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

It’s A Party: Handmade Holiday

Dec
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‘Tis the season for holiday parties and since we are all about sharing this special time with the kiddos, we are hosting a Handmade Holiday Party. Instilling in children that every gift doesn’t have to be bought at the store is an important life lesson that will turn them into … Continue reading

How to Cook Tatsoi

Nov

Looking to try a new vegetable this summer? I just learned how to cook tatsoi. This summer we spotted Tatsoi at our local market.  My girls were interested in it and I want to encourage them to try new things. I took their lead. Always up for a food challenge–by that … Continue reading

Cookbooks for Fall

Nov
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Cookbooks are my guilty pleasure. I like to display them in my kitchen, give them as gifts, and even read them from cover to cover for some much needed culinary inspiration. With the holidays knocking on our doors, now is the best time to check out the new releases from … Continue reading

DIY Country Soup Dry Mix

Nov

Last week Stop & Shop hosted a blogging event to help busy moms prepare for the holidays. Their food expert Andrea Astrachan was there to inspire moms to creatively prepare for the season that can drain our energy and wallets. The moms in our group made chocolate dipped pretzels, flower … Continue reading