Category: food

Your Evenings Just Got Easier – eMeals Dessert Plan

Are you familiar with eMeals? The leader in online meal planning? Well, eMeals is launching their new dessert plan! Get inspired each week to make incredible desserts. My youngest just discovered her fondness for creating in the kitchen so this is a perfect pairing. What about your child? Do they like to cook and/or bake?

Create Cocktail Cakes with Cakes Under the Influence

I’m very happy to share with you what I think is a perfect host gift for this holiday season – Cakes Under The Influence.   With four kits to choose from you are sure to find a selection that will fit the party mood. Each baking kit comes with different sets of cocktail cake molds

Ultimate Dining Experience And Holiday Treat With Gift Card

BUNDLE UP WITH RESTAURANT.COM’S HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE DELICIOUS IDEAS FOR EVERY BUDGET!   At, the nation’s largest dining deals site, we love surprising our diners with fun ways to save.  This holiday season, we’ve handpicked delicious dining experiences and gift ideas for every budget and compiled them into an exclusive Holiday Gift Guide. 

Seven Bridges Winery – A Treat Found In Portland

A delicious discovery in the world of Pacific Northwest wines happened practically in my own backyard… and I couldn’t be happier!  Seven Bridges is a top choice for reds and you can discover for yourself at their tasting room located in a surprising area, an industrial part of North Portland, close to the Rose Quarter.  Follow

Food Should Taste Good – I Agree!

Is there any clearer message from a product name than “Food Should Taste Good”?  I don’t think so.  And hey, I completely agree with them! I am a crunchy, salty food craving girl so when I was given the opportunity to try chips from the company Food Should Taste Good I was more than happy

Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda

“Rwanda needs trade not aid”.  These words by Rwanda’s President Kagame resonated with Grace Hightower and she went to work on what she could do to help the people and the beautiful land of Rwanda.  Please watch this video (link below) to learn more about Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda – “LOVE“.   (A very

Trying The Deli Fried Chicken From Kroger Family Stores

We loved our vacation at Black Butte Ranch in Central Oregon and didn’t want to leave.  We didn’t have a check-out time and stayed as long as we could.  That’s the good part.  The bad part was arriving home only to discover that we had cleaned out the refrigerator before we left and we were

Partying With Red Baron – And A Giveaway!

When it comes to planning a party my girls always make sure pizza is on the list. My husband Rob is a terrific cook and loves to make home made pizza however, he wasn’t available for the girls End-Of-School year party so I needed to come up with something else. Red Baron has added delicious

Filippo Berio Olive Oil – Tasty Alternative To Butter

With the help of being a BzzAgent I was able to try Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil recently and love the tasty results.  Butter is out!  (Sorry dear Husband ;-> ) and the healthier, tastier alternative is in – Filippo Berio Olive Oil. I tried my hand at making a Fritatta.  It seemed like

Halloween Recipes with Schwan’s!

With Halloween being on a weeknight that can make for a quick turn around from school/homework, to costume transformation of the ultimate Ninja warrior or Monster High school girl. Throw in just arriving home from work only to have to eat something before you head out with your Princess or Avenger and it’s stressful. Here

Giada De Laurentiis at Target

The lovely and talented Giada De Laurentiis has created a line of gourmet Italian favorites for Target.  They are delicious! My family wanted to try the unique shaped pasta “Galletti”.  It’s like elbow macaroni with a flair for fashion! It has a beautifully ruffled edge with a hearty texture that holds up nicely with a