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eMeals Connect

eMeals Connect

*This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Father’s Day is coming up fast, so I wanted to let all of my wonderful readers in on a special promotion they are doing right now.  Sign up for an eMeals plan now and receive a FREE Father’s Day Menu! You can access it on your member page once you sign up, and it includes: 3 Burger Options (Ultimate Burgers, Mushroom Pesto Burgers, and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cooking, Father's Day, Food, Free, Health, Home and Decorating, Nutrition, Recipes

Avero Bar Italiano in Wayne Pleases This Fussy Italian!

Avero Bar Italiano in Wayne Pleases This Fussy Italian!

I am a little particular when it comes to Italian food, and for good reason. I am half Italian (my mom’s side) and she raised me on old-school, homemade stuff.  So I have pretty high standards. Keeping this in mind, when I was invited to a blogger dinner at Avero, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I don’t dine out at Italian restaurants all that frequently only because when I go over to my parents, that’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: Events, Food

Tips to Fight the “Food Fits” with Guest Blogger Joey Fortman of Real Mom Media

Tips to Fight the “Food Fits” with Guest Blogger Joey Fortman of Real Mom Media

Now that kids are back to school and life is in full force it’s totally time to get down to business with the meals. I try as hard as possible to keep my son healthy, especially since I grew up battling the bulge. It’s not always an easy task to get your kids to really and truly understand the value of health and eating well! And if your house is like mine, you’re always fighting … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Body After Baby, Feeding, Food, Guest Writers, Health, Mommy Blogs, Nutrition, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Tips, Uncategorized

The taste of an authentic Italian meal from a microwave? Barilla Microwaveable Meals pass this Italian’s test!

The taste of an authentic Italian meal from a microwave? Barilla Microwaveable Meals pass this Italian’s test!

I am half Italian, and for many of you, you know how discriminating our tastes can be when it comes to Italian cuisine. I am a wife, Mom, full-time working-woman on the go and I rarely have time to whip up a culinary masterpiece for my work-time lunches. When I received Barilla Microwaveable Meals to try, I thought this would be a great opportunity to take my lunch up a few notches on both the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cooking, Food

Smash Your Food

Smash Your Food

First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign has raised awareness about the problem of childhood obesity. A new app called Smash Your Food, now available in the Apple App Store for $2.99, aims to make it easier for parents and kids to learn about healthy foods together. Smash Your Food was the winner of Michelle Obama’s “Apps For Healthy Kids” National Contest and was selected from hundreds of submitted games by industry leaders, including Mark Pincus, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Educational, Featured, Feeding, Food, Nutrition, Parenting

Gourmet Goodies: Belle Chevre Goat Cheese

Gourmet Goodies: Belle Chevre Goat Cheese

When I need entertaining advice or recipe ideas, I turn to my friend Martie Duncan, the entertaining expert behind Martie Knows Parties. Martie offers practical yet original entertaining advice. If you’re hosting a New Years party, check out her top 11 champagne and sparkling wine picks or her favorite holiday cocktail recipes. (Many of Martie’s sparkling wine picks are under $15, which makes her site a great resource for the hostess on a budget!) A few months … Read entire article »

Filed under: Entertaining, Featured, Food, Gift Ideas, Grandparent Gifts, Hip Find, Home and Decorating, Made in the USA, Mommy Gifts, Recipes

Last-Minute Easter Recipe Advice

Last-Minute Easter Recipe Advice

My son celebrated his first birthday on April 6th. I was so swept up in planning the details of his birthday party that I forgot to plan my Easter dinner. Two sites came to my rescue. The first is Martie Knows Parties, which is written by my dear friend and entertaining-expert Martie Duncan. The second is Making Life Better, which in run by the maker of some of my favorite foods Unilever. Martie provides tips on how … Read entire article »

Filed under: Food, Recipes