A Gorillanana of a Giveaway!

This week’s giveaway is delicious, nutritious, and Super Sized!  Effortless and Exquisite is pleased to partner with Raefoods for a gorilla of a giveaway.  Five lucky readers will win boxes of muffins from Raefoods (so, so yummy)!  All you have to do is register your email address as a blog follower on the top right … Continue Reading

Gardening with Gwen – Effortless Summer Vegetables

Our gardening expert Gwen Clark gave me a great idea for an effortless way to garden with little maintenance that is perfect for tight spaces.  This is also a great project to do with children.  The size garden is totally manageable and kids can help with watering and picking the vegetables.  It may be a … Continue Reading

We All Scream For Ice Cream

Summer would not be summer without ice cream.  Ice cream is as American as Uncle Sam or apple pie.  Every Friday in elementary school, our class paid a quarter each to eat ice cream bars for our end of the week treat.  My favorites were orange push-ups and ice cream sandwiches.  I still love orange … Continue Reading

Taste the Rainbow

One of my favorite things about summer is the array of fresh fruits and vegetables available straight from the garden.  Apart from the delicious flavor of just-picked produce, it is so much more fun to eat vegetables on a plate that looks like a rainbow.  I love sliced tomatoes, fresh green beans, and corn on … Continue Reading