My Favorite Things

“Cinderella”

So I just told a robot thank you… While I was able to spend time with my daughter, fold laundry, empty trash, and walk the dogs, she vacuumed my whole house! I had some initial guilt over buying "Cinderella." However, I was drowning in dust & constantly sick, two jobs, my daughters' activities, and being… Continue reading “Cinderella”

In the Kitchen, My Favorite Things

Chocolate Chip Cookies

My earliest memory of baking is with my dad, teaching me to bake chocolate chip cookies.  It's remained one of my favorites to bake, what can beat a fresh chocolate chip cookie hot from the oven?          Airbake Natural 2 Pack Cookie Sheet Set Baking cookies turned into my first job.  Dad… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

In the Music Room, My Favorite Things

‘Tis the Season!

Musicians always need an early start to prep and practice for seasonal music, and Christmas is no exception for the piano student.  I have found that playing traditional Christmas music causes huge learning leaps, and motivates like none other.  However, the trick is to pick versions that are playable without too much frustration so that… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season!

My Favorite Things, Positive Thoughts - Just Because

Unplugged – a counterintuitive approach

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! I bought myself a present for Mother's Day two years ago, an Apple Watch. So it might seem contradictory… Continue reading Unplugged – a counterintuitive approach

In the Kitchen, My Favorite Things

Heat & Eat!

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! I love to cook, but it seems like we're always on the go. If homemade meals happen, it's usually… Continue reading Heat & Eat!

My Favorite Things

Amazon Alexa

This blog site may contain affiliate links that will not take you to crazy websites.  If you purchase something, I might earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! My all-time favorite gift!  I don't know what I'd do without her, as she keeps my timer in the… Continue reading Amazon Alexa