It’s a Party: Valentine’s Day

Jan
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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we’re making it sweet for kids and adults alike!  We’re celebrating with an easy yet adorable heart-shaped baking craft that kids will love and a pink cocktail for adults sure to make this fun holiday a little sweeter! Throwing a simple Valentine’s … Continue reading

Classic Thanksgiving Recipe: Green Bean Casserole

Nov
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With 30 million green-bean casseroles set to appear on Thanksgiving tables next week, I’m writing to suggest a story for MomTrends on a fun holiday survey:  “New York is ranked #20 in the U.S. for love of green-beancasserole, according to the Del Monte Green Bean Index.” To conduct this study, bean counters at Del Monte asked 1,500 Americans to “go green bean” … Continue reading

You’ve Got the Turkey Down Pat – Now What?

Nov
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(Compensation was provided by Safeway, Vons, Randalls and Tom Thumb stores via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Safeway, Vons, Randalls and Tom Thumb stores.) While Mr. Tom Turkey, the main attraction of Thanksgiving Day, … Continue reading

10 Recipes To Celebrate the Cappuccino

Nov
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Today ladies, we join the nation in celebrating the cappuccino. That delicious, foamy cup of caffeine that starts our day and warms our bellies. Did you know that the cappuccino dates back to the Viennese coffee houses of the 1700s, known then as a “Kapuziner”? If you want to make … Continue reading

Holiday Entertaining Book Club Picks

Oct
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If you’re looking for some entertaining ideas for the upcoming holidays, we’ve got you covered. Moms know it’s best to start planning early. Be prepared for that unexpected guest or finicky eater by taking the time now to plan an extraordinary gathering in your home. From signature cocktails to exquisite … Continue reading

Book Club Picks: Cookbooks for Fall

Sep
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With the kids back in school, moms now have a little more time to be creative when it comes to meal planning and preparation. The harvest of fall fruits and vegetables enables us to experiment with our regular go-to dishes by adding some different flavors and textures. To help you … Continue reading

Cooking Fun With Foodstirs

Sep
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Cooking is the perfect way to spend quality time with your kids, teach them valuable life skills and end up with a delicious reward at the end! This weekend, my boys and I tried out Foodstirs, a monthly subscription box delivered to your doorstep. One of the best ways to … Continue reading