Summer Royalty in a Glass: Princess Nectar

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Anyone else feeling the pressure to plan the perfect princess party for your daughter? Summer birthdays always seem to have expectations of ridiculous magnitudes; from outdoor location to food served to the perfect party punch. The fact of…

Take-it-Easy Wrap for Mom’s Lunchtime

Anyone else struggle to feed yourself during the day? Whether you’re a stay at home mom or one who works in an office across town, it’s hard to find the time (and energy) to take care of ourselves, especially during lunchtime. We’re either…

‘Oh So Heavenly Brochettes’ for the Perfect Summer Party

I feel like all I do is plan parties, host parties and clean up after parties all summer long! It doesn’t help that both of my children were born in the summer, so birthday parties’ planning rules. Thank goodness I love to host. Still, I…

The Perfect Side for Summer Parties: Healthy Delicious Minty Fruit Cocktail

Summer get-togethers are incredible. The kids play outside, enjoying the warm air and water toys, and adults are free to socialize over delicious food and refreshing drinks. That said, school being out leaves me with little time to prepare…

Almond Honey Guilt-Free Dessert for Summer

Who doesn’t love fresh fruit for dessert in the summertime, right? Whether it’s slices of watermelon or berries picked fresh from the garden, fruit is the healthy dessert. The only downside is that it can get old and boring. Plain old fruit…

Bring On Bikini Season with Slimming, Fat Zapping Soup

It’s summertime and there’s no shortage of get thin quick schemes right now as we enter (and somehow survive) bikini season. Swimsuits are skimpier than ever and, while we love and embrace our curves, we could always afford to lose a…

A Quick & Easy Snack Fix: Apple Sandwich

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Once school is out, we mothers don’t want to see another sandwich for at least a month, am I right? That said, the convenience of putting some yummies in between two pieces of bread cannot be argued. It’s easily portable, handheld, and…

Fish with Tropical Salsa for Easy Summer Meals

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This time of year, I’m looking for easy summer meals that are healthy, fast and delicious. I love cooking fish because it usually cooks up really fast, which means less heat circulating in the house, and it’s super healthy. I’ve learned…

Fresh Summer Fun: Cucumber Splash Drink

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I’ve been known to add cucumbers to my water from time to time during the summer months. It’s so hot and dry and I get so dehydrated I have to drink a ton of water to keep up. But, why not add some zesty taste to plain water, just to make…