Farm to Table Dinner 2017

July 18, 2017

Every other year, we get together with several other school families to donate a Farm to Table Dinner to our children’s school auction.  It’s helped bring in thousands of dollars for our kiddos school!  And it gives us the opportunity to share our beautiful backyard and foodie passion with a special group of friends. This […]

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MYACC at Gilda’s Club – Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

May 1, 2017

This weekend I had the opportunity to be a part of the Midwest Young Adult Cancer Conference (MYACC) that was hosted by Gilda’s Club in Madison.  When the program director, Kirsten Norslien, originally reached out to me I had a bit of hesitation because I knew it would involved stepping out of my comfort zone […]

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Ringing in the New Year! 2017 is Here!

January 2, 2017

Happy New Year friends!  Hope you made special memories ringing in the new year with those you love. I enjoyed an epic evening of silliness and craziness with family and friends and of course there was some delicious, healthy food (homemade guac, homemade salsa, chicken fajita bake, glazed Brussels sprouts, mason jar bean/zucchini salads, mixed […]

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How It All Began and Why I am Here Today

March 1, 2016

It was one of life’s funniest yet most frazzled moments – My tired body was attempting to enjoy a festive baby shower for a dear friend while showing off my 8 week old twins. I had just prepped a plate of food when one of my boys needed a feeding. Put my plate on my […]

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7 Simple Steps to Save Your Sanity & Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

November 16, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…the last 6 weeks of 2015. Every year I remind myself to take a deep breath, focus on what truly matters, and not sweat the small stuff for the November and December.  Time to stay healthy and enjoy these next few weeks! This year I decided to dive […]

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My Favorite Summer Reads this Year

August 4, 2015

WOWZA! Summer is flying by. It has been a whirlwind of baseball and birthdays, weddings and waterparks, pool time and parties, tennis and time with family and friends. This is my favorite time of year as I LOVE the hot, humid, steamy, sunny weather. Hoping we still have a few more weeks of it. With […]

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6 Simple Steps to Eating for Energy for Busy Moms

July 21, 2014

How is your summer going friends? For you busy moms, are you feeling like you have not sat down in the past six weeks? Summer will do that to you! It’s a wonderful time of year to have special, quality time with your children; however, it also means planning and cooking 3 meals/day, running errands with […]

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Simple Steps for Better Summer Health & Favorite Recipe

June 19, 2014

Summer is finally here!  (I think.)  Many of you know I LOVE the heat and humidity…so this week is just not cutting it for me with rain and temps in the 60’s and 70’s today.  Hoping that the STEAMY warmup is right around the corner.   Feeling EXCITED to have the FREEDOM to mix it […]

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Meals for Molly – My First Cookbook!

August 13, 2013

Oh my!  Summer has flown by!  My boys are heading back to school already next week – I feel like I blinked and summer is almost over.  We are taking some fun family time this weekend to go camping (with a pop-up as I’m not ready to tent it yet) and we have a couple […]

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