How to Quickly Ripen an Avocado

Have you ever sent your husband to the grocery store to buy avocado and he comes back with ones that are hard as a rock? This happened to me over the weekend when I was trying to make Bacon Guacamole. Rather than sending him back to the store or to another grocery store to find more ripe avocado [...]

Bacon Guacamole Super Bowl Recipe

Last night, millions gathered around the TV to watch the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. Peyton Manning led the Broncos to victory taking home the Super Bowl trophy and his 200th win. Von Miller, of the Broncos, may have received the MVP award for playing the game but in the Mathie [...]

Cinnamon Roll Cookie Recipe

Cinnamon rolls have always been a family favorite in the Kolesar household and usually paired with the holidays. This year I came across this recipe and thought it would be a perfect fit for our family holiday parties especially since we were doing more traveling this year. Try it out for yourself and see if [...]

Neutrogena Body Oil Review

Let’s face it – winter in Cleveland is frigid and miserable. Though we have been pretty lucky with nice weather lately, the inevitable awaits us. With the cold temperatures comes big blankets, lots of layers, and of course the worst, pale and dry skin. I hate how dry my skin gets in the winter! I moisturize my [...]

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

The holiday season kicks off tomorrow with one of my favorite holidays – one filled with good food, good people, and turkey naps. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it’s a day that we get to spend quality time with family.  Sometimes the holidays become hectic with all the gifts, parties, and food that [...]


If any of you know my family or me or follow us on any social media platform then you probably already know that we are a very competitive bunch. That competitiveness skyrockets when you start talking aboutSpikeball. If you have not heard of or played Spikeball yet then you are missing out! My family never [...]

Half Marathon – Personal Record

Well – we did it! Alexa and I completed the Nationwide Children’s Half Marathon last weekend in Columbus. We crossed the finish line in 1 hour and 53 minutes, setting personal records and accomplishing our goal of finishing under 2 hours. This year's time was 16 minutes faster than last year! We were shocked we were [...]