Recipe: Frozen Wine-Soaked Strawberries {Monday Munchies}


Why didn't I think of this? OMG! This VERY EASY recipe for making frozen wine strawberries is sure to be a hit at your next Moms Night Out. Seriously, how fun is this? I'm going to totally make these and stick some of these frozen strawberries IN my wine as an ice cube... or enjoy plain.   Recipe: Frozen Wine-Soaked … [Read more...]

Baked Goodies From Dancing Deer #MomMixer {$10 off $24.99 Coupon Code)


My kiddos and I discovered Dancing Deer Baking Company at Mom Mixer in Philly earlier this month. We had this display set up with Dancing Deer's Chocolate Chunk Brownies and their Molasses Cookies. They were soooo good you guys. I'm too embarrassed to admit how many of the brownies I ate but needless to say, I did not go hungry that day. They … [Read more...]

Join the #ChangeYourChicken Movement


As a former vegetarian for animal rights reasons, this issue is important to me. Read below for a piece from a guest writer on the ASCPA's movement to Change Your Chicken. I think this is an important one. We always, if given the opportunity, buy organic free range chickens but labels aren't always to be believed. See below: Did you know … [Read more...]

Cooking Fun with Mangos #MakeitMango


Last weekend, I got together with blogger & friend Kelly from the Centsible Life. We were tasked to make a few recipes with our kids using mangos thanks to the National Mango Board. We made the following three recipes: Cinco de Mango Quesadillas Frozen Yogurt Dipped Mango Pops Mango and Banana Smoothie We're fans of mangos in our … [Read more...]

Putting my Challenged Cooking Skills to the Test at Sur La Table

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Last Saturday night I took a cooking class at my local Sur La Table.  The class was called Flavors of Spain so naturally, we were learning how to make a variety of dishes native to Spain. I almost didn't make it to the class. I had signed up weeks before and on the day of the class we had decided to head up to the Poconos for a quick day of … [Read more...]

10 Favorite Healthy Snacks from Pinterest

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My body is so much happier with me the last week and a half.  I definitely abused it with some serious holiday overeating, which is fine, but now that we're back to the grind I feel SO MUCH BETTER eating healthy again. And as a bonus, I haven't even really been dieting but I've lost a pound and a half!  Woo! I find that I'm not the only one … [Read more...]

Easy Holiday Entertainment with Zipz Wine #MomMixer

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With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted to remind you guys about Zipz Wine, a brand I met and grew to love last summer.  This wine company makes a unique product - a wine glass WITH the wine, all packaged and ready for you to go in one.  They are just adorable for a picnic, to bring to a friend's house or any sort of travel where you'd like … [Read more...]

Recipe: Frozen S’mores


Frozen S'mores, need I say more?  This one is a fabulous recipe to have and something you can make and then have on hand as a little goodie to enjoy anytime!  I do love fire pit S'mores but how nice to have an option that will last year round! I got these from my friend Zareen, who adapted this recipe from Marin Mama Cooks Frozen S'mores 8 … [Read more...]

New Snack Fav in Our House: Balance Bar & #Giveaway 4 Walmart Gift Card & Balance Bars

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Back in July sometime, I got a note about doing a campaign with Balance Bar and Walmart. I said yes because I'm always up for trying a new energy bar and then promptly forgot about it until earlier this week. I realized I hadn't checked it out yet so I sent hubby over to Walmart to pick us up a couple of boxes of Balance Bars and see what we … [Read more...]

Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Mediterranean Dressing

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I've been totally into quinoa ever since I first learned how to cook with it back in 2012 when I went to a cooking class in Philadelphia with P&G.  That was also the first night I actually learned how to pronounce quinoa - do you know how?  It's KEEN-WAH.  In case you were wondering.  I know was and I was definitely mangling the pronunciation … [Read more...]