Today a friend shared an article that was titled “To The Parents Who Give Their Kids iPads In Restaurants” and, being in the direct vicinity of two kids who use devices in restaurants, I gave it a look. What was said was a sanctimonious diatribe (my not so humble opinion) that lectures parents on how
I love a good brunch spot! We usually go to the same family friendly place (Winberies in Summit) but for Father’s Day we wanted to try something new. My husband and I have been to the Black Horse Pub & Tavern before for dinner but we have never gone with our kids. I’m always a
If you are ever at the Summit Farmer’s Market, stop by Nicola’s Pasta Fresca. Nicola uses wheat from Italy, from small batches, and the rest of his ingredients (eggs, dairy and produce) are all purchased from local sources. His pasta is frozen and goes straight from freezer to boiling water, so super delicious and easy
Sometimes, you just get inspired! Walking through the grocery store, I had a vision of what I wanted to make for dinner. Something light, gluten free, with lots of color and tons of flavor! Here it is, and, man, was it good! Ingredients: Red snapper filets, about 3 oz each 1 cup dried red quinoa
As someone who used to work in food services through college, I have an idea of how to treat customers. Trust me when I say that I know it’s no easy feat to always accommodate a large party. Since we’ve been a family of six for a year now, I’m used to the looks we
I love sharing my recipes with you every week but sometimes we just want a hot meal on the table and don’t have time to make it ourselves. Thanks to some of our local chefs, you don’t have to be the only one preparing home cooked, delicious meals for your family! Enjoy these and take
I hope that none of you are cooking this Mother’s Day unless you want to! So, I am featuring a few drink recipes (both alcoholic and non) for your enjoyment this Mother’s Day or anytime! Mint Iced Tea I love the taste of fresh iced tea, but it can be boring without a little something
**The opinions in this post are mine. I was not approached by Anchor Golf Center to write about them, and I have not been compensated by them.** On a recent half-day off from school, my son, age 11, and I had a whole afternoon to ourselves. I told him that he could pick what we did. His immediate response?
If you’re anything like me, this warmer weather has me craving fresh, seasonal veggies and lighter fare. I was planning on making something completely different tonight, but took one look at what was in my veggie drawer, and changed courses completely. You can really use any veggies you have, to make this fresh and yummy!
As a baby, my son was not a good napper. Even as an 11-year-old now, he will do almost anything to avoid bedtime. (Last night he even Swiffered the floors!) He hated naps. Like kicked-and-screamed hated. As a desperate mom with another one on the way, I’d load my two-year-old into the car and drive around with