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Frozen-Inspired Ice Cream Sandwich Bites

Frozen Ice Cream Sandwich Bites

When it comes to treats for the kids, I’m all about making things that are easy to prepare, yet are delicious and fun for kids. These “Frozen-Inspired” Ice Cream Sandwich Bites are made with store-bought products, yet they are colorful and perfect for a “Frozen” party this summer. Here’s how to make them: “Frozen-Inspired” Ice… [read more]

Raspberry & Strawberry Infused Water

Raspberry Strawberry Infused Water

I try to drink lots of water throughout the day – especially in the winter. It isn’t always easy, so I’m always looking for new ways to drink water and stay hydrated. Infusing water is a great way to add some flavor without adding sugar or artificial ingredients. It’s also a fabulous option for summer… [read more]

12 Summer Recipes for a Pool Party

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It’s summer party season, which means many families will be looking for delicious and healthy summer recipes to bring along to BBQs and pool parties. I’ve put together a roundup of 12 of my favorite summer recipes to bring to a pool party. From pasta salads to popsicles, these yummy recipes are sure to be… [read more]

Book Review: Conquering Your Kitchen

Conquering your Kitchen

Family dinner is something I always struggle with. My kids are so involved in after school activities and sports that we are usually running around all night. We don’t usually eat fast food, so it’s a constant battle trying to figure out what healthy foods to prepare. Luckily, there are some things I can do… [read more]

Cucumber, Mint, Coconut Ice Pops

Cucumber Pops

While I do love sweet ice pops, sometimes I want something that’s a little more healthy and savory. Earlier this year, while on vacation, I had a delicious ice pop that had the crisp flavor of cucumber and mint, and I was hooked. I didn’t have the recipe, but I’ve been experimenting to make something… [read more]

Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles

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We love popsicles in the summer – they are the perfect refreshing treat after a long, hot summer day. These strawberry watermelon popsicles are a great treat and are easy to make. Makes 4 ice pops with a standard pop mold 2 cups of KOOL-AID (watermelon-flavored) can substitute coconut water if you’d like to make… [read more]

Mini Nilla Kiss Cookies

Mini Nilla Kiss Cookies

Looking for a quick, delicious dessert for a Fourth of July BBQ? These Mini Nilla Kiss Cookies are quick to make and taste delicious. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 container of mini Nilla Cookies 1 bag of kisses Fourth of July Sprinkles Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Cover a cookie sheet with aluminum foil,… [read more]

Giveaway: Celebrate Stop and Shop’s 100th Anniversary

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It’s Stop & Shop’s 100th anniversary this year (officially on September 6th, 1014), and to celebrate, they are offering lots of fun promotions and events this year. The offers started on May 23rd and continue throughout the year. Here are a few things you can look forward to Retro Products and Packaging  – Stop &… [read more]

Giveaway: Noodles and Company Opens In Massachusetts

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Noodles and Company, a Denver-based chain with over 340 locations, has just expanded into Massachusetts with a location in Shrewsbury (and one on the way in Burlington). Last week, I had the chance to sample some of the dishes with friends Annemarie, Sarah, and Kim. Noodles was founded in 1995 and is led by Kevin… [read more]

Why Every Family Needs to Watch #FedUpMovie

Fed Up

Disclosure: I watched an online screener of Fed Up for this post. Feeding my kids (and myself) healthy foods is increasingly difficult. I’m fighting an uphill battle with them, because they’d prefer to eat food that isn’t healthy, while I am trying my hardest to set them up with good lifelong habits. I admit that… [read more]

Making Mother’s Day Special With HoneyBaked Ham

Making Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is this week, and it’s definitely a holiday that mom deserves. I’ve been traveling a lot these past few weeks, and when taking a step back from my day-to-day schedule (and trying to organize the household in advance of my absence), I am realizing just how much I do every day. Here are… [read more]

12 Brunch Recipes to Make Mom For Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is coming up in less than 2 weeks. Since this is such a wonderful family day, Foodie asked me to curate a list of recipes for Mother’s Day. If you are looking to prepare a fabulous Mother’s Day brunch, or want to leave a hint for exactly what you want, here are 12… [read more]

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