Body Positive Parenting: When People Judge

It’s hard being a fat parent. Because people automatically assume you have no idea how to feed your kid a healthy diet. They assume you’re constantly getting dinner at the drive thrus of the local fast food restaurants and tossing candy bars into the back seat while driving for ice cream. Of course, the food…

Thank You, Pepperidge Farms For The Caramel Apple Bread!

A few weeks ago I was waxing poetic about the wonders of the seasonal Pepperidge Farm Caramel Apple bread, toasted with peanut butter on top. A representative from Pepperidge Farm saw my tweet and offered to send out some goodies. The box arrived last week. Not only did she include some of the Caramel Apple…

Pinterest Success: Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

Thank God for Pinterest food ideas or we would end up eating spaghetti and plain chicken breasts all week long. I’m in a meal-planning rut and am more than willing to let other cooks lead the way. We’ve all been wanting Chinese food for awhile. We have a restaurant nearby, but I inevitably get sick…

Pinterest Cooking: No Boil Macaroni and Cheese

I love macaroni and cheese. Sure, the box kind is quick and easy. I love eating the shaped pasta–Friday night we had Sponge Bob! But nothing really compares to a good homemade mac and cheese. Over the years I have experimented. I make a mean roux, so I have no trouble with that. I experiment…