When did you realize that you were turning into your mother? Don't front, I know it's happened to you. That moment when you find yourself doing the very thing that you used to tease your mother about? I've had more of those moments than I can count and I've come to embrace them. One of those habits is taking pride in using every ounce of leftovers or bits and pieces of … [Read more...] about My Mama’s Very Special BBQ Sauce
My glorious 4-day weekend has come to an end. I tweeted yesterday that I literally jumped in the air and clicked my heels together because I still had one more day left in the weekend. We had a bang-up holiday filled with a big potluck-style Thanksgiving with friends combined with a 6th birthday party for my Goddaughter; Part II of her party the next day at American Girl; a … [Read more...] about And Now…Leftovers!
For my final post as a 2011 ConAgra Foods blogger ambassador, I had the pleasure of speaking with the Supermarket Guru himself, Phil Lempert about advice for moms on grocery shopping. It seems like such a mundane task at first glance, but we all know just how much time, energy, effort and money shopping for our family's food takes! To get the process down pat is an art; Phil … [Read more...] about Your Grocery Shopping Questions Answered! My Video Chats with Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru
Here's the thing about dinner: it happens every.night. Sure, when you're in college or when you are single (or even when you're a newlywed), you can get away with cereal or cold pizza for dinner on a regular basis. But once kids enter the picture, the dinner dynamic changes - at least it did for me. I wanted two things: (1) to make dinnertime a place where my family came … [Read more...] about Solving Your Top 5 Dinner Challenges with ReadySetEat.com
As part of my super duper role as a blog ambassador for ConAgra Foods, I recently had the pleasure of being able to interview celebrity chef George Duran! You've seen him on Food Network, now check out what he had to say to FOODe about his career, background and recipe suggestions for busy moms: FOODe: Thanks so much for taking the time to answer these questions! I imagine … [Read more...] about My Celeb Chef Interview with George Duran