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Mill Creek’s FROST Grand Reopening

By Not Just A Mommy!

I'm so excited for the grand reopening of Frost Doughnuts as a dessert lounge.  They are still in Mill Creek Town Center,  in a bigger, shinier location, one block north of their old spot. The door... Read More

Holiday Meals With Metropolitan Market

By Not Just A Mommy!

This past week, I had the pleasure of attending  Metropolitan Market's Holiday Tasting. Their Culinary Artists prepared mouth-watering sides to sample while we tasted and talked tips and turkey.  Being Metropolitan Market, you know they pulled out all the stops and I was excited about all the gre... Read More

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 Party Ideas

By Not Just A Mommy!

I'm so glad to be a mommy...I can enjoy kid movies guilt-free. We absolutely loved Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and you better believe we are heading out to its sequel Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2  opening Friday. A few years ago I posted about party ideas for the first movie.... Read More

Burger Bash Party Ideas

By Not Just A Mommy!

Is there anything more quintessential summer than hamburgers? How about hosting a backyard burger bash that will be the talk of your social circle. No, I'm not talking about your run-of-the-mill BBQ.  Here are a few party ideas to get you inspired... First thing, get yourself to Target, stat... Read More

April Fools Day Fun

By Not Just A Mommy!

Jeez, is 2013 flying by or what? April Fool's Day is Monday and perfect to play a  few of my favorite tricks to play on your family's meals. The Celebration Shoppe has a great round up of ideas from FamilyFun and Martha Stewart. These fabulous cheese carrots from  She Wears Many Hats is pe... Read More

Easy Lemon Chicken Lasagna

By Jenn Louras

I would not say that I am a lasagna lover.  Even though I am part Italian and olive oil and pasta run through my veins, lasagna just has never really appealed to me.  Until now. My mom was recently visiting and brought her stack of recipes that she wanted to try.  As we scanned through them, ... Read More

Lunchbox Bootcamp With Whole Foods Market

By Not Just A Mommy!

Before I launch into today's musings, we have a winner for the RAW Graphics photography giveaway!   Drumroll, please... Entry #28 - Taryn Whiteaker Congrats! The winner has been emailed and has 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen. I recently had the pleasure of attending Lu... Read More

4 Ways To Lunchbox Fun!

By Not Just A Mommy!

I can't believe we have to start thinking about school...with such mild weather here in Seattle, it didn't 'feel' like summer at all!  My next few posts will be all about Back To School -- and speaking of which, the back to the lunch grindstone. Getting up every morning and making sandwiches aga... Read More

Strawberry Smoothie Treats With Lucky Leaf

By Not Just A Mommy!

  If you are looking for a great summer treat and a way to sneak in healthy stuff, Lucky Leaf has the perfect recipe with their fruit smoothies!  I love whipping these up, they get drunk up lickety split! The recipe calls for any flavor of their pie fillings (I've made them in blueberry) and ... Read More

Crockpot Mexican Tortilla Lasagna

By Jenn Louras

A few weeks ago I was trying to think of something to make for dinner.  I opened my fridge in hopes to find an already cooked meal, but instead found a big bag of corn tortillas.  Which reminded me of a conversation I had with my coach about an amazing Mexican lasagna that his girlfriend made ... Read More