• Make It Family Fun Night With Italian Parmesan Popcorn

    My husband and I try to plan family fun activities as often as possible.  Sometimes it’s an elaborate day trip into Houston to visit the zoo or aquarium and sometimes it’s a simple trip out to eat followed by a movie at the theatre. Our schedules with work, dance, school, and sports are making it harder and harder to plan day trips. Those same schedules leave us so exhausted by the weekend we are wanting to plan a family activity that focuses on inactivity.  We need Family Movie Night.

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  • Fall for the Flavor of Caramel Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

    Ushering in the autumn season means saying goodbye, although only temporarily, to the fruits and vegetables which define summer.   Out with the old and in with the new; I’d like to officially say hello to my favorite flavor of the fall – pumpkin! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pancakes, roasted pumpkin, black bean-pumpkin soup, pumpkin ravioli and enchiladas with mascarpone–pumpkin sauce, I could definitely be named the Bubba Gump of pumpkin.

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