4 Delicious Ways to Use Fresh Cranberries

Nov
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Thanksgiving may be over, but fresh cranberries are still in season. Relatively inexpensive, these ruby gems are a delicious and festive addition to the holiday season. Plus, they are healthy too – cranberries are low in calories and low on the glycemic index, loaded with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits, help … Continue reading

Yummy Recipes with Spiced Apple Cider

Nov
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As the weather gets cool and crisp, the cold weather drinks in our house ramp up – mugs of hot chocolate, spiced apple cider, and tea start to appear to warm up hands and bellies. While I often make tea and hot chocolate in single servings, our apple cider usually … Continue reading

Best Pizza Recipe Ever

Oct
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It’s National Pizza Month and you don’t have to twist my arm to celebrate this one. Because I am inundated with delicious options for this classic dish all year round, I wanted to see if I could make my own pizza without having to go through Seamless. One of the easiest … Continue reading

3 Easy Meals for Back To School

Sep
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Sometimes kids are picky eaters. It can make you absolutely bonkers. During the busy school year, you don’t have as much time to cater to those individual needs. That’s why I love food from Three Bridges. Their pastas and sauces are made with simple, honest, and better-for-you ingredients so there is zero … Continue reading

3 Ways to Make Weeknight Dinners Easier

Feb
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Getting the dinner on the table every night at a reasonable hour isn’t always easy. In an ideal world, every night I would pour myself a glass of wine, turn on some music, and leisurely enjoy chopping, simmering, and sauteing up something delicious dinner while my children play quietly in … Continue reading

Polka Dot Party with Mini Babybel®

Feb
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I am an official brand ambassador for Mini Babybel® in 2016. While I receive compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are my own. I’ve always been a cheese lover. It’s been a weakness since I was a kid. Now as an adult, it’s important to me that I still … Continue reading

Best Shopping List Apps To Make Life Easier

Feb
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Does this sound familiar: You’re out running errands or picking up a child from a playdate or afterschool practice and you drive by it – that store that you need that thing from! Except…you can’t remember exactly what that thing was. Or you remember one of the items, but not … Continue reading

The Restaurant Critic’s Wife by Elizabeth LaBan

Jan
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 Interview with Elizabeth LaBan Momtrends: What inspired you to write your first adult novel The Restaurant Critic’s Wife? Elizabeth: For years I thought about writing fiction, but it was so intimidating to consider writing an actual novel. When my husband and I lived in New Orleans after we were first … Continue reading

Skinnygirl® Wine Recipe: Winter Sangria

Dec
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Tis the season to come inside, warm up from the cold and open a tasty bottle of red. This holiday you don’t have to wait for a fancy party invite to pour yourself a glass. Skinnygirl® Cocktails make tasty, well-priced reds that are reason enough to celebrate. Skinnygirl® Cocktails has eight great-tasting, … Continue reading