Fruit and Vegetable Individual Smoothie Packets with Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Fruit and Vegetable Individual Smoothie Packets with Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer  This post is an advertisement.   In my home fruit smoothies are all the rage. The kids love their favorite strawberry-banana smoothie combination and I often sneak in some carrots and chia seeds to add even more vitamins.   ...

Snacking Your Way Through The Day

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
We mommas are always nonstop, all day long. I find that I sometimes forget to eat and when I finally notice how hungry I am, I scarf down whatever fast food joint is nearest to me while I'm on the go. Then, I feel guilty because I know I could...

5 Tips For Planning The Perfect Picnic With Kenmore

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
This post is sponsored by Kenmore appliances. You only get one summer each year. Before you know it, we’ll be back to bundling up in sweaters and huddling by fireplaces. So get outside and enjoy the fresh air as often as possible. One great way to take advantage of summer...

Ziploc Brand Vacuum Sealer MegaBundle Giveaway

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This post is an advertisement for Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer exclusively with Momma Cuisine. V205 MegaBundle (Red) retail price $149.99. Photos provided by Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer.    I teamed up with Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer to giveaway my favorite bundle, the V205 MegaBundle in red worth $149.99 to 2...

Getting Rid of Fast Food: How Cookbooks Can Get You On The Path to Domestic Living

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Fast food has become a part of modern culture. Living fast and eating fast and conveniently seems like something that everyone needs in order to get their life together. However, eating healthy and having sit down dinners has been proven to be better for people both mentally and physically. Yet,...

Creating a BBQ Checklist that Does Not Disappoint

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
1https://pixabay.com/en/asparagus-barbecue-bbq-beef-food-1842295/ Creating a BBQ Checklist that Does Not Disappoint A BBQ is one of those events where you’re required to start planning days or even weeks before the actual event. A BBQ is something everyone from all walks of life can enjoy, but, having so many steps to remember for...

Vlog: Working At The Wild Garden Food Truck Tour

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Savoring Family Life  Episode 6: I had the great opportunity to work with the Wild Garden Food Truck Tour in Chicago from 5/15/2017-5/18/2017. They kicked off the food truck tour at the University of Chicago to pass hundreds of samples and share how these students and faculty can help people...

Crafting A Child's Bedroom To Be Beautiful, Memorable & Envied

Parenting, Home & garden, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Flickr (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Designing a child’s bedroom is the perfect place to exercise your creative talents. Not only is this the exact location where you’re going to get away with our flights into decors fantasy without even raising an eyebrow, but it’s a great way to encourage...

So, I Visited Monsanto

Lifestyle, Home & garden
A group of influencers in media and nutrition were invited by Illinois Farm Families to visit Monsanto facilities in the midwest. I wanted to attend the day trip to learn and see for myself about what Monsanto is up to. I know what I know from what I have read...

Cop On A Rooftop for Special Olympics Illinois on Friday, May 19. 2017

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POLICE OFFICERS TO STAKE OUT 270 DUNKIN’ DONUTS ROOFTOPS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, MAY 19 Chicago, IL—May, 2017—For the 15th year in a row, law enforcement officers from throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to support Special Olympics Illinois on Friday, May 19, beginning at 5...

Modern Day Homeschooling by GEM Food Mag

Parenting, Lifestyle
More and more families are opting to homeschool their children. We highlighted Natasha Nicholes in our Spring/Summer issue of GEM Food Mag to see how she balances and takes advantages of daily activities to teach her adorable children in an everyday life setting.  Turn to page 23 for the full story....

Steps For Preparing A Delicious Meal Basket For Someone In Need

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
How would you like to give back to someone in need? There are millions of people all around the world living in poverty. These individuals need your assistance to gain access to life’s most precious necessities. Above all else, they need healthy foods. If you wish to give back, you...

Best and Worst: Food & Drink that Affects Sleep

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
We all know how frustrating it can be when you get your head down on the pillow at night, only to find that you just can’t seem to drift off. There are a whole range of factors that may stop you from getting the eight hours you need: stress, noise,...

It Takes Two: How Is Your Second Pregnancy Different From Your First?

Parenting, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Your second pregnancy is an intriguing time.  You are no longer new to the process. You have a decent idea of how your body is going to feel, what’s going to change, and how you go about getting through the next few months as you wait impatiently for the baby...

How To Relax In A Busy House

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
When life, work, and kids are eating up all your free time, you just want to get away for a while and recharge your batteries. But it’s not always as simple as packing a bag and booking yourself on a spa retreat for a weekend. Who has the time and...

Bust A Myth: Healthy Food Isn't Boring

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
Anyone who embarks on a new, healthy eating program tends to go into it with excitement and anticipation of the changes that are ahead. It’s a big decision to make, taking control of your health, and one of the biggest things you will hear from people around you – other...

Un-bore Your Brand at BlogHer 2017

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"When we decided to roll our food programming and community back into our annual event it was because food is one of our most important categories, and not having it represented at annual felt like we were missing a limb. We’re ready to today to unveil the "Food Is Life"...

Wake Yourself Up Before You Go Go

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Do you ever wake up in the morning with virtually no energy for the day? The alarm goes off, and for a five wonderful seconds, you dream of skipping work and staying in bed instead. You might even form the perfect excuse to tell your boss. But no, begrudgingly you...

Healthy Cooking Options To Dine For

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Healthy living seems to be getting harder to do. Just as you think you’re doing a good job, an article pops up in the press saying we need to do more. Eat less fat, exercise more often, cut out sugar, reduce your portion size - the list goes on and...

What is the hype about KidSnips?

Parenting, Lifestyle
This is a paid advertisement. Two moms, frustrated by the lack of places to get a quality haircut for their children, decided to do something about it and started KidSnips in 1997. Today, even after growing to eight stores across Chicagoland, they still own and operate KidSnips. They’re in the...