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

Each year local libraries start accepting Valentine cards that they will donate to the children at Children’s Hospital. This activity is one of our “favorite things.” We think this is a fantastic way to get even the smallest of kiddos involved in giving back. If your children love to color, give them some valentine hued ... Read More

“This meal is sure to please even the youngest members of the  family, plus it is quick, easy, and inexpensive.  Simple enough for a weeknight meal, but ‘gourmet’ enough to impress company.” Ingredients: 1 package fettuccine pasta 2 slices center cut bacon 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic 2 teaspoons thyme ... Read More

In the spirit of all things Winter Storm 2011 – we decided to stick with the theme and show you some snowmen you can actually build inside. The storm seemed to have dumped more ice than snow in our yard so our attempts at making snowmen out of ice failed miserably, leaving some little ones ... Read More

Droolicious Cuisine at Sunset Punch

You can’t celebrate New Years without champagne so we thought we would consult with Momma Drool for a recipe that’s a little different than drinking it straight up! Happy New Years!! Sunset Punch Ingredients: 2 cups pineapple juice 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 large limes) 9 lime slices ... Read More

This was such a popular post last year, we thought we would pull it from the archives and re-post it for this holiday season. Over on our “That’s what holiday memories are made of” post, Birmingham mom & reader Kerry said that she and her children enjoy making salt dough ornaments and hanging them on ... Read More

Turkey Day Craft

You’re busy cleaning, cooking and stressing out over all of the people that will be filling your home in less than 24 hours. You have a million things to do and Oh Yeah, the kids are home. Unless you want to plop them down in front of the tube for a large portion of the ... Read More