Robyn is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Author/Owner of Robyn's View, Contributing Author on Daily Dish Magazine, and Social Media Manager for TOKYO Bistro. She enjoys DIY projects, working on crafts, researching her family history, walking on the local beaches, watching TV sitcoms, and movies. Robyn is a mom to two adult children, both of whom have flown the nest and are married. She also has two grandchildren, 4 dachshunds, 4 chickens, 2 cats, a bunny, and an amazing man in her life.

My Weight Loss Journey: Part One; Gaining Weight

Weight Loss Journey

My Weight Loss Journey: Part One; Gaining Weight I never really thought of myself as a “fat girl.” I mean, I knew I was overweight. There was no denying that the size of my clothes kept getting bigger and bigger, but when I looked in the mirror I saw something else. I saw someone getting [...]

Recording Your Family History

Recording Your Family Records

Recording Your Family History Now that you have started collecting information on your family, you need to decide how you want to keep track of it. You have three different options: Handwritten, Computer Program, or an Online Database. All three have their pro’s and con’s. I’m going to give you information on each one to [...]

Winter Squash Tart

Winter Squash Tart

Now is the perfect time to start adding winter squash into your recipes. Go beyond soups and stews and add the sweetness of butternut squash to your morning breakfast routine with these delicious winter squash and spinach mini tarts. They combine the sharpness of gruyere cheese with the sweetness of butternut squash for the perfect [...]

All Things Christmas | DIY, Crafts, Gift Ideas, and Recipes

All Things Christmas Robyn's View

Did you know that I worked hard on posting a lot of fun Christmas crafts, DIY tutorials, and yummy recipes last year? Don’t worry if you’re scrambling to find out what I was working on back then because I’ve decided to share all my Christmas goodies with you again this year. With Christmas right around [...]

How to Prep the Kitchen for Holiday Cooking

How to Prep the Kitchen for Holiday Cooking

The holidays are quickly approaching. Do you know how to prep your kitchen for holiday cooking? There are some things you need to do in order to make holiday cooking a breeze. Stock up on Supplies If there’s one thing you must do to prepare for holiday cooking it is to stock up on supplies. [...]

Vanilla Peppermint Body Butter

peppermint vanilla body butter

There is nothing more decadent than a nice, thick, moisturizing body butter. This vanilla peppermint body butter smells good enough to eat, the ingredients are all natural, and it is simple to make with just a few basic kitchen tools. It makes the perfect gift for friends and family, or just a special treat for [...]

DIY Christmas Star Holiday Decor

Christmas Star Holiday Decor

I love Holiday Decor of almost any kind but my favorite is DIY decor like this Christmas Star I made by upcycling a cabinet door I found at a thrift shop.  A few trim nails and some yarn, and this cabinet door is now a great addition to my holiday decor.  The whole project cost [...]

5 Must Have Items for Holiday Cooking

5 Must Have Items for Holiday Cooking

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Have you thought about all of the items you will need to help you get all of your cooking done this year? Check out this list of must have  items you’ll need for cooking this holiday season. Slow Cooker For all of those yummy dips, you will need a [...]

Gingerbread Cookie Coffee Scrub

Gingerbread Cookie Coffee Scrub

This delightful coffee scrub is beautiful, smells amazing, and is an invigorating spicy treat for the shower. It makes a lovely holiday gift for friends and family. The exfoliating and moisturizing properties of the ingredients make it the perfect addition to any holiday skincare routine. Why these ingredients? Sugar is exfoliating, removing dead skin cells [...]

Peppermint Brownies

Peppermint Brownies

     You might be ready to break out all the candy canes and peppermint candies in preparation for winter and Christmas recipes. I know I am! You will not want to miss this simple and delicious homemade Peppermint Brownies recipe. You won’t disappoint with yummy brownies with a hint of peppermint. Peppermint Brownies (Makes [...]