Author Archives: Diane Nassy

Diane is a New Jersey based writer and blogger. She is the mom of a 6 year old little boy and a wife. Through her blog, she wants to inspire moms to find Zen in their lives while offering practical tips and other valuable information to help families deal with everyday issues. Check out Diane's Google+ profile "

National Soup Month – A Delicious Time Of Year

42 Soup Recipes to Warm up Your Winter

This month is National Soup Month, and we are sharing some soup recipes with you. Since January is one of the coldest months of the year, it is the perfect month to celebrate soup. There is nothing better than cuddling up on a cold winter day with a hot bowl of soup. Plus, soup is…

10 New Year’s Quotes to Inspire You

Quote for the New Year

With every new year, people always have new goals that that they wish to accomplish.  Here are some inspirational quotes to help you in reaching those goals. Do you have a favorite quote?

How A Daily Planner Can Help Bring Balance To Your Life

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As moms, we are among the busiest people on the planet. Whatever our chosen vocation or career, being a mom is a full-time job. Our days are usually full of activities, errands and the like. As such, it is super important that we get organized in order to make it all work. Getting a planner…

Pacific Foods: New Packaging For An Improved Lifestyle

pacific organic chicken stock, pumpkin puree and jellied cranberry sauce

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. As a mom who is not always fond of cooking, I am always on the lookout for grocery items that can help me provide my family with a quick meal, which is why one …

Host A White Elephant Ugly Gift Exchange Party

Ugly holiday themed flasks at Target

Have you ever been to a white elephant gift exchange party?  I must admit, that while I have participated in many, many holiday gift exchanges and grab bags, I had never participated in the white elephant variety until recently.  Hosting or participating in a white elephant gift exchange holiday party game is one of the…

Pump up the Music with Deck by Sol Republic X Motorola

SOL Republic Deck Bluetooth speaker system

Have you ever had people over and gathered in a part of the house far away from your music source. It happens all the time in my house. People always seen to wind up in the kitchen for some reason. Well I’m guessing that’s because that’s where the food is! The kitchen is upstairs and…

Fragrance – The Easy Holiday Gift Idea


Do you have someone on your list that is hard to shop for? I have plenty of people like that on mine. I also have a strict budget I need to stick to, so this year I have been thinking about giving the gift of fragrance and gift sets. I mean, who doesn’t like to…

Find Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes at eMeals

emeals meal planning service

When it comes to cooking dinner, sometimes I’m at a loss at what to cook. I’ve read a lot about meal planning and tried my hand at it, but failed miserably. Therefore, I’m always on the hunt for some quick and easy dinner recipes. If you’re like me and feel like screaming every time your…

The New 2013 Hess Truck


One of our holiday traditions is waiting with baited breath to see the new Hess toy truck set. A tradition in many parts of the U.S., these trucks change each year and always offer a great play experience along with their collectability. Z.E.N. absolutely loves Hess Trucks. I love them too because they are quite…

Super Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

Winterize your home for a warm cozy winter

With the colder season coming, it is a good idea to start looking for ways to winterize your home. Fortunately, there are numerous things that you can do to keep yourself warm and safe in the upcoming flu season. Winterizing your home can be as easy as following these next few simple steps. Close off…