Top 5 items to take on your beach trip!

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Summer is about half over now and if you haven’t taken a beach trip with your family, it is time to start planning before it’s too late. Packing for a beach trip can get hectic as everyone wants to get going. Often times necessities get left at home by accident. These Top 5 items are a must have on your… Read more »

Put that Phone Down! Your child is paying for it.

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Cell phones and smartphones are amazing devices, but they are drawing our attention away from where it needs to be directed, our kids. We, as parents are always worried about how much time our kids spend on their cell phone or playing on their tablets. What we need to be conscious of is how much time WE are doing these… Read more »

Beginner’s Couch to 5k Program

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I enjoy running. That is a phrase that no everyone can agree with, including my wife. But, after introducing her to a Couch to 5k Program, even she enjoys running! Yes, going from her saying that she HATES running and couldn’t understand why anyone would actually enjoy it; to someone who isn’t happy if she misses one of her running… Read more »

Top 4 Tips to a Healthy Lawn

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The Top 4 Tips to a Healthy Lawn are simple steps that everyone can take to make sure their yard looks great each and every year. There are four basic areas that we need to focus our attention on to make sure we have a healthy lawn. They are: Fertilizing – providing the nutrients the lawn needs Watering – making… Read more »

Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers

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My wife is looking for ways to cut some carbs from our diet. She came up with an amazing recipe for Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers that is super simple to make. Spaghetti is a staple for us to eat mostly because it is something that our kids will devour. My wife has been looking to cut some carbs from our… Read more »

Healthy Jalapeno Poppers

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Jalapeno poppers are one of my wife’s and my weaknesses. They are amazing, but not very good for you when they are dripping in grease from the fryer. Our mission was to find a healthy jalapeno popper option. And, I’m happy to say, we came up with a delicious recipe for you! Here’s what you need to make your healthy… Read more »

Busy time of year

Ben   May 23, 2016   No Comments on Busy time of year

Holy crap its been awhile since I’ve posted. I didn’t realize how fast time flew past. I haven’t made a post since the beginning of April. I work in the green industry supplying contractors and municipalities with lawn care, pond, irrigation, and low voltage lighting products. So, with a busy spring, I’ve been spending most of my time putting together… Read more »

Awesome Toddler Art Project

If your toddler is like my boys, they love art. Whether drawing, coloring, or painting; this awesome toddler art project will give them something they can hang in their room and be proud to display. This toddler art project is quite easy, but a little messy, just like toddlers. Ha! The supplies you need are very simple: Framed Canvas (I… Read more »

Top 10 Power Tools for DIY’ers

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You want to get started working on some DIY projects, but don’t have the tools. When visiting your hardware store you notice the power tool aisle can be very overwhelming. These top 10 power tools are all you need to get started as a DIY’er. If you are just getting started out working on some DIY projects, the power tool… Read more »

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

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Laundry detergent in our house poses a small challenge. My wife and two boys have very sensitive skin, so all our detergents are for sensitive skin. This gets expensive and I wanted to find another option. This Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent recipe I found on Pinterest from This simple 4 ingredient homemade laundry detergent has saved us a bunch… Read more »