Category Archives: Lifestyle

25 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Pumpkin Recipes on Philzendia

Fall is quickly approaching and is the perfect time to check out some delicious pumpkin recipes and enjoy the wonderful flavors this season has to offer. Celebrate fall with these 25 delicious pumpkin recipes that highlight the natural goodness of pumpkin. I am always on the hunt for new recipes, and now that pumpkins are…

Lemon Berry Hibiscus Aguas Frescas Recipe

Lemon Berry Hibiscus Aguas Frescas by Philzendia

If you are looking for a fresh drink that is exotic and refreshing, but non-alcoholic, you should try Aguas Frescas. I recently discovered these drinks on our recent trip to Orland. We had dinner at a Mexican restaurant called Antojitos and spotted something called Aguas Frescas on the menu. Philip and I are pretty adventurous…

Fig Bars Make For The Perfect Snack

I have been trying hard to add more variety to my son’s lunchbox snacks.  I have been trying to avoid both snacks that are full of sugar or laden with salt.  Lucky for me, I recently learned about Nature’s Bakery fig bars. I had never heard about fig bars before and wasn’t sure if Z.E.N….

8 Non Toxic Nail Polish Brands To Try

8 Non Toxic Nail Polish Options (1)

Did you know that those bottles of nail polish in your bathroom have a dirty little secret. They’re full of chemicals that can be hazardous to your health. I never really paid much attention to my nail polish until recently. I was polishing my nails and Z.E.N. came into the room and covered his nose…

Tips On How To Get Better Sleep

Tips on How To Get Better Sleep

It’s been said that the average adult needs between seven and a half to nine hours of sleep every night. However, most people, myself included, think that they are okay with five to six hours of sleep every night. I work very long hours every day. By the time I finally do make …

The Mrs. Empower Women To Believe They’re Enough

I believe that I

Special thanks to the Mrs. for sponsoring today’s post on women empowerment and reminding me that #imENOUGH. With the barrage of messages that women receive each day—lose weight, color your hair, look younger—it’s no wonder that so many of us struggle with body and self image issues. The innovative and talented women that make up…

Do You Know When To Throw Out Your Makeup?

Vincent Longo Makeup Haul

How often do you toss your makeup? When it comes to something like milk, most of us are only too ready to throw it out at the slightest indication of sourness. Surely, then, we would apply the same logic to makeup — after all, this is something we apply to our faces on a daily…

How To Make Perfect Popcorn Every Time

Make perfect popcorn

This post about the Perfect Popcorn app is sponsored by Pop Secret, but opinions are 100% my own. Popcorn and a movie can make for a fun evening at home with the family. It sounds easy right? Usually it is, but every now and then, we wind up burning the popcorn. …

Genworth Let’s Talk Tour Covers Long-Term Care

Genworth #LetsTalk Tour

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Genworth. I attended a live event and received a promotional item to thank me for participating. Let’s face it, we’re all getting older. Aging is not something we like to talk about but it’s something we all need to…

Desaki Japanese Restaurant – A Great Place to Eat in the Poconos

Desaki Japanese Restaurant

If you are a fan of Japanese food and sushi, you will love visiting the local hibachi restaurant in the Pocono mountains. Desaki Japanese Restaurant promises to provide one of the most unique and entertaining dining experiences for enthusiasts of the cuisine and newcomers alike. The location is very easy to access for those visiting…