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Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting!

Our Life in Maine: School’s Starting!

| August 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

One year ago, the kids were in their first week of school and I was struggling to adjust to our hectic schedule. Back then, Will’s bus came at 7:30 a.m. and Paige’s came at 8:30 a.m. … and in the afternoon, there was another one-hour lag between when they arrived home. They were in two […]

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New on Momtastic: Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars are back

New on Momtastic: Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars are back

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars are back … and as a Girl Scouting family, we love ‘em! Momtastic asked me to write a little about them, so click the link below to find out what we thought! Last summer, I filled out paperwork, underwent trainings and crossed my fingers that Girl Scouts of America […]

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New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

New on Momtastic: May 2014 Edition

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I am not writing about recipes for delicious food on Sarah’s Cucina Bella, I also contribute to Momtastic. It’s a fabulous website for busy moms on the go. Here’s a few of my latest recipe contributions there. Open-Face Cheesy Roast Beef and Veggie Melts Caramelized Onion Omelette with Ham and Brie Quick Breakfast Ideas […]

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Visiting The Culinary Institute of America with Jones Dairy Farm

Visiting The Culinary Institute of America with Jones Dairy Farm

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

When I agreed to work with Jones Dairy Farm on a variety of projects last year, it was because I was familiar with their products. Like many people, I grew up eating Jones breakfast sausages. In fact, when I was in high school I discovered the joy that is a fully cooked Jones sausage wrapped […]

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New on Momtastic: Sweet, Savory and Fun

New on Momtastic: Sweet, Savory and Fun

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As you may remember, I write for a fun site called Momtastic. Recently, a few delicious new recipes have gone live there. I hope you’ll pop over and check them out. Thanks! – Sarah This Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Black Bean Soup is a cinch to make — and super delicious too. Whenever you want […]

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New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies

New on Momtastic: Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies

| January 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking for a delicious morning smoothie to kick off your healthy habits? Strawberries, coconut water and yogurt combine in this smoothie that’s topped off with toasted coconut. It’s a great way to start the day. Get the recipe for Strawberry Toasted Coconut Smoothies on Momtastic.  

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The Best of Sarah’s Cucina Bella: 2013 Edition

The Best of Sarah’s Cucina Bella: 2013 Edition

| December 31, 2013 | 3 Comments

Can you believe we’ve reached the end of 2013? This year has been an incredible one — filled with healing, hope, rebuilding and joy. As I look back, I am struck with just how full this year was. We traveled a little — taking an epic road trip to Disney World. We found new routines […]

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Holiday Cleaning Tips and The Swiffer BISSELL® SteamBoost™ Mop

Holiday Cleaning Tips and The Swiffer BISSELL® SteamBoost™ Mop

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

This holiday cleaning tips post is brought to you by Swiffer® as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. A few weeks or two ago, I lost my mind and invited my family to dinner on Christmas Eve. Now, Christmas Eve used to be a thing for my family — an easy family dinner […]

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New on Momtastic: Appetizers, Goodies and More!

New on Momtastic: Appetizers, Goodies and More!

| December 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

I’ve been a busy bee cooking up delicious recipes for Momtastic. I hope you will pop over and check them all out: Caramel Apple Cupcakes Butternut Squash, Bacon and Blue Cheese Salad Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookies Butternut Squash Carbonara Pasta Super Easy Cheese Potato Puffs Appetizer

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Love Wins: Sandy Hook, One Year Later

Love Wins: Sandy Hook, One Year Later

| December 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

One year ago today, our lives changed dramatically over a span of less than 10 minutes. Today, I don’t have anything profound to say. Over the last year, we have worked on healing. We have rejoiced in every day. We have counted our many blessings, and thanked God again and again that Will came home […]

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