Category Archives: Family & Life

Delicious Pinkalicious

Delicious Pinkalicious

LadyBug loves pink and purple. It’s inexplicable to me, but there it is. It’s not at all surprising that Pinkalicious by Victoria Kann is one of her absolute favorite books. Bug complains Every. Single. Time. we read it because, after all, boys hate pink from the very core of their being. They hate it so… [more]

A Review of The Fresh Diet

A Review of The Fresh Diet

I have just wrapped up a full week of The Fresh Diet. Last week, I talked about getting started with The Fresh Diet, some of my concerns, and how the process worked. Now, it’s time to get down to the pros and cons of the service. Before I do, however, I want to say that… [more]

Kicking Off Healthy Eating with The Fresh Diet

Kicking Off Healthy Eating with The Fresh Diet

Updated: For my full review, please visit over here. This week, I’ve been sampling The Fresh Diet. It’s a diet plan that consists of fresh meals that are delivered straight to your home. Now, here’s the deal. I’m not a big believer in “dieting.” I do believe in eating well, but I’m pretty much failing… [more]

Dancinig Deer Delights

As someone who loves to bake, I’m not all that fond of pre-packaged baked goods. The cookies are always too crispy and the brownies too chewy. But one notable exception is Dancing Deer Baking Co., a local company, whose Molasses Clove Cookies are so chewy and flavorful that I have often selected them over a… [more]

Snacking Goodness with Ella’s Kitchen

Snacking Goodness with Ella’s Kitchen

I’ve been hearing about Ella’s Kitchen for awhile now. They make organic baby food/fruit pouches that are easy to take on the go. Since my kids are well beyond baby food, however, I haven’t been paying too much attention. Until they sent me a box of samples, that is. And then I figured that I… [more]

Tomato-Basil Pesto Bruschetta

Tomato-Basil Pesto Bruschetta

I was invited to create an original recipe using Hunt’s canned tomatoes. My husband and I aren’t big fans of chunky tomatoes, so I decided to combine the best parts of some of my favorite appetizers to make something a little different. The tomato paste makes a nice, easy, and inexpensive substitute to sundried tomatoes… [more]