Enter to Win a Wonderful Halos Thanksgiving Gift Box

It’s almost Thanksgiving time, and I’m thinking about what I’ll be serving this year. Of course, we always have turkey and stuffing, but there are all of the extras to plan as well. I know I’ll make my homemade cranberry sauce and probably my mashed sweet potatoes. And, we’ll have a big bowl of Wonderful Halos […]

5 Safe Summer BBQ Tips You Need to Know Now

It’s summertime, and I wanted to share these safe summer BBQ tips to make your next cookout a success. My father is the BBQ king of our family. If there is a get together in the summer, you’ll find my father behind the grill. While the meat preparation is all his responsibility, everything else falls […]

How to Have an Allergy Free Summer

I’ve been trying to figure out how to have an allergy free summer and I was starting to feel overwhelmed. We love picnics, barbecues, afternoons at the beach and entertaining friends and family, but how do you deal with the allergies? So many people in our family seem to have food intolerances from gluten to dairy […]

5 Best Healthy Foods to Enjoy With Hummus

The kids and I love hummus but they’re under the mistaken impression that you cannot enjoy hummus without chips. In an effort to prove them wrong, I’ve decided to share the best healthy foods to enjoy with hummus to show them that there are other options. This post has been sponsored but the story is […]

How to Save Time Grocery Shopping

This post has been sponsored and contains affiliate links. Of all the things that I spend time doing each day, shopping and errands seem to take up the largest amount of time. I grocery shop on the weekend because it takes so much time. It works out to more like twice a week since I […]

Healthy Meal Plans for the Week

One of the most challenging times of the day in my house is dinner time. I’m trying to finish up work for the day. My husband wants my attention. The kids are coming home from work and school. Everyone seems to be in the kitchen wondering what’s for dinner. Sometimes I have no idea. Healthy […]

What to Do With Fresh Basil During the Summer Time

I love fresh herbs from my garden but by the end of the summer, my herb garden has started to go crazy.  I’m seriously wondering what to do with fresh basil right now. I know you can add it to spaghetti sauce but really, there are only so many days a week that I want […]

Sour Cream Cooking Tips & Contest

This post has been sponsored. There are a few things that I always have on hand in the refrigerator. They’re the staples of my menu plan and things that I use regularly to create fast, healthy meals that everyone loves. Fresh herbs, ground beef, rice and sour cream are just a few of my must-have […]

Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

I love my herb garden. It’s one of my favorite gardens. Not only are herbs attractive but there is nothing more rewarding than walking out to the garden and snipping a few fresh herbs to use when cooking dinner. I love using fresh herbs as long as possible but as the weather turns colder, I […]

Tips to Reduce Plastic Use

Plastic is found in just about everything today. It’s in our furniture, our cars and our computers. It’s used to package our food, medicine and personal care products. It’s everywhere we look.Yes, you can recycle most plastics – sort of. Plastic is really downcycled rather than recycled. What that means is that if you recycle […]