Banana Peanut Butter Muffins + Jif Morning Hacks
Back to school will be here sooner than you know it. Banana Peanut Butter Muffins and morning hacks to get everyone out the door happy and with less stress. This summer is flying by. It feels like we just got out of school (we sort of did, we didn’t get out until the last week [...] The post ...
Back to School Tips with Better Homes and Gardens
10 Back to School Tips to get your family started on the happiest and healthiest school year yet. If you haven’t had the chance to pick up the August issue of Better Homes and Gardens yet, you should! You will see my face and my back to school tips. It’s pretty exciting seeing yourself in [...] ...
July 2016 Goals
June was a really good month. The kids finished school, we really felt settled into our new home. we had a good visit with family, spent some time on the beach and have clocked a lot of time out in the sunshine. All in all, I would say that June was a success. Things are [...] The post July 2016 ...
How to Have a Lobster Bake at Home
I teach you how to have a lobster bake at home. This is an ideal meal for entertaining. Make ahead, easy clean up, and LOBSTER! Summer in New England means one thing – LOBSTER! From June until September we have a lot of house guests. It’s funny, we’ve lived all over the country and no [...] The ...
Mini Cherry Almond Hand Pies
Mini Cherry Almond Hand Pies are a cross between a cookie and a pie. Change out the fruit to make any kind of hand pie you like. A lot of times when I bake, I bake in bulk. What I mean is that if I am working on a project or something for a client, [...] The post Mini Cherry Almond Hand Pies ...
Soy Ginger Pork Meatballs with Zucchini and Snow Pea Fried Rice
Soy Ginger Pork Meatballs with Zucchini and Snow Pea Fried Rice made using a Blue Apron kit. My review of the Blue Apron delivery service. After my Blue Apron post a few months ago, I continued to use the service and I still really love it. (On my own dime, it was not sponsored in [...] The post
Summer Dips and Appetizers
Summer Dips and Appetizers that are perfect for snacking and summer entertaining. Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip – A healthier take on the crowd favorite – ranch dip. This one is full of fresh herbs and made with Greek yogurt. This is also really great on a baked potato. I always keep some in my fridge ...
Summer Corn Side Dishes
5 Summer Corn Side Dishes that are perfect for your summer gatherings. Lemony Herb Summer Tortellini Salad – This tortellini salad is so delicious. It is bright and lemony and a great make ahead side dish to bring to a bbq or picnic. I like to serve it with grilled chicken. The dressing for this
Tips for Making The Best Pizza Ever
I’m from New Jersey. We take our pizza very seriously. When I go for a visit, the first thing I do (after a trip to Wawa) is get a piece of pizza from my favorite pizza shop. (Primo’s Pizza. No kidding, it’s the only phone number from my childhood that I remember.) And I get [...] The post Tips for
June 2016 Goals
(Taken at the Massachusetts National Cemetary. They put out over 6000 flags for Memorial Day and it is breathtaking.) The last few months have been tough. March, April, and May proved to be challenging, exhausting, and stressful. Without question, they have been the most expensive we’ve ever had.