Terri’s Halloween Resources

    With many of the stores starting to decorate and sell for Halloween, I thought I would share my list of resources that I have used over the years for costumes and items. When my children were young, I would make their costumes by hand, but as they got...

Apple Picking in the North Bay Area

 If the weather here in the North Bay decides to start cooling ever so slightly, I will be ready to go apple picking with my kids!  Apple-picking season in the Bay Area starts in late July or August and runs throughout the fall. Local favorite Gravensteins kick off...

Quick & Easy Meal #2

  Another all-time quick and easy meal in our house is marinated flank steak. Purchase a nice cut of meat, marinate with Soy Vey for 30 minutes; Grill.  Serve with boiled potatoes and vegetable.  You can’t get any easier than this and it is really good!...

Tea for Kids

My youngest daughter was at a birthday party this past weekend and one of the birthday gifts was a very cute Manatea tea infuser.  I immediately started thinking of stocking stuffers and gifts for the holidays!  What can I say, I am in the party planning business!  We...

Disneyland Hotels

  With Jennifer and I wanting to take our cast members to Disneyland for a company retreat, I thought I would share my knowledge and experience with the Disney hotels. I have to admit that I’ve only stayed at 2 of the 3 properties: The Grand Californian...

Disneyland’s Dapper Day

Definition: Dapper Adjective: Neat and trim in appearance; very spruce and stylish. If there is one place I wish could be right now in the state of California, it would be the Happiest Place on Earth. Today is Dapper Day at Disneyland.  All of our fellow hardcore...

Remembering 9/11

 I can hardly believe that it has been 13 years since tragedy struck our nation.  I vividly remember being home at the time, when my husband called to tell me to put on the television.  I then watched in disbelief and  horror as the events unfolded over the tv screen....

Taking Time Out For Yourself

I couldn’t help but check the astrological calendar this morning to see if Mercury is in retrograde, because my life just seems to be a bit too hectic lately. According to the calendar, the dates are Oct 4-25, so I cringe to think of what can happen.   As a...