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Comfort Food Made Easy (and Fast)

Comfort Food Made Easy (and Fast)

As much as I enjoy sitting down to family dinners filled with perfectly cooked chicken, kid-friendly vegetables and Plantation Salad, it isn’t always possible with active kids. We’re constantly on the go between activities and e ...
Flashback:  Spicy Pizza Thins

Flashback: Spicy Pizza Thins

This article originally appeared February 5, 2011 on SahmRamblings.com. Growing up, we celebrated the family Christmas with a meal of all appetizers. One of my favorites was a Pizza Thin recipe that my family had made for as long as I can r ...
Easy Clean-up Mason Jar Milkshakes

Easy Clean-up Mason Jar Milkshakes

I have to laugh every time Miss M has some kind of accomplishment. Finished her Honor Band evaluation: “Can we get Whitey’s?” Parent/Teacher Conferences completed: “Can we get Whitey’s?” Can’t decid ...
Mornings Are Short When You Hit Snooze

Mornings Are Short When You Hit Snooze

My elementary school was small, rural and pretty close to home. There was one section of students per grade and generally nothing out of the ordinary was offered. The only exception was the I-TAG (Iowa Talented and Gifted Program) that was ...
Grant Imahara, McDonald’s, Eggs and Me!

Grant Imahara, McDonald’s, Eggs and Me!

My cooking tends to be a joke in our family. Even the priest couldn’t resist adding a little tidbit about how I manage to burn grilled cheese into the sermon at our wedding. It is what it is. I’m not the best cook in the family ...
Recipe: Honey-Infused Deviled Eggs

Recipe: Honey-Infused Deviled Eggs

Here’s a little something you didn’t know about my wife’s family. They used to raise their own honey bees. Yes, it’s exactly as you would imagine. Her dad suiting up in one of those full-bodied bee-proof outfits arme ...
Popcorn and Pillow Forts

Popcorn and Pillow Forts

After the Bridgestone/Tire Rack events had concluded, I scheduled some time to meet up with my cousin who is currently residing in Denver. We grew up next door to each other and she was as much a sister as I could ever have. We talked and c ...
Behind the Scenes with Dr Pepper Snapple

Behind the Scenes with Dr Pepper Snapple

Life is dynamic. Opinions and attitudes evolve. Things are liked, then disliked. Policies and procedures are amended. Technology and innovation change the way we work and play. We all know these as trends. I feel incredibly fortunate to be ...
Five Quick Striped and Marbled Cookies

Five Quick Striped and Marbled Cookies

Exactly a year ago, I featured a really simple holiday recipe appropriately titled “Baked Goods for a Beginner” that is easy to make but presents very nicely. We occasionally feature fun recipes here, like Corn Dog Sushi and Pla ...
Can’t Decide? See Our 2014 Gift Guide!

Can’t Decide? See Our 2014 Gift Guide!

Over the course of the year we have the opportunity to learn about, try out and play with a number of products. We learn which brands are quality, which have the latest advancements in technology and which are just outright awesome. Because ...