DIY Laundry Detergent from @Kenmore #partner

DIY & Tips
Did you know that making your own powdered laundry detergent is as easy as mixing four ingredients together? It’s true! And it’s easy! Click here to find out from my partners at Kenmore. Photo used with permission from Kenmore. Kenmore is the exclusive appliance sponsor of Momma Cuisine.

Chicago Giveaway: Free Home Cleaning from @MyClean

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Chicago Giveaway: Free Home Cleaning from @MyCleanOne of the hardest things for me as a busy working mom is staying on top of the the cleaning duties at home. And with three growing kids, the house never seems to stay clean and tidy! These days hiring a cleaning service to...

5 Things Your Kids Will Love at @GoodFoodFestChi 0

Every March, hundreds of Good Food experts, including farmers, top chefs, bakers and small business owners, come together to help grow the Good Food movement. They present many opportunities to learn about (and snack on!) healthy, local food. Check out these five great events on Saturday March 26 that kids...

Eat, Learn and Play! Purple Asparagus Brings Family Fun to the Good Food Festival

Parenting, Lifestyle
The dedicated staff at Purple Asparagus work to educate children, families, and the community about eating that’s good for the body and the planet. They bring delicious, nutritious hands-on adventures to schools, community organizations, and farmers’ markets throughout Chicagoland. On March 26 this year, Purple Asparagus will delight children and...

Top 3 Reasons Your "Diet" Isn't Working from @Dancin_Grains

You’ve heard it all before: diets are miserable, diets don’t work. You’ve heard the term “lifestyle change” thrown around constantly, but don’t quite know where to start. How do you go from a diet that is simply not working for you to a true lifestyle change that’s permanent? You need...

Kids Get Food Education From Award Winning Chefs at @GoodFoodFestChi

Parenting, Lifestyle
What Good Food Can Teach Us - Tasty Learning Opportunities with Pilot Light at the Good Food FestivalWhere did you get your food education? For most of us, it wasn’t from an award ­winning chef.  At six lucky Chicago Public Schools, renowned chefs Paul Kahan (One Off Hospitality Group),  Matthias...

Mark Your Calendars, @GoodFoodFestChi is Just Around the Corner!

Lifestyle, Travel, Parenting
The Good Food Festival is back and ready to celebrate its 12th year of local, sustainable, humane and fair food. Stop in on Saturday, March 26th at the UIC Forum in Chicago for a fun day packed with inspiring speakers, DIY workshops, chef demos, and interactive activities at the Purple...

Use Seasonal Produce To Give You A Summer Glow In Winter with @balanced_babe

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Sarah Baker, founder of joined Good Day Chicago and she brought some seasonal produce that can give us a summer glow all winter long. Source: Good Day Chicago, Fox 32 Chicago:

Add Balance to Packed Lunches and Snacks

Parenting, Lifestyle, DIY & Tips
(Family Features) When you supply your kids with nutritious and sensible choices, you’re ensuring a productive day in the classroom and beyond. It’s simple to make lunch and snack time fun by tossing in some new, wholesome options that add variety and appeal for your little learner.Add new foods to...

Summer brings cookouts & alfresco dining! Is your outdoor space ready?

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Summer brings cookouts & alfresco dining! Is your outdoor space ready?We’ve all been looking forward to summer, and now it’s here! With the warm sunshine, comes the chance for neighborhood cook-outs, family picnics and romantic alfresco dining on your patio. There’s plenty of opportunities to be outside and enjoy your...

What does your dream kitchen look like?

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Let’s be honest with ourselves.  If you aren’t already enjoying your new kitchen, we all wonder what our dream kitchen would look like some day.Maybe it has granite countertops or a large walk-in pantry? Maybe it has a state of the art stove that will allow you to cook meals like Charlie Trotter or be finally big...

The After-School Childcare Dilemma By @FirstClassCare

Parenting, Lifestyle, Home & garden
Photos provided by First Class Care for Momma Cuisine.For millions of families across the country the after school childcare dilemma is something parents dread on a daily basis. What are the kids going to do after school until we can get home from work? Do we find an after school...

Create a More Sustainable Household This Summer

Lifestyle, Home & garden, DIY & Tips
Create a More Sustainable Household This Summer (via MarketWired)SOURCE: Unilever June 06, 2014 15:19 ET Easy Projects and Tips to Enjoy as a Family MISSION, KS--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2014) - (Family Features) Just because school is out, doesn't mean learning has to stop. The summer months are a great...

12 Great DIY Greenhouse Projects

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
12 Great DIY Greenhouse Projects (via The Garden Glove)Greenhouses can extend your growing season, allow you to propagate plants from your yard, and the yard of fellow gardeners, and let you grow tender or delicate plants you might not otherwise be able to grow. I’ve seen lettuce and spinach grow...

DIY Alphabet Pillow

Lifestyle, DIY & Tips, Home & garden
DIY Alphabet Pillow (via Made From Pinterest)I’m back from CLAD&CLOTH to bring you a great home decor idea!  I found the idea on Pinterest and just had to try it! This is tutorial will show you how to make your very own DIY alphabet pillow!  This pin totally rocks and was...

Products for Great Everyday Meals From the 2014 Housewares Show

Lifestyle, Home & garden
The International Home and Housewares Show has grown to be one of my favorite times of the year. It is the place where buyers from retailers all over the world come to find new products to stock on their shelves. From the small neighborhood boutique and gift store to the...

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Names New CEO

Lifestyle, Home & garden
Daniel W. Dienst Named CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (via PR Newswire)Existing Board Member with Successful Track Record of Creating Value for Shareholders NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. ("MSLO") (NYSE: MSO) and its Board of Directors today announced that Daniel W....

Subscribe to 5 Issues of GEM Food Mag for FREE!

Lifestyle, Home & garden, Travel
GEM Food Mag is a new digital publication curated by Momma Cuisine. Creating GEM Food Mag is my biggest project to date. I wanted to give my fans and followers fresh new recipes, exclusive interviews, never-before-seen videos, food and family travel articles and so much more, in a fully interactive...

Momma Cuisine's List of Emergency Food Supplies

Lifestyle, Home & garden, Parenting
Images of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is all over the television and internet. The devastation and chaos left behind, with people scrambling to find food, water, shelter and heat begs the question, "Are you and your family ready to supply yourselves with the basics, if an emergency of this...

Momma Cuisine on Dr. Bob Weil, "The Sports Doctor" Radio Show on @WDCBPublicRadio

Lifestyle, Home & garden, Parenting
On October 25, 2012, I had the great opportunity to come on as a guest on a "The Sports Doctor" radio show on WDCB Public Radio with Dr. Bob Weil. Dr. Bob is very passionate about fighting kids obesity and he wanted Momma Cuisine on the show to talk about...