Life is Good

If you are ready to kick back and enjoy your life that is good and comfortable, this is the section for you. You will find articles on cooking, crafts, relaxing, do-it-yourself projects, pets, and so much more.

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The Joy of Fishing with a Guide

The joy of fishing is; spending time with family, getting outdoors for some fun, and seeing the excitement when someone makes a great catch. Last week I was able to fish with a guide for the first time, and I learned so much, I wanted to share the experience so you can include it in …

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Bring on Spring Sugar Scrub

It’s the weekend, and the weather is getting warmer, so it’s time that we bring in a fun do-it-yourself body scrub to get your skin feeling good. Using citrus scents, this sugar scrub will wake up your senses and get you ready to enjoy spring. Bring on Spring Sugar Scrub The ingredients you will need: …

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Pina Colada Sugar Scrub to Beat the Winter Blues

This post may contain affiliate links The weather outside is frightful, and it’s long past the rosy holiday season where this kind of statement brings about feelings of warmth and celebration. In reality, it’s just darn cold outside.  With another 10 inches of snow delivered last night, it’s time to take some drastic measures before …

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How to Create the Perfect Sleeping Environment to Fall Asleep Fast

Getting a good night’s sleep is important to our health and well-being. So how can we create a sleeping environment to increase our odds of getting to sleep quickly, and staying asleep for a good night’s rest? There are a lot of things that you can do to your environment, your actual bed, your bedtime …

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Make Your Own Lemon Sugar Scrub

It’s almost spring, and that means it’s time for some change and improvement. So today I’m going to invite you to relax and get your skin back into great shape using a homemade lemon sugar scrub. As you saw in the last post, I am on a lemon kick for a smell of spring. So …

Eat Out Less

Make a Goal to Eat Out Less

If you want to help out your budget, then try to eat out less and instead learn to make your favorite meals at home! The average cost for a restaurant meal runs about $13 per person. In contrast, when you make a meal yourself if costs roughly $4 for the groceries. That is a $9 …

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Warm Up With Pantry Chili

This post may contain affiliate links It’s starting to feel a lot more like fall now. I’ve had to turn the heat on, the skies are grey and it’s getting darker earlier every evening now. So it’s about time to think about cooking chili on a regular basis! I love making chili, and experimenting with …

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Cooking from Scratch: 120 Recipes for Colorful, Seasonal Food from PCC Community Markets : a Sasquatch Books book review

This post may contain affiliate links Cooking from Scratch: 120 Recipes for Colorful, Seasonal Food from PCC Community Markets is a new cookbook that encourages us to eat local food prepared in healthy delicious ways. They showcase ways to enjoy fresh foods during the peak of their season. PPC Community Markets has been promoting sustainable food …

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Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Toast

This post contains affiliate links September 1st, and although it’s close to 90 degrees outside with high humidity (ugh!) the date has me thinking of fall, and that means pumpkin! So today we are going to get into the simplicity of Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Toast. This toast is great for breakfast, or great for a snack. I …

Rhubarb Bread

Rhubarb Bread, A Celebration of Spring!

Spring is here, and the rhubarb is growing strong! It’s time to bring some into the kitchen and make some baking magic with an awesome rhubarb bread. It’s hard to believe that a green plant can make such an incredible quick bread, but if you’ve never tried to make a homemade quick bread, this is …


Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich

One of my favorite sandwiches at this time of year is a Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich.  Made with fresh from the garden tomato slices, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil leaves and sour dough bread, what could be better?  Oh yeah, the fact that everything is melted and so wonderfully gooey.   [recipe title=”Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich” servings=”1″ …

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