Enjoy Dining Out with Denny’s New Fit Fare Menu

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When you go out to eat, do you tend to worry that what you’re eating is high in calories or fat?  No need to worry about it anymore when you dine out at Denny’s Restaurants!  Denny’s now has a Fit Fare® menu that offers items to guests looking for healthy eating choices without compromising on taste, value […]

Enjoy Family Get-Togethers with Yummy Ice Cream Treats


When I was a little girl, I remember going to my dad’s house every other weekend.  When we went there, we had a special club and it was called “The Palms Club.”  It primarily consisted of myself, my two sisters and two of our neighbor friends.  We would ride bikes together, swim together, roller skate […]

Be Your Own Farmer’s Market – How to Upcycle Plastic Mayonnaise Jars

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In our home, we like to recycle and upcycle where possible. We recycle our bottles, glass, cans and boxes. We upcycle our large containers and use them to hold holiday candy, loose nuts and screws and other goodies. Thanks to Unilever, we took our upcycling one step further. We decided to “Be Our Own Farmer’s […]

How to Make Baby Shower Marshmallow Pops + Giveaway

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Do you love marshmallows?  I sure do!  Whether it’s eating them alone, in Rice Krispies Treats, or as Marshmallow Pops, these treats are adorable and melt in your mouth!  I recently made Marshmallow Pops for my younger sister’s Baby Shower (my first time) and they turned out awesome! HOW TO MAKE BABY SHOWER MARSHMALLOW POPS […]

Celebrate Dad on Father’s Day at Outback Steakhouse

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Father’s Day is almost here and what better way to celebrate Dad than with a delicious steak dinner at Outback Steakhouse?  This Father’s Day, Dad can eat like a king with a 3-course meal fit for a king starting at just $19.99, including the following items: – Course 1 – A cup of Outback’s fresh […]

Lactose-Free Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

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Food allergies are never any fun, but can you imagine being lactose intolerant or having dairy sensitivities? That means no ice cream, no milk shakes, and no milk with your cookies.  I went through a dairy sensitivity myself caused by a prescription I was taking.  I couldn’t drink milkshakes, eat ice cream or dip my […]

Denny’s Makes Mealtime Fun for the Entire Family

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Have you visited Denny’s with your family lately?  If not, you’ll want to head on over and check out their new kid’s menu inspired by when we recently headed in with our “Party of 10,” we had a great experience.  That’s right, we had a “Party of 10,” including 6 kids, my future in-laws, and […]

Welcome Baby Girl – Baby Shower Cake

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My future mother-in-law is an amazing cake decorator!  Every time I see her cakes on Facebook (and in real life) I am totally amazed!  It inspires me to get creative and strive to do just as an amazing of a job on my cakes as she does hers. Recently, I attended a baby shower for […]

Easy Campout Recipes

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Can you believe it’s already June?  The kids are gonna be out of school soon and that means it’s that time of year to pull out the camper and fire up the grill for some great camping memories with family and friends.  We love to go camping!  Frank is primarily in charge of setting up […]

Keeping Our Kids Happy and Healthy with Mott’s Juice Drinks

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Growing up, I remember drinking a lot of juice. That was something we always had in the house. I remember having both the frozen kind of juice, as well as the juice in bottles. Man, what I would have given to drink the kind of juice available to our kids today. When I became a […]

Visiting the Wilton “Sweet Up” in Chicago

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I am so excited to be working with the Wilton Team again. I loved being one of the original Wilton Moms and am continuing with Wilton as a member of their Sweet Treat Team. While I am by no means a professional when it comes to cake decorating, I do have a passion for making […]

Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe

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It’s National Strawberry month and here on the Central Coast, we have a plentiful supply!  One of my favorite recipes to make is my Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe.  The recipe includes 3 main ingredients – strawberries, whipped cream and Sara Lee® All Butter Pound Cake. Sara Lee® All Butter Pound Cake is a moist, tender […]

Are You Looking for Refrigerated Organic Yogurt? It’s Here!

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I wasn’t really familiar with Stonyfield Organic Yogurt before participating in this campaign.  So when I was invited to check out the new Stonyfield Organic Yogurt Pouches, I jumped on the opportunity.  I don’t know about you, but I try to ensure our kids eat healthy snacks.  Sometimes they’ll be hungry after breakfast or dinner […]

Mott’s Has New Fruit Juice Flavors and Our Kids Are Digging Them! + Giveaway

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Our kids love juice, so when we received samples of Mott’s newest flavors, the kids were eager to try them.  In fact, as soon as I opened the box, they were asking if they could have one!  Thanks to Mott’s and The Motherhood, we received samples of their newest flavors – Fruit Punch Rush and […]

April 26th is National Pretzel Day + Giveaway

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If you know me, then you know I LOVE to snack! One of my favorite snacks are pretzels! I love the crunchiness and the saltiness of this yummy snack.  Well, guess what?  April 26th is National Pretzel Day!  Woot woot!  One of my favorite pretzel brands is Rold Gold and I’m really excited about the […]