About Serena

A writer and mom of two, Serena Norr is the managing editor of Momtrends. She is also the creator of Seriously Soupy, a website devoted to soup making. She also loves to write about healthy living, fashion, beauty and lifestyle topics on her blog Mama Goes Natural. She can be reached at serena@momtrends.com.

Fiesta Quinoa Salad Recipe

Aug
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Grains have come a long way, and to add some dimension and unique flavor to our standard dinner I have been testing out quinoa recipes. Quick to cook, these rich grains retain an amazing amount of flavor that I typically accentuate with some dill, salt and pepper. The family loves … Continue reading

Top Five Ways to Celebrate National Tequila Day

Jul
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Who knew that there was a National Tequila Day (July 24th)? To celebrate everything tequila, we’ve rounded up five ways to Celebrate National Tequila Day. 1.     Throw a Tequila Olympics party complete with a flaming margarita torch and games like bobbing for limes in a tub of margarita mix, a tequila worm dance … Continue reading

Dental Care Tips for Children

Jul
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Although the oral health of children should be monitored and guided, technology has now made it easier than ever to thoroughly educate children and adults to maintain clean, bright smiles. A conscientious oral hygiene routine for a child must start with guidance from adults and parents at home. Children are … Continue reading

Kale and Ricotta Cheese Frittata

Jun
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Photo by Ben Dearly Yum! This Kale and Ricotta Cheese Frittata  is on our favorites list. We are finally almost settled into our new apartment after our move last month. As someone who likes to organize and put everything in its place, it has been a challenge to live out … Continue reading

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

Feb
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As much as we enjoy going out for Valentine’s Day, it can get expensive, especially with my husband’s birthday being eight days later.  Since my kids and I are planning a fun little ski weekend to surprise him for his birthday, I’d like a low-key Valentine’s Day at home, with … Continue reading

5 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Strong After Kids

Feb
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Relationships and marriages certainly get tested post-kids. Tempers flare and arguments happen. Momtrends recently learned some expert tips from Care.com and Carol Lindquist, Ph.D and author of Happily Married with Kids on how to care for your marriage throughout the chaos. Keep your relationship strong after kids takes some effort. 1. … Continue reading

Thai Shrimp Spirals

Feb
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We’ve featured two amazing dishes by Gail Simmons in the past–Sweet Potato Dumplings with Honey, Goat Cheese, & Thyme, and Spinach & Feta Mini-Calzones. This week, we are thrilled to share another of Gail’s recipes. To enter the Great Game Day Recipe Contest, consumers should create their original recipe using … Continue reading

5 Silly Car Songs for Kids

Jun
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You’ve been in the car with your kids for HOURS. No, this isn’t a nightmare. You’re on a car trip. They’ve watched all their videos and the mood is getting UGLY. Before you stop at the next rest stop and drown your sorrows in french fries, try something we all … Continue reading