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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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Leftovers Recipe: Cranberry Cheesecake Bars

Leftovers Recipe: Cranberry Cheesecake Bars

| November 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Don’t let that leftover cranberry sauce go to waste! These easy No-Bake Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars are creamy, sweet, tart, heavenly bites that cranberry lovers will adore. Head over to the KitchenAid Blog to find my recipe for No-Bake Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars.

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New on The Kitchenthusiast: Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons

New on The Kitchenthusiast: Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons

| October 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Have you ever made wontons? It can be surprisingly easy — and you don’t even have to fry them. Seriously. These crispy, golden wontons? They are filled with chicken teriyaki and baked to absolute perfection. Pop over to KitchenAid’s blog, The Kitchenthusiast, to check out my new recipe for Baked Chicken Teriyaki Wontons.

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New on Momtastic: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

New on Momtastic: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

| October 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Juicy, fresh strawberries are grilled until they become warm and tender. Then, they are served with grill-toasted angelfood cake and as much whipped cream as you want. It’s heavenly. Yes. This is a little past season. But Momtastic just published my recipe for Grilled Strawberry Shortcake — and I couldn’t not share it! Bookmark this […]

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Girl Scouts “I Can’t Wait To” Blog Tour

Girl Scouts “I Can’t Wait To” Blog Tour

| October 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

I am being compensated by Girl Scouts for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. Last spring, Paige and I went to a local Girl Scouts event where prospective scouts could get a feel for the organization. The girls feasted on pizza, cupcakes […]

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New on Momtastic: Grilled Peaches and Cream Sundaes

New on Momtastic: Grilled Peaches and Cream Sundaes

| October 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Summer doesn’t want to end, does it? Honestly, if not for school and work obligations, it’s super tempting to head to the beach and enjoy the warm temperatures with the sand between my toes. But since I can’t do that, the next best thing is to have a delicious summer-inspired dessert that touches on that […]

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Game Day Food: Crispy Baked Pizza Wontons

Game Day Food: Crispy Baked Pizza Wontons

| September 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

My kids love game day because I often whip up a selection of game day foods to enjoy. We love football and love settling in to watch games together — although that’s a decided challenge during soccer season when we spend a lot of Sunday on the soccer field. Nonetheless, it’s possible to make delicious […]

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New on Momtastic: BLT Sliders

New on Momtastic: BLT Sliders

| August 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Love burgers? And BLTs? Then you will adore these fabulous juicy sliders with plenty of crisp bacon, juicy tomatoes and lettuce. They are heaven on a bun. I’d love it if you would pop over to Momtastic, who I also write for, to check out the recipe for BLT Sliders.

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