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The Family Meal

Recipes and meal descriptions that can be made at home!


How to Have a Conversation with a Preschooler at the Dinner Table

My mom would probably say she isn’t a good cook.  I don’t necessarily think that is true, I think she had a tough audience (remember me? the picky eater), but regardless of her culinary prowess, every night we sat around our kitchen table and enjoyed a meal together.  That table still sits in her breakfast nook, […]

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Going Green: Earth Day Tips for Your Next Grocery Trip

This post has been sponsored by Sprouts Farmers Market in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd. All opinions are 100% our own!    Since 1970, Earth Day (April 22) has inspired generations to work towards preserving our planet. And while making an entire household “green” can feel overwhelming, you can take baby steps simply with your […]

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A Healthy Caribbean Escape with Pollo Tropical {DFW Moms Night Out Sponsor}

We’re excited to be partnering with Pollo Tropical for “Meet us at the Market” – a DFW Moms Night Out event! We know not everyone can make the event so we wanted to share our sponsor’s info with you about this new food spot in DFW! On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 over 75 moms will […]

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Dallas Delivers

Dallas Delivers: Food At My Front Step

This post was not sponsored by any of the following businesses; however, I did receive a discount from Plat to help with this review. All opinions are 100% my own. Juggling work outside the home and inside the home is always a careful balance and as of late, work outside the home has been a […]

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5 Hostess Hacks

5 Hostess Hacks To Keep On Hand

We’re Southern gals and for many of us, being a good hostess is in our blood.   Before kids, I was known to host elaborate dinner parties filled with multiple appetizers and several courses.  I recently found an old planning email to myself where I listed out the ingredients for an upcoming party.  The food […]

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My Meal Mondays (A.K.A. Teaching Kids How to Cook)

I have all sorts of good intentions when it comes to teaching my kids life skills.  I want them to know how to do the laundry, practice financial responsibility, cook… But somewhere in the daily grind, teaching those skills gets pushed aside in favor of school, work, baseball practice, family obligations, etc. I have found that I must […]

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Dallas Fun :: Fireside Pies Inwood

Dallas Moms Blog has partnered with Fireside Pies Inwood for a review post & giveaway in exchange for hosting our contributor team at #DMBFavThings. All opinions are our own.  It was almost 8 years ago that I discovered Fireside Pies on Henderson Avenue. At the time, it was revolutionizing the way Dallas knew pizza and […]

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