The Fresh 20 cookbook

Fresh 20 Great Pantry Giveaway

The Fresh 20: 20-Ingredient Meal Plans for Health and Happiness 5 Nights a Week cookbook comes out next month and in the author is hosting a giveaway on her site, where you could win all 20 ingredients. Watch the video to learn how to enter and head over to The Fresh 20 website to learn more […]

Cooking in the Digital Age

Cooking in the Digital Age

This is the real reason why my husband does all the cooking in our house… Seriously, though, how difficult is it to cook dinner when you have so many distractions, besides your kids? I’ve had to replace a pan or two due to neglect…and burning the bottom of it while I took care of things […]

Indian Curry

Cauliflower, Peas & Curry Sauce

I’m always amazed at the wonderfully creative recipes that I discover when I simply search for menu ideas using the ingredients we have in our house. Right now, we have cauliflower and frozen peas and while we may not have this specific sauce in our pantry, we do have most of the ingredients to make […]

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Homemade S’mores without the Campfire

We received an outdoor fire pit from my in-laws for our housewarming present and we’ve been enjoying making s’mores in the backyard whenever we get the urge to sit outside beneath the stars and enjoy the warmth of a backyard fire. Not everyone has this ability, which is why the products featured in this video […]

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Apron Sale from Layla Grace

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and now is the time to pick the perfect gift! Now through February 28th, Layla Grayce is offering 15% off aprons with promo code 15apron. The Jessie Steele Doris Dancing Dot apron is a fun accessory for cupcake baking and dinner prep and is perfect for the modern hostess! The vintage-inspired Jessie Steele Courtney apron sweetens its simple […]


Oatmeal Pancakes

I love this video for making easy oatmeal pancakes, especially since Emily Olson uses Martha’s All Natural oatmeal pancake mix. I plan on trying these out with my kids soon, but maybe not on a Monday morning.


Pizza Party

I love the idea of this pizza party where everyone creates their own individual pizza and shares slices around a community table. This would be great for a small birthday party for older kids who love to cook. The video was created as the book trailer for the book Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes […]


Creative Cocktail Solutions from Joyus

In searching for the best video recipes for cocktails to make at home, I came across Joyus, a website with a similar idea, sharing great tips and resources through video. Here’s a great video which shows off some unique bar accessories for those who are looking for simple solutions for gatherings hosted in your home.

Baja Tacos with Guacamole and Salsa

Baja Tacos with Guacamole and Salsa

My husband and I used to watch many cooking shows together (before we moved into our new house that doesn’t have a strong cable / wi-fi network. Luckily, we still have the Spain: On the Road AgainDVD set that my dad gave to us. Watching these prompted me to head over to goop (a website […]