AncestryDNA Vs. 23AndMe: I Took 2 DNA Tests So You Can Pick the Right One for …

True confession time: I’ve become kinda a geek about DNA. At first, it was just a way to really understand my heritage. It would seem…

How to Plan a Successful Family Vacation with Your College Student and Young Adult Children

Vacations with your young adult children can be an amazing opportunity to bond. You just need to remember that they aren’t kids anymore and follow…

Here’s Why You Need to Be in Amsterdam on April 27 for King’s Day

King’s Day or, in Dutch, Koningsdag, is a Dutch National Holiday celebrating the birthday of King Willem-Alexander. The Dutch have been celebrating the birth of…

25 Meals So Easy You Don’t Even Need a Recipe

Share these “recipes” with college students or young adults in their first apartment. Everything takes less than 30 minutes (most take less than 15 minutes!)…

Mostly Homemade Heirloom Tomato Tart

I have a ritual that I follow every Sunday evening starting in mid-July and continuing as long into the fall as I can: I walk…

Session Sangria for Summer Drinking – Crisp, White Wine Sangria

Do you ever hear a word for the first time and then suddenly it’s everywhere? That happened to me last summer when I read this…

My KonMari Clean Up One Year Later

Here’s what worked for me – and what didn’t work – after a year of following Marie Kondo’s KonMari method of organization from the book…

5 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Staying Organized and How to Get Past them

Your big reorganization is complete and you’re loving how neat and tidy your house feels. But how can you keep from backsliding into your old habits this time? Let’s investigate some of the reasons why you might have a hard time staying organized and talk about how to get past the barriers that have held you back in the past.