“Sugar Free” Strawberry Mango Soy Smoothie Recipe + Join Us For a Splenda Twitter Party

Strawberry Mango Soy Smoothie

I have a mind blowing fact for you today. Did you know that experts recommend women consumer no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar a day? Unfortunately, the average American eats 22 teaspoons a day. But we have 5 easy tips to reduce your sugar intake, too. Recognize Sugar "Aliases" Fructose, Sucrose, Syrup, and Corn Sweetener are just a few.  Get it … [Read more...]

10 Fair Weather Wedding Appetizer Recipes

10 Wedding Appetizer Recipes

One of the best ways to keep your guest occupied during that time of transition between ceremony and reception is with food. Allow guest to pass the time by mingling over cocktails and appetizers. These particular appetizers are perfect for fair weather weddings - they're light, refreshing and cool. 10 Fair Weather Wedding Appetizer Recipes Guacamole … [Read more...]

Chocolate Candy Cane Smoothie Recipe + Movies for Holiday Travel

chocolate candy cane smoothies

I know I complain often about the amount of travel we have to do around the holidays but to be honest it's worth every minute spent in the car. To me, being with family is the most important thing during the holidays. But that doesn't mean we don't try to make the experience a little bit easier on ourselves. The iPad has become our best friend during travel. The … [Read more...]

A Great Example of Why #MoreisBetter: Grandma’s Cheesy Potato Recipe


The holidays are my favorite time of year for a varieties of reasons. The traditions, the festivities, the magic and oh the food. I find myself wishing for more throughout the year. How unfair is it that we only get lavish feast a few times a year? The turkey (or ham), the mashed potatoes, yam, cranberry sauce, the list is endless.  But my favorite dish at … [Read more...]

Holiday Traditions Bring Family Together #HickoryTradition


In our family the holiday season is steeped in tradition, from a lively Thanksgiving feast to gathering together at grandma's house each Christmas. One of my favorite holiday traditions is our annual deer widow trip to the Frankenmuth, Michigan also known as winter wonderland. While the men are off in a cabin across the mighty mac to hunt deer, the women folk are … [Read more...]

How to Create Healthy Family Meals in Minutes

Grilled Flatbread

Keeping everyone happy with the meal options you serve up can be a real challenge if you're a busy working mom with hungry mouths to feed, especially on top of all of the other chores on your to-do list. So how do you keep meals healthy and nutritious without spending hours trapped in the kitchen? Here are a few tips. Be Healthy and hasty Quick … [Read more...]