5 Books to Help You Stick To Your Resolutions

Vowing that 2018 will be THE YEAR that you stick to your resolutions? Whether your New Year’s goals include eating healthier, tackling finances, managing stress, raising environmentally aware kids, or just finishing one book…these five books will help you put a check-mark by those resolutions. Feel like a beginner in all of these areas? These... Read more »

It Might Be Time to Renegotiate Your Marriage

There typically comes a time when you look at your spouse and wonder, who the hell are you? Sure you might share the same bed every night, get the kids off to school, check off all the boxes of daily life together, but before you know it, days weeks months have passed without an actual... Read more »

The Best Diet Plan For You: Part 2

A few things have changed since I wrote part one of the best diet plan for you. My kids are now teenagers, and I became a certified sports nutritionist. Yet, despite an extra driver in the house, I still feel like I’m constantly on the go. What does this mean for you? Not a whole... Read more »
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Sorting Through My Life...one recipe at a time

Here we are, week two of this clear the shit out of my cupboards recipe challenge. Since I’ve allowed this paper to take up space in my kitchen for so long, I figured it was finally time to sort through and actually make them. I’m a little concerned, though, that this project may backfire. There’s... Read more »

Lost Recipes Found: a snack simpler than a snap, crackle, or pop

One of the benefits of having a broken oven during Thanksgiving is the extra free-time. Regardless that my two teenagers sleeping until noon, I couldn’t have cooked a big breakfast anyway. Too much quiet and free-time, though, led to a new project. If you remember from the last post, I started a new challenge. I... Read more »

If you were born before 1980, you probably have one of these

Believe it or not, kids, there was a time when Pinterest didn’t exist. A time when google meant the googly-eyes you stuck to a fuzzy pencil topper. A time when you couldn’t ask Alexa how to make buttercream frosting. If you wanted a recipe you had limited options… 1. call mom 2. buy a cookbook... Read more »
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What Can You Make with Leftover Mashed Potatoes: simple homemade gnocchi

Mashed potatoes are, without a doubt, my favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner. You can keep your gravy too. I’ll take mine with a little ranch dressing and cheese (yes, I put it on my turkey too but that’s a post for a different day). Though my mom’s rule of thumb for making mashed potatoes was... Read more »

3 reasons why you need to buy a whole pomegranate, not just the seeds

You’ve probably heard about the incredible health benefits of pomegranates: loaded with antioxidants, high in fiber, high in Vitamin C, and a great source of Vitamin A. While the majority of all of the nutrients are found in the seeds, there’s good reason to buy the whole fruit. Technically a berry, pomegranates are in season... Read more »

Can I recycle this? An expert tells us on America Recycles Day

In recognition of #AmericaRecyclesDay, it seems fitting to discover what truly is and isn’t acceptable for your curbside recycling bin. For the past 20 years, America Recycles Day has brought awareness to the importance of recycling and choosing upcycled products…and an effort to Keep America Clean. It’s easy to overlook our contribution to waste, though,... Read more »
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Hey busy moms, they're targeting you

Because we, as moms, need one more thing to worry about. Because we, as busy moms, need one more thing on our plate. The good news is that companies recognize that life is hectic for parents. The bad news, they’re preying on a need for convenience and forgetting about our health. And the health of... Read more »