BBQ Pulled Chicken

Hello, my friends!   It’s Wednesday, the busiest day of the week in my house. That means another Slow Cooker dinner!  Here’s another amazing dish that tastes like I slaved all day. Except I didn’t. All I did was throw 5 ingredients in the slow cooker and run out the door. Shh.  Don’t tell my husband. *************************************** Today’s […]

Coolest lunch box ever: the PlanetBox!

Planetbox lunch box

As I was making my kids lunches for school this morning, I thought about the fact that I haven’t yet shared one of my favorite purchases EVER:  the PlanetBox lunch box. I’m just going to mention here that I am no way affiilated with PlanetBox at all, and paid my own money for our four […]


Walt Disney World Castle Show

My kids just love Disney.  Ed and I love it too.  Our wallets… not so much!   After ten years of visiting Disney World annually, we’ve become experts at stretching our wallets. Disney lodging is expensive.  Disney Dining is expensive.  The best you can hope for is that some extra pixie dust has been thrown your […]

Half Price Starbucks Frappuccino (May 1-10, 2014 ~ 3-5pm)

Starbucks Frappucinno

It’s time for Big Dreams No money in spring.  I just love spring!  Part of the reason is Starbucks Happy Hour!  Guess what?  It’s back! Here are the details: Half off any blended Starbucks Frappuccino Beverage! May 1-10, 2014 3-5pm *Starbucks Rewards Members get an extra half hour from May 6-10 Fixing that afternoon […]

Multivitamins – Which One to Choose?

Good MultiVitamin

Up until recently, the only time I took multivitamins was when I was trying to conceive or get pregnant (at which time I faithfully took my prenatal vitamins and tried to ‘eat the rainbow’). Other than that, if it’s a good day, I’ll jam a few of my kids’ gummy vitamins in my mouth with […]

How to clean a Mattress – Naturally!

clean your mattress

Earlier this week, I read a very disturbing article about mattresses. Did you know that a mattress can have anywhere from 10,000 to 1,000,000 dust mites living in it after just a few years of use?? Very disturbing, I know! You see friends, every single night, while we are busy getting our beauty sleep, our […]

Dreaming of warm weather? No Valid US Passport? No Problem!

Relaxing on the Beach!

If you are like me, with Big Dreams No Money, and live somewhere in the Northeast or Midwest USA… you’ll understand what precipitated this post!  It’s BEYOND freezing outside!  According to several weather experts, this is to be the coldest winter seen in the US in decades.  Sad to say, Winter Storm Hercules (he he! […]