lemon chicken soup recipe

Lemon Orzo Chicken Soup Recipe

Ahh, chicken soup.  It is one of the easiest and most comforting dishes to serve.  This version incorporates fresh lemon and orzo for a refreshing twist on chicken soup.  The orzo pasta adds a delicate touch while the lemon brightens the flavor.  I love using a variety of fresh herbs in the soup, but feel […]

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National Geographic Children’s Books Giveaway

Do you have a little bookworm on your holiday list this season?  Nothing lights up my 8 year old’s eyes more than a new set of books to read, be they fiction or non-fiction.  She was very excited to peruse the latest set of National Geographic books to read.  Two of Lily’s favorites included the […]

marinara sauce

Bertolli Celebrates 150 Years #MyTuscanTable Giveaway

Bertolli’s 150 years of rich Italian heritage shines through in these new sauces made with artisanal ingredients like extra-virgin olive oil, imported Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, aged balsamic vinegar and porcini mushrooms! Having a delicious jar of pasta sauce is definitely one of my pantry staples.  I really like the delicious flavors from Bertolli.  Bertolli Riserva sauces […]


Nonni’s Seasonal Biscotti Giveaway

With fall here in full swing, we love to enjoy seasonal flavors.  One of current favorite seasonal flavors happens to be Nonni’s biscotti.  Each of the delicious flavors below contain individually wrapped, delicious Nonni’s biscotti.  I love to dip these into a nice cup of coffee or tea.  Since they are individually wrapped, it is […]

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BooBoo Monsters Bandages Giveaway

Having to put on a bandage is never fun, but you can make it a bit more interesting for little ones with cute BooBoo Monsters bandages.  The characters are fun for kids and very much in season during this time of the year.  BooBoo Monsters even glow in the dark! Gotta Bandage? Are you used to […]

mushroom barley soup

Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe

This barley soup is perfectly balanced with the delicious taste of smoked sausage, portobello mushrooms, zucchini and fresh parsley.  The soup is easy to reheat and delicious topped with some sprinkled Parmesan cheese.  The original recipe omitted the sausage and included lemon juice and mint. INGREDIENTS 6 cups of chicken stock 1 1/2 cups of […]

split pea soup recipe

Ham & Split Pea Soup Recipe

Soup is one of my favorite things to cook for our family and also one of my favorite comfort foods.  I often try to cook meals that will result in leftovers that we can take to the office or school for lunch.  In all honesty, I have never been a big fan of split pea […]

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Arnold Healthfull Bread & $25 Visa Giveaway #loveyourbread

Recently we had the opportunity to try out Arnold® Healthfull® Bread. We like to make sure we’re getting a delicious product that is also healthy and nutricious. Arnold® Healthfull® Bread meets those needs. About Arnold® Healthfull® Bread • New Arnold® Healthfull® Bread will have you falling in love with three different varieties full of better-for-you […]


Stock Up and Save With P&G at Walmart Giveaway

I don’t know about you, but there are certain staples in my home that I always like to have on hand.  Right now you can stock up on some of your favorite staples during Walmart’s Stock Up and Save event that runs through April 30th.  You can save on the following items: · Tide Liquid […]

Shrimp Pasta

Shrimp Pasta with Lemon and Capers

Hello, all!  I hope life is treating you well these days!  I’m SO glad it is finally spring and loving the wonderful weather!  Spring makes me long for outdoor dining and dishes covered in fresh herbs.  It also makes me want to limit my time in the kitchen so that I can spend more time […]