by Linda Wilson
The hot days of summer are definitely here. It's time for quick, easy, light, cool foods! Here are a couple of recipes that are perfect for summertime entree salads. Whether for a luncheon, dinner by the pool, or simply something quick and easy on a hot summer day, give these recipes a try. ... Read More
Toss and turn. Toss and turn. Toss and turn. Does this sound familiar? It might, if you struggle with sleep issues.
Rest assured, you're not alone. Whether occasional or compulsive, sleep deprivation is a fact of life for millions. It's not always easy to drift off to la la land some nights. There are few things as frustrating or mind-numbingly boring as lying in bed without sleep as a companion, and a lack of slumber time can really mess up the... Read More
Most moms notice that their kids enjoy repetition. From watching the same video over and over to requesting a favorite book every night at bedtime, children crave the security and reassurance that a consistent routine provides.
One way to enhance this sense of comfort derived from repetition is to create or carry on family rituals. Family rituals are meaningful acts, repeated on a predictable schedule, that celebrate the uniqueness... Read More
If you're watching what you eat, then one of the biggest pitfalls can be eating in a restaurant, especially with friends or significant others. When dining out, call the restaurant or get a menu online ahead of time. Many restaurants publish their entire menu online or have copies available for you to take home. Call ahead if you have questions about how food is prepared - whether fried, cooked in butter or prepared in other... Read More
You don't have to roll through the drive-through or deal with health concerns to enjoy some of your favorite fast food treats at home! These delicious, easy recipes feature the flavors of your favorite chain restaurant with less expense and health-guilt.
Don't think that just because they say "fry" in the name that French fries have to be cooked in a vat of oil. You can make tasty, crispy... Read More
The average American eats out more than once per week. Give yourself a break from cooking but don't break the bank by using these money-saving strategies. Pre-plan and take advantage of these great deals for the family. You can make dining out affordable and fun with a little economic ingenuity.
The early bird special isn't just for senior... Read More
If you have a picky eater, mealtime can make you feel like you want to pull your hair out. It is very frustrating for parents to watch their child only fiddle with their food at dinner or not even touch it, claiming they "don't like it." Then what happens? Thirty minutes later guess who is hungry? You guessed it. Your little picky eater.
Jamie's mother was concerned about Jamie's lack of interest in... Read More
As Easter draws near, we're often left scrambling trying to find the right ham recipe for Easter dinner, or even the right demi-glaze to make for that ham. What about dessert? Surely you're going to need a great dessert recipe, right?
Use these surefire recipes for your next family gathering and enjoy the feast that is sure to come.
Cinnamon Pork Roast Serves 6 Ingredients:
3-1/2 to 4... Read More
Raising sports active kids is difficult, perhaps more today than ever before. Parents feel pressure to help their kids succeed. They want to keep up with other parents in an increasingly winner-take-all society. Too often, parents just like you feel that if they don't do everything for their child, they are bad parents.
In fact, surveys show that today's sport active kids and their parents get too caught up in the crazy sports... Read More
Dinner is the last meal of the day and a time when families can get together and discuss their day. It is also a hectic meal for busy moms who are just getting off of work or who have been busy with other activities all day. If you are a busy mom or you know a busy mom, here are some menu planning tips to help make dinner meals easy and even fun.
1. Schedule your meals a week in advance. This is one of the most important planning... Read More