Tips For Living with Lactose Intolerance & a giveaway

Lactose Intolerance

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for National Dairy Council and the LACTAID®Brand. I received product coupons from the LACTAID® Brand to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Did you know that there are an estimated 30-50 million Americans are believed to be lactose intolerant? That… 

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Farm Market Pizza Recipe

Farm Market Pizza

One of my favorite things to do  is shop at my local farmer’s market. I love seeing all the different produce, colors, new-to-me fruits and vegetables and so much more. In addition to fruits and vegetables I have found honey, cider, fresh squeezed lemonade, baked goods, local wines, meats, cheeses and so much more. I’m… 

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Mini BBQ Meatloaf Recipe

BBQ Mini Meatloaf-1

Summer time is here and that means it’s time for lots of BBQ, picnics, cookouts and more. It seems like we use BBQ sauce a lot more in the summer than any other time of the year. Typically I use BBQ sauce for BBQ chicken on the grill, but I decided to take a different… 

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World Cup Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Rising Sun

The World Cup is right around the corner. For soccer fans everywhere these are THE games to watch! TY KU is providing some delicious  world cup inspired cocktail recipes for you to enjoy during the game. The World Cup kicks off June 12 in San Paolo, Brazil and will be attended by thousands of people…. 

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Sweet and Spicy Vanilla BBQ Rub Recipe

Sweet and Spicy BBQ Rub  Nielsen-Massey Signature BBQ Sauce

Here is a delicious rub for your next cookout. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. I love using Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Powder in my baking so I was thrilled to find this sweet and spicy vanilla BBQ rub recipe. Not familiar with Nielsen-Massey or their vanilla powder? Here’s a little description… 

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Hard Rock Cafe Fiesta Burger Recipe

Fiesta Burger

The experts at Hard Rock Cafe are sharing some tips and tricks for making any summer meal legendary. They are sharing some grilling tips and their Fiesta Burger recipe to help make your summer party perfect! GRILLING TIPS Prep beforehand – form your burger patties, cut vegetables and make dips and sauces before guests arrive… 

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Let’s Celebrate National Chardonnay Day

Wente Winery

Another day to celebrate wine. This time around we’re celebrating Chardonnay! Wente Vineyards invited me to try a few of their select Chardonnays to help prepare me for National Chardonnay day on May 22. Wente Vineyards sent me a 2012 Eric’s Small Lot Chardonnay, 2012 Wente Vineyards Morning Fog Chardonnay, and a 2012 Riva Ranch… 

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Baked Zucchini Fries Recipe


Making sure my kids have the skills they need for life is one of my most important goals for them. Cleaning, cooking, laundry are skills to practice at home so after they move out they know what to do. Over the past few months Em has been perfecting her cooking and baking skills. She recently… 

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