Any Idea What Net Nanny Is?

Do you think your child is protected online? ...more

Baked Mac 'n Cheese with Ham and Peas

Cheese, ham, peas and pasta!  It is a classic combination and for good reason.   My family could honestly pig out on this.  I have to remind them that between the pasta and the cheese, it's not low in calories, but that doesn't seem to stop them.  The flavor of the ham enriches the pasta with a smokiness and the peas are a nice touch to offset the oozing rich cheese.   You can also make this ahead of time and  I like to serve this with a simple green salad....more

Salmon Burger with Lemon Garlic Aioli, Roasted Asparagus with Caramelized Shallots

I made these for the first time for my family the other day and was told, "Mom.  You can make these anytime!"  So I guess that means they liked them.  I try to serve salmon or other healthy fish as often as I can, but finding new ways to serve it is always a challenge.  These salmon burgers are full of flavor, yet tender and delicate.  And by allowing everyone to dress their burgers how they want, your family is bound to be happy....more

You Want a Driving Permit? Well, Go Get It

Last week my older twins officially turned 15 1/2 which means, in the state of California, they can legally apply for a driving permit. In my opinion, there are very few responsible enough 15 1/2 year olds in the state of California (or any state for that matter) that should be driving a dangerous piece of [...] ...more

MW LIVE Show #8 – Hormonal Armageddon

I’m happy! ...more

Weekly Menu – Make Ahead Meals

This week’s menu is all about making things ahead of time. ...more

Thanks to the Moms of the Sochi Athletes, Video

I just love videos like this. ...more

Sliders and Roasted Yam Fries

These sliders are always popular in our house and can be used for school lunches the next day, if they all don’t get eaten first! ...more

Vegetable Minestrone and Italian Paninis

We’re always trying to find ways to get our kids to eat more vegetables. ...more

Stuffed Pasta Shells with Caesar Salad

Serve these pasta shells with a caesar salad using romaine lettuce, croutons and shaved Reggiano Parmesan with either the below caesar dressing or using Girard’s, which is the only bottle Caesar dressing I like ....more