Kale Chips and Ed Carine is Our Hero

Hi everyone. Today I wanted to tell you all about my friend Ed Carine. Ed is our sound man for Parents Who Rock (http://www.parentswhorock.com) and he is a great example of how providing support can allow people to be their best. You see, Ed has been lugging sound equipment and doing the sound for Parents […]

Apple Pecan Snack Balls and Take a Walk to Help Your Friends…

Hi everyone. I just got back from a really inspiring fundraiser walk for Multiple Sclerosis. It was a great way to combine supporting our friend Joel (in the video below), memorialize my husband’s mom, get some great exercise on a beautiful day and participate in community building behavior with our kids who did great on […]

Healthier Oatmeal Bars and Cancer Help

Hi everyone. As it is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to share some inspiring women, very helpful services, and recipes with you. First off, the lovely lady in the photo is Pam, a friend in our town who is undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. She bravely decided to go to our school’s […]

Two Ingredient Parmesan Popcorn and Two Exciting Events for YOU!!!

Hi everyone! I am so excited about 2 things: One, Jon Hamm will be back in our lives on MadMen, starting August 16th on AMC. I have been very patient but enough is enough! The time has finally come and I can’t wait. The second thing is that Take back the Kitchen will have our […]

Cajun Popcorn, Too Much Make-up and Be Too Legit To Quit!

Hi everyone and please click on the title of this post to read more. First off, Happy 4th of July-so glad we are independent, aren’t you? Well, this past week I attended my 12th year of the International Fancy Food Show at the Javitz Center in New York. If you have never been, imagine a […]

Chinese Broccoli, Leslie Kunkin and Our Universal Access Playground!!

Hi everyone. I am so happy because I am just returning from a Town Council meeting where they signed the contract to build a Universal Access Playground in Montclair! Hundreds of residents donated time, money and effort to help this project along and it finally paid off after EIGHT LONG YEARS of discussion!!! There was […]

Organizing Snack Bags or Breading? You Choose!

Hi everyone. As I was going through my pantry today and saw an almost empty box of crackers, I thought about how a friend of mine organizes her cupboards AS she creates travel snack bags. If I don’t act fast enough, my husband throws out these edible but small remainders. As I cannot bear waste, […]