Z.E.N.’s Looking Cool Thanks to #MyHartstrings

When it comes to clothing, my five year-old Z.E.N. has a mind of his own.  He really loves clothes.  His love affair with clothes has caused quite a bit of grief to say the least.  Remember the melt down I talked about last spring, when he wanted to purchase a certain suit?  Well he’s still… Read More »


Eating Healthy Takeout

Eating takeout food is a huge aspect of modern day living due to the increasing need for convenience in our lives. Certainly, there are many foods served in restaurants which are healthy, however, restaurant foods have this tendency of being rich in fat and servings are usually bigger as well. They dish up one temptation… Read More »


The Secret World of Arrietty – Movie Review

Synopsis Arrietty (voice of Bridgit Mendler), a tiny, but tenacious 14-year-old, lives with her parents (voices of Will Arnett and Amy Poehler) in the recesses of a suburban garden home, unbeknownst to the homeowner and her housekeeper (voice of Carol Burnett). Like all little people, Arrietty (AIR-ee-ett-ee) remains hidden from view, except during occasional covert… Read More »


Arthur’s Underwear by Marc Brown: A Review

  Children’s books are meant to entertain children, aside from teaching them how to read, understand sentences, recognize pictures, and hone their imaginations. However, children’s books do have another purpose, and that is to help kids experience different sorts of emotions and situations by “travelling” through them in books. Arthur’s Underwear by Marc Brown is… Read More »


February Photo-A-Day Photography Challenge – Self Portrait

So I’ve decided to participate in a photography challenge.  More specifically, the February Photo-A-Day Challenge.  I decided to join as a way to challenge myself to take more photos. Today’s challenge was to take a self portrait.  I don’t really like to have my picture taken because I think I come our horrible in photos,… Read More »


4 All Natural Ways To Effectively Lower Your Cholesterol

Philip suffers from high cholesterol. High cholesterol levels are usually treated using certain medications, the most common of which are statin drugs. While effective, these drugs do have certain side effects that could be unpleasant to some individuals. In Philip’s case, the statin drug he was using was affecting his liver. His Doctor prescribed a… Read More »


My Grocery Shopping Plan – Smart Grocery Shopping Tips You Can Use

Although it’s only the three of us, it’s seems like we go through  a lot of food quickly.  We tend to buy a lot of food because preparing our own food and packing lunches and snacks is so much cheaper than eating out.  We have encountered a few problems though with the way we shop…. Read More »