People of the Internets, my family needs you. We are a house divided, and everyone knows that a house divided cannot enjoy a picnic together. Our problem centers around the classic American cuisine: the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Or rather, the problem centers around the peanut butter and peanut butter sandwiches that my husband [...]
There are hundreds of invigorating ways to throw your money away. You could spend a few nights in Vegas, invest poorly in real estate, lease a Mercedes, or use your cable TV dollars watching “Dancing with the Stars.” The options are limitless. But for the purposes of this study, we are going to focus on [...]
Roast chicken with veggies is one of our favorite family meals. It is delicious, comforting, and a classic. It’s even a great dish to serve at a dinner party. Any cook worth her weight needs to know how to roast a chicken. The good news is that even the laziest, most inexperienced cook can roast [...]
I joined Weight Watchers a couple years ago, and found that if I just stuck to more reasonable portions and eliminated adjusted my fast food cooking habits, I could lose some weight and help my family make healthy choices. Win! I’m pretty cheap though, so I stuck with it for a couple of months and didn’t renew. Before I dropped it, I printed as many recipes as I could and threw them into a three ring binder. It’s served us pretty well, but I am ready to take it up a notch and create a family recipe book. Project EZPZ Recipe Book is ON!
My daughter Quinnlin was recently granted a wish that has been in the works for over 2 years. She was recommended to the Make-A-Wish Foundation by her Child Life Specialist and health care team at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta because she has a chronic, life-threatening illness (recessive polycystic kidney disease) like her brother and has [...]