How to Make Garlic Feta Tomato Alfredo Pizza with Ragu Lite Parmesan Alfredo Sauce

Inspired by a Domino’s Pizza I had once, I set out to create an easy, low-calorie substitute for a white pizza that didn’t cost an arm and a leg. Depending on your tastes, you can mix and match different ingredients in your fridge. If you don’t like Feta cheese, substitutes…

A Review of Chobani Greek Yogurt Flips – Pure Pear & Honey

There are over 20 different flavors of Chobani Greek Yogurt Flips, and I’ve been trying to sample the flavors that have most caught my eye. I’m a huge fan of pear and honey, so it’s only natural that I try the Pure Pear & Honey Flip. Chobani’s line of ‘flip’…

Gift Idea for a Book Lover –Book-Shaped Plates from GoneReading.com

Even though my brother says the larger plate looks like a ‘fancy ashtray,’ I know what it’s supposed to represent. The Book Shaped Plate featured above is one of three pieces that I purchased from Gone Reading, which joins a book-shaped saucer and stackable cup I ordered. Made from porcelain,…

My Dog Walks on Two Legs and Gets Excited for Purina Bella Pampered Meals for Small Dogs

Rosey is a greedy lil’ dog, but she expresses different levels of food excitement according to whatever she has set her sights on. Peanut butter, carrots and Cheerios seem to send her into performance mode, and now I can add Purina Bella Wet Food for Small Dogs to the list….

Five 100-Calorie Snacks Found in Great Kids Snacks Box– Have You Tried Them?

When you’re looking for a quick snack, 100-calorie packs make it easy to get an energy boost, satisfy hunger pangs, tide you over until the next meal, or simply provide on-the-go satisfaction when your appetite starts to tap you on the shoulder. I receive monthly shipments from Great Kids Snacks,…

With Love…is a Special Kind of Restaurant in Syracuse, NY

Even before Saveur Magazine featured With Love, I put the restaurant in my memory bank as we drove through the North Side of town a couple weeks ago. The almost romantic-looking font on the exterior glass of the building had caught my eye, and I knew I just had to…

Straight from Ireland…Cookie Shots Blondie Biscuits are Gluten Free…but How Do They Taste?

Riding in the car after a productive shopping day at Marshall’s, I ripped into the pouch of Cookie Shots ‘bite-size blondie biscuits’ with mounting anticipation. One of the first things I noticed after opening the pouch was the sweet scent of vanilla paired with margarine that escaped from within. These…

Fidget Spinners are Pretty Cool…and Not Just for the Kids

When I pulled the ZekPro Anti-Anxiety 360 Spinner Toy from its packaging, I was skeptical. How can something like this help with anxiety, let alone promote better focus…for students? This spinner toy (and similar products referred to as ‘fidget spinners’) have really taken off. There are three weighty bearings that…

Wonder + Well Water is a Naturally Flavored, Certified Organic Beverage

Drinking water is not only thirst-quenching and dehydration-busting on a hot day or after a workout, but also has many health benefits for the body and mind. Despite all of the positive results that it brings, some people (and especially kids) just can’t seem to get enough cups of agua…

Using Watercolor Pencils to Make Artist Trading Cards (ATCs)

Watercolor as an art medium is something I haven’t really explored deeply until this past year. I’m kind of surprised that I’ve grown to love using watercolor pencils, which allow me to draw and fill in the detail more precisely of the subjects I’d like to paint …and then add…