Thanksgiving Dinner Serving Sizes

Use this helpful Thanksgiving Dinner Serving Sizes guide to successfully plan your holiday feast. Like many of you, I’ve been working on my menu and shopping for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast.  As important as it is to create the perfect dishes, it’s equally important to ensure you have enough food to feed your guests.  What […]

Homemade Fruit Fly Trapper

Besides the feel-good sunshine and warmer temps, the abundance of fresh produce ranks right up there as one of my favorite parts of summer.  I love the variety and stellar quality of the fruits and veggies that summer has to offer. One thing I’m not so fond of are the teeny, tiny little fruit flies […]

How To Freeze Pesto

Welcome back to the second installment of Friday Free For All.  My family enjoys pesto (especially The Girl), but it isn’t something we eat regularly because pesto is expensive.  In order to make it more affordable, I typically purchase the Kirkland brand Signature Basil Pesto from Costco – 22 ounces for about $6-7.  The problem […]

Friday Free For All: DIY Dishwasher Rinse Aid

Today marks the first day of Spring – woo hoo (apologies to those on the East Coast who apparently are still in the firm grip of Winter).  Today is also the inaugural post in a new series of quick tips on A Reinvented Mom – Friday Free For All.  The Friday Free For All series […]

Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash – No Cutting, No Peeling

If you dislike cutting and peeling squash as much as I do, my post today is just for you.  Easy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash – No Cutting, No Peeling eliminates all the hassle of prepping squash, making the prep time just 5 minutes.  Yes, just 5 minutes!  No more excuses for not eating your squash. […]

How to Cut an Avocado

Today I’m going to share a little kitchen tip with you that will change your life.  A little dramatic you say?  Probably so, but not if you struggle to safely cut an avocado.  Removing the avocado seed has long been a dilemna.  Should I whack it with a knife (and risk losing a finger)?  Or […]