Low-Carb Spaghetti (Squash) and Meatballs Recipe

We’re always trying to find ways to get more vegetables into our diets (and trick encourage the kids into eating more veggies). To that end, we’ve turned spaghetti night into spaghetti...

Where to Eat 3 Meals in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne is often called the City of Restaurants for its wide variety of eating establishments, and my family and I made an effort to check out as many...

4 Free & Fabulous Fitness Apps

There’s something about signing up for another half marathon that makes you evaluate your own current health and fitness level — and immediately want to make changes. I’m again signed up...

An Evening at the Southside Works Pittsburgh

When was the last time you spent an evening with just one kid? I’ve spent time with my daughter, having tea with Hello Kitty and even traveling to LEGOLAND Florida, but time...

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches

I boiled two dozen eggs this morning for the kids to decorate for Easter. Of these, guess how many broke in the pot while they were simmering? Five! I’m...

Cornbread Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Weekends are for long, leisurely breakfasts, lounging in pajamas and taking your time rather than trying to rush the kids out the door so they’re not late for school...

Visiting Michigan Railroad History in Tecumseh

Look! A train! Kids love trains. It’s no secret that mine do — whether it’s a Day out with Thomas the Tank Engine, catching a train ride at an amusement park, or admiring...

Roast Chicken? It’s in the Bag.

It’s funny how when the entire family gets sick, your standards suddenly plummet. Showers and baths are way too labor intensive to manage, and cooking? Forget it. But as soon...

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Kale Quesadillas Recipe

I used to hate sweet potatoes. They were too sweet to be a vegetable, yet not a sweetness that was very appealing. But I’ve discovered that, when cooked with...

Easy Weeknight Chicken Fajitas

Top fajitas with sour cream, guacamole or fresh cilantro. Chicken fajitas can be a surprisingly easy weeknight meal — and I don’t mean by trekking out to your local Mexican...

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Avocado Egg Salad Sandwiches

I boiled two dozen eggs this morning for the kids to decorate for Easter. Of these, guess how many broke in the pot while...

Castaway Cay, Disney’s Island in the Bahamas

If you’ve been on a Bahamian Disney cruise, you’ve probably been to Castaway Cay. This little piece of paradise in the Bahamas is Disney’s...

Williams-Sonoma Baking Stone

My baking stone is quickly turning into a Rorschach test, with blips and blobs that resemble all sorts of things. When I bought it, it was a...

Pittsburgh Style Pulled Pork Sandwich

Primanti Bros. sandwich Many people return from their travels with souvenirs; I bring back recipes. This one’s from a long-term stay outside of Pittsburgh, where...