5 Comfort Dishes for Your Next Meal Train

Growing up meal trains were less official than they are now, but they were just as efficient. When a neighbor had a...

5 Yummy School Lunch Ideas That Will Shake Up Your Kids...

This post is sponsored by iHerb. Your kids are headed back to school and that means its time...

Taste Test: Japanese Snacks with Live Iwakuni

It's happened. You've been in one of those immaculate Japanese 7-11s and after the initial shock of how sparkly clean it...

5 Easy & Kid-Friendly Vegan Snacks

If you're a busy parent, chances are that you've fallen victim to giving your child those easy go-to snacks that are packed...

Shopping for Japanese Wines with Live Iwakuni

The great Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “Wine is bottled poetry,” and folks, we couldn’t agree more. Its bottled poetry, bottled...

Go-To Camping Meals for the Adventurous Family

It’s a funny thing about nature: No matter what season it is, we can always find solace sitting in a chair, eyes transfixed on...

10 Tips to Grill Like a Pro

For those that meal plan, it is not uncommon to have at least one night a week designated to a certain type of cuisine...

9 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Cook in Your Air...

A few years ago, the Instant Pot was the hottest thing in the kitchen. Lives were changed with the programmable pressure cooker....

5 Easy Meal Ideas For PCS Season

So, your spouse has orders overseas and now it's time to get the house packed. Between navigating all of the paperwork, appointments, and timelines...

Delicious Freezable Breakfast Burritos for Busy Mornings

This post is sponsored by Produce for Kids Ahhh, weekday mornings. You gently open up your eyes...

Five Ways to Make Deployment Dinners Easier

When deployment has got you down the motivation to make elaborate meals is close to nil. Which is why as dinner time...

Mastering Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce

One of the perks of getting stationed in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas is the close proximity to Kansas City. And, if the Food Network has...

Cook the Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine's Day is one of those fun holidays. It's the kind where you are not obligated to travel far and wide to visit family...

5 Super Bowl Snack Ideas for Game Day

So, you're gearing up for the Super Bowl! Whether your favorite team is playing or not, the Super Bowl is a fun excuse to...

Trying All the Commissary Ramen Noodles

Ramen has always been there to carry us through the good and bad times. Broke college student, empty fridge, tired as a mother, or...

3 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm Through Winter

It's winter. And, depending on where you're stationed, it is probably cold, or at least colder than you'd like. For example, 60 degrees and...

5 Easy and Healthy Kid-Friendly Lunches

After what feels like a 25-hour-long morning, you want your little one to have a nice, healthy lunch, but you also want it to...

Food For A Kid’s Party

Kid's party food can be tricky...children can be notoriously picky eaters, and sometimes the occasion calls for more than just a few pizzas (although,...

Cookie Exchange Favorites

Cookie exchanges can be hosted in a variety of ways, and we've been to them all! There's the laid-back exchange, where you bring your own...

Eating at a Dinner Party When You’re on a Special Diet

You’ve decided to start a new diet. Yes, diet is a four-letter word, so if it makes you feel better, call it a lifestyle....

Cooking For Crowds

Food brings people together, and, as a military family, food is at the center of a lot of our relationships. Cooking for a crowd...

Thanksgiving Side Dishes to Wow a Crowd: Sweet Potato Soufflé

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and with the holiday season comes a flurry of fall-themed recipes that will no doubt flood the internet. It can be...

No-Fail Potluck Recipes

Do you have an upcoming event that calls for everyone to bring a dish? Stand out from the sea of pasta salads and mac-n-cheese...

5 Favorite Squash and Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

Falling leaves, cardigans, a crisp breeze, pumpkin spice lattes...these are just a few of the signs that autumn is officially here! With the changing of...

Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe

When you think of Southern food, you probably immediately think fried. While you certainly would be correct about that, there are also some interesting...

Healthy Lunch Ideas

Lunch for a mom is hard. Sometimes eating at all during the day is hard. Cue binge eating. Who hasn't eaten an abandoned peanut butter...

Cheddar and Apple Grilled Cheese for a Wholesome, Kid-Friendly Recipe

This post is sponsored by Produce for Kids As moms, our go-to meal plans can kind of get...boring. Now that the school year has begun...

4 Recipes To Make The Most Out Of Peach Season

Summer: It's that magical time of the year when the days are longer, the weather is warmer, and many fruits and vegetables are at...

How To Make Perfect Homemade Margaritas

You don’t grow up two hours north of the Texas-Mexico border and not acquire a taste for margaritas. For the beginner margarita drinker, lesson...

The No-Fail Hummus Recipe

It's no secret that a lot of companies put fillers and preservatives in hummus — not something we want to encourage our families to eat...

Okinawan Taco Rice

If you have been stationed in Okinawa, then you are well aware of the foodie phenomenon called taco rice, a culinary culture clash of...

Recipe Substitutions You Make When the Commissary is Fresh Out

Shopping at the commissary is just one of the many great benefits available to us as military family members, but you’ve probably been there...

Meal Train Ideas That Aren’t Lasagna

Meal trains are a genius way to graciously prepare a meal for a new mom, a friend who lost a loved one, or a...