A Mom's Worst Nightmare: Believe First, Judge Later

A mom posted yesterday that her son was missing. She posted this message and her plea for help and support on a very well-know forum for women. My heart broke for her when I read her plea. This is every mom's worst nightmare. Then I started reading the responses from others.

Drink Your Spinach {In This Simple Spinach Pineapple Banana Smoothie Recipe!}

Everyone could use a little spinach in their diets {okay, make that a lot of spinach.} I don't know about you, but I never have liked the taste of spinach. But it is such a great source of vitamins and calcium, I must find ways to incorporate spinach in my diet. Sigh.

This healthy smoothie recipe uses spinach, pineapple and banana. Thankfully for me, these other fruits help hide the spinach flavor (for those of us who are a bit squeamish about spinach.)

Banana - Spinach Smoothie Recipe


1 cup low-fat or non-fat milk (if you like Almond milk, you should use it because it will give this smoothie extra sweetness!)

1 1/2 cups baby spinach 

1 banana, peeled

 3/4 pineapple - cut into very small pieces.

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Pour milk into blender and add spinach. Blend for a few seconds.
Add the rest of the ingredients and mix until smooth.

Drink and Enjoy!

Fleas and Coffee Don't Mix ( Really?}

I read an article recently on all natural products we can make at home and use instead of  buying chemical -laden products. Since we have two dogs and one princess cat, the coffee flea repellent caught my interest because we have two dogs and one princess cat.

Happy Fourth of July!

Hoping everyone enjoys fun, family and laughter today!

{and some cool fireworks ,too!}

New Family Member Coming Soon....

Our family is growing! Our new four-footed furry family member is on her way and should be arriving this Wednesday.

My boys are over the moon. My daughter is delighted. The husband is dubious.