Holiday Welcoming Breakfast for The Elf on The Shelf

How do you welcome your elf?

 How does your Elf on the Shelf arrive?       Our Elf on the Shelf arrived last weekend.     This is our second year welcoming him into our home, and the girls and mommy both LOVE when he comes.      I am sure most of you have heard of the Elf on […]

How to Make PERFECT Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven

Perfect Eggs everytime

 Ok people. This is a game changer.       I love hard boiled eggs. Why don’t I make them all the time? Well, the thought of getting a big old pot of water boiling, and then timing the boiling, flame on, flame off,  lid on , lid off…. UGH! Half the time I end up […]

Footsteps2Brilliance Review and GIVEAWAY!


 I’m giving my girls a head start toward school success!  Do you want to know HOW?     The wonderful people over at Footsteps2Brilliance™ gave Big D & Little D the chance to try out there amazing program! I am so excited to tell you all about it! What is Footsteps2Brilliance™ and who is it for? This awesome program […]

GreenPAXX Reusable Cool Straws & Caps GIVEAWAY!


 Wouldn’t you LOVE a product that saves you money, reduces spills  AND helps out Mother Nature?          Cindy from GreenPAXX contacted me a while back and sent us some Cool Straws & Cool Caps to review and tell you about! GreenPAXX products aim to replace single use disposable plastics and plastic packaged […]

Daily Dose of Green: Review and GIVEAWAY!


Daily Dose Of Green is an exclusive sampling program that provides their members the opportunity to try the very best, premium Green products before purchasing the full size versions. They contacted me to try out one of their boxes, which I was so excited to do!  You’ll get to discover brand new Green products every […]

Smart Planet Collapsible Containers Review and GIVEAWAY!


    Bento Love: Happy Lunch For this lunch there is a bed of quinoa and wild rice, topped with a turkey pepperoni smile. On top are kiwi eyes, one topping cottage cheese, the other on honey yogurt. This happy face is topped off with a raspberry nose The wonderful folks over at Smart Planet  recently […]

Posy Lane Personalized Totes Review

        A couple weeks ago, Posy Lane contacted me to try out one of their totes. I love bags as much as I love chocolate, so I jumped at the opportunity.  Posy offers personalized tote bags made of a variety of materials. You can choose from canvas, nylon and seersucker. I chose […]

Family Fresh Meals is in Cooking with Trader Joe’s!


It’s FINALLY here!!!!My dream has come true… I am in a Trader Joe’s Cookbook.  Family Fresh Meals has the honor of being in this AMAZING cookbook! Cooking with Trader Joe’s    Cookbook: Easy Lunch Boxes, features 3 Family Fresh Meals recipes, all packed beautifully in Easy Lunchboxes.   Every page of this book has a BIG beautiful picture […]

Simply 7 Giveaway WINNER!


  And the WINNER is…… a Rafflecopter giveaway Congrats Meredith! I will be sending you an email this morning. Thank you to everyone who participated. Bummed you didn’t win?Remember, the great folks over at Simply 7 have offered my readers an AMAZING coupon code through Amazon (score!) Use the coupon code  FamFresh to get 20% off your order. This coupon will be good until 9/18/2012.

The Laughing Cow Cream Cheese Spread & Thomas Bagel Thin Review


  Bento Love: Cream Cheese Dream Lunch: For this Cream Cheese Dream Lunch there are graham cracker fish with a wedge of The Laughing Cow Strawberries and Cream Cheese Spread for dipping, cherry tomatoes, celery, fruit snack bunnies, blueberries, apples and a Thomas Plan Bagel Thin with The Laughing Cow Garden Vegetable Cream Cheese Spread.  […]

My Eco Bag System Winner & AMAZING Coupon Code!

And the winner is…….. Thank you to everyone who entered! If you didn’t win…no worries. My Eco has offered my Family Fresh Meals fans a $7.00 off coupon code! Say What!?! I know…. great coupon code, right?  Take advantage of this amazing gift. I promise you won’t be disappointed.  Simple go to My Eco by […]

My Eco 4-in-1 Bag System: Review & GIVEAWAY!!!


My Eco 4-in-1 Bag System. BEST THING EVER! Read my review and entry for a chance to win your very own set!   I know what you are all thinking…. “Why are these better than the regular recyclable bags I have?”Oh, let me count the ways….  My Eco Bag System is a convenient, four shopping bags and […]

Bento Love: Pinwheel …. AND All Things For Sale GIVEAWAY!


        Bento Love: Pinwheel For this EasyLunchbox lunch there is turkey & cheese pinwheel sandwich, surrounded by cucumbers and topped with cheese and a grape tomato.   In the side compartment are strawberries, and cottage cheese topped with sprinkles.                            […]

A Box Full of Nature! NatureBox Review & GIVEAWAY


    Bento Love: A Box Full of Nature: For this EasyLunchbox bento, are 2 mini ham & cheese sandwiches, sliced kiwi, NatureBox Dried Cherries  & NatureBox Figgy Bars with Honey , strawberry Greek yogurt topped with NatureBox Nuts For Granola and NatureBox Sunshine Chips.   Do you ever find your self getting stuck in a snack rut? I know I do.   When […]

Blogging for Fishes Cookbook…Featuring Family Fresh Meals!


      A little while back, I was approached by a fellow blogger, Ali from Lemon Poppy Inc (and fabulous cookbook designer) to donate a couple of my recipes to a cookbook that would be used as a fundraiser for a family in need. Blogging for Fishes is a GRASS-ROOTS effort by 40+ bloggers […]

Awesome Back to School Lunch Supplies

Awesome back to school lunch supplies -

  Hello, My name is Corey, and I’m addicted to bento & back to school lunch making supplies!             Please don’t judge… I know I Might Have a Problem. Every time I see a new lunch cutter, or bento box….I just must buy it!  I have had several requests in […]

And the winners are…


  And the Family Fresh Meals  Birthday Giveaway Winners are….     Comment #5 Bobbi@bobbisbentosFeb 29, 2012 05:37 AM Happy Birthday! Love this blog! One of my faves!   Comment #132   Angie {Successful2gether}Feb 29, 2012 04:45 PM i follow you on twitter           I will be emailing the winners this morning! […]

Happy Birthday Family Fresh Meals : GIVEAWAY!!!


  So much has happened this month! Family Fresh Meals had it’s 1 year birthday, we hit 1,000 likes on Facebook, and I have made so many cooking, baking and bento friends! I wanted to thank all of you for supporting me through this blogging journey, and host my biggest giveaway yet! In honor of […]

Tomato Paste…the new and improved ketchup.


Pin It Yes, you heard me right. Toss out your ketchup and pick up some tomato paste.     Yes, you heard me right. Toss out your ketchup and pick up some tomato paste. As a mother of children who are obsessed with dipping and dressing their food in ketchup, have always been concerned with the amount of sodium […]