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Halloween is over and we all know what means; the holidays are nigh! The planning, the cooking, the clean up, the shopping, the wrapping, what to get everyone, families, friends, stress, stress and more stress. Stop. Breathe. Take a few more deep breaths. And now I am going to tell you about eMeals. eMeals is […]
Have you taken the Food List Challenge on Facebook? I’ve tried 83 of the 100 foods on the list. Given the opportunity, I would likely try all 100. Why? My parents always encouraged me to try new things. As a child and teen, I accompanied them on trips around the world– learning about history, art, language, culture and trying new foods. These family trips inspired a lifelong love of learning and voracious reading habits. But they also made me a more adventurous person, which was definitely a factor in starting my own small business in 2010.
Many of us grew up thawing frozen meat on the counter and keeping leftovers far too long. Times have changed. Now that I’m a mom, I make an effort to serve my family only food that I’m sure is safe. The USDA has food safety recommendations to help us keep our families safe from the […]
As a mom, there are so many things I look for when shopping for new appliances. I want them to clean themselves, be sleek and nice looking, easy to use and produce things that are not only fat free, but something that the entire family can enjoy.
Belle Chevre has been hand-crafting fine French style goat’s milk cheeses in rural Alabama for almost 20 years, winning over 50 national awards from the American Cheese Society and other famed foodie institutions. Belle Chevre is available at Dean & Deluca in New York, the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills and select Whole Foods stores and from their online shop.
If your child is a picky eater, try preparing meals together. If your child feels some ownership over a meal, he’s more likely to eat it. Start by picking an easy-to-make recipe or by using a children’s cookbook.
I received a review sample of the Handstand Kids Chinese Cookbook, the newest book in their cookbook series for children ages 3 to 12. The Handstand Kids Cookbook series introduces children to the language and cuisine of other cultures through fun, easy-t0-make recipes. Ingredients and utensils are listed in both English and Mandarin.
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.
When you have children, you make certain sacrifices. And of course when you look into those smiling faces, it is all worthwhile. But when you watch others sipping cosmos at a cocktail party or mint julips on Derby Day, perhaps you feel the slightest bit jealous? And very thirsty…parched even? When I was pregnant with […]
Munching on delicious, fresh-from-the-oven cookies is one of my favorite remedies for the winter blues. While I love making traditional chocolate chip cookies, there’s something exciting about trying a new recipe. 101 Easy Peasy Cookie Recipes by Lucinda and Heather Wallace is chock full of easy-to-make, original cookie recipes like Chocolatey Raspberry Streusal Bars, Cherry […]