Happy National Empanada Day + Pizza Empanda Recipe!


* I was provided with an IMUSA Empanada Maker to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. Happy National Empanada Day!  If you haven’t had an empanada, today is the day to search one out and have one.  Empanadas are tasty Latin American treats that can be either baked or fried and consist of […]

Cheddar Corn Casserole Recipe + Are You Hammy or Corny? #Easter


  As the Easter bunny revs up for his big day, chances are you moms and dads out there are gearing up yourself for family gatherings and Easter dinner!  In a spirit of Easter fun, Del Monte has put together data from Google Trends and Facebook Insights to rank how Americans in U.S States are […]

Celebrate Your #MomWins with El Monterey Breakfast Burritos


Mornings are crazy in my house.  Not a little crazy, like bananas crazy.  Kids and grownups periodically yelling, running around, dogs barking…it’s a regular three ring circus around these parts.  With two grownups to get ready, and two kids with two different start times for school, we need all the time we can get, and […]

The First Rule About The Soup Club Cookbook


About The Soup Club Cookbook Food-sharing is the hot new thing in the “getting dinner on the table” conversation, and in The Soup Club Cookbook, four busy moms share not only their formula for starting a soup club–which gives you at least three meals every month when you don’t have to worry about dinner–but also […]

The Joy and Satisfaction of Growing Your Own Food

Courtesy of Simon Howden

  More and more people today are passing on the highly processed foods in favor of more natural options. Organic foods are widely available at many grocers. Eating organic is a great way to improve the quality of food that your are feeding to your family, but they are more expensive and even the meaning […]

Tips for Cooking with your Kids

Cooking with Kids

  Cooking with your kids isn’t exactly rocket science, but anyone that’s done it will know that’s it’s not exactly a walk in the park either. However, it’s obviously important to get your kids into food, hygiene and cooking, so cooking with them from a relatively early age can be really great for them. If […]

14 of Our Best Real Simple Recipes Ever: Voted By You


There is nothing as exciting as having a home cooked meal. You get to try out different ingredients and get creative in the kitchen. We have put together 14 simple recipes that our readers fell in love with. We’ve rounded up our most-popular main dishes, sides and salads — here’s what you want to eat […]

Holiday Ginger Cookies Recipe + $75 Target Gift Card Giveaway

Christmas Ginger Drop Cookies

  Christmas prep is in FULL SWING at my house, and one of my favorite tasks of Christmas is BAKING!  I usually end up baking and freezing several dozen cookies before Christmas, if I can keep my family from eating them all first! When I am looking for a great Christmas cookie recipe, I’m looking […]

Get More Bang for Your Buck with DD Perks!


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dunkin’ Brands. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. For three generations now my family has LOVED Dunkin Donuts. The munchkins are my favorite to have with coffee. All year long my family and I enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts coffee […]