Staying Fit and Eating Clean During PCS Limbo

Going through a permanent change of station (PCS) is a real pain in the a--. But it’s what military members and their families do....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Delicious Freezable Breakfast Burritos for Busy Mornings

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

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...