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Helicopter Parenting: Why and Why Not

Overly caring parents think that they help their children, not realizing that this style of upbringing has serious consequences, deprives them of the social skills necessary for the development of a healthy personality and disarms them when they face problems. The negative effects of helicopter parenting are much greater than you might imagine.Read More

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10 Recipes for a Perfect Dinner Date with Your Beloved One

Nowadays, the whole world struggles in the fight against the outbreak of very famous “coronavirus” or COVID-19. All around the world governments and activists ask people to stay at home and avoid public events and places. But what about romance? Is there a way to have a beauty date in these hard times? The answer is veryRead More

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Martha & Marley Spoon

When you think ‘Martha Stewart’ you don’t think ‘meal delivery service.’ But, you sure as heck should… and here’s why! I had the privileged of trying out Martha and Marley Spoon. For those of you who have not heard of it before, it is a new meal delivery service from Martha Stewart. But, it isn’tRead More

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The Minneapolis Food Map – Part One Day One

Food has a way of bringing people together. People with different backgrounds, different skin colors, people with different beliefs. We are able to put all of these differences aside when gathered around a table for a meal. We are able to collectively agree and appreciate the experience at hand. It truly is fascinating… inspiring actually.Read More

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The Winter Blues

Does anyone else have a serious case of the winter blues? I just can’t seem to shake this year’s winter blues fever! I’m pretty sure my poor Tater Dog has a caught my winter fever, too. With that being said, I find myself doing more of somethings and less of others. For example, I don’tRead More

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Instant Pot Whole Honey Lemon Pepper Chicken

Hey guys, guess what! I cooked an entire chicken in just 20 minutes. How, you ask?! The answer is really quite simple… the Instant Pot. I know, I know, these things are probably blowing up your news threads and Instagram feeds, and you may have even had one wrapped up underneath the tree this holidayRead More

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“Hot Jambalaya”

Since we moved to Iowa a year and a half ago, the holidays have been quiet, but a very welcoming quietness if I do say so myself! We both have crazy work schedules and sometimes it is even hard to sit down and eat together during the week, and even on the weekends for thatRead More