I recently did my first campaign for Linqia, and was pleased with the results. Linqia is a social platform that rewards members with online communities for generating traffic toward client sites (yes, blogs count as communities). When selected to participate in a campaign, the staff at Linqia will run some numbers and set aside an [...]
These Grilled Shrimp & Corn Tacos were the result of incorporating my recent Grilled Corn & Tomato Salad recipe into shrimp tacos. I used a couple arugula leaves at bottom of my freshly grill taco shells, topped generously with the corn salad, sprinkled with sprinkled Queso Fresco (got that idea from the Blackened Shrimp Tacos [...]
My daughter and I recently had the opportunity to try out the new Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch cereal as part of a campaign from Mom It Forward. Honey Bunches of Oats Greek is made with two different types of granola, Greek yogurt, whole grains and honey. Each one cup serving provides 2/3rds [...]
Banana cakes can come in many forms, from the humble banana bread reworked as a cake, to lovely cakes layered with cream and sliced banana. These little Banana Cakes are soft buttery banana sponge cake formed in mini bundt cake pans, and topped with an easy Vanilla Caramel glaze. Baby Banana Cakes, the Origin [...]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, my daughter is the queen of mess making. She eats, she wears it. She drinks, she spills. She sees something potentially messy and she is drawn to it like a moth to the flame. Of course the worse mess stem from burgeoning independence. My personal “favorite” [...]
This Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes recipe is gluten free, low in calories and packed with heart healthy soluble fiber from oats and antioxidants from blueberries. A serving of the pancakes is only around 170 calories, so you could actually top a stack with a 1/2 tbs of butter AND a tbs of maple syrup, and still [...]
We’ve all been there, a stranger wants to chat you up, alas their breath wreaks of salami sandwich or some other offensive odor. We may tolerate it from a bossum buddy, but not a newcomer. Although they may well be the most wonderful person on earth, all you can focus on is how you will make your get away, before you lose you lunch.