Tasty Tuesday Tip: Appetizing After School Snack Ideas Using La Brea Bakery Bread

It’s another tasty Tuesday and families are in full swing back in the busy school year, so here are some easy, tasty and nutritious after school snack ideas. With after school activities on the heels of a busy school day, a good post-school snack to fuel the family can make the manic school year days […]

Easy Pleasing Corn Chowder with La Brea Bakery Rosemary Olive Oil Round Recipe

Who’s ready for fall and easy pleasing autumn soup recipes like Corn Chowder paired with a delicious La Brea Bakery Olive Oil Round Loaf?! I know I am, so here is how to make this crowd favorite recipe that a pal gave me years ago from her Pampered Chef recipe book. I made a few […]

Road Trip with Rach to Paris!

Paris! The City of Light! The popular tourist hot spot that folks come to see from all over the world. Is it overrated? Did we love it? Was it worth the miles and money? To answer this, I did a travel segment The Arizona Mix morning show…   Paris Recommendations & Booking Links Listed In […]

Tasty Tuesday Tip: Fun Family & Friends Football Food Platter with La Brea Bakery Roasted Garlic Loaf

Time for another Tasty Tuesday with managedmoms.com and La Brea Bakery and this week we use the scrumptious La Brea Bakery Roasted Garlic Loaf to make a family and friend pleasing fun fall football platter. Yes please! And a big thank you to my talented food stylist, Julie McMillian. Just wait until your guests see […]

Tasty Tuesday: Appetizing Avocado Toast Recipe Using La Brea Bakery Bread

Avocado toast has become a popular favorite for many in the morning. Today’s Tasty Tuesday Tip uses the delicious La Brea Bakery Country White Sourdough Loaf paired with a scrumptious avocado guacamole recipe and topped with crunchy radish slices. It’s a great combo that is satisfying and filling and works for the busy back to […]

Tasty Tuesday Tip! Girls Night In With La Brea Bakery Bread Bruschetta Wine Match

Here’s a fun idea to get through these last hot dog days of summer…plan a girls’ night in and have everyone bring their favorite bruschetta recipe matched with a Vino that compliments the dish! Yum and fun! My food stylist/gal pal, Julie McMillian and I recently did this and our recipes and corresponding wine suggestions […]

Stress Reducing Tips To Help Manage Life In A Manic World

As a blogger, I work with a variety of guest post submissions to choose from and this one really caught my eye. There are some good tips in this article as some of us may be starting a new school year with kids, others are enduring major life changes and all of us are headed […]

Overnight French Toast Recipe Using La Brea Bakery French Loaf

No syrup needed for this fabulous French toast recipe. You can use some if you desire, but when I tasted my food stylist Julie McMillian’s Overnight French Toast recipe, it was so tasty that I skipped the syrup! Here is the video demo and the recipe is written out below. Try it! The La Brea […]

La Brea Bakery & Managedmoms Sunrise to Sunset Back To School Meal Ideas

Hard to believe that back to school season has arrived, but here in Arizona our kids are in full swing with a new school year. This means creative, oftentimes quick, and tasty meal planning for busy parents. I have teamed up with the delicious artisan La Brea Bakery bread brand to bring you four meal […]

Freebie Friday Winner of La Brea Bakery Bread for a Year!!

Thanks to everyone who entered this week’s Freebie Friday drawing for a chance to win free bread for a year from the┬átasty artisan line called La Brea Bakery bread! We had folks enter from Payson, Colorado, California, Sun City, Mesa, Superior and many more areas, both in state and out. This was a popular one! […]

Big Giveaway Drawing, Big Announcement

Enter this week’s Freebie Friday for a big giveaway drawing that compliments my big announcement. First things first…what’s the prize?? How about free bread for a year?? And not just any bread, but the tasty artisan line called La Brea Bakery bread! This week’s winner wins one year’s worth of free bread (one free loaf […]

Pet Perfect Tips For Moving With Furry Family Members

At one time a few years ago, our family had six cats between us! Our adult son and his fiancee at the time had two kitties and we had four felines. Since college kids and young adults move a lot during those years, we always lent a hand to help when it was time to […]

Road Trip with Rach To Amsterdam, The Netherlands Food Tour

Who knew that when I visited Amsterdam, Paris and London last month that I would find my favorite foods and drinks in The Netherlands capital of Amsterdam! Links to places shown in video… Marie Amsterdam Restaurant Van Holland Stroopwafels Black and Blue Restaurant Oriole Garden Bistro The Heineken beer and dutch pancakes shown are good […]

Parenting Tips: Finding Balance Between Working and Family Life

Although my kids are grown now, I definitely struggled with the finding a good balance between my freelance business and raising a busy family. Lately, several friends and family members have asked me advice on how I found that balance, so when a guest writer requested to share her tips on this dynamic, I took […]

Road Trip with Rach to Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Our trip overseas to Amsterdam, The Netherlands was a huge success! From there we also traveled to Paris and London. Those posts are coming soon! Here is how we got to Amsterdam, where we stayed, what we did and what we ate. Take a look to see what I recommend to try in Holland’s active […]