Somehow we always seem to wind up with a bunch of overripe bananas in our kitchen. Anyone else have this happen to them? Beyond making your favorite banana bread recipe, what can you do with an overripe banana? Well, actually a lot of things! First, I usually slice up a cup or two and freeze them for use in smoothies. Next, I dig out my favorite recipes and whip up a banana-tastic feast! I'm sharing some of my favorite recipes that use overripe bananas with you today. Everything from a
Despite the fact that Mother Nature keeps dumping snow on much of the country, Spring is actually here. And in my house (like many others) Spring means a deep clean to chase out those last reminders of Winter! Hey, they don't call it Spring Cleaning for nothing... But Spring Cleaning can be a big project, especially if you tackle it without a plan. Today I am partnering with my sponsor, Rug Doctor, to help you get your Spring Cleaning under control and make it as easy as possible. At my
When we first adopted Roofus from the shelter, we knew we had a LOT to learn about being good dog owners. We learned about the kind of nutrition he needed and made sure to give him lots of walks. We learned how to bath him and care for his fur. The one thing no one ever mentioned to us was the need to learn about dog dental care. It wasn't until his second vet visit that the subject of dog dental care even came up! Now, our family takes our own dental care pretty seriously, so
If you are suddenly experiencing foot pain, there's a good chance you have plantar fasciitis. (Now I'm not a doctor or any kind of health professional, so do please get a professional's opinion to rule out something more serious. But bookmark this post and when they tell you that you do indeed have plantar fasciitis pain, come back and read this again.) A few years ago, I had never even heard of plantar fasciitis. I decided I need to whip myself into better shape and started running and taking
You've seen my family make lots of trips down to the Windy City (that would be Chicago for you out-of-towners!). While Chicago does get a lot of attention for all of its offerings, there is a smallish western suburb of Chicago that also offers a LOT of things to do - Rosemont, Illinois. We were recently invited down for a sponsored trip to get to know everything Rosemont has to offer and all I can ...