After years of not making date night a priority, I have learned that making one-on-one time with my spouse a semi-regular thing, makes me a better parent. On top of finding the time to schedule it, narrowing down where...
I am a turkey farmer who accidentally almost served her family a medium rare turkey one year! I want to help make sure you don't do the same. How to cook a turkey from a turkey farmer: 1. Defrost: Bring that bird...
Between soccer practice, piano lessons, and homework, there are just nights when it's nearly impossible to eat dinner at home - unless you want cereal. Again. Save your sanity and stay in your budget when you check out these Kids...
Summer break is coming to an end, and for some, school is already back in full force. As I try to process where summer went, I am also trying to wrap my head around making and sending lunches and...
Holidays can be challenging for a food allergy family like ours, as many of our societal holidays and gatherings are structured around food! I'm sure if you think back to your childhood and choose a special day celebrated in your...
If you are anything like me, you are fresh out of ideas for healthy meals to feed your family. We've been deep in our meal planning rut for what feels like an eternity. My kids love a good "Breakfast for Dinner"...
I’m a certified personal trainer (cPT), and I’d like to say, you are not obligated to profess your exercise or nutrition habits to me in casual conversation or upon first meeting me and hearing what I do for a...
I start every New Year with great intentions - really, I do. I'm coming off a Christmas sugar cookie-high and I've realized the error of my ways. At least for the month of January, when everyone else is on...
Between the heartwarming classics, "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" and "A Charlie Brown Christmas" lies an oft-overlooked classic in its own right: "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving." We have several November traditions that we celebrate as a family, and...
When I became a mother, I didn't know how to cook. All my meals looked the same (ground beef tacos/nachos/quesadillas, anyone?). I've always loved food, and I wanted learn how to cook, but I was intimidated. Thanks to Instagram,...
Friends. Back to school time is HERE and who even has time to make dinner, let alone DECIDE what to make for dinner?  Not this mama.  So I polled the best group I know - OKC Mom's contributor team - and...
It’s early in the morning, I’m in my favorite fleece zip-up onesie and my bedhead is epic. I feel excited because today isn’t a regular day...I’m at Nana’s house! I can hear her bustling and clanging in the kitchen...

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