10 Things You Should Never Apologize For


As I get older, I seem to care less and less about what other people think – of me, of my parenting style(s), of my fashion choices, pretty much all of it.   Somewhere in the years after I turned thirty, I stopped putting the feelings of others above my own needs. I stopped apologizing Read more…

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One Year Blogiversary!!!

...And My Top Posts From The Past Year!

Exactly one year ago today The Momerie went live – I remember being so nervous and wondering if anyone would even read anything that I posted, and if they did would they like it enough to come back and read more?   I started the blog as a place to record all my thoughts and Read more…


12 Back to School Traditions

to start with your kids THIS year!!

Believe it or not, it’s almost time to go back to school!! Can you believe that?!   Stores are filled with backpacks and markers and crayons and so much paper – marking the end of summer and the start of another wonderful school year.   You could say that I am one of those people Read more…

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Lunch Box Packing 101

12 Hacks & 4 Packing Methods to Make Lunchtime Pleasant for Everyone - Including Snack Buddies from 1st Quality Produce

Back to school time is almost here – how is that even possible!?!   Before we know it, moms around the world will be back at it, making lunch for the entire family each morning – and all those kids will groan in unison as they open up their lunchbox’s at noon and discover the Read more…


Food Judge For a Day

A List Of My Favorite New Products For The Fresno Food Expo

Earlier this week I was invited to the Fresno Food Expo’s Taste, Tally, Tweet, which was basically a new product preview showcasing all of the new, innovative food and beverage products that have been developed by locally-owned businesses this year.   Basically, as a local media partner (can we just pause for a second and Read more…


S’mores Recipes With a Twist

from the classic to gourmet and everything in between

Soooo s’mores may be one of the greatest inventions ever – at least in the dessert category.   I know, I know, there are some stiff competitors out there but I can honestly say (as a self-proclaimed sugar addict) that s’mores are among my top five favorite desserts. In fact, they rank pretty high up Read more…


Summer Bucket List


Summer is officially here and boy did it come in with a bang – only a week in and we are already expecting 111 degree temps in Central California next week, eek!!!   But with the heat comes days in the pool, a diet based entirely on BBQ, watermelon and ice cream and lots of Read more…


Four Out of This World Summer Crostini

from 1st Quality Produce Farm to Families Box

My Farm to Families box from 1st Quality Produce is pretty amazing this month. It is jam packed with all kinds of delicious summer produce. Look at all this goodness…     There is romaine lettuce. apricots, green bell peppers, cantaloupe, russet potatoes, green beans, corn, lemons, parsley, and avocados!!   I mean, there is so Read more…


Parents’ Night Out

St. Agnes Men's Club Casino Night 2016

Every now and again its fun to get all dressed up for a night out on the town. As a parent those evenings are few and far between – even fewer when you have nothing to really get that dressed up for anymore.   So when the opportunity comes along you take it, you don’t Read more…

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