Sloppy Joes Stuffed Peppers Easy Dinner Recipe

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I like having ingredients on hand that make dinner quick and easy- for example:  Ingredients and recipes with 3 simple steps, simple ingredients and about 15 minutes, and you have dinner on the table. With schedules like ours, this makes my life a lot easier. A family favorite in our house is stuffed peppers... but it ...

How to Avoid a Holiday Disaster: Thanksgiving 911

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My first Thanksgiving that I cooked was a holiday disaster all around.  My upset stomach started hours before the guests arrived...and only got worse with the 'helpful' tips and suggestions from the guests who showed up two hours late. I darn near burned the turkey, forgot the giblets in the bird, and the stuffing went straight ...

Pan Roasted Cauliflower with Seared Sweet Onion

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Thanksgiving is in a week.  From today.  Are you ready? I am not. I did dig out our tablecloth we use (which is a favorite family Thanksgiving tradition) but I haven't even made a list of what to buy for groceries yet.  Oops.  We can definitely make this pan roasted cauliflower with seared sweet onion ...

Beaches Turks & Caicos All Inclusive Family Resort

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Beaches Turks & Caicos If you are ever presented with an opportunity to go to Beaches Resorts Turks and Caicos, take it. I mean it. We just got back from the most amazing week+ as a family and to say it was spectacular is an understatement. We were invited to the Beaches Moms Social Media on ...

#ComfortCareDiapers #TwitterParty 11/19

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Join us for the #ComfortCareDiapers Twitter Party on November 19. We will be chatting about diapers -babies need them! Parents want diapers that are soft and comfortable for baby but absorbent and leakproof as well   Finding an option that pairs those wants in one product has many parents looking at silky soft Member’s Mark Comfort ...

Chocolate Pen- Gift idea for creative tweens

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The girls and I had some fun while the boys were at soccer practice last week. We took out the much-asked-for the Chocolate Pen from Skyrocket Toys that they and their friends have been seeing in commercials and have all been wishing for and had some {yummy} creative fun! We were lucky that I'd been ...

Coq Au Vin with Root Vegetables

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This Coq au Vin with Root Vegetables is the perfect cold weather dish- cooking it in a dutch oven just gives the flavors so much time to meld and enhance one another. The meat is delightfully moist and almost melts in your mouth! Coq Au Vin with Root Vegetables Ingredients 5 lbs chicken thighs and drumsticks 2 tbsp extra ...

5 advantages to shopping small business

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When I was little, we lived in a pretty close knit neighborhood. A few times a week, my mom would give my sister and I $.50 (yes, that is two quarters) to spend at the corner store. This was the hub of the neighborhood. The best way to explain it is if you were to ...

Join us for the #ChocolateHistory #TwitterParty 11/17

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This week will be full of firsts for me. I'm excited to announce that I'm going to attend the 2015 Colonial Chocolate Society meeting in Washington, D.C., along with my friend Tammilee and our friends at American Heritage Chocolate.  I'm even part of the conference- I'll be doing an "Ask the Blogger" session with Tammilee!! ...

Dear Santa, Love Rachel Rosenstein

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Two of my favorite things in the world are books and Christmas.  Naturally, when we see books relating to Christmas, we grab them.  We have a whole bin just of Christmas and December-ish holiday books that come out every year with the decorations. It's always fun to see old (and new) favorites to read come ...