Mom, I want to Learn To Cook your Recipes #happilyblended #cooking

The other night my daughter returned from her two night visit with her Dad when I was tossing around dinner ideas to the family. My daughter decided that, while she loves my odd chicken parmesan I make, she really wanted my breaded garlic chicken breast instead. From there we went talking about how she wants to learn the recipes for meals I create because she enjoys the things I make. It’s funny that she, at age 11, is so interested in cooking and quite honestly she bakes a heck of a lot better than I do. If there is a […]

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Quick and Easy Meals for on-the-go Women and Men Tai Pei® @TaiPeiAsianFood #TaiPeiFood #spon

Are you an on-the-go sort of person? Does life keep you moving so much that you barely have time to sit down and eat lunch, dinner or even breakfast? Well Tai Pei® has a wide range of Appetizers and Entrees for the on-the-go person like you and me. I am here to share with you some information as well as my thoughts on the brand after taste testing.  The man of the house was already one who tried and loved the Tai Pei® brand so it was a no brainer which Tai Pei® frozen appetizer/entree he would chose; General Tso’s […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Married Life & Family Caregivers

Chicken Soup for the Soul brand books are amazing and I am excited to be sharing a couple of new books of theirs with you all today! Chicken Soup for the Soul – Married Life! 101 Inspirational Stories about Fun, Family and Wedded Bliss What a great book full of inspirational stories of love and married life. I am not married, but I can still enjoy these wonderful stories. I know all to well that your spouse may not be the most perfect person all of the time, who is?! BUT there are those wonderful moments that keep you all […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Books Worth Reading & Giving

I talk about Chicken Soup for the Soul often, why? Well because they fit right in with who I am and what I believe in; inspirational, uplifting, honest and powerful stories from real people like you and me. Actually real people submit their stories to Chicken Soup for the Soul to get included, someday maybe I will submit my story for one of their books. Today I do not want to talk about the Chicken Soup for the Soul line in general nor about how my daughter and I enjoy the Mother & Daughter versions of these books, but rather […]

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Chicken Soup For the Soul Happiness & Tough Times

This household is addicted to Chicken Soup for the Soul and there are two more books available for your reading and happiness pleasure! Chicken Soup for the Soul – Find Your Happiness 101 Inspirational Stories about Finding your Purpose, Passion and Joy This book is a great addition to the Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive Book, which of course falls right in line with how I try to live my life. These stories of finding your purpose, passion and joy will help you to use positive thinking to change your attitude, experience the joy of giving, listen to […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Helps Preeteens & Teens with Inspirational Stories

As a celebration of yesterday being Chicken Soup for the Soul Day I thought I would share two other Chicken Soup for the Soul books that really help to inspire your teen and tweens. I know that once my daughter and I are finished with the Cat Lovers Chicken Soup for the Soul book we will move onto the Chicken Soup for the Soul Just for PreTeens aka Tweens. Of course I am biased because I have always loved the Chicken Soup for the Soul books as a way to reconnect with things I have lost site of or to […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Day

Today is a holiday, the holiday is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day which means you all should curl up and read a good book, preferably one of the many Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Today I am going to share with you one of the new books from Chicken Soup for the Soul and I hope that you will leave a comment telling me which Chicken Soup for the Soul book has helped bring some pleasure to your life. Chicken Soup for the Soul Inspirations for the Young at Heart, 101 Stories of Inspiration, Humor and Wisdom about […]

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A Visit to Friendly Farm in Dublin, NH

I went to Friendly Farm with my family for the second time in the past couple of years and was attacked by baby goats for food, had a baby chicken perch on my hand and even spent some time hugging an adult goat. Yes, I kissed him on his forward along with a calf but I don’t have a picture of me and the calf. Friendly Farm is a great day trip for kids of all ages. You get to be one on one with all of the animals and learn while there. Through out the farm there are bulletins […]

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Have Chicken Breast? Quick Bake Idea

As most of you know I am a busy work at home mother of three. I have a couple blogs, I write on ELM now and I have a business to run, so when it comes to dinners I am usually a boxed meal kind of Mom, however, I have learned that obviously these are not the best nutritious meals for my family. Note that I will never stop making boxed meals or pre-made meals ever but I am trying to do a bit more cooking. The only problem is that with cooking comes finding the time to cook while […]

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