Time saving tips for kitchen cleanup #EasyCookingwithPAM

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There are many things that I would rather spend my time on than kitchen cleanup.  Especially given my um.... propensity for incidents, there are often extra things that need attention when I'm done prepping a recipe or a whole meal. I'll do ANYTHING to save time when I've got kitchen cleanup duty! ...

Graham Cracker S’mores Brownie Recipe

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Hershey's challenged me to create a recipe using their classic Hershey’s Syrup.  Being a chocolate lover, I knew chocolate was in my recipe's future...being summer... I wanted graham crackers and marshmallows with it.  I'll be honest- I tried a S'mores Pizza recipe which tasted delicious but didn't stay together as a graham cracker pizza crust-- ...

Fabulous Side Dishes (Giveaway)

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Whether you’re cooking a dinner for two, cooking for the family, or hosting a dinner get together, you’ll need some good side dishes. While it’s true that the main dish is usually the hero of any meal, side dishes are still important! You certainly don’t want to serve canned corn to guests! With these recipes, ...

7 Ways to Feel Your Best

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No offense to the men in our lives, but ladies, I'm speaking to you today.  Myself, included.  I'm not even going to talk about LOOKING your best, because I am of the firm belief that feeling your best leads to looking your best. We can, for the most part, figure out what makes us look ...

5 Things to Know About School Nutrition Programs

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Last week I was invited to attend the School Nutrition Association's National Conference for a day. Having three kids in school full time this year for the first time means I'll have three kids who may buy lunch at school. I like to be informed about what my family is eating. Attending the conference was a great ...

Cheesecake Factory’s #SayCheesecakeContest #NationalCheesecakeDay

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My heart rate seems to have doubled, and my breathing becomes quick and shallow. There isn’t a mirror around, but I’m almost positive my pupils must be dilated much larger than normal. I peer around, just to double check that no one else is around to watch me. I know that they aren’t. I checked ...

Outlander Series comes to Starz #Outlander

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I'm doing something I've not really done before. I'm watching a screen version of books before i read the stories themselves. I rarely, if ever, do this, but when I heard that the ever-popular Outlander series penned by Diana Gabaldon, was coming to Starz in August, my curiosity got the best of me and I ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Movie #TMNTMovie

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When my oldest nephew was little,  he was enamored (OK, obsessed) with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  I can't even tell you how many times I heard "Cowabunga" and "Pizza time!" from him, and I'm pretty sure that his four favorite turtles started his love of skateboarding.  I remember playing with the toys with him ...

Listerine UltraClean makes mornings brighter

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This post brought to you by Listerine. All opinions are 100% mine. Target is one of my favorite places to shop. I can't even try to deny it.  I get a little giddy when I see things that are offered or availble only at Target.  Before I go any further, please know that I'm going ...

Grilled Zucchini Recipe #EasyCookingwithPAM

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With summer in full swing, our garden harvest is here, and with it, approximately 400 zucchini and squash.  Since it's hot and humid this week, I'll do just about anything to avoid time in the kitchen for cooking, and use the grill instead.  (That way, in between flipping foods, I can take a quick dip ...