Daily Diary ~ Sitting in the dark in Tampa

Hi from Tampa!

I am currently sitting in the dark in the hotel…..no not on purpose

The power went out at the hotel a little bit ago and I am eating my room service dinner by flashlight and the light of my laptop.

Do you ever have moments you are just so thankful you listened to your parents.

I had one of those moments just now! My Dad always tells me each time I travel to make sure I have a flashlight with me.

For years I have had a couple of flashlights in my bag just in case. Well tonight just in case happened.


I was able to pull out the flashlights and still enjoy  my room service pizza. I must admit I am really happy they had a battery charge since I have not used them in longer than I should admit…. 

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Growing herbs and working on my green thumb

This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine.

I have a goal this summer and I think some of you may be able to help me with it!

I would really like to plant a fantastic herb garden.

As you know I cook a ton. Right now I am relying on store bought herbs for our recipes.

I would love to plant an herb garden and grow some of my favorite herbs and try new ones.

This is where you come in……I need your help to Gro Something Greater

I would love to hear any tips you have for growing herbs and creating a kitchen garden.

Do you have a garden? What are your favorite herbs, vegetables and flowers to plant?

My Mom loves using Miracle-Gro to make her flowers and plants look unbelievable every year…. 

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Yoplait Greek 100 Taste-Off

Thanks to Yoplait for sponsoring today’s discussion

Yoplait Greek 100 Taste-Off!

Have you taken the Yoplait Greek 100 Taste Off challenge?

We did and we had so much fun with it!

I set up a blind tasting stations so we could see which Greek 100 Yogurt we loved the most.

The challengers -> Yoplait Greek 100 Strawberry and Chobani Simply 100 Strawberry

Yoplait Taste Off 1

I put both of the Greek yogurts in matching bowls and used the same spoons to help keep everything consistent for the taste test!… 

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