Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. This past week I was down in Florida at the COX Smart Home where I got to witness and play […]

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. Talk about “man’s best friend!” This survey done by COX Homelife clearly shows how important our four-legged family members are […]

Every year there are thousands of home fires and hundreds of fatalities due to Christmas tree fires.  This video just released by the Consumer Products Safety Commission is a harsh illustration of what can occur. Here are some tips to help prevent Christmas tree fires and keep you and your family safe: Choose the right […]

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. October is fire safety month, and most schools will be talking to our kids about what to do in case […]

Disclaimer – I have a material and/or financial connection because I received a gift, sample of a product and/or compensation for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. What’s worse than having a flood in your basement and your oil burner failing when it’s the coldest day of […]

  An estimated 36,000 people die from the flu or complications of the flu each year, most of these deaths occurring in senior citizens. Because seniors’ immune systems begin to weaken at the age of 65, they are at a much higher risk for contracting the sickness. The CDC estimates that 200,000 people a year […]

Are you living the dream of our forefathers who fought for our freedom?  Maybe freedom meant something very different to them but, for all of us, doesn’t it come down to what it states in the Declaration of Independence – life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? My work as a motivational speaker and personal life […]

I’ve been a caregiver for 15 years now but it’s kicked into high gear over the last two.   While there’s no question that being a caregiver is exhausting and oftentimes frustrating, it’s also helped me figure out some important life lessons that I probably wouldn’t have known otherwise.  Here are some secrets I’ll share: We […]

We follow our passion – I’ve often said, follow your passion and the money will follow.  Whether you leave a high-paying corporate job to start a small gourmet cookie company or are a teacher in an inner-city, if you’re doing what you love, you’ll bound out of bed in the morning excited for the day […]

Two years ago, just after I got married, my husband Greg was diagnosed with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.  Most people don’t realize that there are two types of MS; Relapsing Remitting MS, which is the more common type and, as the name implies, offers some times of remittance, and then there’s Progressive, which my husband has.  […]