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 […]

Easy & Tasty Alpha-Bits Fruit Parfait

Healthy Snacks for Kids

This is a sponsored post which is part of a campaign for Alpha-Bits and Sverve. All opinions and tastings are my own. My daughter loves the great taste of Alpha-Bits cereal and I love that she is eating healthy. Alpha-Bits has added nutrients like iron and zinc that help support healthy brain development and an […]

Spice up your Holidays with Rainbow Pasta Arrabbiata Inspired by Pasta Fits!

Easy pasta Dinner Recipe

* I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If you are like me, the last thing you want to do […]

Alpha-Bits Cereal Bar Recipe

Easy Recipes for Kids

 This is a sponsored post which is part of a campaign for Alpha-Bits and Sverve. All opinions and tastings are my own.  Alpha-Bits cereal is a must have for every kid because it is not only tasty but so much fun to play with! Who doesn’t want to play with their cereal and move the […]

Add a Little Spice to You Life


I have been eating a very strict diet lately and that means most of my food has been lacking flavor. I couldn’t possible go on like this forever so I decided add a little spice to my life with fresh ground back peppercorns. This is the jolt of flavor my taste buds have been longing […]