How would you like the taste of Starbucks Chocolate Cinnamon Loaf in your hot little hands but at home in 5 minutes?
When we first discovered Ella was struggling in school, one of her teachers suggested giving her a healthy, protein packed start to her day. We had heard that foods such as milk, cheese, yogurt and other protein packed breakfast items, versus a carb laden breakfast, could help kids remain focused and stay fueled until lunchtime. […]
I’ve had so much fun over the past couple weeks experimenting with the new FreshTake products from Kraft. You may remember I made this flavorful Shrimp Walnut Salad pictured above and the “oh so good” Cheesy Bacon Bites using Kraft FreshTake Cheddar Jack and Bacon variety. Well, the fun hasn’t stopped there! I’ve been busy […]
I hope you all enjoyed my post about Jennifer Perillo’s new cookbook, Homemade with Love. I’m back today, sharing a cookbook by another friend: Steamy Kitchen’s Healthy Asian Favorites by Jaden Hair. I’m sure you all know Jaden from her blog, Steamy Kitchen, and if you follow blogs at all you’ve probably seen mentions of […]
An interesting thing has been happening in the world of blogging over the past couple of years. You may have noticed the surge in “from blogger to book deals” happening. It seems like every time I open my browser, I see an announcement of a blogger who is now writing a cookbook. There are some […]
Have you ever enjoyed a B.A.T. sandwich?? B.A.T. is what I prefer over a B.L.T. Skip the lettuce and replace it with a tasty avocado. Talk about flavor! Yum! I decided to take that favorite sandwich of mine and turn it into a pasta salad. Cinco de Mayo is coming up and you know you’ll […]
I’m partnering with KRAFT on this wonderful brunch recipe, and chatting about my current obsession… farmhouse living. Friends, if you follow me on Instagram and Facebook, you know I’ve been doing a lot of dreaming lately… some may call it obsessing, but I’ll stick with dreaming. You see, a house we have loved for […]
I always feel a bit self conscious drinking Strawberry Daiquiris. Do you? I don’t really know why I feel that way, but I do. Perhaps it’s because my very first ever alcoholic drink was a Strawberry Daiquiri. I’ve always felt like it was the “safe” “foo-foo” drink… and at my old age I thought if […]
Do you ever feel like your life has gone a bit vanilla? I mean, I love vanilla, don’t get me wrong, but especially after a long winter I feel like things have been vanilla for far too long. I’m ready to add some spice!
A feeling of pure happiness washes over me every time I see the photo above. Then, at some point, that happiness turns to disappointment and shame. You see, that was probably one of the happiest “regular” days of my life. My husband and I were in Park City, Utah on a little getaway. I was […]