• Aurate NYC

    Let’s Ring In 2022 With A Bold Chain Necklace! #auratenyc

    2022 is just hours away! Can you believe another year has come and gone? I am pretty darn sure that I JUST wished you little Peanuts a Happy 2021!??! Again!! Time flies like crazy! Yeah, even in Idaho. Yup, I’m still a funny girl!  A FUNNY GIRL with NEW Jewelry!! This year I was trying to find a necklace that I could wear all the time. Something pretty, feminine and delicate looking but sturdy. Okay, seriously? Did I really think I would find all those requirements in ONE chain?? No…. honestly I didn’t. HOWEVER!! That was before I searched on my favorite jewelry site Au-Rate.  Hit that search bar with:…

  • $5 in a wallet

    3 Smart Things You Can Do For Your Finances

    Image credit Sometimes, just getting by is not enough. You can choose to stay where you are, or you can choose to take smart steps and improve your finances for the better. When you choose the latter, you are more likely to live a fruitful life and provide yourself with peace of mind as your financial security secures your future. Nothing in life is certain, including your job, or the financial market. So when you can take control over your finances, you can decrease any risks of finding yourself in an unpleasant situation.  Here are 3 smart things to get you started with better financial management today.  #1 Create a…

  • Zest Tea

    Where my Tea Lovers? Where my Caffeine Peeps? Where my CBD Buds?

    See what I did with that post title? I DO crack myself UP!! I am a FUNNY girl!! As funny as I think I am, CBD is really a great product. I suffer from Fibromyalgia. Everything hurts. I feel like my nerve endings are always firing on all cylinders.  My hands ache all of the time. It makes typing hard. It makes doing my crafting REALLY hard. I love to knit. If I am sittin’ I’ma knittin’ but by bed time I can’t even make a fist. I HAVE too MUCH I want to DO!!!! I have to much I have to do! I’m just so tired. I just hurt…

  • Family Moving

    Do These 5 Things Before Settling in Your New House

    Image Credit Are you one of those people who like to plan everything out in advance? If so, you’re probably eagerly counting down the days until you can finally move into your new house. But before you do, there are a few more things you’ll need to take care of. So here are five essential steps to settling in your new home. Conduct an Intense Survey of the Building Another thing you should do before finishing the finishing touches on your new house is to conduct an intense survey of the building. The most critical areas you should be looking for are: Roof leaks and damages  Humidity in the walls…

  • Sugar Cookies

    Sugar Cookie Dreams! #nakednutrition

    Since this blog has been in existence I’ve been on the never ending quest to lose weight.  I have GOT TO start hiding myself better after I do manage to lose a few pounds because they always find me!! I know one of The Peanuts suggested I stop saying lose because losing means eventually FINDING. So ditch ’em? Anywayyyyyyyyyyy………. squirrel Christmas time is my downfall.  There are so many tasty treats everywhere I go. Yes, in my own kitchen as well. With sugar cookies at the top of that temptation list. Does anything taste better than a warm fresh from the oven sugar cookie? Naked Nutrition to the rescue The…

  • Adopting An Older Dog: A Few Essential Tips for Making Their Lives Better!

    The ASPCA estimates that approximately 3.1 million dogs enter animal shelters across the country every year. These dogs come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and breeds – some get adopted while others may end up being euthanized. Unfortunately, most of these shelters only see senior dogs adopted 25% of the time versus the 60% younger dogs, and puppies that get adopted. Bringing home an older dog can be rewarding, not only for you but for the dog itself. Dogs age differently than humans do. For most of us, we take the number of years since the dog’s birth and multiply it by seven to get their approximate age. There are…

  • $50 Your Way Giveaway

    $50 Your Way Giveaway December 2021

    Happy December little Peanuts. I know this giveaway is late. Truthfully, I wasn’t sure I was even going to do one. However, with a little nudge from a dear friend (Thank you Sarah!) I decided one last giveaway. I think that after 12 years to hang-up the keyboard. I have LOVED writing Peanut Butter and Whine. All MY little Peanuts are amazing and have helped me through some really hard times.  I am truly grateful. I have always felt loved and cared for. Even when I mess up the site with my constant tweaking. Even when I lock everyone out. Even when the site goes down. Which over the last…