Rachel Recommends – Give This Recipe A Try For Twist On Traditional Pumpkin Pie

It’s not pumpkin pie.  Something a little sweeter, and better, in my festive holiday opinion!  With tasty ingredients like pumpkin, whipped cream, cream cheese, vanilla pudding, cinnamon and more, this one is a crowd pleaser! Thanks to my sweet sister-in-law, Stephanie Harris, this yum yum has become my longtime favorite pleasing pumpkin decadent dessert.  I […]

Rachel Recommends – My Favorite Thanksgiving Quick Tip!

My favorite festive Thanksgiving Day quick tip ever is so good it’s like butter!  Plus, this will definitely butter up your Turkey Day guests, too.  What am I talking about?  The best buttery butter you can put out on your Thanksgiving Day table because this butter is perfectly shaped like a perfect turkey.  Love this.  […]

Creative & Cool Holiday Gift Ideas

Excited to share my recent video segment on the Your Life Arizona morning show because these ideas include some that give back to a variety of charitable organizations and some are also earth-friendly.  Also included is a cool and cultural cooking gift idea for kids plus lots more for all ages.  Take a look and […]

Unique Gift Ideas For All Ages

How did November get here so fast?  Time to holiday shop so here are some unique gift ideas to get you started.  Let’s help Santa get his list done early this year! For The Holiday Season Lover For the folks who stay in the holiday spirit year-round.  You know who they are…those pals of yours […]

Yummy Autumn Sangria Recipe

Whip up a pitcher of this for your Halloween party or autumn get together.  This recipe is perfect for fall and tasty for your October gatherings.  This Autumn Sangria recipe is the perfect combo of not-too-sweet with a little spice.  I recently served this to my gal pals and they asked for seconds…and thirds.  Everyone […]

Everything’s Coming Up Pumpkin!

Everything’s coming up pumpkin now that October has arrived!  I love pumpkin season.  Today I celebrate this fall seasonal delight with favorite pumpkin treats, some pumpkin beauty treatments and even a delish pumpkin cocktail.  Take a look at what I showed in my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment this week and celebrate the […]

Perfect Party Festive Fall Food That You Have To Know About

Everyone at the party wanted to know about my fun fall themed appetizer.  It wasn’t the dip they were interested in.  They had all had the Cowboy Caviar Dip before.  The dip was just fine, but all eyes were on the tasty tortilla chips that accompanied the dip. I was asked repeatedly, “did you make […]

Dad’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is coming right up on June 16th!  Here are some great gift picks for Dad’s Day that I showed on the Your Life Arizona morning show.   Take a look… Gentleman Start Your Ovens/Grill Gift Ideas The ideas below, for the dad who loves to cook, can be given separately or put a […]

Holiday Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Recipe

Top your holiday desserts with this festive red and green topped homemade vanilla bean ice cream!  Your holiday guests will love it!  Who says ice cream is just for summer?  If you own an ice cream maker, this recipe is for you.  Your holiday guests will cheer when they see that ice cream is near, […]

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

Christmas is next week!  If Santa needs a little help with stuffing stockings, I’ve found some unique and fun ideas for all on your list.  I showed this fun array of ideas today on my Your Life Arizona morning show. Take a look… I recently heard about a unique boutique called In The Pink, located […]

My Favorite Family Passed Down Holiday Dessert Recipe

My favorite family passed down recipe is called Pumpkin Supreme.  I have renamed it Pleasing Pumpkin Supreme.  The first time I tried my sister-in-law’s festive pumpkin dessert many Christmas Eves ago, my taste buds lit up like a Christmas tree.  Different from pumpkin pie with a sweeter and more decadent twist, this stuff is deeelish!  […]

AZ Local Unique Boutique: Find Found & Discover Domestic Bliss

Finding Found by Domestic Bliss has been one of my favorite finds ever, especially around the holidays.  Located in Chandler off of Ray Rd. & the I10 freeway in the Casa Paloma shopping center, this desert gem is a beautifully laid out unique boutique shop that sells both exquisite furniture while also featuring smaller festive […]

From My 3TV Segment: Festive Fun Holiday Gift Guide

As I show in my morning show segment every year (and I can’t believe this time is already here again), here is my holiday gift guide full of festive fun ideas for all the different personalities on your list.   Festive Stuff Santa Evidence Kit – How fun is this!  This kit contains clues that Santa […]

All Things Pumpkin – Beauty, Food & Fun

Here is the video of the TV segment I did recently about all things pumpkin on the Your Life Arizona morning show.  From palate-pleasing pumpkin treats, both healthy and decadent, to pretty pumpkin beauty products and more.  Check out my pumpkin pleasing list of stuff that makes us say…orange you glad it’s pumpkin season!  For […]

3 Ingredient Simple Sweet Salty Festive Fall Mix Recipe

Because you don’t have a lot of time (who does?!) here is a managedmoms quick tip recipe.  This festive fall treat recipe only uses three ingredients, looks cool and tastes like a yummy Payday candy bar with an added twist that I tested.See my super short video below to see how to make it and […]