak off into the world of books whenever we can, and I love finding […]

Thirty Minute Homemade Cherry Syrup

Delicious homemade cherry syrup

I’ve shared blueberry syrup in the past, and I realized that I did not ever share my homemade cherry syrup recipe on the blog. I’m rectifying that today. Homemade cherry syrup is incredibly easy to make. In thirty minutes, you can be adding it to a choco cherry latte or spooning it over ice cream […]

Protein Power Smoothie Bowl

Delicious protein power smoothie bowl

This recipe for a protein power smoothie bowl has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Bananamazing #CollectiveBias As must as I often share dessert recipes on my blog, I have a healthy side, too. We don’t eat dessert every day, and I do my best to ensure that we […]

Homemade Gluten Free Cereal

Cereal expands in milk

This recipe for a super simple homemade gluten free cereal is delicious, whether you follow a gluten free lifestyle or not! Here’s the thing. I love breakfast. I love breakfast foods. I love cereals and muffins and eggs and quiches and oatmeal and smoothies and… all the good stuff. My problem? I get busy taking […]