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  • Serving of Kindness, Please

    We had the most interesting discussion at our dinner party last weekend. I don’t follow the “no religion, politics or money” conversation rules of my grandparents’ day. I’m fascinated by these topics and look forward to learning through discussion and… Read More

  • Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My!

    Halloween is a scary holiday but not many people actually think about what the scariest part of Oct. 31st is… The amount of sugar consumed! We all know too much sugar isn’t good for us but even as adults it’s hard to resist… Read More

  • Pink with Prevention

    You’ve seen it…pink cleats on your favorite athletic team, a group of friends with pink-dyed hair, kids wearing pink t-shirts on their way to school, plus fun runs, pink lemonade stands, pink pumpkin decorating contests and car washes… all to… Read More

  • Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

    Let the good times roll! October 12th is National Gumbo Day. There are festivals all over Louisiana this month to celebrate their state dish. Lucky for those who are close enough to attend! I’m going to celebrate in my own way by… Read More

  • September Winners!

    Scroll down to see if you won! Earn points and win! Every month you can be entered to win a prize from DinnerTime if you have earned 50 points or more. Check out your scorecard to see how many points you’ve earned!… Read More

  • Terrific, Tangy, Tasty Tacos!

    Whoops! Just missed celebrating National Taco Day…or did I? I don’t need a specific day to applaud tasty tacos. We incorporate tacos into our DinnerTime Meal Plan all the time. Tacos are fun to make and fun to eat. They’re… Read More

  • Compelling Reasons… Pat Knew!

    Sometimes you just have to put your foot down and say this is the way we’re going to do it. We will have dinner together. Instinctively, most of us know that there is value in eating together as a family,… Read More

  • Apple Of My Eye!

    Yay, it’s apple season! I picked up some lovely apples and pears at my area market to make this Apple Pear Crisp recipe. The fragrance as it cooked filled my kitchen and when I pulled it from the oven, I… Read More

  • Processed Food…What Are The Answers?

    It started out as a typical fun night out with friends until… the conversation turned to food. To be clear, we often talk about food! But on this particular night, I threw out the question: Who understands the difference between… Read More

  • National Family Meals Month™

    When I was a child, I  thought the calendar year started with September. It was all about the beginning of the school year, the changing season and the faster pace. Regardless of whether you have children at home, schedules become full… Read More