Salads are one of my favorite parts of summer. They’re cool, refreshing, and make good use of the season’s best produce. And in case you didn’t know, the dressing can make or break the salad. While I prefer to make my own dressing, I am not opposed to having a bottle or two of vinaigrette […]
For the last month, I’ve been participating in an experiment called Project Laundry Line. Sponsored by Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent and My Blog Spark, this challenge has prompted me to wash all our clothes in cold and line dry them for a month’s time. Do they know how many loads of laundry a mom of […]
Earlier today, I told you about a book I read recently. Steady Days: A Journey Toward Intentional, Professional Motherhood is an encouragement to moms to put the same purpose and priority into their parenting as they do with other “professional” careers. I found it to be a great shot in the arm and am thankful […]
Today’s giveaway is brought to you by Genesis Today, a company founded by a nutrionist and which offers puddings, juices, and smoothies that feature superfruits, like kiwi, cacao, acai, goji, and resveratrol. I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about superfruits, the fruits that are
packed with nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, essential fats, protein, and especially antioxidants. What’s so great about antioxidants, you ask? They combat free radicals, which contribute to many disease processes in the body. In short, they’re like Superman, fighting the bad guys before things get out of control.
Despite my code name, FishMama, fish has never been one of my favorite foods. I blame it on the numerous Filet O’ Fish Sandwiches that my mother consumed while she was pregnant with me. Don’t get me wrong. I like fish. But, I’d be more likely to choose shrimp, clam chowder, or prime rib if […]
If you’ve been reading here awhile, you know that I am currently on a mission to healthify my family’s diet as well as keep our grocery budget low. This is no small feat! We currently spend $500-600 a month to feed our family of 8. A lot of this is thanks to couponing and cooking […]
I am convinced that I could not make it through a day of my “life as MOM” if were not for God and His Amazing Grace sustaining me and guiding me. In Him I find my courage to face the day.
Today’s giveaway is a beautiful reminder of that truth.
As you know we are a family of gluttons foodies. We love to cook. We love to eat. We love to learn about food. Years ago, I read in a cooking magazine that a kitchen scale was essential to proper baking. The reason is that flour weight can vary by manufacturer, so to just add “1 cup” […]