CONTEST CLOSED - Congrats to DeNai who won our Vitamix giveaway! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- What tools are to some guys, kitchen appliances are to me - and I imagine many of you can relate. There's something about a shiny new appliance in the kitchen that just … [Read more...]

While my boys (7&4) will get some candy in their Easter baskets, I definitely make it my mission each year to keep the candy and junk food in there down to a minimum.  And I definitely remember going on a hunt when they were smaller to find fun alternatives to candy to put into the Easter Eggs.  (I wasn't up for giving my toddler jelly beans … [Read more...]

I'm a mom, a wife, a writer. I like lattes, a glass of wine and can spend hours browsing the aisles of Target, Pottery Barn and Sephora. I also grind my own wheat. If you had asked me a few years ago if I would ever grind my own wheat, I would have thought you were crazy. But I do now and here's why you might want to too. - Buying wheat berries … [Read more...]

Last week, our preschool had a raffle and table sale going on.  One of the tables was a local rep from a company called Juice Plus.  They promote healthy eating with their product.  But what lured me over to to the table was the display you see in the image here.  It's a Kid's Happy Meal from McDonald's.  Looks pretty normal, … [Read more...]