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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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The Helpers are All Around (Relief in Action)

The Helpers are All Around (Relief in Action)

| August 5, 2013

I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Advil®, as a part of the Advil® Relief in Action campaign. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Advil® as a product or its effectiveness. <A HREF=ʺhttp://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/N3599.287820.BLOGHERNETWORK/B7708145.23;sz=1×1;pc=[TPAS_ID];ord=[timestamp]?ʺ> <IMG SRC=ʺhttp://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/N3599.287820.BLOGHERNETWORK/B7708145.23;sz=1×1;pc=[TPAS_ID];ord=[timestamp]?ʺ BORDER=0 WIDTH=1 HEIGHT=1 ALT=ʺAdvertisementʺ></A> A few […]

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A Reason to Smile: Digging Into Fresh Ice Cream Flavors

A Reason to Smile: Digging Into Fresh Ice Cream Flavors

| July 20, 2013 | 12 Comments

July is National Ice Cream Month (did you know that?). Edy’s recently asked me to sample four new flavors and talk a little about them — and Operation Smile. This post has been sponsored by Edy’s but all opinions are, as always, my own. Did you know that it’s National Ice Cream Month? And tomorrow, […]

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New on Momtastic: Blueberry Raspberry Hand Pies

New on Momtastic: Blueberry Raspberry Hand Pies

| July 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Looking for an easy, delicious dessert? Blueberry Raspberry Hand Pies are quick and simple but absolutely delicious.

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9 Unique Wedding Gifts from UncommonGoods

9 Unique Wedding Gifts from UncommonGoods

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to UncommonGoods for sponsoring this fun post. When my dear friend Rhian got married a few years ago, she didn’t want any wedding gifts. Her wedding was an intimate affair on Cape Cod, where we gathered for a simple ceremony and a laid-back reception. But I’ve known her for nearly 20 years, and I […]

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Making a Monsters University Sully Cupcake (Video!)

Making a Monsters University Sully Cupcake (Video!)

| May 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

At Food Blog Forum at Walt Disney World earlier this month, one of the Disney World chefs decorated a cupcake to look like Sully from Monsters University (and Monsters Inc.) and she made it look so easy — see for yourself! This was so amazing to watch that I decided to capture it on video.

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