Author: Wendy

Marscapone Cream Sauce

While at Trader Joe’s, I saw some lobster ravioli. Of course I snatched it up. But when I got it home, I really didn’t know what kind of sauce I should use with it. After several days of deliberation, I

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Pitocin and Autism

I was watching the news and there was a teaser about a jaundice and autism link. After reviewing the “study”, it is inconclusive and also contradictory to several other studies that have previously explored this link. After reading up on

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Frozen chopped celery looks bad but it isn’t

Recently in my article about prepping your vegetables ahead of time, I mentioned that we have chopped frozen celery on hand. I think its important that I emphasize that most vegetables and fruits are not the same after being frozen.

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Mercury, lead and placenta used in some makeup

The Skin Deep Cosmetic Database is awesome source whenever you’re thinking about trying a new line of beauty products. While I was on there trying to decide between the Korres Mascara & the Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes! Natural Mascara, I

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Easy Lasagna

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’ve been making lasagna for years. My mom taught me when I was about 10. I’ve varied my recipe throughout the years but this is my basic recipe that I follow. I use all

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Chicken and Dumplings

I’m really on a crock pot kick these days. Last night I made chicken and dumplings. It was my favorite thing that my grandma used to always make. I searched for a good recipe, but couldn’t find one that I

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Crock Pot Stuffed Bell Peppers

I’ve been playing around with stuffed bell pepper recipes for quite awhile. I normally cook them in the oven, but recently I’ve been trying to use my crock pot more often. As a mom, I find it to be absolutely

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Another way to recycle styrofoam packing peanuts

While talking to a friend of mine about recycling plastic, we got on the topic of styrofoam. In particular, recycling styrofoam packing peanuts. She had a brilliant idea that she got from her mom (you see – her mom recycles,

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Crying over the “Biggest Loser”

As I sit here watching this week’s episode of NBC’s the “Biggest Loser” and tears are rolling down my face, I’m always surprised at how emotional it makes me. But when I stop to think about it, its not very

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Prep your vegetables ahead of time

While talking with a group of mommies today, I was shocked to learn that they didn’t know that they could prep their vegetables ahead of time. So of course, I thought I’d share this on the blogosphere for all the

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