Valentine’s Day – ‘Bee’ Mine

We all did it, and now our children do it, too: You go to the store and buy little Valentine’s Day cards for the entire class. Those cute cards range from 15-32 in a box, and never in the amount you need, so you end up buying more and spending […]

Stress Free Holidays

Are you hosting the holidays at your house this year? Do you have a lot of people coming over? Are your in-laws sticklers for having a clean house? Have you started stressing out over everything that needs to be done? Well, I am here to tell you to breathe. I […]

Autumn Apples Everywhere

Ever have an apple pie that had a flakey buttery crust on the outside but was apple mush inside? Well, that is probably due to the fact that the pie was made with apples that tasted great but weren’t meant for baking. All apples come from trees, but not all […]

Roasting Autumn Pumpkins

With the cool air coming in and the leaves turning into those bright hues of reds, yellows and orange that can only mean one thing: Autumn. Growing up as kids going to the pumpkin watch was one of the greatest things to do. We also wanted to see is the […]

Saving Money at the Grocery Store

Over the last few months I have notice that I am not bringing home as much food as I use to but I was paying more. After looking at my receipts I notice a trend my staple items have gone up in price. Eggs alone has increased 2.5% from just […]

Cold Brew vs. Iced Coffee

Cold Brew vs. Iced Coffee Let me start off by saying that I am not a coffee person. I use to work at a coffee shop and never had a drop to drink. So when I started to write this, my husband and daughter were my taste testers. I am […]

A Sourdough Journey

I will be the first to admit this was scary for me. I have never made a sourdough anything before. So I have been asking a ton of questions and reading a lot of material before I even started. And you know what I learned: no two recipes are the […]

Portion Sizes Matter

So, last week we talked about nutrition and some small changes that people can make to start living a healthier and more active lifestyle. Now let’s talk about how much you really are eating. It does no good to eat that healthy, delicious salmon if you’re eating the whole filet […]

March is National Nutrition Month

Growing up, I knew the food pyramid. You know the one I am talking about: shaped like a triangle, cut into different sized areas where you would see pictures of fruits, vegetables, meats, grains, with the serving sizes per day you should have. As time progressed it changed from a […]