Wake Up Feeling Refreshed and Ready to Go!

Do you ever wake up tired after sleeping all night? While there can be other causes of this, one big culprit might be your mattress. Sleeping on the wrong mattress can be a sleep thief. In fact, I’ve had my share of less than wonderful mattresses in my life. Add to that a desire for a safe and healthy night’s sleep and I knew I needed to make a change to my mattress and quickly. I am going to share why I love my Organix Bed mattress, especially since I wake up each morning feeling refreshed and ready to go!

Women’s History Month: Honoring the Wise Women in Your Life

Women’s History Month is here and with it comes the desire to focus on the wise women in our lives. History is packed with wise women who did big things to change the world. These women sacrificed and worked hard to create changes large and small that would shape the world for years to come. […]

Leanne’s Favorite Food Swaps

In life, it’s the little things that count. Not the great big momentous occasions, but the daily moments that all strung together, make up your own personal circle of life. We cannot measure the quality of our lives by the big events like birthday celebrations, weddings, baptisms and graduations. It’s the day-to-day stuff that makes […]

Never Let Your Kids Do These 3 Things in the Kitchen

Never Let Your Kids Do These 3 Things in the Kitchen | SavingDinner.com

One of my favorite pastimes is cooking with my children. Do you have kids? If you do, I want to heavily recommend that you teach them the joys of the kitchen while they’re still young and look up at you like a superhero that has all the answers. Teaching your children how to cook is […]

Don’t Be Intimidated!

Don't Be Intimidated | SavingDinner.com

There is a true intimidation factor in cooking for some people—I get the emails from them so I know this is true. For me, having grown up in a home with parents who cooked, rarely eating out, I learned how to navigate my way in a kitchen early on. It was (being honest here) a […]

How Clean is Your Fridge?

How Clean is Your Fridge? | SavingDinner.com

Why is it the last thing to get cleaned in a kitchen is the inside of the refrigerator? I know that’s true for a lot of people; it certainly was for me! The fridge was the last frontier for me in the kitchen. I could keep the kitchen clean, unload the dishwasher regularly, keep the […]

Back to Basics: 3 Kitchen Appliance Must-Haves

Back to Basics: 3 Must-Have Appliances | SavingDinner.com

This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through my link, I will receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. With packing up to move to our new home this week, it has me thinking again about the kitchen basics. What kitchen essentials does any college kid, newly married couple, or just […]

Back to Basics: Teaching Basic Table Manners to Children

Back to Basics: Table Manners | SavingDinner.com

You know how I feel about making dinner an event in your home. I’m a firm believer in getting everyone around the table together for dinner to reconnect with each other, discuss the day’s events and to nourish our bodies with good home-cooked food. A few weeks ago I talked about the importance of learning […]

My Friday Favorite: Food Containers!

Believe it or not, this is one question I get asked all the time–what containers should I consider for my leftovers?   I get it because I am always dealing with leftovers myself–I LOVE leftovers because they are the magical beginnings of a new creation or else, just a glorious recap of the night before’s […]

A Romantic Dinner at Home

Date night doesn’t always have to mean finding a babysitter and making reservations at an expensive restaurant. That’s nice to do once in a while, but there’s no reason why you can’t have a date night in on a regular basis. Feed the kids early, put them to bed and prepare a romantic, candle-lit meal […]