Role Mommy on the Run
As it gets colder and colder, I have been making a variation of classic red lentil soup that I read in a friend's school anniversary cookbook-you never know from where your cooking inspiration will come so keep your eyes open! Lentils are filled with protein and they are inexpensive, delicious and easy to prepare. You can make it thinner or thicker, depending on your preference. Enjoy!... Read more
From the Blogs
Last week my tween and I attended the KidzVuz Holiday Party. We had an absolute blast. Co-founders Rebecca Levey and Nancy Friedman sure know how to throw a party! My almost ten year old and I had so much fun checking out all the amazing sponsors. ... Read more
Thanksgiving is a fine and wholesome tradition in American family holidays. Kids don't revere it as much of a holiday since they do not receive gifts from some mysterious source to whom they're not required to write a thank you note. But, nonetheless, it's a time when families get together. A time for traditions to be born and to be honored. A time when your kids get to fight with cousins they might not see much the rest of the year.... Read more
Simple is always best, especially when it is delicious and healthy! This is a wonderful recipe that my friend Hilda gave me years ago. She actually brought the sauce to my house after I had surgery and my family of six ate it for days by itself as well as with spaghetti. If it's too much for your crowd, freeze some for later and enjoy!... Read more
The Book Thief, based on the beloved bestselling novel, is a deeply , moving movie which tells the inspiring story of a spirited and courageous young girl named Liesel, who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. Rolemommy sat down with Director Brian Percival (best known for directing PBS' Downton Abbey) and Author Markus Zusak to discuss taking a novel to film.... Read more
Plan Non-Food-Centered Activities: Take the focus off food. There are so many ways to spend time together besides cooking, baking, and eating. Instead of decorating cookies and gingerbread houses, make non-edible crafts like wreaths, paper snowflakes, or holiday cards. Bundle up to take a walk around the neighborhood and rank the best decorated houses. And light a fire to gather around while you play charades or watch holiday movies. ... Read more
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