Is Laurel Falls the best hike for kids in the Smokies? Definitely NOT! I DO NOT consider Laurel Falls one of the most kid-friendly hikes in the Gatlinburg area despite making it to the top of most kid-friendly lists I’ve seen online. We have hiked many trails in the Great Smoky Mountains in our decades… Continue reading Laurel Falls Hike: Not the Most Kid-Friendly Hike in the Smoky Mountains!
The Quest to Find the Best Meal Kit Delivery Service for Our Family – If you’re a busy family looking for the best meal kit delivery service, this post is one you need to read. Boxed meal delivery services like Blue Apron, Dinnerly, EveryPlate, Home Chef, Hello Fresh, and others have been a curiosity for… Continue reading What is the best meal kit delivery service?
These low-carb pinwheels are an easy and refreshing option for packed lunches or a simple meal at home. The majority of our household is now staying Keto for most of the week, so we’ve been experimenting with different combinations of low-carb pinwheels. No one would guess these are low carb. We were provided a jar… Continue reading Low Carb Turkey Pesto Pinwheels
Emergency preparedness is a major theme of this blog and a major priority for my family, so this Surviveware Survival First Aid Kit is one of the most important products we’ve had the pleasure to review. Many of the items included in this kit are similar to tools I’ve had in all our vehicles for… Continue reading Outdoor Preparedness: Surviveware Survival First Aid Kit Review
Many of you may remember we refinished our kitchen countertops with a Daich Spreadstone stone coating kit in the winter of 2019. We have been incredibly happy with the durability of that product in our kitchen. A few months before refinishing those kitchen countertops we had used a faux “marble” kit from another company to… Continue reading Daich Spreadstone Countertop Kit in New Bright White to the Rescue
Outdoor adventures present many circumstances where a first aid kit may become necessary. Having a well-stocked first aid kit is a must for outdoor preparedness. Our family spends a lot of time engaged in various outdoor activities, and it’s nice to have everything on hand in this Surviveware Large First Aid Kit to treat not… Continue reading Outdoor Preparedness: Surviveware Large First Aid Kit Review
No one likes to think about fires, floods or other natural disasters hitting their homes, but this is always a possibility. However, as they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. By getting your home and family ready for disasters now, you can rest easier knowing you’re prepared in the event… Continue reading How to Prep Your Home So You’re Ready if Disaster Strikes
Keto “Banana” Cream Pudding – If Banana Pudding can be made in a Keto version, then any dessert can be made as a Keto dish! Bananas ARE NOT Keto. Anyone eating Keto/low carb knows that bananas are the very antithesis of Keto. Bananas are full of carbs! But my husband, who’s lost over 60 pounds… Continue reading Easy Keto “Banana” Pudding Recipe
Coat Closet to Pantry Conversion DIY – Adding pantry shelving to an existing coat closet made the space much more serviceable for our family’s needs. This simple DIY closet makeover was a timely upgrade because we needed the storage for groceries and supplies during the COVID-19 quarantine. *This post contains affiliate links. The Unused Coat… Continue reading Closet Makeover: DIY Coat Closet to Pantry
Daich SpreadStone Mineral Select Countertop Makeover – Countertop refinishing may seem like a daunting task, but I can assure you ANYONE can update their own ugly laminate countertops with this SpreadStone Mineral Select countertop kit from Daich. *Daich Coatings provided the two kits needed for this project. This post may contain affiliate links. Pin this!… Continue reading DIY Countertop Refinishing Before and After with Daich SpreadStone Kit