Lou’s Red Hot Chicken

This post contains sponsored content but I believe so much in this product that I hope you will keep on reading and learn something new about Foster Farms® We are chicken-aholics at home; we eat chicken just about every night. I was delighted to see a new Foster Farms® brand of fresh chicken at the store. The chicken is called Simply Raised and is locally grown throughout CA, OR, and WA. Foster Farms® Simply Raised chickens are fed 100 percent {Read More}

Sanaa Restaurant is a “Must Do” at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

I had the opportunity to attend lunch at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge at Sanaa located in Kidani Village as part of the Monkey Kingdom press tour.  I was very excited about this because I have heard a lot of my friends talk about how good the food is.  I am NOT one to experiment with new food BUT I was willing to give this food a try because of so many “thumbs up” from my Disney friends. Sanaa is a family friendly restaurant {Read More}

Smoked Sausage, Eggs and Potatoes for Breakfast #BringHillshireHome

This is a sponsored post written for Hillshire Bands and Safeway on behalf of the Mom It Forward Network. However, the recipe and all opinions are my own and my husband’s since he is the chef of our family. Breakfast time on the weekends at my house are so awesome because my husband loves to cook for us (I know, I’m a lucky girl). Normally, during the week we are running late in the morning and grab a breakfast bar or sit down for {Read More}

Zevia Helped Me Kick the Diet Coke Habit

I have been drinking Diet Coke since the late 1980’s and I drank at least two sodas per day.  At the time I had no idea that any of the ingredients in it were not good for me.  My mom drank it, my dad drank it so naturally I drank it.  This goes to show that as parents we really are role models for our children. The past few years I have been hearing about the dangers of aspartame.  It {Read More}

GoPicnic Ready to Eat Meals Review and Giveaway

My girls have always wanted to try the GoPicnic Ready to Eat Meals but for some reason I kept forgetting to pick them up! I was excited when I was contacted by GoPicnic for the opportunity to review their product on my blog. The Planes: Fire and Rescue GoPicnic meals include: Turkey Stick & Crunch Ready-To-Eat Meal: This balanced meal features Turkey Snack Stick, BBQ Popchips, fruit & seed blend, fruit peel-a-part, and chocolate rice crispy bar. MSRP: 4.99. Hummus {Read More}

Healthy Snacking for Kids with California Raisins – #SnackToSchoolParty #LoveYourRaisins

My daughters and I attended a fun sponsered California Raisin Snack to School Party and learned some great tips for healthy snacking. I ate raisins all the time when I was younger and I am happy to be able to share the health benefits of eating California Raisins with my daughters. I love that California Raisins can be used in many recipes as well as eaten straight out of the bag as a great healthy snack.  I asked my four-year old daughter {Read More}

How to Host a Wine Tasting At Your Home

I recently attended a wine tasting presentation by David Mirassou and I learned some tips on how to host a wine tasting party at home. Did you know that the Mirassou is America’s oldest winemaking family? I was quite impressed to learn that fact! That is certainly a testament to the passion each generation of the Mirassou family has for wine. During the presentation David explained how to pair different types of wine with a variety of food, even something {Read More}

Taste the Next Chapter of California Pizza Kitchen – #CPKNextChapter

I attended the Sacramento Bloggers Taste the Next Chapter of California Pizza Kitchen and was amazed at what they will be serving up this year. The newly renovated Market Square at Arden Fair is the first location in the country to debut the Next Chapter menu.  They still have their famous pizzas, pastas and yummy appetizers. These new menu items are in addition to their already existing menu. By the end of the year there will be approximately 20 locations {Read More}

Top 3 Disney Snacks at Disney California Adventure

Welcome to those of you joining me from Capturing Magical Memories and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail and I am on the West Coast so Disneyland Resort is my playground and I will be covering the top 3 snacks at Disney California Adventure. 1. Cozy Cone Motel Snacks I am a sucker for snappy names of snacks and the Cozy Cone Motel Snacks is the place to be if you {Read More}

Papa Murpy’s Take N’ Bake Pan Pizza Review

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Papa Murphy’s and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own. My family loves pizza, if they could eat it every day they would. I am lucky that where I live we have a variety of pizza places we can go. However, the one draw back to most of these pizza places is sitting and waiting for the pizza to bake. On my way home from work if I decide I {Read More}