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Give baby the iron they need with Gerber Cereals

As Joey gets older and more active, he needs more food in his body to keep him full and happy. With his food allergies I have to be careful what I give him. Luckily Gerber makes an Organic Rice Cereal that is gluten free. Unfortunately, I think that gluten is one of his problem foods. […]

Nutrition for your Crawler with Gerber Lil Bits

We have been traveling for most of August and September and wouldn’t you know it, Joey started crawling while we were away. The second he started crawling, he started putting EVERYTHING in his mouth. This child is ready for more solid foods. With his allergies, I have to watch what I give him. I can’t […]

5 Money Saving Ideas Exemplified in the Kitchen

You may not realize how many distinct practices you have in the kitchen, and you may be surprised at how well they can relate to your finances. Below are five money saving ideas that are exemplified in the kitchen. Have a Plan A successful meal begins with a plan. There are a number of ingredients […]

Chicago: Learn What’s on Your Table

Chicago area moms! Are you interested in learning about what’s in your food that’s on your table? How would you like a chance to tour some farms and talk to some farmers face to face? Illinois Farm Families is looking for a new group of Chicago area moms to join their 2015 group to visit farms. Moms […]

How to Read Food Labels

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families. We are midway through February now. How are you doing on your New Year’s Resolutions? Maybe you chose to eat healthier this year. In order to do that, you need to know what’s in your foods. Have you ever picked up a box or can of […]

Happy Family Stories from the Bright Side

Note: I was compensated from Burst and Happy Family to share this post. All opinions are my own.Happy Family has asked me to share a funny eating story with you from one of my children. I have pregnancy brain right now and can’t really remember anything funny. I will talk about some memories in a […]

Wordless Wednesday: My Scentsy Party Spread

Menu Plan Monday Jan 23-29

Last week I did so-so on my menu plan. I did ok the first two days and then I’m not sure what happened. I made the Beef Stroganoff and Stuffed Meatballs. I didn’t get around to either of the breakfast items I wanted to try. I was talking to my friend Kim this weekend at Kenmore […]

Chili’s $20 Gift Card Giveaway #contest @chilis

I have been holding on to these gift cards since the beginning of October to find time to have a date night so Charlie and I can go review the 2 for $20 menu at Chili’s. That time has still not come. I’m going to tell you the items I LOVE off their 2 for […]

Cooking.com Giveaway! #contest @cookingcom

Since I was away at Brandcation all weekend, I had no time to get a recipe ready for you. Instead, I’m giving you a chance to win a bunch of prizes from Cooking.com! Here’s  a little about Cooking.com: Welcome! Thank you for visiting Cooking.com, the leading online marketplace for cooks. Our sites offer more than […]

Education is the Key

My new friend, Mellisa from Getting All My Ducks in a Row posted a video of Jamie Oliver talking at the TED conference about Food Education. Here is the video if you’d like to take a look. Here are some key points: Our children will live a life 10 years younger than ours because of […]