If you're an Ohio State Buckeye fan -- and even if you're not -- chocolate and peanut butter balls, famously called Ohio Buckeye Candy, is pretty much a standard requirement for any college football party. O-H Heck! Peanut butter buckeyes make random Tuesday nights special! You know, who needs a football game for this delectable treat? My husband started making Ohio Buckeye Candy soon after we got married, 30 years ago. The first few times he made it, he followed a recipe from a church ... Read More about The absolute best Buckeye Candy recipe!
We have always loved family game night! Once, we played a game of Rummikub that took more than three weeks. Just when we thought someone would win, another player would win the critical round and set the front-runner back. We'd play a few rounds each night after dinner until the big winner (me) finally declared victory! As our kids got older, family game night got more important. Our teens had lives of their own -- school activities, nights out with friends and jobs that meant less time at ... Read More about Top Games for Teens — from board games to party games, we have the list!
My husband and daughter attended a supper club dinner recently, and my husband took oven roasted root vegetables. We have always loved his oven cooked vegetables recipes -- no matter what veggies he chose. But, apparently, he's discovered the secret to PERFECT oven roasted root vegetables every time! When our friends messaged me to ask for Rob's Oven Roasted Root Vegetables recipe, I was a bit surprised. They're all accomplished cooks! I asked Rob if he would share his secret for cooking ... Read More about Perfect Oven Roasted Root Vegetables — the secret revealed!
As 2020 comes into focus, no doubt you've seen countless health and fitness articles to encourage a healthier, happier you in the new year. For those of us in midlife, getting fit after 40 can be a challenge. If, like me, you are committing to healthy lifestyle choices in the new year, these are the best calorie tracker and fitness tips I know! Take the first step! If you never walk further than from the couch to the fridge, add a few steps. Walk the opposite direction, tag the ... Read More about Best calorie tracker and exercise journals for better health
In my "regular job," I am a travel writer. It's a cool job because I get to discover fun, new places. One drawback, though, is I often travel alone -- no hubby. Good wife that I am, I make sure he knows what he's missing (tee hee)! In November, I explored Prince William County, VIrginia, 30 minutes west of Washington, D.C. It's dubbed the "D.C. Countryside," a tranquil escape from hectic city life. Someday, hopefully soon, I will take my husband. I just fell in love with this ... Read More about The 6 Best Date Night Ideas in the Northern Virginia countryside