Tomato & Dill Soup

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I've been reading a ton on healthy eating. I'm happy to report that week two of my healthy eating challenge has commenced and I'm already 3.5 pounds down. It wasn't just about losing weight but about eating healthier and getting back to some of the better eating habits I had before the summer. So, during my reading, one of the things I read was … [Read more...]

Recipe: Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Icing

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Probably torturing myself by sharing this one today but the pictures are just so beautiful and drool-worthy that I couldn't help it.  Everyone who knows my story and knows from yesterday that I'm currently doing a juice cleanse & detox can get a good chuckle out of my chocolate cake share today! This one comes from a friend and looks … [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...]

Girls Night Out: Red Sangria Recipe

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I hosted our monthly girls poker night at my house last week. It was a nice night and the last poker night of the summer and I wanted to make something fruity and fun for our evening.  After searching for a couple of different sangria recipes, I came up with this one. I started with only a couple of cans of ginger ale but added two more to make it … [Read more...]

5 Fun Adult Cocktails For Summer Parties

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Pinterest is one of my favorite spots to find fun, fruity summer drinks!  You can see how often I pin them on my Cocktails page.   Here's 5 favorites I am putting here to remind myself to consider for our next summer party. By the way, I don't drink vodka so these are all vodka free drinks - I love Rum & Tequila for summer drinks … [Read more...]

20 Awesome Grill Recipes

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I need to post about all the grilling we do in the summer in the hopes that I'll see this in the winter and fire things up cuz man, I love food on the grill!  We've been grilling up a storm with all the socializing we've been doing thanks to awesome recipes on Pinterest and around the web.  Here's a roundup of 20 of my favs that I hope to try … [Read more...]

4th of July Round-Up #4thofJuly

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Since I'm currently on vacation (posts coming soon!  Follow me on Instagram for photos of our #familytraveldiary trip in the south), I'm giving a quick throw back post and listing all of the cool 4th of July posts I've had on Mommies Style over the past few years.  We're home next week and I just know the fourth is going to sneak up on me so this … [Read more...]

Recipe: Avocado & Feta Dip

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Tuesday night, I hosted my book club at my house.  We read Me Before You, which made for a phenomenal book club discussion if you are looking for one for your own book club's next meeting. I turned to Pinterest for a few recipe ideas and decided to take a stab at this Avocado Feta Dip that I had pinned a lifetime ago.  The original recipe calls … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Dip #Pinspiration

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Believe it or not, I've never made a Buffalo Chicken Dip.  Seems like it's such a staple at parties and I'm always found with a chip in hand eating it at someone else's house but never my own! Tonight I'm hosting my Book Club's monthly meeting and I decided that now was as good of a time as any to try and make one!  I went to Pinterest to help me … [Read more...]

Mashed Potato Mini Muffins #Pinspiration

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In case you're new here, or you haven't seen me do this before, today's Tuesday and on Tuesday's I post a Pinspiration.  A Pinspiration is a post about a pin I've seen on Pinterest, thought was cool, and decided to try out.  It can be food, beauty, clothes, hair or really anything.  I try it out, maybe make a change (or not) and post about it.  I … [Read more...]