Create A Summer Veggie Moment with Country Crock – Giveaway Ends 9/9

  There is nothing better than fresh vegetables from my friends family farm. They grow the most amazing corn that I have ever had. The summer months are such a fantastic time to enjoy fresh veggies, raw, cooked, au natural or with a bit of Country Crock! Simply Scrumptious! My personal favorite way to enjoy fresh corn on the cob is to get it right from my friend, shuck it, give it a boil and then add a little Country Crock, salt and pepper. it is beyond good! I actually craved … [Read more...]

Simply Potatoes Giveaway – Ends 9/4

  I recently had the opportunity to try out some of the great potato  sides from Simply Potatoes. I don't know about you, but this summer has been a real scorcher and the less time I have to spend slaving in the sweltering kitchen, the better! Simply Potatoes come in many forms, mashed, diced, shredded, steamed...you name it. These potatoes can be turned in a myriad of wonderful side dishes and are a great addition to BBQ's! Check out the Simply Potatoes website for recipe ideas … [Read more...]

Udi’s and National Hot Dog Month

  It does not surprise me that July is National Hot Dog Month. I mean you have the 4th...who doesn't eat a hot dog on the 4th? Baseball season is also in full swing and hot dogs do go hand in hand with that beloved pastime. Thankfully Udi's has come to the rescue of gluten intolerant hot dog lover's with their line of Gluten-Free buns! It's really not a lot of fun eating a dog without the bun ya know! Now nobody is gluten intolerant in my house, but I do have friends that are. … [Read more...]

New York Style Bagel Crisps – Yummy!

I love bagels in every shape and form! I have recently been on a Bagel Crisp bender. New York Style Bagel Crisps are so scrumptious! I am totally in love with Roasted Garlic Bagel Crisps and while I could eat these suckers plain and enjoy every one of them, I find with a smear of Roasted Garlic hummus they are just plain  irresistible! The only thing better then garlic, is more garlic I say!   Honestly New York Style Bagel Crisps are the perfect snack to have on hand when … [Read more...]

There Is Nothing Like An Ice Cream Treat In The Summertime!

Summer....It sure has been a hot one this year for many of us! If your family is anything like my family, then Ice Cream and other frozen treats have been a major staple on the grocery list. Unilever must be good friends with Mother Nature, because in anticipation of a hot summer, they have come out with a bunch of scrumptious frozen yummies that will make even the hottest of the dog days of summer more pleasant! Magnum Bars.... Have you tried these yet? Oh My Goodness, these are some … [Read more...]

Kozy Shack Puddings – Aww Yeah

  There is nothing better then a good pudding. Kozy Shack, in my opinion has some of the best pudding around. From traditional flavors like chocolate and vanilla to more non traditional such as tapioca, rice and bread pudding, Kozy Shack delivers a wonderfully tasty dessert option! I recently was supplied with a plethora of pudding from Kozy Shack and let me tell you, this pudding blows the "boxed"  stuff out of the water, big time! Kozy Shack pudding tasted fresh and natural where as … [Read more...]

My Tea Party With Cadbury Ice Cream #CadburyHighTea

Ever since my daughter was born I have been waiting for the opportunity to have a real tea party. I finally got my chance when Mom Parties and Cadbury asked me to host a High Tea. Little did I know that my sons LOVE tea parties and I could have been having them for years! Mom parties and Cadbury went all out and provided me with a fantastic party pack that included a gorgeous tea set, sun hats, an assortment of  fascinator's and 4 boxes of the scrumptious new Cadbury Ice Cream bars by … [Read more...]

Chopped: why I missed out on a foodie’s career

Food is the new pop-music, as anyone who regularly watches network television will tell you. Even the popularity of FoodNetwork and Cooking Channel has now been surpassed by food competition shows on a dozen other channels. It is no longer just about learning to roast a chicken or boil an egg; now it's about the prestige of beating off all comers and impressing judges Iron Chef style to become the top of the class in grilling, cupcake baking, or whatever discipline they come up with next. So … [Read more...]