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Your Grocery Shopping Questions Answered! My Video Chats with Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru


For my final post as a 2011 ConAgra Foods blogger ambassador, I had the pleasure of speaking with the Supermarket Guru himself, Phil Lempert about advice for moms on grocery shopping.  It seems like such a mundane task at first glance, but we all know just how much time, energy, ...

Posted in ConAgra Foods, Ready Set Eat, sponsored post, Uncategorized | 67 Comments »

Summer Patio Party: South of the Border-Style (and Giveaway)


Last summer we (finally) had our patio re-done after 7 years of living with a wooden deck that we rarely used.  We lucked out with finding a contractor that agreed to tear down the rickety deck and replace it with a fresh new flagstone patio. And so began my visions ...

Posted in chillin' out maxin' relaxin', Cinco de Mayo, ConAgra Foods, Entertaining, Fiesta, Parties, Ready Set Eat, recipes, sponsored post, Uncategorized | 108 Comments »

Solving Your Top 5 Dinner Challenges with


Here's the thing about dinner: it happens every.night. Sure, when you're in college or when you are single (or even when you're a newlywed), you can get away with cereal or cold pizza for dinner on a regular basis.  But once kids enter the picture, the dinner dynamic changes - ...

Posted in ConAgra Foods, In My Pantry, Moms In Mind, Quickie Meals, Ready Set Eat, recipes, reviews, sponsored post, Uncategorized | 59 Comments »

My Celeb Chef Interview with George Duran


As part of my super duper role as a blog ambassador for ConAgra Foods, I recently had the pleasure of being able to interview celebrity chef George Duran!  You've seen him on Food Network, now check out what he had to say to FOODe about his career, background and recipe ...

Posted in Chefspotting, ConAgra Foods, Ready Set Eat, recipes, sponsored post, Uncategorized | 122 Comments »

Happy Birthday Hubby: A Con Agra Foods Giveaway


I’m excited because this post marks the first of a series centered around one of my greatest passions in life – food!  As I've mentioned before, I’m going to be working with Con Agra Foods to bring you tips and tricks for meal planning and prep, recipe ...

Posted in ConAgra Foods, recipes, sponsored post, Sweet Tooth | 70 Comments »

Vosges Haut Chocolate ~ Spring 2011 Collection


One look at these Easter chocolates from Vosges and I was a goner.  I am already a fan of gourmet candies, but these are divine. I was sent two of the products to sample and let me tell you, they were too beautiful to eat. Well, almost.  I indulged in ...

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ReadySetEat: Quick Dinner Ideas and Recipe Reviews


Here's the thing about dinner: we have to eat it Keeping my family fed with an interesting variety of meals each day can be an exhausting prospect.  I'm always searching for tasty, easy, and most of all quick recipes that I can get on the table in 30 minutes ...

Posted in ConAgra Foods, Quickie Meals, Ready Set Eat, recipes, reviews, sponsored post, Uncategorized | 9 Comments »

Wegman’s, Coke Freestyle and Me


My grocery store situation is woeful. Back in 2004 I actually wrote a letter to the corporate headquarters of my neighborhood grocery store to complain about the sad state of affairs at my local grocery.  Although they've since made substantial improvements, I've longed for a specialty foods store - a ...

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ConAgra Foods & Me!


I've got a quick and exciting announcement to make - yours truly is officially a 2011 Blog Ambassador for ConAgra Foods! That means that I'll be bringing you exclusive content, including tips and tricks from food experts like Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert and celeb chef George Duran about ways that ...

Posted in ConAgra Foods, somethin's cookin', sponsored post, yo that's dope | 69 Comments »

Product Review & Giveaway: Weight Watchers Cheese


I love cheese. No, you don't understand. I love cheese. From Cheddar to Mozzarella to Brie to Parmesan to Cheez Whiz (sorry), to my absolute favorite: Cambozola - I could eat cheese all day. In fact, I've been known to skip dessert and sit down with a crusty baguette and ...

Posted in Cheese, recipes, somethin's cookin', sponsored post, Uncategorized, Weight Wacthers | 68 Comments »