19 of the Best Chili Recipes Ever!

Last Tuesday was a cool, rainy & blustery day here!  As I was getting the kids bundled up for school, I knew exactly what I was going to make for dinner: Mexican Crockpot Chili. I love this meal, as it is a "fix it and forget it" dish. As it cooks slowly all day, it fills the house with a magnificent aroma that warms me right up too.

The Flavors of Fall: Butternut Squash

Fall is in full swing and I am enjoying all of the wonderful vegetables that are being harvested from the garden. Butternut Squash is a Fall favorite. This week I am sharing my favorite recipes featuring this beloved variety of squash.

Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Cake

Apple picking is a favorite Fall family activity and we always end up with a huge supply of different varieties of them. Of course, it is prime time for pumpkins as well, so I decided to combine both to make a lovely Cinnamon Apple Pumpkin Cake. This cake is so moist and delicious that I am already getting requests to make another one.

Haddock with Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

I am always trying to find ways to get my kids to eat their veggies and sometimes a little "costume" goes a long way, here is a favorite: Apsaragus wrapped with prosciutto! My kids eat these dressed-up asparagus spears almost as enthusiastically as french fries! The crispy texture of the prosciutto paired with the asparagus make a flavorful combination! This asparagus along with baked haddock is a quick & easy week night meal, as well as delicious and kid friendly.

Five Tips for Running Disney

This week I am sharing my top tips for running a race at Walt Disney World. Disney races are extremely popular and it seems that each year Run Disney adds at least one new exciting event to the race calendar.

30 Minutes or Less: Quick & Easy Meals

This week my kids had to be in two different places at the same time on 3 separate days! Thank goodness for car pooling. With all of this shuffling, I struggled to prepare a good sit down family meal each night. However, this week, I am determined to do better and I am sharing my plan with you! I have put together 5 of my favorite meals that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. They are all family friendly and delicious!

Five Fabulous Fall Races

Fall is here and I am loving the cooler temperatures here in Maine. This is my favorite time of year for biking and running. I do not have any races planned now, but I wanted I am  Five Fabulous Fall Races that I have participated in before or I hope to tackle in the years to come.

10 Conventional Food Rules You Should Be Breaking

We've all been warned to count our calories, drink skim milk, trim the fat off our meat, and use Splenda, but do these habits actually make us healthier? I really don't think so. Breaking these 10 conventional food rules has made me feel and be so much healthier. Read them, try them, and tell us what you think!

The Amazing Apple!

Apple picking season is right around the corner here in Maine! My kids and I were just talking about the best orchards to visit for this favorite Autumn activity. We were reminiscing about the hot apple cider and warm, freshly baked apple donuts that we enjoyed last Fall.