Every busy parent has suffered from a case of dinner amnesia. You stand in front of the fridge, exhausted, with a handful of whatever you find to snack on and you can’t for the life of you think of what you want to make for the kids. The background music is familiar, it doesn’t matter if you have one, two or three kids. You hear … Continue reading I have Dinner Amnesia+ Some Ideas
I admit it. I am a wuss. I love heartfelt posts. I love reading about people’s lives. I spend my toughest moments reading posts about people’s lives, reading their life lessons, reading their coping mechanisms and reading about being grateful. Writing is such a beautiful thing. Reading is a beautiful thing. The internet makes sure that every waking moment there is something to absorb. Since … Continue reading Thankful. Posts That Make You Weep.
One of my favorite recipe websites is AllRecipes.com I like that the recipes are simple and have reviews, and of course, it’s great to have the application on my phone. Did you know that they are based in Seattle? All Recipes is where I get a lot of really quick dinner ideas. I choose a recipe then send my little chef to the printer (downstairs) … Continue reading All Recipes Cookbooks
There comes a time in every mom’s life when she feels like she is not keeping up. It’s easy for twitter to lead you to think that there is a big party going on and you are not invited. Instead, embrace it, leave the doors open for opportunities and set boundaries. Caution: I have been guilty of breaking many of these rules. But I think … Continue reading 10 Tips for Moms Using Twitter for Business
Some days it’s all about the finger food. Cynthia Nims’ new book, Gourmet Game Night is all about bite-sized, mess free eating for board-game parties and other social situations, where you need easy to please food with lots of flavor and not too many utensils. She has tips on shortcuts, menu planning and menus suited for different crowds such as game night for two, game night … Continue reading Gourmet Game Night and a Giveaway
When people ask me what I do, I never know what to say. I think that I need to hold a card that lists all the things I do. _ Founder and organizer of the Foodportunity events (next one coming soon) – Founder and organizer of the Seattle Food Blogger events – Co-founder of The Mommy List with Kim Ricketts – Write a blog … Continue reading Multitasking, Blogs, Twitter and Mom Life
Not too long ago, I attended a food event by Kim Ricketts. What We Talk About When We Talk About Food: An Evening with Seattle Writers”. Matthew Amster-Burton,read a passage from his book, Hungry Monkey and I was hooked. I will explain why. I am obsessed with breastfeeding. I love it. I am drained, exhausted, I feel like an old cloth but I love it. … Continue reading Hungry Monkey
Since becoming a mother, my eating has changed drastically. I have become more of a purist. Just knowing that my babies nutrients pass through my breast milk makes me a lot more conscious. In a few weeks, I will be giving Baby E his first taste of solids. We have been sitting him at the table with us and showing him the foods we eat. … Continue reading Food For Baby