As a busy Mom with even busier school-aged children, I find myself on a seemingly continuous hunt for the right combination of lunch and snacks that will feed the minds of my little ones and help them last through the school day… and then some. But often the mad morning rush can be overwhelming and […]
The first post I wrote for JerseyMomsBlog was about eggs. Today, I feel it’s time to revisit one of my favorite foods for kids, the sweet potato. The sweet potato is super high in beta-carotene (a precursor to vitamin A)—just a few ounces can provide 100% or more of the recommended daily amount of vitamin […]
I’m on a soapbox today because lately, I’m a bit obsessed with marriage and the idea of committment. First there was the break-up of Al and Tipper Gore. Then, the whole Arnold Schwarzenegger infidelity scandal. (I recently wrote about it on Technorati). And let’s not forget about the John Edwards love-child; my God, may Elizabeth’s soul rest in […]
This week and last, in honor of Mother’s Day, we are sharing our mother’s and grandmother’s best recipes. Nothing says summer to me like my Mom’s Trifle. Perhaps the only resemblance it has to the traditional trifle created by the British is that it has layers. Otherwise, this version has a nice 1970’s North Jersey backyard […]
First, a little wander down the Produce aisle, a very sensual place. I smell, squeeze, examine, and thump, trying to pick out the best fruits and veggies just as women all over the world do, often on a daily basis. I mentally prepare healthy meals, knowing full well my son wouldn’t choose something from this aisle if I paid him.