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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Up&Up Toddler Applesauce Snacks to Go #spon

Up&Up  is a Target brand that offers a fun toddler snack of applesauce that I like to call “on the go snack”,why? Well because I have no problems with having my kids eat this in my car! No mess and good for the kids snack. There are multiple options of the up&up brand food pouches, but today I am talking about the applesauce in particular. The flavors come from Applesauce Cinnamon to Plum Banana and everything in between.  The pouches come in stages from 1-4 and are a great snack for on the go sports nights or an addition to […]

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Sibling Love and Slushies

I love to walk, I try to stay active and the kids of course have no choice but to be active with me. One of the few ways I can get the boys to walk around with me without complaints is to purchase a slushie, of course it’s not called that anymore. I miss those old school Slush Puppy machines, do they even have them anymore? I guess the kind we pick up at the local Irving station is called Polar Pop but it’s the same slushy concept and it’s yummy. I still remember the first time each of my […]

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Hodgson Mill Pastabilities Contest and Giveaway

I entered the Hodgson Mill Pastabilities Contest with my every day pasta salad I make at home, my five and nine year old kids love it! I call it brain food, mostly because when I eat it I always played better at chess! You can certainly vote for me if you like during the contest by clicking here to visit the Hodgson Mill Pinterest page & click like on my recipe. I usually make this pasta salad with elbow but the bow ties made it more fun for the kids this time around. To get the full recipe instructions you […]

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Introducing Parenting Lounge

A surprising website, parentinglounge.com provides simple healthy recipes to make any mom’s life easier. I say “surprising” only because it is not a recipe site, but a parenting blog. The owner of this site is a stay at home mom of six, so it really shouldn’t surprise me that she would add easy quick recipes to the mix. I don’t know how any mom has time to cook anything but a quick meal when she has six kids. Kudos to her for her efforts and for helping to make my life easier. From my understanding, parentinglounge.com is just one of […]

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