Making Meals Memorable: Take Me Out to the Ballgame!


Baseball is huge in my family.  My husband was born and raised in Chicago and he bleeds Cubbie blue.  He has passed this love on to our boys and they spend all winter waiting for Opening Day (March 31 this Continue reading

Making Meals Memorable: The Easter Bunny is Coming!


Here in Illinois, it doesn’t feel like Easter is coming any time soon.  It has snowed every day for the past week, and we have almost a foot of the white stuff on the ground.  When school was cancelled for Continue reading

Making Meals Memorable: Valentine’s Day Themed Meals


Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Valentine’s-Themed Meal! The Valentine’s merchandise has been out in the stores since at least the day after Christmas.  My kids are starting to plan what Valentines they will pass out at school.  I’m Continue reading

Making Meals Memorable: Using Themed Meals to Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive


Is your house all decorated for Christmas yet?  We’re going to be traveling for much of December and at my in-laws’ house over Christmas, so we went really light on the décor this year.  We actually don’t even have a Continue reading

Halloween Themed Meals for Your Little Ghouls and Goblins


Halloween isn’t my favorite holiday, but one thing I do love about it is that it gives me a built-in theme to make fun meals for my kids.  Any time the theme presents itself, I’ll take it! The theme for Continue reading