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"...
There are two things you should know about me. I love my family and I love to eat. So... when my husband's job relocated us to Oklahoma from Texas, I immediately started making a bucket list of restaurants. I...
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...
“Please one more bite, eat one green thing and you can have chocolate, just taste it and you can have chicken nuggets, mayonnaise is not a food group! “ If you have ever muttered these words, or anything similar, at...
  Celebrating Independence Day is way more fun with a group of friends or family.  So whether you are hosting a get-together yourself, or needing to bring a side dish or snack to another party, here are four easy (and...
As the temperatures go from warm to hot and the air conditioner blasts all day long, I find myself looking for literally any way to escape the heat. This includes when I cook meals. There is nothing I hate...

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