Mealtime Made Faster With Wolfgang Puck’s Pressure Oven

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I have cooked food with just about every method there is; open fire, propane grill, electric, natural gas, microwave (ew) induction, convection, and now pressure cooking. I was asked to try the Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven and had no problem saying YES. When it arrived I squealed at the box, giddy with excitement! This oven is different from a toaster oven. This oven uses pressure to infuse flavor and cook in half the time. I decided the best test for {Read More}

Celebrating World Coffee Day with Ethiopia Coffee {$25 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway}

Starbucks Ethiopia Lifestyle Close-up

Today is World Coffee Day and I am going to just take a second to share with you this delicious coffee that I was recently sent from Starbucks called Ethiopia coffee. Ethiopia is significant because that is where coffee originated from, and it is still central to the Ethiopian heritage to this day. From the moment I opened the bag and sniffed I was taken over by the lovely, delicious aroma. And when the dark, rich color beans came out I {Read More}

Halloween Treats with Peeps!

Halloween Peeps Push-up Treats by Serendipity Mommy

Recently I joined a recipe group on Facebook and we all were asked to create some fun stuff with the Halloween Peeps! We got things like ghosts, chocolate cats and even chocolate dipped chicks! I knew right away that I would want to make Push-Up treats with my Wilton stuff. I practically spent all summer making the treats, from cotton candy themed to butterscotch, I had all the teenagers help me bake and we had a blast. For these pops {Read More}

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A Really Juicy Way to Better Health


As most of you know, I have reviewed a gazillion products, but for the last couple years I have had the pleasure of reviewing mostly FOOD or COOKING related items. And of course you know I am about to graduate with a degree that puts me in the Food Service biz someday I was asked to review a BELLA NutriPro Juicer recently. Let me tell you, I had been wanting a juicer for a LONG time. I watched a documentary {Read More}

Celebrating Moments for Mother’s Day – Teavana Teapot and Tea Giveaway


Every once in a while I am introduced to food and drink products that I have never tried before. When Teavana asked if they could send me some tea to try I said sure. At first I was hesitant because I don’t usually drink exotic tea and in general I don’t really drink hot tea. When I got the tea and a tea pot, I grew excited. When I tasted my first taste of Strawberry Champagne Rose I was hooked {Read More}

My Perfect Cup – Tully’s Hawaiian Blend from Green Mountain Roasters #yourperfectcup


I have been a Green Mountain K-Cup Ambassador for almost 2 years. I have tried so many coffees that I sincerely love. Over the course of trying different strengths, I never found the one that just right, not too strong but not too weak. That is until I was sent this lovely package from Green Mountain… Tully’s Hawaiian Blend! For the record I DID try on that grass skirt there and the lovely cups are a new favorite. But what {Read More}

Peaches and Cream Tartlets with Grandma Hoerner’s Natural Pie Filling

Peaches and Cream Tartlets with Grandma Hoerner’s Natural Pie Filling

When an old blogging buddy asks me if she can send some delicious all natural pie filling for me to try and talk to my readers about, I of course will say yes. Not because it is pie filling but because this great person has been a blogging friend of mine for a long time and knows that not only am I an aspiring chef but also that I much prefer organic and real food. Grandma {Read More}

Healthy Homemade Snacks with Ronco Dehydrator

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Spring is upon us, (knock on wood, we had SNOW this past week) and that means berry season is coming soon. Ronco sent me an awesome dehydrator this winter to try out, drying fruits and things to make healthy snacks. As someone who has a love for food and a little bit healthier lifestyle I was happy to try it and tell them what I thought, and of course tell you all what I thought. The main thing that I {Read More}