Role Mommy on the Run
I don't know about you, but my seven year old son is obsessed with all things Skylander. For the first time in franchise history, Activision will bring the full console experience of the best-selling kid's game and action figure line, Skylanders, to the tablet! On October 5, launching day-and-date with the console version, the Skylanders Trap Team Tablet Starter Pack will give fans everything they need for a rich gameplay experience wherever and whenever they want to play. The launch also underscores Activision's continued commitment to delivering another meaningful technological leap to the Skylanders franchise.... Read more
From the Blogs
What to do when you have a little leftover ricotta from making a lasagna? How about making a quick and tasty fritatta? I love using up some leftover corn as well to give it some summer freshness. Enjoy!... Read more
My favorite sporting event is right around the corner and this year, I'm incredibly excited because I get to host a giveaway for one lucky family to check out Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the National Tennis Center. ... Read more
Ice cream is great for any time of year but especially in summer. Back in the day (do I sound old?) all ice cream was natural but definitely not so anymore. Many ice cream brands, especially the inexpensive ones, have loads of additives that might surprise you. Although the following ingredients are ones that you wouldn't want to eat every day, a once in a while home made ice cream treat beats the chemical filled ones. If you don't already have an ice cream maker, you may either want to invest in one or make this the old fashioned way by shaking with ice (many recipes are on line for that activity!). Also, you may want to remove the Kahlua if you are serving kids. Enjoy!... Read more
here is one thing that my husband cannot stand about me during the summer time. While the weather might be sweltering outside, I can always be found covering up my less than favorite body parts. The biggest offenders are my calves, knees and my thighs. For as long as I can remember, I've hated my lower body. I've been blessed with a small waist but have inherited the genes of my European born grandmothers, I am a pear through and through. I do not have the body of a ballet dancer. Rather, I have the frame of a potato farmer. ... Read more
Last week the School Nutrition Association held their Annual National Conference in Boston, MA. I was lucky enough to attend the conference where I met so many amazing people and learned a ton about providing schools with healthy food. Who knew how much actually goes into getting healthier foods into our kid's schools AND trying to figure out how to educate them to eat it! So many kids across the country are not exposed to different fruits and vegetables at home. It's great to have healthy food in the schools, but we also don't want to waste it - we want the kids to eat and enjoy it!... Read more
Plus: Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Hummus, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Parmesan and Leek Tart , Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Chick Pea Salad with Mango, Earth To Echo Brings Me Back To My Childhood, and even more in the archives!
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