The Ultimate Japanese and Sushi Experience at Benihana

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Have you ever been to Benihana before?  Not only do they have amazing food, but the service and entertainment is great too!  It is definitely one of my favorite restaurants to visit!  I was excited to learn that Benihana was supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with it’s Children’s Day Initiative.  Benihana Inc., the nation’s leading […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spend Less Time in the Kitchen with Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces + Giveaway

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I enjoy cooking, but I don’t enjoy all the time I spend preparing and cooking meals.  This is not to say I won’t do it, but I love it when meals are made easily.  I was recently introduced to Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces and love them!  Not only do they make meal preparation easy, but […]

12 Kid-Friendly, Sunday Dinner Ideas


Our family enjoys meals together each night, but there is just something special about Sunday Dinners. When we have the kids, the conversation not only needs to be kid-friendly, but so does the food. I recently discovered and found some amazing Sunday Night Dinner Recipe ideas! In fact, I created my own collection of […]

Getting Kids in the Kitchen with Dream Dinners

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Frank and I have 6 kids and each of them at one time or another has expressed an interest in cooking or baking in the kitchen. I LOVE that!!! Frank and I recently discovered Dream Dinners and have enjoyed preparing dinners together at least once a month for our family. It’s a fun experience for […]

I’m Excited to Be an Outback Steakhouse Ambassador #OutbackBestMates

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I love steak and I love lobster and I am so excited to announce that I am now an official Outback Ambassador with the #OutbackBestMates program!  Well, guess what?  Outback’s Steak & Lobster special is back by popular demand – this time better than ever! With this new special, you can decide how you want […]

12 Divine Mini Dessert Pies


Did you know that National Pi (like the number) Day is in March?  Rather than celebrating the number, I’m putting my own twist on the word and celebrating my love for pie. ;I don’t know about you, but as much as I love pie, I have the hardest time finishing a whole pie! Now, mini […]

Brown Bagging My Lunch with an Easy & Yummy Meatless Taco Salad Recipe

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I love salads and find myself craving them often lately!  I was excited to create some yummy recipes with MorningStar Farms products from Kellogg’s.  This particular meatless recipe ideal for the days when I want to brown bag my lunch.  I can easily put the lettuce in a bag, as well as the rest of […]

Life Just Got Easier with Dream Dinners on the Central Coast

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I love to bake!  I could bake cupcakes, cakes, and brownies all day long!  Ok, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but I do really love to bake.  Cooking on the other hand.  Well, let’s just say that I let Frank cook more often than naught.  It’s not that I don’t like to cook, because I […]

Fall Into the Holidays with Pumpkins & Spice & Everything Nice


Pumpkins and spice and everything nice!  That’s what I immediately thought when I discovered Nestle Coffee-Mate liquid creamer in the Pumpkin Spice flavor at our local Walmart.  Doesn’t the name alone sound appealing?  Well, let me tell you – the scent and flavor are just as yummy as it sounds!  For me, not only is […]

Foodie: Chick-fil-A Has New Salads! Visiting Santa Barbara’s Newest Restaurant

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From left to right (me, Shavaughn, Chick-fil-A Cow, Caroline, Rebecca) Last month, my girlfriends and I had the opportunity to take a road trip to Santa Barbara and experience amazing salads at one of the city’s newest Chick-fil-A restaurants.  What an awesome and fun experience!  We were invited by Chick-fil-A to taste their new salads […]