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It’s quite likely that you’ll have a house full of family and/or friends over to celebrate or cook out over the long Holiday weekend, if there are children on your guest list, whip up a few of these festive little snack cups. They’ll be a great party favor or something to take with you when ... Read More

Incorporating fresh basil from her own garden, MommaDrool came up with this delicious recipe that would go great with a side of veggies and Hummus Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 20 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped ... Read More

Keeping the little ones busy throughout the summer can be tough but trying to have fun while learning can be even more difficult. Here are a couple of ideas that we think will solve both of those problems. Oreo Moons Summer for most kids means staying up late.  This fun moon activity is perfect and ... Read More

This is a 15-minute recipe that I found in Cooking Light that all of the family loves…Husby requests it on a regular basis, and we never seem to get tired of eating it. You can substitute most any flaky white fish or use veal or chicken cutlets. This recipe pairs well with a side of ... Read More

I’m a Mom to 3 girls. Girls that love to play dress up.  We recently did some purging of the playroom and narrowed down the princess dresses to everything that was in good condition and still fit them, but this still left us with more than our one storage box could handle. I was looking ... Read More

Busy Mommy Bonding: Shamrock Garland

Just a quick craft to do with your little Leprechauns this week. We raided the scrapbook stack and I even let them go through some old magazines to pick out some pages with greenish backgrounds.. What you’ll Need: Scrapbook Papers Old Magazines Hole Punch Shamrock cookie cutter (or you can free hand it) Twine/Yarn/Ribbon for ... Read More

TOMATO, BASIL, & MOZZARELLA PIZZA “I love cooking this pizza because it doesn’t require any measuring, and it is ready to eat in about 15-20 minutes.  A nice change of pace from the tomato sauce pizza and so much better than delivery!” Ingredients: 1 Boboli thin pizza crust 1 jar pesto Shredded Italian cheese blend ... Read More

With Mardi Gras just around the corner we decided to give you something with a little cajun flare, just in case you can’t make it down to the bayou for the festivities! “This is a healthier take on the traditional shrimp po’ boy, but I  promise you won’t miss that fried coating one bit! Packed ... Read More

Healthy Spinach Snack for Kids and us too!

This is a recipe from the Junior League of Birmingham’s Magic Cookbook.  I recently tried it and it is delicious and very kid-friendly!  This would be a great appetizer to bring to a party and even great for a playdate treat! Spinach Balls 10 oz pkg frozen spinach 1 1/2 cups Pepperidge Farm Herb Stuffing ... Read More

This is a fun and yummy activity that can open a dialogue to discuss why we celebrate black history month.  It’s also one of the easiest activities of all time!! You’ll need: Graham crackers, or any crackers you like Peanut butter (substitute any spreadable) Plain M&M’s (green, yellow, red) It’s so easy, I’m not sure ... Read More