Raising grateful children is not as simple as having them memorize the alphabet. Sure, they can learn it by rote, but genuine appreciation is an ongoing process up until they reach adulthood. Toddlers are expected to be self-centered, but teaching them the

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Walgreens. Seasonal allergies are the absolute worst. When it comes to the transitional period

Reviving stale cake with a hot water bath? Flipping a fresh pineapple upside down to make it juicier? Designed to streamline the cooking process and/or get the most out of one’s ingredients, these are but 2 of the following 20 Quick and

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of WE tv for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Date night doesn’t have to be fancy. Once you start having children, you might understand this a little bit better. While date

Making homemade baby food is something wonderful you can do for your kids. It allows you to know exactly what goes into every meal and more importantly, what doesn’t. Even if a jar says “preservative-free” or “all natural,” that still means the

Ingredients: 1 medium red onion, chopped 1/4 cup chicken broth or apple juice 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup zucchini, chopped 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped 2 cups corn (frozen or fresh off the cob) 2 (15 oz) cans whole tomatoes

“Make It a Manwich Monday!”

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Manwich for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Manwich Mondays are a great way to kick-off the week with a tasty, easy-to-make, family meal around the dinner table. Manwich is a hearty

I saw an amazing picture of the Eight-Layer Chicken Chili Dip on Food Network and immediately knew that I would have to test it out. However, I decided that given it was a 10-12 serving sized recipe, I would wait until I