Family Meals Made Easier with Boston Market

This post about family meals is sponsored by on behalf of Boston Market.  All opinions are my own. Would you believe that school started exactly one month ago for my kids?  Seems crazy that those lazy days of summer passed so quickly!  Family meals are easier when school is out.  Life, in general, is slower and more relaxed.  Now that school is back in session, so are after school activities.  Add in homework and chores and life has gotten chaotic once again.  Thankfully, Boston Market has stepped up and made family meals a … [Read more...]

A Delicious Peek at the Seasonal Fogo de Chão Menu

I was provided a meal at no charge in exchange for sharing this post about the Fogo de Chao menu.  All opinions are my own. When my husband and I moved to the Atlanta area 15 years ago, one of the things we fell in love with was the wide variety of restaurants and food experiences to choose from.  From Cajun cuisine to delicious Thai food, I have come to love many different flavors in my food.  One place my husband and I  have been wanting to try for years is Fogo de Chao and I am so excited  to have finally gotten the chance this past … [Read more...]

Red Robin Restaurant and the Burgers for Better Schools Program

This post about Red Robin Restaurants has been sponsored. The Red Robin information and gift cards have been provided by Red Robin.  All opinions are my own. Red Robin Restaurant FUN! Last year, a Red Robin Restaurant opened up not too far from us.  We drive by it every couple of months and have mentioned giving it a try several times but never seem to find the time. You know how it is, right?  Always rushing to or from a practice or meeting?  Or you drive by right after you have already pulled out something for dinner that night?  When I … [Read more...]

Affordable French Cuisine from la Madeleine

I received a gift card to la Madeleine in order to try out their affordable French cuisine but all opinions are my own. I have always enjoyed trying foods from many different regions around the world.  I have recreated many of them in my own kitchen...from Greek spanakopita to German Kaiserschmarrn and many others in between.  However, French cuisine has never been one I tried to recreate myself.  I'm not sure why but French cuisine has always intimidated me a little bit!  So, when I get a craving for French Onion Soup, Croissants or Quiche … [Read more...]

Unique Things to do in Atlanta: A Sustainable Meal and Small Venue Concert

If you are looking for things to do in Atlanta you will certainly not have trouble finding them.  Like most major cities, Atlanta is home to a number of tourist attractions.  From CNN and The World of Coke to the Georgia Aquarium and Fernbank Museum of Natural History, there is something for everyone looking for fun things to do in Atlanta.  But, what if you are looking for something a little less 'touristy'?  What if you want to get off the beaten track and find some really UNIQUE things to do in Atlanta?  Well, this weekend my husband and I … [Read more...]

Carrabbas #FirstTastes Event Featuring Fiesta di Carrabba

I was provided a selection of menu items at no charge in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions expressed here are my own. This week I was excited to get to visit Carrabba's Italian Grill for an exclusive tasting event previewing their new Fiesta di Carrabba seasonal menu.  Carrabbas's Italian Grill was founded in 1986 by two Sicilian men from Texas who had a passion for real food.  Their dishes are made from scratch with fresh ingredients that are delivered daily. For a limited time you can experience the Fiesta di Carrabba menu at an … [Read more...]

Enjoying the new fall flavors at Longhorn Steakhouse!

I received a LongHorn Steakhouse gift card for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. One of the things I have learned as I have explored my love of gardening is that certain foods grow best during certain seasons.  Choosing seasonal foods in your own cooking, as well as when you dine out, is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint.  Why?  Because those foods are often sourced from areas nearby rather than halfway across the globe.  Along with being better for the environment, … [Read more...]

How to Order a Pizza and a Little Caesars Gift Card #Giveaway

This how to order a pizza conversation is sponsored by Little Caesars but all opinions expressed are my own. As much as I love to cook from scratch, some nights things are just a tad bit chaotic.  If there are no leftovers in the fridge (or at least nothing that can actually be called food at this point) we have been known to call up for a nice, hot pizza.  So, when I got the chance to work with Little Caesars to try out their pizza I was thrilled.  Pizza is practically a staple in my house at this point!   So, whenever I go to write up a … [Read more...]