Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Have you ever looked at the back of a can of grocery store enchilada sauce? There are a lot of unnecessary cooties in there! This sauce is pretty easy to make and can be kept in the fridge for a week...

The Real Good Life Meal Deliveries Milwaukee

10 Questions for a Hero: Virtual Superstar Lindsay

I’m so excited to showcase Ms. Lindsay Page, the owner of Lindsay & Co Virtual Business Management and proud mama to Miss Zahra. I met Lindsay through a great networking group on Facebook and we’ve been a great match ever since. I...

Hiring kitchen Milwaukee

Growing The Real Good Life Family

Friends, I’m trying SO HARD to stay out of politics here on in my professional world, but have you looked outside? It is nutty out there! Whew!! If you know me in real life, you know where I stand, so no...

Summer Produce Seven Days A Week

The corn is knee high by the fourth of July, but we can’t solidly count on local summer produce until August around these parts. In case you feel like celebrating the harvest, here are seven recipes that use the hot weather...

Mixed Berry and Goat Cheese Salad

Mixed Berry and Goat Cheese Salad

Well, doesn’t this look patriotic! Red and blue berries stand out with brilliant white cheese on a bed of the freshest greens you can find in this mixed berry and goat cheese salad. Mix up a quick batch of the easiest...

Brie, Tomato and Pesto Sandwich

Tomato, Brie, and Pesto Sandwich

One of my favorite French restaurants, Le Reve, has an amazing sandwich that I love to recreate at home when tomatoes are in season. Find the best bread you can (I tried a yummy ciabatta from a local bakery, Troubadour), spread...

Easy Chocolate Icebox Cake

Easy Chocolate Icebox Cake

Smitten Kitchen has been one of my favorite food blogs since the beginning of time. Her chocolate icebox cake is quite the showstopper for birthday parties at home, but it’s sure hard to take on the road. Here’s my version that...

Summer Picnic Platter

I don’t know about you, but whenever I harken back to what my mom made for dinner when I was a kid, I know the memory isn’t complete until I remember something (anything!) hot and a stack of white bread. She...

Digital Detox

How to Use a Digital Detox to Focus on Family

Before I begin today’s actual blog post I want to tell you about two new podcasts I think y’all would enjoy. The first one is called The Strategy Hour and the other one is The Sweet Life Entrepreneurs. Yes, these are both...

Michelle is July's Superhero

10 Questions for a Hero – Hostess Michelle

Y’all, this might be my favorite Superhero post yet. I’ve thought about asking Michelle for awhile. See, she’s been a superhero for me since we were in high school (way too many years ago!). Why? Because my dad really liked her....

Happy 4th of July!

Celebrate Freedom, Family, and Friends

Just a short note since I have big plans to make memories with Randy and my girls as we flit from one Fourth of July event to the next today. A couple parades, a couple BBQs, and our annual dueling fireworks...

Grateful for Summer

Grateful for Summer Fun

Nothing says “summer” like tan shoulders, fireflies, and vacations at the beach. A couple weekends ago, I had a great beach vacation with my college bestie and didn’t even leave the Midwest. Here are a few things I fell in love...

Real Life Superhero Heather

10 Questions for a Hero – Happy Heather

I asked Heather Lenox to be my June real life superhero because she always amazes me with her calm demeanor, positive poise, and general positivity no matter what life throws at her. If you look up the phrase “laugh or you’ll...

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