Dec. 10, 2018

7 Simple Family Recipes For The Holidays

With the arrival of the holiday madness, it can be hard to whip up a meal that everyone loves! Some of you may have kids from college returning home, some of you may be hosting your in-laws, cousins, grandmas, aunts and uncles, or if you’re like me, you have two…

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December 3, 2018

Monday Meals With Me: Shrimp, Mushroom & Spinach Pasta

This Shrimp, Mushroom & Spinach Pasta dish came about on one of those days when my kids were both complaining they wanted to try something new.  The twins have developed completely different palates, which basically means at any given time one of them is hating what they’re eating. One thing…

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November 26, 2018

Pantry Makeover with The Perfected Pantry

Don’t get me wrong, I love my new house…the pantry however, not so much.  My previous homes all had big walk in pantries, this was more of a tiny closet with shelves. As you can see it was pretty tough to figure out what we had, what we needed, and…

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November 19, 2018

Monday Meals With Me: Cornbread Casserole

I am not sure which part to start with for this story. The fact that I met this fireball of a woman, Trish Suhr about 10 years ago while hosting a TV segment, or… …the fact that she taught me how to make a cornbread casserole that’s become a holiday…

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November 12, 2018

Kick Some Butt with Bunda

Years ago, I read a pretty depressing article about how our butts change as we age.  With this quote permanently seared in my mind: “it’s all downhill after 30 for the butt…” With that in mind, I was excited to try out a new exercise studio in West Hollywood that…

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November 5, 2018

Monday Meals With Me: Not Just Another Kale Smoothie

I am forever on the hunt for a delicious and healthy smoothie that’s easy to make and the kids will actually drink.  For me, it’s something that I can throw at them first thing in the morning along with their breakfast and feel like I’ve done my job of providing…

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October 29, 2018

Monday Meals With Me: Cream of Asparagus Soup

Growing up Cream of Asparagus soup was a staple in our house for a couple of reasons:  The San Joaquin County is home to an asparagus festival billed as the biggest in the west (and yes I MC’d an event or two there in my day!!) Plus my dad was…

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